Education and Psychology
Jan. 31, 2019—A new research brief from the Tennessee Education Research Alliance finds that principal quality varies greatly from school to school in Tennessee and effective principals are not distributed equally in schools across the state.
Jan. 17, 2019—Knowing which neurons are involved in the eye signal blending process also opens the door to targeted brain therapies that reach well beyond eye patches.
Jan. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt professor Ebony O. McGee studied the collegiate experiences and academic and career decisions of 61 Black, Latinx and Asian advanced undergraduate STEM college students.
Jan. 14, 2019—Psychiatrists diagnose people with schizophrenia, ADHD, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses by spending time with them, looking for the particular behavior symptoms of each. What follows can be a hit-or-miss series of medications and dosages until disruptive behaviors go away. By deciphering the circuitry of the medial frontal cortex – an area beneath the...
Jan. 9, 2019—Peabody College's Douglas Fuchs and Lynn Fuchs served as guest editors of the January issue of "Exceptional Children."
Jan. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt University has increased its presence in "Education Week’s" annual listing of the most influential public scholars in education.
Dec. 19, 2018—There may be a "sensitive period" in which stress is more likely to affect brain development in adolescence, according to Kathryn L. Humphreys, assistant professor of psychology at Vanderbilt and lead author of a new study.
Dec. 19, 2018—The practice of separating immigrant children from their parents is very likely to lead to negative effects on emotional and mental health in adolescence.
Dec. 14, 2018—Ansari will challenge the common assumption that symbols for numbers acquire their meaning by being mapped onto the pre-existing, phylogenetically ancient system for the approximate representation of non-symbolic numbers.
Dec. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt School of Medicine and Peabody College have established a transinstitutional Policies for Action Research Hub to better understand and develop recommendations to address the needs of some of Tennessee’s most vulnerable children, including those in immigrant families and with prenatal exposure to opioids.
Nov. 30, 2018—Vanderbilt is developing an instructional approach that leverages students’ first language to comprehend English language texts more effectively.
Nov. 30, 2018—Vanderbilt will conduct a clinical trial of an intervention for young children with language delays in an NIDCD study.