Psychology and Human Development Archives
Four researchers receive Young Investigator Grants
Nov. 15, 2018—Four Vanderbilt University researchers are among 200 recipients of this year’s Young Investigator Grants awarded by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation to support “innovative ideas for groundbreaking neurobiological research.”
Mark Seidenberg delivers Educational Neuroscience talk April 6
Feb. 23, 2018—The lecture will focus on the need to look closely at linguistic differences between language used in the home and in schools.
Vanderbilt researchers’ papers among those most cited
Dec. 7, 2017—Eight current faculty members at Vanderbilt have made this year’s list of scientists whose papers have been cited most frequently by other researchers.
Vanderbilt earns top rankings, including a No. 1, for successful minority recruitment in master’s and Ph.D. programs
Dec. 12, 2016—"Diverse: Issues In Higher Education" has ranked Vanderbilt University No. 1 in the country for the number of doctoral degrees awarded to African Americans in the biological and biomedical sciences.
Vanderbilt researcher speaks to White House on ending segregation for people with intellectual disabilities
Nov. 24, 2015—Erik Carter spoke about ending segregation in education and beyond during an invited presentation at a gathering of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities.
Vanderbilt University honors 28 as emeriti faculty
May. 8, 2015—Twenty-eight retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 8, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
‘White matter’ behaves differently in children with dyslexia
Oct. 29, 2014—Trans-institutional neuroimaging research at Vanderbilt finds that the brain may be structured differently in children with dyslexia.
Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student honors, awards and achievements
Aug. 1, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and student honors, awards and achievements.
Autism speeds motion perception
Jun. 7, 2013—Children with autism spectrum disorder are better at perceiving the motion of certain objects than are typically developing children their age.