Ideas In Action
Jan. 17, 2018—Kathyrn Humphreys, B.S.’05, has been named an APS Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science. Now completing postdoctoral studies at Stanford University, Humphreys will join Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College Department of Psychology and Human Development this fall.
Jan. 12, 2018—Seven professors on the faculty at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are once again included in an annual listing of the most influential public scholars in education.
Jan. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt scholars topped the American Educational Research Association’s list of most-read articles in 2017.
Dec. 21, 2017—From acting out to reaching out, children and teens cope with stress in a variety of ways with varying results. A new, comprehensive Vanderbilt University study published in the high-impact journal Psychological Bulletin outlines which coping strategies work best.
Oct. 23, 2017—High-achieving undergraduates of color pursuing lucrative careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) have their sights set on social justice, not just a big paycheck, according to a new Vanderbilt study.
Oct. 18, 2017—The Response to Intervention initiative, commonly known in education circles as RTI, is being regarded unfairly in the wake of a negative national evaluation, according to Vanderbilt researchers.
Oct. 17, 2017—Vanderbilt University and the Tennessee Department of Education have formed a new alliance that will produce a series of rigorous research studies to inform the state’s school improvement efforts.
Oct. 16, 2017—People either with low levels of financial literacy or who have used payday lending are far less willing to borrow to pay for college, according to a new Vanderbilt study.
Oct. 15, 2017—K–12 schools in districts in Nashville, Tenn., and Iowa City, Iowa, will soon benefit from an iPad app designed by Vanderbilt professors to help students modify their own problem behavior. A self-monitoring intervention, MoBeGo (Monitoring Behavior on the Go) will provide critical support to teachers working with students who have challenging behaviors.