Education and Psychology
Feb. 1, 2017—The research represents one of four Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs established by the NIH in 2012.
Jan. 20, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers helped re-write the guidelines for America's Juvenile drug treatment courts.
Jan. 19, 2017—Since it was created in 1949, the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) has been one of the most widely used requirements for admission to U.S. graduate schools. As a predictor of performance and success in graduate school, however, the exam is not without its critics.
Jan. 4, 2017—The study aims to promote children’s healthy adjustment by teaching families about stress, providing parenting information that may reduce feelings of depression, and teaching children coping skills.
Dec. 13, 2016—After injuring his shoulder, a psychology professor collaborated with his orthopedic surgeon on a study to see how quickly patients regained their typing speed after carpal tunnel surgery.
Dec. 12, 2016—Research using a computer game concludes teaching fractions on a number line is highly effective.
Dec. 12, 2016—A new study has found that the type of psychotherapy used to treat the gastrointestinal disorder irritable bowel syndrome makes a difference in improving patients' daily functioning.
Nov. 21, 2016—A nearly $5 million grant from the National Institute of Justice will fund a five-year partnership between the Office of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, Metro Schools, Oasis Center and Vanderbilt.
Nov. 16, 2016—A study finds men are better at recognizing Transformer faces while women are better at recognizing Barbie faces, supporting the theory that we're more likely to recognize what we're used to seeing.
Nov. 11, 2016—A new app has been funded to help parents of young children with disabilities to manage challenging behaviors.
Oct. 26, 2016—Three MNPS seniors were recognized for projects they completed as part of their participation in The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt.