Dec. 20, 2012—Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for outstanding academic achievements last week during a celebration at the Student Life Center. “An endowed chair is the highest academic honor that a university can bestow on its faculty,” said University Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Richard McCarty, Ph.D. “It’s really...
Dec. 13, 2012—Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for outstanding academic achievements Dec. 12 during a celebration at the Student Life Center.
Oct. 1, 2012—The most detailed brain mapping study to date has found that the area of the brain that recognizes faces is also used to identify objects of expertise.
Sep. 17, 2012—Women are better than men at recognizing living things and men are better than women at recognizing vehicles: That is the unanticipated result of an analysis of data from a series of visual recognition tasks collected by Vanderbilt psychologists.
Apr. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University has emerged as one of the nation’s leading academic centers in neuroscience.
Nov. 3, 2011—A network of scientists who study how the brain acquires visual expertise has received a five-year renewal of support from the National Science Foundation.
Jul. 28, 2011—The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in June that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded.
May. 5, 2011—Psychology professor Isabel Gauthier, an expert in the science of face recognition, relishes the process of discovery – and mentoring graduate students along the way.
Oct. 5, 2006—A multidisciplinary exploration of the impact of time and timing on how we learn is the focus of a new National Science Foundation-funded center partially based at Vanderbilt University. The Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center was created with a five-year, $15.5 million Science of Learning Center grant from NSF.