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Lilly Kelemen, Duke ‘23, Sophomore, Majoring in Neuroscience

Neuroscience undergrads become fall 2020 Duke Service-Learning Assistants (SLAs)

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Duke Service Learning has introduced its Fall 2020 service-learning assistants (SLAs), among the students are two Neuroscience majors:  Pierce Hollier, Duke ‘22, Junior, Majoring in Neuroscience, Minoring in Global Health — SLA for Advanced Intermediate Spanish... Read More »
2019-2020 Impact Report Front Page

Special Funding Report 2019-2020: Charles Lafitte Foundation Program in Psychological Research at Duke University

Monday, August 24, 2020
The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is pleased to release its special funding 2019-2020 Impact Report, Charles Lafitte Foundation Program in Psychological Research at Duke University. The document highlights the program's achievements with feature stories, data, photographs, and... Read More »
Moffit & Caspi book release

Caspi & Moffitt reveal findings on how humans develop in new book, "The Origins of You: How Childhood Shapes Later Life"

Monday, August 17, 2020
After tracking the lives of thousands of people from birth to midlife, four of the world’s preeminent psychologists, including P&N faculty members Avshalom Caspi and Terrie E. Moffitt, reveal what they have learned about how humans develop in their new book, The Origins of You: How... Read More »
Bridgette Hard, virtual teaching screen shot

Faculty members Bridgette Hard and Sarah Gaither share teaching approaches for fall semester

Saturday, August 15, 2020
Compelled by the pandemic to approach teaching in new and creative ways, Duke faculty members — including P&N's Bridgette Hard and Sarah Gaither — share ways they've prepared for the start of the fall semester. Published in Duke Today, August 14, 2020 by Eric Ferreri This fall semester,... Read More »
Survival of the Friendliest book cover

Virtual book celebration announced for "Survival of the Friendliest: Understanding our Origins and Rediscovering Our Common Humanity"

Friday, August 14, 2020
A virtual book celebration of Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods' Survival of the Friendliest: Understanding our Origins and Rediscovering Our Common Humanity will take place via Zoom on Friday, August 21, co-sponsored by Duke University’s Departments of Psychology & Neuroscience,... Read More »
Elsa Friis

Graduate student Elsa Friis receives award for advocacy work, co-authors article on pandemic response behavioral health

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Elsa Friis, a graduate student in clinical psychology, has been awarded the Richard W. Morrell Community Commitment and Advocacy Award by Emory University - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine for her critical work during her clinical internship. This award is ... Read More »
Sarah Broz

Sarah Broz joins staff as Research Administration Specialist

Monday, August 10, 2020
New Hire Staff Spotlight P&N welcomes new staff member Sarah Broz as its Research Administration Specialist, a new position within the department. Broz was hired during the time of COVID-19 and she shares a bit about her first weeks at Duke along with a bit about her personal... Read More »
Stella Powell-Williams

Task Force announces recipients of the 2020 Stella Powell-Williams Award

Monday, August 3, 2020
In the summer of 2020, the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience issued a charge to form the P&N Task Force on Diversity, Inclusion, and Climate. As its first act, The Task Force created the Stella Powell-Williams Award, using internal support to... Read More »
Graduate and Postdoctoral Award Recipients

P&N graduate students awarded funding for psychological research related to identity, diversity, inclusion, equity, and thriving

Friday, July 31, 2020
With generous support from The Charles Lafitte Foundation, the recently-formed P&N Task Force on Diversity, Inclusion, and Climate is assisting the department with redirecting funds previously designated for (now-prohibited) travel toward support for ... Read More »
VIP 2020 Group Zoom Photo

2020 Vertical Integration Program (VIP) concludes with virtually presented poster session

Monday, July 13, 2020
Congratulations to the undergraduate student participants of the 2020 Vertical Integration Program (VIP) — an annual summer research program for Duke University Psychology majors. The 2020 program was a unique experience due to the research restrictions set in place due to... Read More »

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