Education and Psychology
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.
Aug. 26, 2016—New research from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College looks at the constraints of a popular teaching practice.
Aug. 11, 2016—Michelle Reising Scobey, assistant professor of the practice and co-director of the M.Ed. clinical psychological assessment program at Peabody College, has been given an Emerging Leader award by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals Network of Nashville.
Jul. 26, 2016—Associate Professor of Psychology Bunmi Olatunji is one of 45 members elevated this year to the status of fellow by the Association for Psychological Science.
Jul. 25, 2016—High school gay-straight alliances promote a culture of tolerance that benefits students, Peabody researchers have found.
Jun. 30, 2016—Stimulating the brain with a mild electrical current can temporarily sharpen vision without glasses or contacts, Vanderbilt University researchers have found. (But please don't try this at home.)
Jun. 23, 2016—Phil Schoggen, former psychology chair at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College, dies at age 92.
Jun. 20, 2016—Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam met with aspiring principals at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College to talk about what makes an effective leader.
Jun. 14, 2016—Assistant Professor of Psychology Jennifer Trueblood is one of four young scientists who have made significant contributions to psychological science chosen by the Psychonomic Society to receive its 2016 Early Career Award.
Jun. 2, 2016—Students who score extremely high on standardized tests as adolescents often become high achievers in adulthood, a new study has confirmed.