Staci Bilbo

Staci Bilbo returning to Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Friday, October 12, 2018
The Department of Psychology & Neuroscience is happy to announce that Professor Staci Bilbo will be returning to the department as the Haley Family Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, in conjunction with the Bass Connections Brain & Society theme, on July 1, 2019. Previously... Read More »

P&N Faculty Seed Grants

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Through the generous support of the Charles Lafitte Foundation, P&N is pleased to announce the 2018 inaugural recipients of faculty seed grants, which will promote innovative research by teams of our faculty and students. The inaugural recipients are: Tobias Egner, Associate Professor... Read More »

Kevin LaBar Named Associate Director at Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

Friday, September 7, 2018
R. Alison Adcock, MD, PhD, recently named Director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN), has announced that Kevin S. LaBar, Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience in the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, will serve as Associate Director for CCN. Dr. LaBar’s appointment was made... Read More »
Matthew Stanley

Moral Reasoning: Why it's hard to change beliefs

Saturday, August 4, 2018
What makes it so difficult to change our minds about moral issues, despite new information that contradicts our beliefs? P&N Grad Student Matthew Stanley and team recently published a paper that gives us some clues. The work was highlighted recently by the American Psychological Association's... Read More »
VIP summer 2018

2018 Summer Vertical Integration Program Poster Session

Friday, July 20, 2018
Congratulations to all who participated in this year's Vertical Integration Program (VIP), the annual summer research program for Psychology majors. Beginning in May, VIP students conducted research with P&N graduate students and faculty mentors, and attended weekly seminars and statistical... Read More »
Psychology One conference

P&N Hosts Psychology One Conference

Friday, June 29, 2018
Duke’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience hosted the Psychology One Conference this week in partnership with Stanford University. The Psychology One Conference is an intimate event dedicated to the teaching of introductory psychology. The conference was directed by P&N faculty member,... Read More »
CBT for Adolescent Depression

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Adolescent Depression

Monday, June 25, 2018
 Professor John Curry has recorded a DVD, Cognitive Behavior Therapy For Adolescent Depression,  as part of the American Psychological Association's video series.   The cognitive-behavioral approach demonstrated in this program by Dr. Curry is based in developmental... Read More »
Karen Young receives 2018 Zener Award

Karen Young receives 2018 Zener Award

Friday, May 18, 2018
Congratulations to Karen (KC) Young, winner of the 2018 Karl E. Zener Award. This award is given annually to an undergraduate psychology major at Duke University who has shown outstanding performance and scholarship, as determined on the basis of both the honors thesis (evaluated by a committee of... Read More »
2018 Summer Vertical Integration Program, May 15-July 12

2018 Summer Vertical Integration Program, May 15-July 12

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
This week P&N kicked off their summer Vertical Integration program (VIP). VIP is the annual summer research program for Psychology majors, the intent of which is to give participants a head start on work that may culminate in a senior thesis.  VIP students conduct research with both a... Read More »
Why Meghan Markle is a Big Deal

Why Meghan Markle is a Big Deal

Monday, May 14, 2018
With less than a week to go until the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, P&N Assistant Professor Sarah Gaither has written an op-ed in and is also featured in  a BBC documentary called "My Mixed Up World." In the op-ed, "I study biracial identity in America. Here's why... Read More »