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Karen Young receives 2018 Zener Award

Friday, May 18, 2018
Congratulations to Karen (KC) Young, winner of the 2018 Karl E. Zener Award. This award is given annually to an undergraduate psychology major at Duke University who has shown outstanding performance and scholarship, as determined on the basis of both the honors thesis (evaluated by a committee of... Read More »

2018 Summer Vertical Integration Program, May 15-July 12

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
This week P&N kicked off their summer Vertical Integration program (VIP). VIP is the annual summer research program for Psychology majors, the intent of which is to give participants a head start on work that may culminate in a senior thesis.  VIP students conduct research with both a... Read More »

Why Meghan Markle is a Big Deal

Monday, May 14, 2018
With less than a week to go until the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, P&N Assistant Professor Sarah Gaither has written an op-ed in vox.com and is also featured in  a BBC documentary called "My Mixed Up World." In the op-ed, "I study biracial identity in America. Here's why... Read More »

Joshua Lovett named Fulbright Scholar

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Congratulations to senior psychology major Joshua Lovett, who has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to South Korea from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program... Read More »

P&N and CNAP First Year Festival 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Congratulations to our students for a successful P&N/CNAP first year festival, which was held Friday, April 13 in soc-psych 130 (Zener) The following students presented a diverse array of research topics: Ryan Hughes (SINS) Dynamics of Ventral TegmentalArea (VTA) neuronalsubpopulations in... Read More »

P&N Person of the Week: Sara Maurer, 2018 Bass Connections Outstanding Mentor Award Winner

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Sara Maurer, P&N graduate student, recently won a  2018 Bass Connections Award for Outstanding Mentorship. This award recognizes the vital role that graduate students and postdocs play in mentoring undergraduate students on Bass Connections teams. Read more about her award and the Bass... Read More »

Postdoctoral Associate Position with Resilience Project

Friday, April 6, 2018
The Resilience Project research team in the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at Duke University seeks highly qualified candidates for a Postdoctoral Associate position beginning July 1, 2018. The Resilience Project, funded by a grant from The Duke Endowment, is a four-institution... Read More »

P&N Person of the Week: Ciara Healy

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Ciara Healy: librarian, philosopher, chef, roller derby coach, owner of a cat named Waffles. She does it all. How many years of service do you have at Duke? I just started my seventh year here. For all of those years, I have been the librarian for the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience... Read More »

P&N Person of the Week: Robin Dunn

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Duke’s Department of Psychology & Neuroscience has a rock star in their midst. Meet Robin Dunn. When asked what her hidden talent was, she said her fearlessness and lack of intimidation. She then shared this story: “When I was in my twenties, if our band played for the door, I was the money... Read More »

P&N Person of the Week: Sarah Turner

Monday, March 19, 2018
Sarah Turner grew up in a small town in rural Georgia; she lived with her mother and sister at her mom's gas station. Being a first-generation college student, the chance to major in psychology and history at a school like Duke seemed like a far-fetched dream. However, Sarah's sister inspired... Read More »

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