Keeping middle managers happy with their supervisors is the key to retaining the lower-level workers they manage and avoiding expensive turnover costs, according to a Vanderbilt University study.
26-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST
Picking a needle out of a haystack might seem like the stuff of fairytales, but our brains can be electrically “tuned” to enable us to do a much better job of finding what we’re looking for, even in a crowded and distracting scene, new...
13-Jan-2015 5:00 PM EST
Vanderbilt mathematician Glenn Webb and NYU microbiologist Martin Blaser propose that the microbes which live on our bodies may have influenced the age structure of human populations in prehistoric times.
16-Dec-2014 5:00 PM EST
While many people try to steer clear of arguments with family members during holiday celebrations, two philosophy professors offer a better solution. Scott Aikin and Robert Talisse co-wrote "Why We Argue (and How We Should)."
11-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST
In the shadow of the two year anniversary of one of the worst mass shootings in American history, at Sandy Hook Elementary School, an extensive new study by two Vanderbilt University researchers challenges common assumptions about gun violence and...
11-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST
Looking to avoid gaining weight this holiday season? One key could be the company you keep during holiday parties, and what they eat.
10-Dec-2014 12:30 PM EST
Sustainability experts at Vanderbilt University have put together a list of 12 steps, big and small, that everyone can take to reduce holiday waste and make the season a little greener.
9-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST
A Vanderbilt biologist has determined that electric eels possess an electroshock system uncannily similar to a Taser.
3-Dec-2014 4:45 PM EST
29-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST
Beth Bachmann, whose first poetry collection explored how her world changed through a violent personal loss, has expanded her focus to the psychological effect of traumatic memories on soldiers and others affected by war.
26-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST
James Holmes Mass Shooting Trial-- Vanderbilt Mental Health & Gun Violence Expert Available with New Research
19-Jan-2015 12:55 PM EST
19-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST
Using anthropology to look at similarities between different cultures can tell us a lot about what "the good life" means for everyone, says Vanderbilt anthropologist and World Health Organization wellbeing adviser Ted Fischer.
29-Dec-2014 9:50 AM EST
17-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST
The recent explosion of social media in our lives and domination of the air waves by so many "experts" are among the reasons people don't feel free to live their lives as they wish, according to Philosophy Professor John Lachs.
21-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST
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