About Us

Located in the heart of Duke University, the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience is recognized for its research and training in the fields of clinical psychology, cognition and cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology, social psychology, and systems and integrative neuroscience.

The department supports a broad range of undergraduate programs including majors and a minor in Psychology, as well as majors and minor in Neuroscience. We also offer a Ph.D. in Psychology & Neuroscience where students focus in one of our five graduate training areas.

World Class Research

Our faculty are prolific scholars who use cutting-edge methods to conduct basic and applied research.

Apprenticeship Training Model 

Graduate students in our Ph.D. program learn by doing, working closely with their mentor(s) to learn research and professional skills.

Commitment to Undergraduates

Our undergraduates learn from leading experts in the classroom and in the laboratory, in groups and individually. 

Our administrative offices are in the Reuben-Cooke Building – built in 1931 and part of Duke University’s West Campus. We are located in the thriving and growing city of Durham, which is affordable, green, rich in art and culture, vibrant, and welcoming.

Mailing Address:
Reuben-Cooke Building
417 Chapel Drive
Durham, NC 27708-0086

Fax: 919.660.5726
Email: psychneuro@duke.edu

Reuben-Cooke Building

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Psychology & Neuroscience department is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our values align with Duke University's core values for excellence. The Psychology & Neuroscience community is dedicated to creating an academic and social environment where each person can flourish. We have ongoing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion efforts, led by the Psychology & Neuroscience Task Force, to develop strategic priorities for diversity and inclusion with measurable outcomes. It is our priority that all students, staff, faculty, mentors, and trainees – every member of our community – is represented and supported.