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Psychology and Human Development Archives

‘White matter’ behaves differently in children with dyslexia

Oct. 29, 2014—Trans-institutional neuroimaging research at Vanderbilt finds that the brain may be structured differently in children with dyslexia.

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New faculty: Fazio studies how memory retrieval can improve learning

Oct. 16, 2014—Cognitive psychology is a challenging field. But just like her childhood math homework, Peabody College's Lisa Fazio sees her research as an exercise in fun.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student honors, awards and achievements

Aug. 1, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and student honors, awards and achievements.

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Media Advisory: Education experts available for back-to-school stories

Jul. 29, 2014—Education experts from Vanderbilt Peabody College are available to comment on a wide variety of education topics.

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Logan receives prestigious experimental psychology award

Apr. 16, 2014—Gordon Logan has been awarded the 2014 Howard Crosby Warren Medal, which is given annually by the Society of Experimental Psychologists for the most significant advances in the field in the last five years.

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Harry Potter-themed psychology class travels to England

Mar. 20, 2014—Harry Potter was the theme of a unique undergraduate psychology class taught by two Vanderbilt professors in Oxford, England over spring break, March 1-9.

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Vanderbilt offering new master’s in clinical psychological assessment

Mar. 20, 2014—A new two-year program in clinical psychological assessment at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College will offer training and hands-on experience to candidates who wish to pursue employment in psychological assessment and diagnostic interviewing.

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Peabody faculty recognized for public influence in ‘Ed Week’ ranking

Jan. 8, 2014—Members of Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development faculty were named in the 2014 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, which recognizes university-based academics who are contributing substantially to public debates about K-12 and higher education.

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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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Math education expert selected for NGA roundtable

Dec. 3, 2013—Peabody's Bethany Rittle-Johnson was one of a select group of education professionals invited to participate in the National Governors Association Expert Roundtable for Strengthening Early Mathematics Education.

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Autism speeds motion perception

Jun. 7, 2013—Children with autism spectrum disorder are better at perceiving the motion of certain objects than are typically developing children their age.

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Sponsored Research grants for March

Apr. 22, 2011—The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in March that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded: Julie A. Adams, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received an award in the amount of $25,000 by the Department of Defense for “Expeditionary Capabilities Consortium:  Urban Operations Laboratory.” Theodore A. Bapty, Electrical Engineering and...

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