Education and Psychology
Feb. 21, 2017—Blair Lloyd's study is supported by a $400,000 early career grant from the Institute of Education Sciences.
Feb. 21, 2017—Psychologist Jennifer Trueblood has been awarded a $60,000 research fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation aimed at encouraging promising young scholars.
Feb. 14, 2017—Both ASD and IZone schools are recruiting effective teachers, but the iZone schools are doing a better job of retaining them.
Feb. 1, 2017—Tennessee Tennessee teachers who received higher performance ratings reported higher job satisfaction than their peers.
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.