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: Dodge is the William McDougall Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy and Psychology & Neuroscience.  He... Read More »

Mike Tomasello wins APA's 2015 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award

Sunday, October 18, 2015
Congratulations to Professor Mike Tomasello, who has won the American Psychological Association's 2015 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. This award is APA's highest research award. Past recipients have included names like  Wolfgang Koehler, Jerome Bruner, and Jean Piaget.... Read More »

Mark Leary co-recipient of the 2015 Scientific Impact Award from the Society for Experimental Social Psychology

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Dr. Mark Leary, Garonzik Family Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, was co-recipient of the 2015 Scientific Impact  Award from the Society for Experimental Social Psychology.  The Scientific Impact Award recognizes a specific article in social psychology that has proven particularly... Read More »

Roberto Cabeza appointed new director of Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN)

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Congratulations to P&N Professor Roberto Cabeza, who has been appointed director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience. Read all about it on The Duke Institute for Brain Science's website:

P&N establishes new award for Duke Undergraduates

Friday, September 25, 2015
The Jerome S. Bruner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research will recognize an undergraduate in their senior year at Duke for his/her excellence in research activities, intellectual curiosity, and future potential for scholarly activity. Eligible applicants will be engaged in research,... Read More »

Duke selected as best U.S. college for a major in psychology

Friday, August 21, 2015
Duke University has been selected as the top college in the nation for a major in psychology by USA Today. Duke also tops the national list with the highest mid-career salary for graduates who majored in psychology: Read More »

Honoring Bob Thompson

Saturday, May 9, 2015
On May 8th the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience held a thank you reception for Professor Bob Thompson at Bostock Library.  Thompson will be retiring in June but will continue to teach classes at Duke. Thompson was lauded for his far-reaching impact on the University in a number... Read More »

P&N Welcomes Elika Bergelson

Thursday, May 7, 2015
The Department welcomes Elika Bergelson, who will be joining P&N as a new assistant professor on July 1, 2016. Dr. Bergelson received her PhD in Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently a Research Assistant Professor in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at the... Read More »

Welcome Mike Tomasello

Thursday, May 7, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Tomasello will be joining Duke’s faculty as a Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience. Dr. Tomasello is currently the Co-Director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany. He is a world-renowned scholar on social... Read More »

2015 P&N Graduate Student Awards and Fellowships

Monday, April 20, 2015
Please join us  in congratulating the following graduate students for receiving awards and fellowships recently:  Lindsay Anderson - Alene Webb Dissertation Award from the Graduate School and a project award from the Duke Institute for Health Innovation for her dissertation.... Read More »