Jan. 7, 2015—Picking a needle out of a haystack might seem like the stuff of fairytales, but our brains can be electrically “tuned” to enable us to do a much better job of finding what we’re looking for.
Dec. 15, 2014—MyVU asked a handful of Vanderbilt faculty members to name the book that left a lasting impression on them this year. Their diverse recommendations span fiction, nonfiction, history, thriller, biography, memoir and more.
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.
Sep. 30, 2014—When Anita Disney was growing up in Adelaide, Australia, friends and family assumed she would follow her biologist father into science. But she wasn't hooked until she took a biological psychology course in college.
Aug. 29, 2014—Psychologist Alex Maier has been selected to receive the Society for Neuroscience’s Career Development Award for 2014.
Aug. 20, 2014—The odds that a person who suffers from severe, nonchronic depression will recover improve substantially when treated by drugs and therapy.
Aug. 3, 2014—A new brain study has identified the brain mechanisms that underlie our judgment of how severely a person who has harmed another should be punished.
Aug. 1, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and student honors, awards and achievements.