Psychology and Human Development Archives
Dec. 14, 2018—Ansari will challenge the common assumption that symbols for numbers acquire their meaning by being mapped onto the pre-existing, phylogenetically ancient system for the approximate representation of non-symbolic numbers.
Oct. 5, 2018—Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Special Education Laurie Cutting has received a $3 million NIH Merit Award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
Aug. 27, 2018—Patterning and spatial activities like block play are simple yet powerful activities in which preschoolers develop early math skills, according to a growing body of research by Vanderbilt scholars.
Apr. 9, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos honored six Vanderbilt academic leaders at the Spring Faculty Assembly with awards recognizing their teaching, research, service and commitment to diversity.
Mar. 2, 2018—The Vanderbilt Language Development Lab is seeking the participation of parents and their infants 11 to 12.5 months of age in studies on language development.
Feb. 23, 2018—The lecture will focus on the need to look closely at linguistic differences between language used in the home and in schools.
Feb. 7, 2018—Camilla P. Benbow and David Lubinski will receive The International Society for Intelligence Research’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Dec. 7, 2017—Eight current faculty members at Vanderbilt have made this year’s list of scientists whose papers have been cited most frequently by other researchers.
Jul. 20, 2017—A comprehensive new Vanderbilt study published in "Psychological Bulletin" outlines which coping strategies work best.
Jun. 6, 2017—Psychology professor Bruce Compas has received a grant to develop an online stress management program for kids with cancer.
May. 16, 2017—Survival rates continue to rise for children living with once-fatal chronic pediatric health conditions, but their survival comes at a cost.