Psychology and Human Development
Aug. 11, 2016—Michelle Reising Scobey, assistant professor of the practice and co-director of the M.Ed. clinical psychological assessment program at Peabody College, has been given an Emerging Leader award by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals Network of Nashville.
Jul. 26, 2016—Associate Professor of Psychology Bunmi Olatunji is one of 45 members elevated this year to the status of fellow by the Association for Psychological Science.
Jun. 23, 2016—Phil Schoggen, former psychology chair at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College, dies at age 92.
Jun. 10, 2016—Peabody researchers can speak on a wide array of topics, including talent retention, school turnaround and administrative leadership.
Jun. 2, 2016—Students who score extremely high on standardized tests as adolescents often become high achievers in adulthood, a new study has confirmed.
May. 25, 2016—The "People's Guide to Nashville," an album of children's music with prosocial messaging, and the inaugural Accessibility Map-a-Thon at Vanderbilt are among projects created and implemented by the 2015-16 Curb Center Public Scholars.
Apr. 19, 2016—Vanderbilt professor Douglas Perkins has been named among the Society for Community Research and Action’s 2015-16 award recipients.
Jan. 6, 2016—Early motor training in infants may result in positive long-term effects in other areas of development.
Vanderbilt researcher speaks to White House on ending segregation for people with intellectual disabilities
Nov. 24, 2015—Erik Carter spoke about ending segregation in education and beyond during an invited presentation at a gathering of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities.
Oct. 28, 2015—Two faculty members at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College have received prestigious honors from the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology.
Oct. 28, 2015—The National Association for Gifted Children has honored Tamra Stambaugh with its Early Leader Award, given to a person who has made significant contributions in leadership and service to the field of gifted education and who is in the first 10 years of his or her career.
Oct. 13, 2015—A new study finds that a cognitive-behavioral prevention program yielded sustained positive effects for youth at risk for depression.