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Human Development

Immigrant children in ‘tender age shelters’ at risk for psychological disorders

Dec. 19, 2018—The practice of separating immigrant children from their parents is very likely to lead to negative effects on emotional and mental health, according to a new paper authored by Vanderbilt University psychology professor Kathryn L. Humphreys.

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Stress and trauma in earliest years linked to reduced hippocampal volume in adolescence

Dec. 19, 2018—Stressful or traumatic experiences occurring in a child’s earliest years—birth to age 5—have been linked to reduced hippocampal volume in adolescence, according to a new Vanderbilt University report published in Developmental Science.

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Vanderbilt Peabody launches online graduate degree programs

Oct. 13, 2017—Vanderbilt University is offering two new online degree programs for education professionals through Peabody Online, a partnership with 2U, Inc.

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Peabody education faculty named among top influencers

Jan. 6, 2016—Nine Vanderbilt faculty members were selected for inclusion in the 2016 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, released Jan. 6. Eight of the nine Vanderbilt academics have been on the list in previous years.

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