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Irwin Kremen

Irwin Kremen, Duke Professor of Psychology and Internationally Acclaimed Artist, Dies at 94

Monday, February 10, 2020
Irwin Kremen, PhD, a Duke Professor of Psychology, rose to international acclaim as a collagist, sculpture artist, and painter. Kremen died Feb. 5, 2020 at the age of 94. Kremen joined the Duke faculty in 1963 and continued his academic career in psychology at Duke until he... Read More »
NCCG

Duke Hosts Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Cognition Group

Friday, February 7, 2020
Duke University's Psychology & Neuroscience Department will proudly host the 2020 Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Cognition Group. The annual conference will take place on March 21st, 2020 in the Searle Conference Center. We are honored to have Dr. Kathleen... Read More »
Warren Meck

Duke Flags Lowered in Honor of P&N Professor Warren Meck

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Warren Meck, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, who studied how humans perceive time, died on January 21, 2020.  Read the full article published 1/23/20 in Duke Today: Duke Flags Lowered: Psychology Professor Warren Meck Dies.   
moffitt caspi

P&N Professors Caspi & Moffitt, and Duke Postdocs Richmond-Rakerd & Houts Publish New Research Findings

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
P&N Professors Avshalom Caspi & Terrie Moffitt, and Duke Postdocs Leah Richmond-Rakerd & Renate Houts publish paper in Nature Human Behavior: "Clustering of health, crime and social-welfare inequality in 4 million citizens from two nations."  Abstract:  Health and... Read More »
Wallach

Influential Professor Emeritus Michael A. Wallach Dies at 86

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Michael A. Wallach, PhD, noted research psychologist and influential Duke professor has died at 86. (Michael A. Wallach Obituary in The News& Observer) In a letter to faculty, Chair of the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience Scott Huettel shared his memories of Michael... Read More »
Matt and Scott

P&N Graduate Student and Professor Co-Author Paper in Nature Human Behavior

Monday, January 20, 2020
P&N graduate student Matthew Bachman and Professor Scott Huettel publish paper in Nature Human Behavior: "Motivated control as a bridge between neuroeconomics and cognitive neuroscience."   
Henry

Dr. Henry Yin Promoted to Full Professor

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
In a message to P&N faculty, Department Chair Scott Huettell stated:  "Over the past decade, Henry has built a world-class research program that has provided important insights into the functioning of the basal ganglia (and of key circuits for learning and action, more generally). I can... Read More »
Maria Naclerio

Senior Maria Naclerio Receives 2019-2020 Jerome S. Bruner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

Monday, January 13, 2020
The Duke University Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is pleased to announce that senior Maria Naclerio (Psychology Major, Neuroscience/Chemistry Minors) is the recipient of the 2019-2020 Jerome S. Bruner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research.  Naclerio’s research... Read More »
GREG AND THE FOX

P&N Celebrates the Holiday Season

Monday, December 16, 2019
The annual P&N Holiday Party was held on Thursday evening at The Rubenstein Arts Center at Duke University (“The Ruby”), a 70,000+ square foot hub for artistic production, opened in 2018. The evening included a delightful food and drink menu, live Jazz music from Peter Lamb... Read More »
LaBar

Professor Kevin LaBar Named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Monday, December 2, 2019
Kevin LaBar, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and CCN Associate Director, has earned the lifetime distinction of AAAS Fellow.  Dr. LaBar and six other Duke faculty members are among the 2020 inductees to the American Association for the Advancement... Read More »

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