Academic acceleration has no negative long-term effects on the psychological well-being of gifted youth
Aug. 3, 2020—A new longitudinal study published in the Journal of Educational Psychology from Vanderbilt’s Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth finds that there are no negative effects on the long-term well-being of gifted youth from academic acceleration such as skipping grades, graduating early, or a combination of advanced educational placement methods.
Feb. 28, 2020—Nine Vanderbilt faculty members who have been awarded endowed chairs were recently honored by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente, deans, colleagues and family members.
Aug. 21, 2019—Camilla P. Benbow has been reappointed as dean of Peabody College of education and human development for a five-year term, starting July 1, 2020.
Apr. 23, 2019—New findings from an ongoing 45-year Vanderbilt study reveal that patterns found in test scores and a psychological assessment measuring the personal values of nearly 700 intellectually gifted adolescents were highly predictive of the distinct fields of eminence they would occupy by age 50.
Feb. 7, 2018—Camilla P. Benbow and David Lubinski will receive The International Society for Intelligence Research’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Sep. 14, 2017—Film and television actor Andre Braugher (“The Mist,” “City of Angels”) lends his voice talent to the 14-minute mini-documentary about the nation's foremost study of giftedness.
Aug. 16, 2017—David Lubinski, professor of psychology and co-director of the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth at Peabody College, has been awarded the American Psychological Association’s 2017 George A. Miller Award for outstanding article in general psychology.
Jan. 31, 2017—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.
Sep. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt's Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth is featured in the September issue of the prestigious scientific journal "Nature."
Jul. 28, 2016—Faculty at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College are available to comment on trends in K-12 and higher education.
Jun. 2, 2016—Students who score extremely high on standardized tests as adolescents often become high achievers in adulthood, a new study has confirmed.
Jan. 11, 2016—As Tennessee lawmakers begin the 2016 legislative session Jan. 12, Peabody College has a wealth of experts available to speak to the press.