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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 »
Elika

Elika Bergelson Wins Early Career Award from the Cognitive Development Society

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Dr. Elika Bergelson, Crandall Family Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience has received the Steve Reznick Early Career Award from the Cognitive Development Society.  Bergelson was recognized for her research on how babies and infants learn language skills by... Read More »
Jaime Castrellon

P&N Ph.D. Student Jaime Castrellon Wins Best Poster Award for the Second Time at the Society for Neuroeconomics Annual Meeting

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
P&N Ph.D. student Jaime Castrellon was awarded Best Poster at the Society for Neuroeconomics Annual Meeting in Dublin, Ireland on October 4-6, 2019. For two consecutive years, Castrellon’s posters have been selected and featured at the conference as Poster Spotlights: brief talks... Read More »
Elika

P&N Faculty Member Elika Bergelson Receives the Early Career Award from the Cognitive Development Society

Friday, October 25, 2019
Congratulations to Elika Bergelson, Crandall Family Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, for receiving the Early Career Award from the Cognitive Development Society, an honor awarded only twice! The award “recognizes a young scholar who has made outstanding research... Read More »
Moffitt Caspi Yellow Barn

P&N Professors Receive 2019 Award for Outstanding Postdoc Mentors at Duke

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Drs. Terrie Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi of the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience have been named the 2019 Outstanding Postdoc Mentors at Duke. In a congratulatory statement, the Duke Postdoctoral Awards committee shared that Moffitt and Caspi received “an amazing number of... Read More »
GSL Lab

P&N Faculty Member Gregory Samanez-Larkin Recognized for Research at the Intersection of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Gregory Samanez-Larkin, assistant professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke, received an Early Career Award this October from the Society for Neuroeconomics for research that examines how aging affects motivation and cognition across the lifespan. The award recognizes significant... Read More »

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