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Psychology and Human Development Archives

Vanderbilt researchers’ papers among those most cited

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.

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New research identifies best coping strategies for kids

Jul. 20, 2017—A comprehensive new Vanderbilt study published in "Psychological Bulletin" outlines which coping strategies work best.

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Online stress management program for kids with cancer receives funding

Jun. 6, 2017—Psychology professor Bruce Compas has received a grant to develop an online stress management program for kids with cancer.

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Sick kids live longer, but brain function may suffer

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.

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Six recognized during Spring Faculty Assembly

Apr. 7, 2017—Six faculty members were recognized for their teaching, research and service at the annual Spring Faculty Assembly April 6.

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AERA articles by Vanderbilt researchers among ‘most read’ of 2016

Mar. 2, 2017—Emily Tanner-Smith, Jason Grissom and more Peabody researchers are featured on this year's list.

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Vanderbilt’s Heinrich named AERA Fellow

Feb. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt education professor Carolyn J. Heinrich is among 14 scholars selected as 2017 fellows by the American Educational Research Association.

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Online graduate-degree programs for educators launched by Vanderbilt

Feb. 10, 2017—An online master's in school counseling and a doctorate in education will launch this fall.

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$2.5M grant supports study that examines link between math and reading comprehension

Feb. 1, 2017—The research represents one of four Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs established by the NIH in 2012.

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Study finds Common Core’s take on fractions is on target

Dec. 12, 2016—Research using a computer game concludes teaching fractions on a number line is highly effective.

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Vanderbilt earns top rankings, including a No. 1, for successful minority recruitment in master’s and Ph.D. programs

Dec. 12, 2016—"Diverse: Issues In Higher Education" has ranked Vanderbilt University No. 1 in the country for the number of doctoral degrees awarded to African Americans in the biological and biomedical sciences.

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Early math knowledge related to later achievement

Dec. 6, 2016—Findings will inform educators and school administrators developing curricula for the early years.

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