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Researchers lay foundation for improving reading comprehension

Apr. 17, 2015—Peabody professors contributed to new book that explores the behavioral, neurobiological, and genetic components of reading comprehension.

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White House assembles top minds in neuroscience and learning for workshop

Feb. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt's Laurie Cutting was one of a select group of experts in neuroscience, cognitive science, developmental psychology and other disciplines invited to take part in a White House Office of Science and Technology Policy workshop.

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‘White matter’ behaves differently in children with dyslexia

Oct. 29, 2014—Trans-institutional neuroimaging research at Vanderbilt finds that the brain may be structured differently in children with dyslexia.

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Photo: Discovery Lecture

May. 1, 2014—Sally Shaywitz, M.D., above, and Bennett Shaywitz, M.D., co-directors of the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity, discussed the science of dyslexia during their Flexner Discovery Lecture April 17. (Photos by Susan Urmy)

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Discovery Lecture to feature two pioneers in dyslexia care, research

Apr. 10, 2014—Sally Shaywitz, M.D., and Bennett Shaywitz, M.D., co-directors of the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, April 17.

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Vanderbilt study reveals senses of sight and sound separated in children with autism

Jan. 14, 2014—Children with autism spectrum disorders have trouble integrating simultaneous information from their eyes and their ears--as if they experience the world like a badly-dubbed movie.

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Peabody education experts available for back-to-school stories

Aug. 1, 2013—As schools nationwide prepare for the new academic year, education experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available for back-to-school interviews on a variety of topics.

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Not all reading disabilities are dyslexia

Jun. 14, 2013—A common reading disorder goes undiagnosed until it becomes problematic, according to the results of five years of study performed by researchers at Peabody College of education and human development.

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Perfect timing for sensory processing

May. 11, 2012—Identification of brain regions involved in processing sights and sounds may offer insights into disorders like autism and dyslexia.

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How young brains make sense of senses

Mar. 31, 2011—The brain’s ability to process multiple sensory inputs continues to develop well into childhood, a recent study shows.

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VUCast: The Gift of Life

Jan. 28, 2011—Nathan’s journey to life takes a turn filled with hope, thanks to the greatest gift of all…a new heart. Watch this VUCast update on the child whose story touched us all.

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