Examples of Previous Dissertation Proposals: We have also asked some of our current and former graduate students to make their Dissertation Proposals available for other students to look at. We thank those individuals for making these available as well. Note that these are only accessible from a Vanderbilt IP address.
NOTE: These examples of dissertation
proposals are for the exclusive use of the graduate students in
Psychological Sciences at Vanderbilt University. They cannot be
distributed, cited or quoted without the express permission of the
Emily Grossman (Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience), Neural areas involved in experiencing biological motion
Chai-Youn Kim (Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience / Neuroscience), Perceptual nature and neural mechanisms of color-graphemic synesthesia
Moria Smoski (Clinical Science), Infant-directed speech of depressed mothers: An intervention