Oct. 20, 2016—The Tennessee Education Research Alliance will carry out research with clear, practical implications for the state’s key education strategies.
Oct. 18, 2016—Sometimes you can't improve on a classic method: Touch typing is still the fastest.
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.
Sep. 23, 2016—The three-year experiment is a partnership with Chelmsford, Massachusetts, public schools.
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.
Aug. 31, 2016—Read about the latest faculty and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Aug. 30, 2016—Researchers found 28 distinct contributions that IES grants have made to K-12 math teaching and learning.
Aug. 26, 2016—New research from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College looks at the constraints of a popular teaching practice.
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.
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.
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.
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.