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Humphreys receives APS Rising Star award

Jan. 17, 2018—Kathyrn Humphreys, B.S.’05, has been named an APS Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science. Now completing postdoctoral studies at Stanford University, Humphreys will join Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College Department of Psychology and Human Development this fall.

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Vanderbilt faculty ranked among top influencers in education

Jan. 12, 2018—Seven professors on the faculty at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are once again included in an annual listing of the most influential public scholars in education.

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Student loan aversion article tops AERA’s most popular articles

Jan. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt scholars topped the American Educational Research Association’s list of most-read articles in 2017.

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AAIDD honors Vanderbilt scholars

Jan. 5, 2018—The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities has named three Vanderbilt scholars in its annual awards for outstanding contributions to the field.

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New research identifies best coping strategies for kids

Dec. 21, 2017—From acting out to reaching out, children and teens cope with stress in a variety of ways with varying results. A new, comprehensive Vanderbilt University study published in the high-impact journal Psychological Bulletin outlines which coping strategies work best.

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It’s not just about the money, say STEM students of color

Oct. 23, 2017—High-achieving undergraduates of color pursuing lucrative careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) have their sights set on social justice, not just a big paycheck, according to a new Vanderbilt study.

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New faculty: James Booth, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Educational Neuroscience

Oct. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt Professor James Booth is among Peabody College's faculty hires for 2017 and an important new asset for the college's program in educational neuroscience.

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Peabody psychologist: How fake news works

Oct. 20, 2017—Combating fake news and bolstering the public’s trust in journalism is the aim of a Vanderbilt research project that was selected to receive a share of a $1 million prize through the Knight Prototype Fund.

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RTI pioneers rebut evaluation, citing fidelity and structural problems

Oct. 18, 2017—The Response to Intervention initiative, commonly known in education circles as RTI, is being regarded unfairly in the wake of a negative national evaluation, according to Vanderbilt researchers.

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Vanderbilt, State of Tennessee launch partnership to improve education

Oct. 17, 2017—Vanderbilt University and the Tennessee Department of Education have formed a new alliance that will produce a series of rigorous research studies to inform the state’s school improvement efforts.

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