Psychology and Human Development
Mar. 18, 2015—Exposing preschoolers to patterning activities builds the foundation for early math skills.
Feb. 13, 2015—Vanderbilt education experts explain that screen time is not the enemy. The trick is picking the right apps.
Feb. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt's Laurie Cutting was one of a select group of experts in neuroscience, cognitive science, developmental psychology and other disciplines invited to take part in a White House Office of Science and Technology Policy workshop.
Feb. 3, 2015—Minor differences in language can have a large effect on how children think about learning materials, including the objects that make up a pattern.
Nov. 18, 2014—New Vanderbilt research shows that gender plays a role in how once super-smart teens define success in mid-life.
Oct. 29, 2014—Trans-institutional neuroimaging research at Vanderbilt finds that the brain may be structured differently in children with dyslexia.
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.
Aug. 1, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and student honors, awards and achievements.
Jul. 29, 2014—Education experts from Vanderbilt Peabody College are available to comment on a wide variety of education topics.
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.
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.
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.