Primary Faculty

Steven R. Asher

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Peer relations, friendship, social competence, social cognition, loneliness

Gary G. Bennett

Bishop-MacDermott Family Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Obesity, digital health, mHealth, intervention, medically vulnerable populations, population health, dissemination

Elika Bergelson

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Language acquisition, word learning, cognitive development, psycholinguistics

Roberto Cabeza

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Episodic memory, semantic memory, visual memory, attention effects on memory, healthy aging, Alzheimer's Disease, fMRI, TMS, cognitive neuroscience

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Development, epidemiology, genetics, health inequalities, personality

Harris M. Cooper

Hugo L. Blomquist Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Research synthesis and meta-analysis, research methods and ethics, education policy

Ruth S. Day

Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Everyday cognition, medical cognition, psychology and law, memory for movement, education

Tobias Egner

Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Cognitive control, memory, attention, predictive coding, neuroimaging, neurostimulation

Miriam K Ehrensaft

Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Sarah Elizabeth Gaither

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

biracial and social identities, interracial interactions, racial categorizations, social development

Christina Grimes

Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Peer relationships, social competence, aggression, adolescent social networks, early substance abuse

Jennifer M. Groh

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Perception, Vision, Hearing, Neuroscience, Space, brain stimulation

Ahmad Hariri

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Neuroscience, genetics, psychopathology risk, individual differences

Rick Hoyle

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Self-regulation, personality, adolescent problem behavior, research methods

Scott Huettel

Jerry G. and Patricia Crawford Hubbard Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience and Chair

Decision making, neuroeconomics, behavioral economics, social cognition, executive function, fMRI

Kevin S. LaBar

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Emotion, memory, fear, associative learning, brain imaging, psychophysiology

Mark R. Leary

Garonzik Family Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and Director of Graduate Studies

Social motivation and emotion, self-reflection, self-relevant thought, self-compassion

Elizabeth J. Marsh

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Associate Chair

Memory, learning, knowledge, metacognition, education

Warren H. Meck

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Neuroanatomical and neuropharmacological basis of timing and time perception

Terrie E. Moffitt

Nannerl O. Keohane University Professor

Developmental psychopathology, longitudinal cohorts, aging, neuropsychology, antisocial

Karen Murphy

Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Neuroscience, movement, pain

Thomas Mark Newpher

Instructor in the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Eve S. Puffer

Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Global mental health, community-based interventions, family functioning, HIV prevention, child mental health

Martha Putallaz

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Children's social competency and relationships, parent and peer influences, aggression and peer rejection

Laura Smart Richman

Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Health, health behaviors, identity, stress, motivation, stigma, discrimination, social status, STEM

David C. Rubin

Juanita M. Kreps Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Memory, autobiographical memory, PTSD, Oral traditions, neural basis of memory

GREGORY RUSSELL SAMANEZ-LARKIN

Scholar In Residence of Psychology and Neuroscience

James Shah

Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Motivation, goal pursuit, social cognition, self-regulation

Kathleen J. Sikkema

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

HIV, global mental health, community intervention trials, HIV prevention, global health, gender

Timothy J. Strauman

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Self-regulation, depression, translational research

Margarita Lvovna Svetlova

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Social development, moral development, empathy, prosocial behavior

Michael Tomasello

James F. Bonk Professor

Children, great apes, social cognition, communication, cooperation, social learning

Angela Vieth

Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies

Self-regulation, personality, depression

Makeba Parramore Wilbourn

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Development, gesture, early word learning, cognition and language, socio-cultural factors

Christina L. Williams

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Effects of nutrients and hormones on the brain, neuroscience, development, estrogen, choline

Henry Yin

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Reward, action, goal, learning, habit, basal ganglia, brain, motivation