Skip to main content

psychology Archives

Vanderbilt and TN Department of Education partner to support school improvement

Oct. 20, 2016—The Tennessee Education Research Alliance will carry out research with clear, practical implications for the state’s key education strategies.

Read more


Today’s self-taught typists almost as fast as touch typists – as long as they can see the keyboard

Oct. 18, 2016—Sometimes you can't improve on a classic method: Touch typing is still the fastest.

Read more


New faculty: Suzana Herculano-Houzel examines the evolution of the brain

Oct. 17, 2016—New Associate Professor of Psychology Suzana Herculano-Houzel produced the first accurate count of the number of neurons in the human brain—86 billion, making it simply an enlarged primate brain.

Read more


New ‘toolkit’ for math teachers designed to make algebra easier

Sep. 23, 2016—The three-year experiment is a partnership with Chelmsford, Massachusetts, public schools.

Read more


Study about how lying varies with age receives Ig Nobel Prize

Sep. 22, 2016—Professor of Psychology Gordon Logan is co-author of a paper on deception and lying that has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for psychology.

Read more


Kudos: Read about faculty and student awards, appointments and achievements

Aug. 31, 2016—Read about the latest faculty and student awards, appointments and achievements.

Read more


Study: IES-funded research improves quality of math education

Aug. 30, 2016—Researchers found 28 distinct contributions that IES grants have made to K-12 math teaching and learning.

Read more


Study: Self-explanations don’t always enhance math learning

Aug. 26, 2016—New research from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College looks at the constraints of a popular teaching practice.

Read more


Chancellor presents top prizes, including new award for excellence in equity, diversity and inclusion research, at fall assembly

Aug. 25, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented seven faculty research awards, including two new awards for efforts that advance understanding of diversity, at the Fall Faculty Assembly Aug. 25.

Read more


Peabody professor named ‘Emerging Leader’ by Nashville Chamber

Aug. 11, 2016—Michelle Reising Scobey, assistant professor of the practice and co-director of the M.Ed. clinical psychological assessment program at Peabody College, has been given an Emerging Leader award by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals Network of Nashville.

Read more


Total number of neurons—not enlarged prefrontal region—hallmark of human brain

Aug. 9, 2016—Research by Associate Professor of Psychology Suzana Herculano-Houzel finds that human intelligence comes from the number of neurons in our brains—and it was the invention of cooking that made neuron development possible.

Read more


Psychopathologist elected fellow of Association for Psychological Science

Jul. 26, 2016—Associate Professor of Psychology Bunmi Olatunji is one of 45 members elevated this year to the status of fellow by the Association for Psychological Science.

Read more


Page 4 of 1612345678...Last »

Upcoming Events

MORE EVENTS »