Harris Cooper named the Hugo L. Blomquist Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Friday, May 2, 2014
Congratulations to  Harris Cooper, who has just been named the Hugo L. Blomquist Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience.   Dr. Cooper was recognized for his contributions to several areas of psychology, from educational practice and student learning to meta-analysis and research... Read More »

'Belief Superiority' is Bipartisan

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
  Psychology & Neuroscience PhD graduate Kaitlin Toner, professor Mark Leary,  undergraduate student Michael Asher, and doctoral candidate Katrina Jongman-Sereno, are featured in Duke Today for their research on people's feelings of superiority about their... Read More »

Gary Bennett on NBC’s “Today"

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Associate professor Gary Bennett talks about a new program challenging weight-loss messages and healthy dieting concepts. (with video)

P & N collaboration on global mental health in Tanzania

Monday, August 12, 2013
Psychology & Neuroscience professor Kathy Sikkema and  doctoral student Sarah Wilson, along with Dr. Melissa Watt at Duke Global Health Institute are featured in this month's Duke Research Blog for their upcoming study on psychological interventions for women with obstetric fistula in... Read More »

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.