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Welcome New P&N Faculty

Friday, August 26, 2016
P&N welcomes our four new faculty members in 2016: Elika Bergelson Sarah Gaither Rita Svetlova Mike Tomasello    

Jerome S. Bruner, 1915-2016

Monday, June 13, 2016
Jerome S. Bruner, an eminent psychologist and 1937 Trinity College Graduate, died Monday, June 5 at the age of 100. His work was crucial to the establishment of cognitive psychology as a discipline, but is also remarkable for its breadth, with major contributions to learning theory,... Read More »

Congratulations P&N Grads!

Friday, May 20, 2016
P&N congratulates all of  our September  2015, December  2015 and May 2016 PhD Graduates! Stephen Adamo Michael Barger Joseph Barter Pamela Buck Elena Goetz Davis Samantha Deffler Kathryn Diebels Emma Wu Dowd Anya Drabkin Sara Edmond Dawn Epstein... Read More »

Science explains why your mom calls you by your brother's name

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
P&N's Samantha Deffler, Cassidy Fox, Christin Ogle, and David Rubin of the Noetics Lab explored why familiar individuals may call each other by the wrong name. For example, why does your mom call you your sister's name? They found that people tended to misname members of the same group - family... Read More »

First Year Festival 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016
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: David Murphy, "Oscillatory Saccadic Eardrum Associated Responses" Emily Cherenack, "Sexual violence... Read More »

Clinical Psychology Internships 2016-2017

Monday, February 22, 2016
The Clinical Psychology Program is pleased to announce our doctoral student internship sites for academic year 2016 – 2017.   The stress of “Match Day” is over!  This year, P&N had a 100% match in clinical psychology internships. Congratulations to the following... Read More »

2015 P&N Year in Review

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
In 2015,  members of the P&N community made news headlines on a weekly basis, including everything from groundbreaking research studies, news editorials, and numerous awards and honors. Here is a month-by-month glance at 2015. January Courtnea Rainey on goal-setting on the... Read More »

Martha Berg wins Jerome S. Bruner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

Friday, December 4, 2015
The Psychology and Neuroscience department is pleased to announce that Martha Berg is the inaugural winner of the Jerome S. Bruner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research. Dr. Bruner is an eminent psychologist who did his undergraduate work at Duke, graduating in 1937.  His work was... Read More »

Spotlight on Undergraduate Education

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Given that now is the time of year when students are declaring majors and choosing courses for Spring term, we want to highlight some of the people crucial to the Psychology Major. Pictured above, from left to right are Dr. Angie Vieth (Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies and Visiting... Read More »

Dodge elected to National Academy of Medicine

Monday, October 19, 2015
Congratulations to Kenneth A. Dodge, who has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine: http://sanford.duke.edu/articles/dodge-elected-national-academy-medicine Dodge is the William McDougall Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy and Psychology & Neuroscience.  He... Read More »

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