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Graduate Student Noah Robinson’s virtual reality research featured in the Tennessean

May. 28, 2020—Kira McCabe received the Award for Excellence in Research from the Mensa Foundation for her article "Who Shines Most Among the Brightest? A 25-Year Longitudinal Study of Elite STEM Graduate Students." What a wonderful accomplishment, Kira. Congratulati...

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Jan. 16, 2020—Lisa Fazio won an Early Career Impact Award from Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (FABBS). Her research focuses on the human memory system and how our brains support and derail efforts to gain new, accurate knowledge. The sam...

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Congratulations Bethany!

May. 16, 2019—Bethany Rittle-Johnson has been named the Anita S. and Antonio M. Gotto Chair in Child Development. Congratulations! Vanderbilt University‚Äôs eight newest endowed chair holders were celebrated for their path-breaking scholarship and research by family m...

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Child Studies Master’s student makes great strides on and off the court

May. 10, 2019—Briana (Bree) Horrocks is a May 2019 graduate of the Child Studies Masters program at Vanderbilt. She came to Vanderbilt in 2017 from Purdue University to pursue a basketball scholarship as well as an advanced degree in child development. She has disti...

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Elizabeth Dykens’ research featured in the Times!

Jul. 30, 2014—Dr. Elizabeth Dykens' research on reducing distress among caregivers of developmentally delayed children has been featured in the New York Times. Dr. Dykens and colleagues conducted a randomized trial published in Pediatrics comparing effects of mindfu...

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