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Children who do or do not stutter needed for research study

Aug. 18, 2016—Children 4 to 6 years old who do or do not stutter are needed for a research study titled "Emotional Processing in Children Who Do and Do Not Stutter."

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Digital partnership expands student language opportunities at Vanderbilt and across country

Sep. 29, 2015—A partnership among Vanderbilt, Duke and the University of Virginia is using digital learning to share uncommon languages.

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Vanderbilt MBA students awarded grant for language app

Mar. 13, 2015—The student co-founders of a language-learning platform called Boomalang have been awarded the 2015 Sohr Grant.

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iPads help late-speaking children with autism develop language

Nov. 12, 2013—The iPad you use to check email, watch episodes of "Mad Men" and play Words with Friends may hold the key to enabling children with autism to express themselves through speech.

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Parkinson’s therapy may impact language

Sep. 7, 2012—Deep brain stimulation used to treat Parkinson’s disease may impair some aspects of language processing, a recent study suggests.

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Sophisticated Talk: Robust preschool experience offers lasting effects on language and literacy

May. 22, 2012—New research from Peabody finds that preschool teachers’ use of sophisticated vocabulary and analytic talk about books, combined with early support for literacy in the home, can predict fourth-grade reading comprehension and word recognition.

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Minds wide open: Neuroscience at Vanderbilt

Apr. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University has emerged as one of the nation’s leading academic centers in neuroscience.

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Vanderbilt Peabody education experts available for back-to-school stories

Jul. 22, 2011—Education experts from the Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development are available for back-to-school interviews.

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Brain imaging may hold clues to help children improve grammar

Mar. 11, 2011—Researchers have for the first time successfully used brain imaging to predict how children will respond to programs that help them improve their grammar.

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