Mar. 18, 2015—Exposing preschoolers to patterning activities builds the foundation for early math skills.
Mar. 9, 2015—Vanderbilt University researchers took a significant step toward answering longstanding questions about the origins of consciousness with a recent discovery of global changes in how brain areas communicate with one another during awareness.
Feb. 17, 2015—A new brain mapping study pinpoints the areas of the brain responsible for “mental time travel."
Feb. 13, 2015—Vanderbilt education experts explain that screen time is not the enemy. The trick is picking the right apps.
Feb. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt's Laurie Cutting was one of a select group of experts in neuroscience, cognitive science, developmental psychology and other disciplines invited to take part in a White House Office of Science and Technology Policy workshop.
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.