The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center mission is to facilitate discoveries and best practices to improve the lives of persons with developmental disabilities and their families

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When Amy Ladd first began taking her 5-year-old son, Wesley, to SeRenade, a music class at Vanderbilt providing parent training and peer inclusion for kids with autism spectrum disorder, he had difficulty doing everything from putting on clothes in the morning to

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Music Cognition Lab is dedicated to the scientific study of how music affects the brain and behavior

The ancient Egyptians were the first to mention the brain in writing—preserved on a 2,700-year-old papyrus that details the symptoms of head injuries—but the importance of the organ escaped them. They believed it was the heart, not the head, that controlled human thought and emotion.

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Vanderbilt Brain Institute has emerged as a hub of discovery as neuroscience’s influence expands

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