Education and Psychology
Apr. 23, 2019—New findings from an ongoing 45-year Vanderbilt study reveal that patterns found in test scores and a psychological assessment measuring the personal values of nearly 700 intellectually gifted adolescents were highly predictive of the distinct fields of eminence they would occupy by age 50.
Apr. 23, 2019—Disability identity advocates say euphemisms for the word 'disability' diminish and erase disability from the picture.
Apr. 3, 2019—Some of the leading efforts to understand the changing nature of public higher education, and implement policies to address those shifts, are being directed by Peabody faculty and alumni.
Mar. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt education researchers will present their work at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting in Toronto April 5–9.
Mar. 5, 2019—Vanderbilt neuroscientist James R. Booth is making available the largest known neuroimaging dataset on math development. His goal is to support the work of other researchers working to understand how arithmetic skills develop in childhood.
Feb. 26, 2019—A new book by H. Richard Milner IV is a practical guide for teachers serving the needs of a wide array of learners
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."