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Male adults needed for hearing study

May. 22, 2017—The Vanderbilt Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is seeking male adults to participate in a research study. The study will explore how the brain processes linguistic sounds.

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First graders needed for longitudinal reading study

Jan. 19, 2017—The Education and Brain Laboratory in the Department of Special Education at Peabody College is seeking participants for a longitudinal study investigating children's reading progress from second through fifth grades.

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Peter Rousseau wins inaugural ‘Journal of Political Economy’ prize

Jan. 12, 2017—Peter L. Rousseau, Vanderbilt University professor of economics and professor of history, has been named co-recipient of the inaugural Robert E. Lucas Jr. Prize by the "Journal of Political Economy."

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Adults and children needed for ‘listening in noise’ study

Jan. 11, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers are seeking participants for a study of how children and adults listen in the presence of background noise. Specifically, the researchers want to learn why children have a harder time listening in noisy environments than adults.

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Children who do and do not stutter needed for a research study

Dec. 1, 2016—Boys and girls age 4 to 6—those who stutter and those who do not—are needed for a research study, "Emotional Processing in Children Who Do and Do Not Stutter."

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Participants needed to study metabolic effects of the timing of meals

Nov. 9, 2016—A Vanderbilt research effort is interested in how the time of day that you eat may affect your energy and weight. Researchers will examine your energy (metabolism) on two separate occasions, each time for two and a half days in an enclosed room (called a “whole-room calorimeter”) that measures energy balance.

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Registration open for SPARK autism study

Sep. 7, 2016—Led by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Zachary Warren, associate professor of pediatrics, the SPARK study is looking for individuals of all ages with a professional diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to become part of the largest autism study ever undertaken in the United States.

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Children who do or do not stutter needed for research study

Aug. 18, 2016—Children 4 to 6 years old who do or do not stutter are needed for a research study titled "Emotional Processing in Children Who Do and Do Not Stutter."

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Parents and children needed for research study on reading development

Jan. 29, 2016—Participants are needed for a research study investigating reading development in children.

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Research Subjects’ Bill of Rights available online

Oct. 13, 2014—As the number of opportunities to participate in research studies continues to grow, the Vanderbilt Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) would like study participants to be aware of the Research Subjects’ Bill of Rights.

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