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  • Graduate Programs: Programs of Study | Department of Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    Handbook Forms Checklists and Milestones Information and Resources Fellowships Funding and Awards Professional Development Papers Every Graduate Student Should Read Vanderbilt Academic Calendar Graduate Student Handbook The Graduate School Catalog Courses Combined BA MA in A S Psychology M Ed in Child Studies M Ed in Clinical Psychological Assessment M Ed in Quantitative Methods Undergraduate Program Psychology Arts and Science Psychology and Human Development Peabody Research Facilities and Resources Research Centers Training Grants Research Colloquia Study Set Up Research Requisites Participate in a Research Study News Events Overview Events Calendar News and Kudos Research News Vanderbilt Psychological Sciences Awards Reservation Calendar Resources Contacts Contacts For Faculty Events Calendar Participate in a Research Study Careers Home Graduate Program Programs Graduate Programs Programs of Study Graduate Programs Programs of Study Students are admitted to work toward the Ph D degree in the following areas Clinical Science Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Developmental Science Neuroscience Quantitative Methods GO Share Quick Links Faculty Staff Openings Ph D in Psychological Sciences Participate in a Research Study Getting Research Experience Doctoral Program Concentrations Clinical Science Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Developmental Science Neuroscience Quantitative Methods Feb 15 2016 Quantitative Methods Colloquium Series Joe Rodgers Feb 16 2016 Clinical

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  • Clinical Science | Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    the National Institute of Mental Health that provide fellowships for several of our students Students are also supported by research assistantships on grants awarded to our faculty as of September 1 2011 the Clinical Science faculty held over 20 million dollars in current research grants Our students have been successful in obtaining individual predoctoral fellowships including National Research Service Awards from the National Institutes of Health and predoctoral training fellowships from the National Science Foundation Student Financial Aid Financial Aid Awarded 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 1 st year 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 2 nd year 100 100 100 100 100 100 3 rd year 100 100 100 100 100 4 th year 100 100 100 100 5 th year 100 100 100 Attrition Over the past 7 years 46 applicants have enrolled in the Vanderbilt University Clinical Psychological Science program Three of these students have left the program an overall attrition rate of 6 5 All 3 of these students transferred to another psychology program at another university Attrition Variable Year of First Enrollment 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 N N N N N N N Students for whom this is the year of first enrollment i e new students 6 7 6 9 4 7 7 Students whose doctoral degrees were conferred on their transcripts 1 17 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Students still enrolled in program 4 67 5 71 6 100 8 89 4 100 4 100 7 100 Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of doctoral degree 1 17 1 14 0 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 Research training Our program offers training in research through a mentoring model in which students work closely with their primary advisor mentor on research throughout their time in the program Clinical faculty research areas include Basic cognitive and emotional processes including the biological cognitive and interpersonal factors influencing basic emotion related processes as well as individual differences in affective traits Clinical neuroscience including neuropsychological psychophysiological and neuroimaging approaches to studying normal and abnormal behavior Developmental psychopathology including the identification etiology treatment and prevention of psychopathology in children and adolescents particularly with respect to mood disorders and the study of typical and atypical development particularly with respect to autism and mental retardation Prevention and intervention including the development and evaluation of optimal interventions for various psychopathologies the prevention of diabetes and other biomedical disorders and the identification of potential etiological or vulnerability markers that are linked to heightened risk for depressive disorders among children and adolescents Health psychology emphasizing a biopsychosocial approach to health and illness throughout the life span Quantitative analysis including the application of advanced statistical techniques to the study of psychopathology and other clinical issues Underlying each of these areas is a common philosophy that emphasizes theoretical development empirical validation methodological rigor and the establishment of links between normal and abnormal processes using multiple

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  • Developmental Science | Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    to this common mission studying environmental factors ranging from opportunities to reach in infancy to opportunities to compare multiple solutions to mathematics problems in early adolescence and focusing on internal processes ranging from emotional states to understanding of beliefs and desires We investigate the role of basic processes in complex actions and reasoning such as coordinating actions attention and emotions comprehending and producing language understanding symbols and media and solving math problems We all utilize experimental methods in order to identify causal factors to evaluate change processes and we evaluate change both at the behavioral and neural level This common mission has made it possible for many of our faculty to engage in fruitful collaborations with one another as well as with researchers in other areas and other disciplines An important feature of the program is the flexibility students have to design an individualized program With program requirements as their foundation students work closely with their major professor and other faculty members in advanced courses and in developing their research interests skills and academic programs Students also are encouraged to take advantage of all that the university offers by pursuing course work and research projects not only in Psychological Sciences both the Department of Psychology and Human Development at Peabody and the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Science but also the Departments of Teaching and Learning and Special Education and in other schools within the University including the Nursing School the Medical School and the School of Engineering and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for the study of developmental disabilities and human development Faculty members who serve as primary advisors for Developmental Science PhD students are Elisabeth Dykens Lisa Fazio Jonathan Lane Amy Needham Gavin Price John Rieser Bethany Rittle Johnson Megan Saylor Georgene Troseth Tedra Walden

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  • Neuroscience | Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    structure and function produces behavior and cognition Faculty in the neuroscience program are broadly concerned with the neural bases of perception action and cognition as well as with the plasticity and evolution of the underlying brain systems Faculty use neurophysiological neuroanatomical neurochemical functional imaging psychophysical and computational methods Particular areas of expertise include neural plasticity sensory system organization with a special emphasis on vision and visual processing object recognition attention and decision making View list of Neuroscience Faculty here Training in neuroscience includes both course work and intensive laboratory experience with one or more faculty members Students are required to demonstrate proficiency in quantitative methods and experimental design and to participate in weekly seminars in neuroscience Another important goal of this seminar series is to foster oral skills of the trainee through regular presentations Training is also enhanced by vibrant colloquia series sponsored by the Center for Integrative Cognitive Neuroscience CICN the Vanderbilt Vision Research Center VVRC and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development giving trainees the opportunity to meet preeminent researchers from around the world From the beginning of the first year research experience is emphasized in the laboratory of one or more preceptors Course work is concentrated in the first two years of graduate studies and includes courses on Systems Neuroscience Cognitive Neurosciences Visual Neuroscience Statistics and Methods courses in Neurophysiology and Imaging In their third year students are expected to demonstrate their proficiency and knowledge in their field of research before they can advance to their dissertation proposal in the fourth year of study and their dissertation research in their fifth year Students use state of the art research facilities in Wilson Hall which include computer based behavioral testing equipment eye tracking systems visual image processing hardware and software physiological recording laboratories fully equipped

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  • Quantitative Methods  | Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    involves QM students in ongoing research projects Also the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center maintains a statistics and methodology core which provides a methodology lecture series as well as statistical consulting training and resources The Peabody Research Institute provides a lecture series and opportunities for student involvement in meta analysis research Additionally students gain presentation and research skills by participating in the Quantitative Methods Forum schedule below Faculty More information about individual faculty s research programs can be obtained from their websites by clicking on their names Alternately a list of QM faculty is available here Prospective students are encouraged to contact faculty with shared interests to ask questions about the program Sun Joo Cho item response theory generalized latent variable modeling test development and validation David Cole structural equation modeling mediation analysis longitudinal methods developmental psychopathology Shane Hutton survival analysis dynamical systems modeling David Lubinski measurement assessment individual differences intellectual talent development Kristopher Preacher structural equation modeling multilevel modeling mediation and moderation Joseph Rodgers general multivariate methods exploratory graphical data analysis multidimensional scaling and measurement behavior genetics adolescent development Sonya Sterba latent variable models longitudinal methods mixture models developmental psychopathology Andrew Tomarken categorical data analysis generalized linear models longitudinal methods clinical psychology designates interest in recruiting a student to start in academic year 2016 2017 Facilities The program maintains its own quantitative computer lab and additionally individual faculty have labs and computing resources that support their research programs There are also computing labs in the department and elsewhere in Peabody College that are supplied with statistical software often used for classroom teaching Special funds for research related software and computing equipment as well as external workshop and conference travel are available to QM students Information for Prospective QM Applicants QM doctoral program graduates are prepared for faculty positions in academic settings methodology positions in basic or applied research centers or methodology positions in industry Students work together with their advisor and advisory committee to refine their career goals and tailor their research coursework and teaching experiences accordingly The American Psychological Association reports that there are far more jobs for doctoral students trained in quantitative methods in psychology than there are applicants Further information can be found here here here and here The QM program is designed to lead to a Ph D degree within 5 years In the first two years students take a series of fundamental methods courses and begin working on research with their advisor To build students oral presentation skills students present their research to the program on a yearly basis Students who did not enter with a full year of calculus also complete such coursework in the Mathematics Department during this time Students take an exam at the end of their second year that is based on reading lists related to content in courses they have taken up until that point In their third year students complete their masters thesis and continue research in collaboration with their advisor and others while furthering their expertise with an individualized

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  • Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    of Wisconsin Madison Greg Samanez Larkin 2013 Postdoc now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology Yale University Darryl Schneider 2008 PhD now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology Purdue University Duje Tadin 2004 PhD 2007 Postdoc now Associate Professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester Katharine Thakkar 2013 PhD now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology Michigan State University starting 2015 Michael Treadway 2012 PhD now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology Emory University Neil Woodward 2007 PhD now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry Vanderbilt University 2014 Placements Thomas Armstrong 2014 PhD now Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology Whitman College Pooja Balaram 2014 PhD now Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School Patrick Bissett 2014 PhD now Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University Xiaoli Chen 2014 PhD now Postdoctoral Fellow at the German Center for Neurogenerative Diseases Margarita Lorence 2014 PhD now Postdoctoral Fellow Fulton State Hospital Neal Morton 2014 PhD now Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychology University of Texas at Austin Ana Van Gulick 2014 PhD now Postdoctoral Fellow Carnegie Mellon University Bram Zandbelt 2014 Postdoc now Research Associate The Donders Institute 2013 Placements Charissa Andreotti 2013 PhD now Postdoctoral Fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Christina Cerkevich 2013 PhD now Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School Dipanwita Ghose 2013 PhD now Postdoctoral Fellow at Vanderbilt University Suk Won Han 2013 PhD now Postdoctoral Fellow at Chung Buk National University Braden Purcell 2013 PhD now Postdoctoral Associate in Neural Science New York University Melonie Williams 2013 PhD now Lecturer in Psychology and CASPAR Academic Adviser Vanderbilt University 2012 Placements Mary Baldwin 2012 PhD now Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychology UC Davis Bieke David 2012 PhD now Clinical

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  • Prospective Students Overview | Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    is required for an application How to Apply outlines all of the specific steps needed to formally submit an application to the program Online Application is a link to the online application for for the Graduate School at Vanderbilt Financial Aid describes the stipends tuition waiver and health insurance awarded our graduate students For International Students describes special procedures that must be followed by international students For Special Visiting Students describes some of the procedures for graduate students from other universities visiting for short period of time to work on a collaborative research project Frequently Asked Questions provides answers to some frequently asked questions Graduate Students Handbook describes in detail the policies procedures and requirements for the program The faculty attempt always to tailor graduate training to meet the needs and the interests of each individual student Students are monitored very closely from the beginning of their training and emphasis is on active student participation during every stage of training Master s degrees are only available to those students who are accepted into the Ph D program The curriculum is designed to a familiarize students with the major areas of psychology b provide specialized training in at least one of the five specific areas of psychology emphasized in the program and c provide students sufficient flexibility to enroll in classes consistent with their interests and long term developmental trajectory During the first two years students take several core courses in quantitative methods and in substantive areas Beyond this the program consists of seminars further research participation and other inquiries expressly designed to fulfill career objectives Each of the areas offers a seminar on current research every semester attended by all faculty and graduate students in that area Detailed information on course offerings is available on this website We expect students

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  • Why apply to Vanderbilt? | Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    Career awards for the most Distinguished Contributions to Clinical Psychology Our faculty are winners of both the Young Investigator awards and the George Miller Distinguished Career award from the Cognitive Neuroscience Society and recipients of the U S Presidential Early Career for Achievement in Science and Engineering We have multiple winners of the Early Career Awards from various sections of the APA and from the Vision Sciences Society We have recipients of the Joseph Zubin Memorial Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychopathology and for the NARSAD Independent Investigator Awards Several of our faculty are Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science the American Psychological Association the Association for Psychological Science the Society of Experimental Psychologists the Sloan and Whitehall Research Foundations and the American Association of Anatomists Some of our faculty hold editor in chief positions in flagship journals of the field such as the Journal of Experimental Psychology General and Cognitive Psychology Many faculty are among the most cited in their respective fields In summary our faculty is composed not only of some of the most established scientists in their respective fields but also of the brightest young minds Because our Graduate Program fosters the next generations of leaders in the field Graduates who have carried out their Ph D work in the laboratories of our Psychology faculty hold faculty positions at such top research institutions as Harvard MIT Johns Hopkins University of Pennsylvania Duke and Emory University among others We produce outstanding young scientists in part because our Graduate program emphasizes a mentorship model that promotes a close scientific rapport between the student and faculty as well as fostering scientific collaborations among students and other faculty Our program particularly emphasizes research from Day 1 of attending Graduate School but at the same time we

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