May. 18, 2020—Depression in parents can lead to reduced empathy toward their children, which puts the children at risk for long-term negative impacts.
May. 1, 2020—The stresses placed on families, combined with the closure of classrooms and child care during the COVID-19 outbreak, heightens the risks of domestic abuse and neglect, according to a new Vanderbilt University report published online in "Pediatrics," the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Apr. 16, 2020—With families facing unprecedented stress during the COVID-19 crisis, parents need to prioritize mental wellness in order to be present for their children, Vanderbilt psychology professor Bruce Compas says.
Advanced, high-res MRI scans reveal link between cognitive abilities and ‘tree ring’ layers in the brain
Apr. 13, 2020—Object recognition and facial recognition may seem like similar abilities, but new research from Vanderbilt finds that these behaviors are on the opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to physical signatures in the brain.
Feb. 11, 2020—Psychology professor Lisa Fazio conducted a study to see if asking people to explain why a headline is true or false affected their intention of sharing it on social media.
Vanderbilt researcher shares more than 3,000 brain scans to support the study of reading and language development
Jan. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt neuroscientist James R. Booth is releasing two large scale neuroimaging datasets on reading and language development to support other researchers studying how academic skills develop in childhood.
Dec. 13, 2019—A new Vanderbilt report finds that children are highly influenced by what they overhear adults say about others.
Sep. 4, 2019—Participate in this study. Vanderbilt University has been awarded a $3.2 million grant by the National Institutes of Health to better understand how children who are deaf or hard of hearing excel at reading. Millions of children are hearing impaired and these individuals tend to have below-average reading skills. Only about 10 percent of DHH...
Aug. 16, 2019—More complex math concepts can be easily introduced through simple games and tasks at home, according to a new Vanderbilt report.
Jul. 31, 2019—Vanderbilt study finds little ones need to interact with real, live humans in order to learn new information.
Apr. 23, 2019—New findings from an ongoing 45-year Vanderbilt study reveal that patterns found in test scores and a psychological assessment measuring the personal values of nearly 700 intellectually gifted adolescents were highly predictive of the distinct fields of eminence they would occupy by age 50.
Apr. 10, 2019—“Math and Logic in Monkeys, Children and Remote Cultures,” will take place Thursday, April 11 at Hobbs Hall.