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Minna Ng teaches from Zoom Cart

Minna Ng adapts to COVID-19 teaching by utilizing a Zoom Cart, shares six take-aways from pedagogy in a pandemic

Thursday, October 1, 2020
Faculty member Minna Ng has adapted to COVID-19 teaching obstacles by utilizing a Zoom Cart — one of 50 created this summer by Trinity Technology Services and Duke OIT.  Read the full article in Duke Today: Zoom Carts help keep semester rolling as well as Ng's personal account:... Read More »
Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, ’67

Sociology-Psychology Building renamed after Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, ’67

Monday, September 28, 2020
The Duke Board of Trustees voted Saturday to rename the Sociology-Psychology Building on West Campus for Reuben-Cooke following the recommendations of the President’s Advisory Committee on Institutional History. By Geoffrey Mock; Originally published in Duke Today, Iconic West... Read More »
Makeba Wilbourn

Makeba Wilbourn and her lab featured for commitment to community, inclusivity, and healthy lab atmosphere amid COVID-19

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Makeba Wilbourn, associate professor of the practice of psychology and neuroscience, understands that, in addition to producing important research on the cognitive development of children, her lab’s goal is to inspire students with a healthy atmosphere. Students who work in Makeba... Read More »
faculty seed grants 2020-2021

2020-2021 Faculty Research Seed Grant recipients announced

Friday, September 18, 2020
Eight faculty members from the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience have been awarded Research Seed Grants via philanthropic support from The Charles Lafitte Foundation Program in Psychological and Neuroscience Research at Duke University. The faculty projects – all chosen... Read More »
Max Elliott

PhD student Max Elliot receives Transition to Aging Research Award for Predoctoral Students (F99/K00)

Friday, September 4, 2020
Max Elliott, clinical psychology PhD student working with Ahmad Hariri and the Moffitt & Caspi lab, has received a prestigious F99/K00 Transition to Aging grant from the National Institutes of Health. The award was created with the objective to increase, retain, and diversify the... Read More »
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P&N Task Force on Diversity, Inclusion, & Climate releases August 2020 report

Thursday, September 3, 2020
An August 2020 report, prepared by the P&N Task Force on Diversity, Inclusion, & Climate, has been shared with the P&N Community with the following statement: "This is not a diversity statement for public display; rather, it is a road map of constructive, accountable... Read More »
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 »

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