Julia Nicholas wins 2019 Zener award

Friday, May 3, 2019
Congratulations to Julia Nicholas, winner of the 2019 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 »

Gary Bennett interviewed for NPR's Life Kit

Monday, April 29, 2019
P&N Professor Gary Bennett was recently interviewed for an episode of NPR's Life Kit.  On the episode, "Boost Your Body Acceptance For Better Health,”  Dr. Bennet discusses weight stigma  with NPR Health Editor episode host Maria Godoy.   “We don't think about... Read More »

Psychology Major Honors Students Present Posters at Visible Thinking 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Congratulations to our Psychology Major Honors Students who presented their theses in poster form at the Duke Visible Thinking showcase at Penn Pavilion on Monday, April 22.  Scroll down for the full list of students and their presentations. Naime Benitez, Working harder not... Read More »
Len White

Leonard White Receives Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Full coverage of all Trinity Award winners can be found on the Duke Today Website Congratulations to Dr. Leonard White, this year's winner of the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching award. This student-selected award honors a Duke professor who has excelled as a teacher, advisor and... Read More »
FY Festival 2019

P&N and CNAP First Year Festival 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Congratulations to first-year graduate students in Psychology & Neuroscience and the Cognitive Neuroscience Admitting Program for the completion of a successful First Year Festival! This year's poster presentations were held on Friday, April 5th in the new P&N gathering space in 236... Read More »

MacArthur Neuroscience Fellow Doris Tsao speaks at DIBS

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Doris Tsao, PhD, Professor of Biology at Cal Tech and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, spoke to a packed crowd at the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) on Wednesday, March 20. Tsao won a MacArthur "Genius" fellowship in 2018 . In her lecture, "How the Brain... Read More »
Julie Uchitel

P&N Person of the Week: Julie Uchitel

Monday, February 25, 2019
Duke neuroscience major Julie Uchitel was one of 48 winners of the 2019 Marshall Scholarship. With a pool of over a thousand applicants, the Marshall is one of the most selective graduate scholarship programs for Americans. As a Marshall Scholar, she will be conducting research in pediatric... Read More »
Duke Digital Health

Duke Digital Health Moves to Sociology-Psychology Building

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
The Duke Global Digital Health Science Center (Duke Digital Health), which is directed by Gary Bennett (Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and P&N Professor) and Dori Steinberg (Duke University School of Nursing) moved to the newly renovated suite in the basement of the Sociology-... Read More »
Joshua Gordon

NIMH Director to Speak February 20 at DIBS Symposium

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Joshua Gordon, MD, PhD, Director, National Institute of Mental Health, will be giving the keynote presentation as part of the 2019 DIBS Distinguished Lecture & Symposium. P&N faculty, students, trainees and staff are invited to register for this free event.  For more information... Read More »
Brainstorming content for the Mentoring Handbook

P&N Graduate Students Create Mentoring Handbook

Thursday, January 24, 2019
P&N Graduate students have published a Mentoring Handbook, an evolving document capturing best practices and ideas for mentoring undergraduates in research in Psychology & Neuroscience labs and related departments. The idea began during a group brainstorming session in which P&N... Read More »