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: 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:  “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. Gergen, who grew up in Durham, is a prominent... Read More »

Is "Abnormal Psychology" Really all that Abnormal?

Monday, April 17, 2017
P&N Clinical Graduate Student Jonathan Schaefer recently wrote a blog post giving an evidence-based argument against stigma in mental Health. It was recently published on the APA Society of Clinical Psychology's website: Read More »

Tomasello Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Congratulations to P&N Professor Michael Tomasello, who has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Tomasello, the James F. Bonk Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, joined the P&N faculty in 2016. He is also the Director of the Max Planck Institute for... Read More »

Do Beliefs about Biology Matter for Mental Health?

Monday, April 3, 2017
For P&N doctoral students, the Major Area Paper (MAP) is the first major milestone in the student's PhD program. For clinical doctoral student Kate MacDuffie, her MAP turned into a published article, with co-author Tim Strauman, and was recently cited in an APA blog post. "This work was... Read More »

Welcome Bridgette Martin Hard

Friday, March 31, 2017
Duke's Department of Psychology & Neuroscience welcomes Dr. Bridgette Martin Hard, who will be joining P&N as an Associate Professor of the Practice on July 1, 2017.  Dr. Hard received her PhD in Psychology from Stanford University and currently leads Stanford’s Psychology One Program... Read More »

Childhood exposure to lead affects IQ decades later, study finds

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
P&N Clinical Doctoral Student Aaron Reuben of the Moffitt and Caspi Group is the first author of a study finding that childhood exposure to lead can affect an adult decades later, impairing cognitive development. Read about the story in NPR, Reuters Health, and the Washington Post. A .pdf... Read More »