Apr. 26, 2018—The only thing Briana Francois enjoys more than watching TV and digital content is creating it. Her double majors in psychology and cinema and media arts have allowed her both to examine human behavior and represent it authentically on film.
Apr. 18, 2018—Vanderbilt University has received a four-year, $552,273 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund new research examining how the brain learns a second language.
Apr. 10, 2018—The AERA annual conference, “The Dreams, Possibilities and Necessity of Public Education,” will be held in New York City.
Mar. 20, 2018—The National Science Foundation has awarded a Faculty Early Career Development Grant to Gavin R. Price, assistant professor of psychology at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.
Feb. 7, 2018—Camilla P. Benbow and David Lubinski will receive The International Society for Intelligence Research’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Jan. 22, 2018—The University of Minnesota's Stephanie M. Carlson will deliver the talk "Executive Function: Development and Relevance for Education" as part of the Educational Neuroscience Speaker Series.
Jan. 16, 2018—Children may think more flexibly about gender identity than previously thought, according to a study by Vanderbilt researchers.
Jan. 11, 2018—Seven professors on the faculty at Vanderbilt's Peabody College of education and human development are once again included in the annual Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.
Dec. 15, 2017—New clues to Alzheimer's disease, helping kids deal with stress, understanding why our universe is three-dimensional and—of course—electric eels all appear in this year's look back on the research stories that were visited the most frequently on Vanderbilt's website in 2017.
Nov. 29, 2017—The first study to actually count the number of cortical neurons in the brains of a number of carnivores, including cats and dogs, has found that dogs possess significantly more of them than cats.
Nov. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt psychologists have discovered that when you shift your attention from one place to another, your brain 'blinks'—or experiences momentary gaps in perception.