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"  

Congratulations P&N Ph.D students!

Thursday, May 10, 2012
List of graduates and their thesis titles

Idan Shalev of the Caspi/Moffitt group featured in USAToday

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Idan Shalev of the Caspi/Moffitt group is featured in USAToday. For full text of the Shalev article in Molecular Psychiatry, go to

Hariri's work featured in May issue of *Discover* Magazine

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
 For text of article, see:  

Friendship, Work and The Blue Devils

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Article from Duke Today Four-year study of student attitudes and behaviors finds the roots of a sense of belonging and shatters some pervasive myths.  

A Simpler Way to Slow the Obesity Crisis

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Dr. Gary Bennett's obesity research is featured in TIME: "Telling people to choose healthy foods isn't working. A better solution may be to let people eat whatever they want—just not to increase their calories over time." For the full text of the article, see: Read More »

Girls Feel More Anger When Friends Offend

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Duke researchers found that pre-teen girls may not be any better at friendships than boys. In a Duke University study out Tuesday, researchers found that pre-teen girls may not be any better at friendships than boys, despite previous research suggesting otherwise. The findings suggest that when... Read More »