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Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Sooner or later, almost everyone has an experience that could be diagnosed as a mental disorder. That’s the take-home message from a new feature article P&N graduate students Aaron Reuben and Jonathan Schaefer recently wrote  for Scientific American. Their article, based on Schaefer’s... Read More »

Emily Cherenack Receives GSTEG Grant

Friday, June 2, 2017
P&N Clinical Doctoral Student Emily Cherenack is one of 17 Duke University Students to receive a Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grant (GSTEG) for 2017-2018 from the Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies. The goal of this grant competition is to expand the opportunities... Read More »

Adrienne Romer wins SSCP Poster Competition

Friday, June 2, 2017
P&N Clinical Doctoral student Adrienne Romer has been selected as one of three winners of the annual Science for the Study of a Clinical Psychology (SSCP) Student Poster Competition. Romer's poster was titled "Structural Alterations within Cerebellar Circuitry Are Associated with General... Read More »

Children understand cooperative concepts earlier than thought

Thursday, May 25, 2017
The ability to engage in joint actions is a critical step toward becoming a cooperative human being. In particular, forming a commitment with a partner to achieve a goal that one cannot achieve alone is important for functioning in society. Previous research has shown that children begin... Read More »

Carolina Research in Social and Personality Psychology (CRISPP) conference 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017
by Hannah Moshontz de la Rocha, Duke Department of Psychology & Neuroscience This spring, PhD students from Duke and UNC Chapel Hill led the Carolina Research in Social and Personality Psychology (CRISPP) conference. A biannual tradition that has taken place since 2002, the conference is... Read More »

Duke Commencement 2017: Senior Stories

Thursday, May 11, 2017
With Duke's 2017 Commencement just a couple of days away, be sure to read Duke's Class of 2017 Senior Stories, profiles of graduating seniors discussing their Duke experiences. There are several profiles of graduating P&N seniors, including: Jennifer Acosta: Learning Through Duke Immerse... Read More »

Michael Tomasello Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Please join P&N in congratulating Michael Tomasello for his election to the National Academy of Sciences: http://www.nasonline.org/news-and-multimedia/news/may-2-2017-NAS-Election.html Election to the NAS is one of the very highest awards that a scientist can receive – one reflecting a... Read More »

P&N and CNAP First Year Festival 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017
Congratulations to our students for a successful P&N/CNAP first year festival, which was held Friday in Perkins 217. The following students presented a diverse array of research topics. If you missed it, click on the presentation titles below to see videos of each presentation. Christina... Read More »

Rick Hoyle wins Duke University's 2017 Sullivan Award

Monday, May 1, 2017
Congratulations to P&N Professor Rick Hoyle, who was named the 2017 faculty winner of Duke’s Sullivan Award. Dr. Hoyle was cited for his commitment to service and community, at Duke and beyond: https://today.duke.edu/2017/04/spirituality-and-service-guide-sullivan-award-winners  “There... Read More »

Dr. Kenneth Gergen wins Duke Graduate School's 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Congratulations to P&N PhD alumnus Dr. Kenneth Gergen, who has won the 2017 Distinguished Alumni award from Duke Graduate School. https://gradschool.duke.edu/about/news/social-psychologist-gergen-named-2017-distinguished-alumni-award-recipient Gergen, who grew up in Durham, is a prominent... Read More »

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