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