Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists Conference Reflections

Monday, November 5, 2018
The Duke Identity and Diversity Lab, led by Dr. Sarah Gaither, had an amazing showing with other Duke P&N members at the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologist Conference this year. Their day started off with lab manager Joshua Perlin's first ever data blitz talk on prosocial... Read More »

P&N Graduate Students and Postdocs Receive Research Seed Grants

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Psychology & Neuroscience is proud to announce the inaugural winners of the Graduate / Postdoctoral research awards. These students and fellows each received awards of up to $5,000 to spark novel research projects and to connect their research ideas to faculty and undergraduate students in our... Read More »

P&N Person of the Week: Terrie Moffitt

Sunday, October 28, 2018
Moffitt pictured in blue frames, although she rotates approximately four frames at any given time, photo by Chen Duke Psychology and Neuroscience Professor Terrie Moffitt was recently elected to the National Academy of Medicine, a leading organization providing advice on health,... Read More »

The Duke NMU/SNP Neuroscience Mentoring Program

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The Duke NMU/SNP Neuroscience Mentoring Program Are you a freshman interested in neuroscience? Unsure as to how to navigate the many neuroscience opportunities at Duke? Would you like to learn firsthand from an upperclassman mentor how to find a... Read More »

Terrie Moffitt Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Monday, October 22, 2018
Duke Psychology and Neuroscience Professor Terrie Moffitt has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, a leading organization providing advice on health, science and technology. Moffitt studies many of the pressing issues impacting American policy and society, including the interaction... Read More »

Undergraduate Neuroscience Majors Attend Their First International Conference

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Over Duke's 2018 Fall Break, five undergraduate neuroscience majors and three recent undergraduate alumni traveled to Philadelphia to attend the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroeconomics, an international meeting of scientists doing research on the neuroscience of decision making... Read More »
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 »