Education and Psychology
Oct. 6, 2016—The next time you find yourself stumbling through a presentation or public speaking engagement, take heart. The most polished speakers are not necessarily the most effective ones, says Duane Watson, a new associate professor of psychology and human development at Peabody College.
Oct. 4, 2016—The Tennessee Education Research Alliance will be rolled out at an Oct. 20 reception.
Sep. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt's Anjali Forber-Pratt has been awarded a grant to evaluate and bolster spinal cord injury resources.
Sep. 26, 2016—Alternatively certified teachers are more likely to leave the profession than traditionally certified teachers, according to a new study.
Sep. 26, 2016—Preschoolers are expelled for behavior problems at three times the rate of school-age children.
Sep. 23, 2016—The three-year experiment is a partnership with Chelmsford, Massachusetts, public schools.
Sep. 22, 2016—Professor of Psychology Gordon Logan is co-author of a paper on deception and lying that has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for psychology.
Sep. 15, 2016—Stanford University's Sean Reardon will discuss results from his new study, which analyzed racial and ethnic achievement gaps in several hundred metropolitan areas and several thousand school districts in the United States.
Sep. 14, 2016—The University Council for Educational Administration has selected Vanderbilt researcher Ellen Goldring to receive its prestigious Roald F. Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016.
Sep. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt's Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth is featured in the September issue of the prestigious scientific journal "Nature."
Sep. 2, 2016—Odd of foreclosure were 42 percent lower among those who completed the homebuyer class.
Aug. 30, 2016—Researchers found 28 distinct contributions that IES grants have made to K-12 math teaching and learning.