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Neuroscience extension to Duke STAR program funded by Biogen Foundation

Monday, January 11, 2021
The Summer Training in Academic Research (STAR) Program, led by Pediatrics faculty members Drs. Kanecia Zimmerman and Danny Benjamin has for many years offered summer research experiences for local high school and undergraduate students. Former participants have been deeply engaged in biomedical... Read More »
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Assistant professor Sarah Gaither awarded the 2020 Michele Alexander Early Career Award

Monday, December 14, 2020
Sarah Gaither, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience, has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Michele Alexander Early Career Award.  All applications were reviewed by a panel of scholars, both senior and junior, with a wide range of interests and areas of... Read More »
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Professor Elizabeth Marsh elected Fellow of the Society of Experimental Psychologists

Monday, December 7, 2020
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Elizabeth Marsh has been elected as a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, the oldest and most prestigious honorary society in Psychology.  Marsh joins a highly select group of distinguished empirical scientists. The... Read More »
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APA names Harris Cooper next editor-in-chief of American Psychologist

Monday, November 30, 2020
Harris Cooper, professor emeritus of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University, has been named the next editor-in-chief of American Psychologist®, the flagship journal of the American Psychological Association. “Harris Cooper is an outstanding selection as the next editor-in-chief... Read More »
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Two P&N faculty teams receive ABC Thrive Seed Grants to improve early childhood outcomes

Thursday, November 12, 2020
All Babies and Children Thrive (ABC Thrive) has awarded seed grants of up to $40,000 to four interdisciplinary teams of Duke faculty, two of which are teams from the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience. The teams will explore new interventions to support positive early childhood... Read More »
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Department sponsors undergraduate Guided Virtual Conferences in Psychology & Neuroscience, 2020-2021

Monday, October 26, 2020
The 2020-2021 academic year provides a unique opportunity for Psychology & Neuroscience undergraduate students to attend virtual international conferences sponsored by the department. Each conference will be guided by a P&N faculty host who will recommend select conference... Read More »
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Department welcomes new Business Manager, Beth Peloquin

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
On August 24, 2020, Beth Peloquin joined the department of psychology and neuroscience as its new Business Manager. Peloquin replaced long-time department Business Manager Cynthia LaMaster, who retired from Duke after 30 years of service. The hiring process took place during the... Read More »
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Sarah Gaither receives 2020 SAGE Young Scholar Award

Monday, October 12, 2020
Sarah Gaither, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience has received the prestigious 2020 Sage Young Scholar Award.  The Sage Young Scholar Awards recognize outstanding achievements by young scholars who are early in their research careers. The awards are... Read More »
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Department spotlight on SPEAK: Scientists Promoting Equity and Knowledge

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
A group of P&N graduate students and post doctoral fellows Matthew Bachman, Kathryn Dickerson, Shabnam Hakimi, Rosa Li & Brenda Yang have been spotlighted by Duke Research for forming a "journal club" called SPEAK: Scientists Promoting Equity and Knowledge. The group recently authored an... Read More »
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Aaron Reuben addresses the long-term implications of childhood lead exposure

Friday, October 2, 2020
Aaron Reuben, fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in clinical psychology and member of the Moffitt and Caspi Lab, spoke at the Nicholas School’s Environmental Health and Toxicology Seminar series about the long-term implications of childhood lead exposure.  Published in the Duke Research Blog, 9/21/... Read More »