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International student opens social media window to Vanderbilt

Oct. 12, 2016—International student Cici Zhang is sharing her Vanderbilt experience online with China--and incorporating her love of children in an immersion research project.

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VUCast: Which breast cancer chemo works best?

Jan. 29, 2016—In the latest VUCast: Learn about a breakthrough breast cancer test that determines which chemo works best on a tumor; see how obese children's brains are different than those of their healthy-weight peers; and find out how "sticky mittens" could help babies later in life.

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‘Sticky mittens’ offer clues to infant development

Jan. 6, 2016—Early motor training in infants may result in positive long-term effects in other areas of development.

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Kudos: Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements

Jan. 10, 2014—Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements in the latest edition of "Kudos."

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Infants at risk for autism could benefit from motor training

Sep. 9, 2011—Early motor experiences can shape infants’ preferences for objects and faces, new research indicates. The study supports evidence that early motor development and experiences contribute to infants’ understanding of their world and implies that when motor skills are delayed or impaired – as in autism – future social interactions could be negatively impacted.

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