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Gifted kids turn 50: Most successful followed heart, not just head

Apr. 23, 2019—New findings from an ongoing 45-year Vanderbilt study reveal that patterns found in test scores and a psychological assessment measuring the personal values of nearly 700 intellectually gifted adolescents were highly predictive of the distinct fields of eminence they would occupy by age 50.

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Vanderbilt’s Peabody College faculty among top education influencers

Jan. 13, 2017—Seven Peabody professors are in the 2017 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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Longitudinal study of gifted children featured in ‘Nature’

Sep. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt's Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth is featured in the September issue of the prestigious scientific journal "Nature."

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Study confirms link between early test scores and adult achievement

Jun. 2, 2016—Students who score extremely high on standardized tests as adolescents often become high achievers in adulthood, a new study has confirmed.

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Gifted men and women define success differently, 40-year study says

Nov. 18, 2014—New Vanderbilt research shows that gender plays a role in how once super-smart teens define success in mid-life.

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Benbow reappointed as dean of Peabody College

Apr. 21, 2014—Camilla P. Benbow has been reappointed as dean of Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development. The reappointment is for a five-year term, beginning July 1, 2015.

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Are gifted children getting lost in the shuffle?

Jan. 6, 2014—Gifted children are likely to be the next generation's innovators and leaders—yet the exceptionally smart are often invisible in the classroom, according to a 30-year study conducted by researchers at Vanderbilt's Peabody College.

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