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Study finds children think flexibly about gender identity

Jan. 16, 2018—Children may think more flexibly about gender identity than previously thought, according to a study by Vanderbilt researchers.

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Are gifted children getting lost in the shuffle?

Jan. 6, 2014—Gifted children are likely to be the next generation's innovators and leaders—yet the exceptionally smart are often invisible in the classroom, according to a 30-year study conducted by researchers at Vanderbilt's Peabody College.

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Even in the dark, brain “sees” its own body’s movement

Oct. 30, 2013—With the help of computerized eye trackers, new research finds that at least 50 percent of people can see the movement of their own hand even in the absence of all light.

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