Research Snapshot: Vanderbilt psychology research shows people more willing to take COVID-19 vaccine to benefit society
Apr. 1, 2021—Research Snapshot: Behavioral science identifies best way to convince people to get vaccinated. Est reading time: 1.5 minutes
Vanderbilt and Australian researchers collaborate to solve decades-long debate about decision-making
Oct. 1, 2020—Psychology researchers develop new methodologies and representations of how people react to incoming information to better understand complex decision-making.
How to spot misinformation—and what to do about it: Expert advice from psychology professor Lisa Fazio
Sep. 22, 2020—Lisa Fazio, assistant professor of psychology and human development at Peabody College, shares a few tips on how to avoid knowledge neglect and spreading misinformation.
Aug. 28, 2020—According to new research by Associate Professor of Psychology Jennifer Trueblood, the development of an effective vaccine is only the first part of a solution to developing herd immunity against COVID-19.
Jul. 15, 2020—New research on cognitive flexibility points to a small class of brain cells that support switching attention strategies when old strategies fail.
May. 18, 2020—Depression in parents can lead to reduced empathy toward their children, which puts the children at risk for long-term negative impacts.
May. 1, 2020—The stresses placed on families, combined with the closure of classrooms and child care during the COVID-19 outbreak, heightens the risks of domestic abuse and neglect, according to a new Vanderbilt University report published online in "Pediatrics," the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Apr. 16, 2020—With families facing unprecedented stress during the COVID-19 crisis, parents need to prioritize mental wellness in order to be present for their children, Vanderbilt psychology professor Bruce Compas says.
Feb. 11, 2020—Psychology professor Lisa Fazio conducted a study to see if asking people to explain why a headline is true or false affected their intention of sharing it on social media.
Vanderbilt researcher shares more than 3,000 brain scans to support the study of reading and language development
Jan. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt neuroscientist James R. Booth is releasing two large scale neuroimaging datasets on reading and language development to support other researchers studying how academic skills develop in childhood.
Jan. 8, 2020—Seven professors from Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development are on the 2020 list, as well as one from the College of Arts and Science.
Dec. 13, 2019—A new Vanderbilt report finds that children are highly influenced by what they overhear adults say about others.