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National Academy Member Michael Tomasello Lecture - September 7, 2017

National Academy Member Michael Tomasello Lecture - September 7, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
“In Search of  Human Uniqueness” Special Lecture – Open to All Thursday, September 7, 2017 4:00-5:00 p.m. Lecture: Griffith Film Theater, Bryan Center Reception: The Landing, Bryan Center Please RSVP at http://bit.ly/2q680SW P&N's Michael Tomasello has been elected to the... Read More »
Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness

Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Sooner or later, almost everyone has an experience that could be diagnosed as a mental disorder. That’s the take-home message from a new feature article P&N graduate students Aaron Reuben and Jonathan Schaefer recently wrote  for Scientific American. Their article, based on Schaefer’s... Read More »
Emily Cherenack Receives GSTEG Grant

Emily Cherenack Receives GSTEG Grant

Friday, June 2, 2017
P&N Clinical Doctoral Student Emily Cherenack is one of 17 Duke University Students to receive a Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grant (GSTEG) for 2017-2018 from the Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies. The goal of this grant competition is to expand the opportunities... Read More »
Adrienne Romer wins SSCP Poster Competition

Adrienne Romer wins SSCP Poster Competition

Friday, June 2, 2017
P&N Clinical Doctoral student Adrienne Romer has been selected as one of three winners of the annual Science for the Study of a Clinical Psychology (SSCP) Student Poster Competition. Romer's poster was titled "Structural Alterations within Cerebellar Circuitry Are Associated with General... Read More »
Children understand cooperative concepts earlier than thought

Children understand cooperative concepts earlier than thought

Thursday, May 25, 2017
The ability to engage in joint actions is a critical step toward becoming a cooperative human being. In particular, forming a commitment with a partner to achieve a goal that one cannot achieve alone is important for functioning in society. Previous research has shown that children begin... Read More »
Carolina Research in Social and Personality Psychology (CRISPP) conference 2017

Carolina Research in Social and Personality Psychology (CRISPP) conference 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017
by Hannah Moshontz de la Rocha, Duke Department of Psychology & Neuroscience This spring, PhD students from Duke and UNC Chapel Hill led the Carolina Research in Social and Personality Psychology (CRISPP) conference. A biannual tradition that has taken place since 2002, the conference is... Read More »
Duke Commencement 2017: Senior Stories

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

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: http://www.nasonline.org/news-and-multimedia/news/may-2-2017-NAS-Election.html Election to the NAS is one of the very highest awards that a scientist can receive – one reflecting a... Read More »
Rick Hoyle wins Duke University's 2017 Sullivan Award

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: https://today.duke.edu/2017/04/spirituality-and-service-guide-sullivan-award-winners  “There... Read More »
P&N and CNAP First Year Festival 2017

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 »

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