Jun. 19, 2012—This year a record number of Vanderbilt Graduate School students have won prestigious National Science Foundation graduate research fellowships.
May. 2, 2012—Vanderbilt's Larry Bartels and Randolph Blake were elected to the National Academy of Sciences, which advises the government on science and technology.
Apr. 18, 2012—Neuroscientists from Vanderbilt and Harvard have proposed the first neurobiological model for third-party punishment, outlining potential cognitive and brain processes that evolutionary pressures could have re-purposed to make this behavior possible.
Apr. 11, 2012—A brain-mapping study has found that people's ability to make decisions in novel situations decreases with age and is associated with a reduction in the integrity of two specific white-matter pathways.
Mar. 30, 2012—Autism experts from Vanderbilt University are available for interviews on World Autism Awareness Day, designated by the United Nations as April 2.
Mar. 29, 2012—Sohee Park's schizophrenia research may lead to a greater understanding of the benefit of movement therapies such as yoga and dance for the 2.2 million people in the United States who suffer from this mental disorder.
Mar. 26, 2012—Jonathan Metzl, director of the Center for Medicine, Health and Society, explains the science behind how the brain weighs decisions and forms political beliefs on the "Melissa Harris-Perry" show.
Mar. 9, 2012—Shyness may be caused by deficits in the brain.