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 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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »

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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Congratulations to P&N's 2019-2020 Graduate Research Grant Award Recipients

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Due to generous support from the Charles Lafitte Foundation Program for Research in Psychology... Read More »
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P&N Staff Member Stella Powell-Williams Celebrates 30 Years at Duke

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Grants and Contracts Administrator Stella Powell-Williams celebrated 30 years as a Duke employee this month. Powell-Williams, who was born and raised in Durham, came to work for Duke after her daughter was born. “I wanted to work part-time for a while so I left my job at RTI and started working... Read More »
2019-2020 P&N Faculty Seed Grant Recipients

11 P&N Faculty Members Selected for 2019-2020 Research Seed Grants

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
11 faculty members from the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience have been awarded Research Seed Grants via philanthropic support from The Charles Lafitte Foundation. The faculty projects – all of which exhibit great promise for generating exceptional research – were chosen by... Read More »

Michael Tomasello Receives William James Book Award

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Congratulations to Michael Tomasello, whose book Becoming Human: A Theory of Ontogeny (Harvard University Press, 2019) has received the 2019 Williams James Book Award from the American Psychological Association. Among the most prestigious awards in the field, the William James Award is intended... Read More »