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Bruce Compas Archives

New research identifies best coping strategies for kids

Jul. 20, 2017—A comprehensive new Vanderbilt study published in "Psychological Bulletin" outlines which coping strategies work best.

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Online stress management program for kids with cancer receives funding

Jun. 6, 2017—Psychology professor Bruce Compas has received a grant to develop an online stress management program for kids with cancer.

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Sick kids live longer, but brain function may suffer

May. 16, 2017—Survival rates continue to rise for children living with once-fatal chronic pediatric health conditions, but their survival comes at a cost.

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MEDIA TIP SHEET: Education researchers available to comment on Metro Schools’ next steps

Jun. 10, 2016—Peabody researchers can speak on a wide array of topics, including talent retention, school turnaround and administrative leadership.

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Depression intervention for at-risk youth shows sustained effects

Oct. 13, 2015—A new study finds that a cognitive-behavioral prevention program yielded sustained positive effects for youth at risk for depression.

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Depression runs in the family, but it may be preventable

Sep. 30, 2015—A Vanderbilt study is showing that early intervention may be the key to stopping the depression cycle in families.

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TIP SHEET: Vanderbilt experts available for back-to-school stories

Aug. 6, 2015—Topics range from pre-K to post-secondary education.

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Task force named to prioritize Academic Strategic Plan health initiatives

May. 7, 2015—A new faculty task force has been appointed to prioritize and refine the eight health-related initiatives in the Academic Strategic Plan and to inventory existing health-related interdisciplinary centers and institutes at Vanderbilt.

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Beautiful Minds

Feb. 1, 2012—Sohee Park’s research explores the impaired and enhanced abilities of the schizophrenic brain The “rubber hand illusion” is not a new scientific method, but Sohee Park has used it to make some groundbreaking discoveries about schizophrenia. RHI, which was discovered in 1998, is a laboratory exercise in which the subject’s hand, which is hidden from...

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center awards four 2011 Hobbs Discovery Grants

Nov. 23, 2011—Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Director Elisabeth Dykens has announced that four 2011 Nicholas Hobbs Discovery Grants have been awarded to interdisciplinary teams led by VKC researchers. Contact: Courtney Taylor, (615) 322-5658 courtney.taylor@vanderbilt.edu

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May grants announced by Division of Sponsored Research

Jul. 11, 2011—The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in May that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded.

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Faculty awards conferred at spring assembly

Apr. 7, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented five faculty members with awards when Vanderbilt‘s Spring Faculty Assembly convened April 7.

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