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Mark Leary Elected SPSP President

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Mark Leary, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University, has been elected President of the the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the world's largest organization of social and personality psychologists, with over 5000 members worldwide.  Leary will serve as... Read More »

Congratulations 2013 Ph.D Graduates

Friday, May 17, 2013
Congatulations to our 2013 Ph.D Graduates, who were hooded on Sunday, May 12.  Our graduates and their thesis titles are listed below. Graduates Erin Davisson Strengthening Self-Control by Practicing Inhibition and Initiation Amy Dent The Relation Between Self-Regulation... Read More »

2013 First Year Festival

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
P&N's first-year graduate students mark the completion of a successful school year with presentations at P&N's FIrst Year Festival. Congratulations to all!

Closing the achievement gap

Monday, December 10, 2012
P&N's Makeba Wilbourn is featured in  Duke Today for her work  at Durham's C.C. Spaulding Elementary.  Dr. Wilbourn's research-in-practice hopes to close the achievement gap with students by pairing gestures and body movements with vocabulary instruction and memory tests. ... Read More »

David Rubin Receives Honorary Degree From Denmark's Aarhus University

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Dean Svend Hyllenberg, left, presents Duke's David Rubin with an honorary degree. Seated wearing a gray dress (background, center) is Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. Photo by Lars Kruse/Aarhus University Congratulations to P&N faculty David Rubin, who received an honorary degree from... Read More »

Harris Cooper Featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
P&N's Harris Cooper starts a new psychology journal, Archives of Scientific Psychology. Read all about it in the  Chronicle of Higher Education.

Lise & Michael Wallach Co-author New Book

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
P&N's Lise and Michael Wallach co-author a new book, Seven Views of Mind, published by Psychology Press.

Treating Depression Can Prevent Substance Abuse in Adolescents

Monday, June 4, 2012
Congratulations to P&N"s John Curry, whose  5-year study on adolescent depression and substance abuse featured in Duke Today. Don't miss his video on yoututbe either.      

Staci Bilbo's research featured on Duke Today

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
How Staci Bilbo's research could illuminate human brain development:   This article originally appeared in Gist from the Mill, the news magazine from the Social Science Research Institute.   Staci Bilbo is one of the few researchers in her field who meld... Read More »

Debating Dual Language Immersion

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Listen to a podcast of Makeba Wilbourn and a panel of experts on today's "The State of Things"   http://wunc.org/tsot/archive/Debating_Dual_Language_Immersion_Programs.mp3/view  

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