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 »

Natasha Parikh Receives Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Congratulations to P&N Ph.D. student Natasha Parikh, recipient of the 2019 Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching. The review committee of deans, graduate faculty, staff, and graduate students chose Parikh and three other graduate students who best exemplify the characteristics of effective... Read More »
BUCLD Bergelson Lab

Reflections: Boston University Conference for Language Development (BUCLD)

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Members of P&N's Bergelson Lab, led by Dr. Elika Bergelson, recently attended the 43rd annual Boston University Conference for Language Development (BUCLD.) Undergraduate RAs Sarah Yang and Katya Khlystova were supported by travel awards from the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience... Read More »

Elika Bergelson Receives DIBS Research Incubator Award

Monday, December 10, 2018
Congratulations to P&N's Elika Bergelson for receiving a 2018-2019 Research Incubator Award from the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences. The awards provide seed funding to support collaborative brain science research for projects of exceptional innovation and broad significance to the field... Read More »
photo provided by Bedrov

Alisa Bedrov Receives 2018-2019 Jerome S. Bruner Award

Friday, November 16, 2018
The Duke Department of Psychology & Neuroscience is pleased to announce that  Duke senior Alisa Bedrov is this year's winner of the Jerome S. Bruner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research. A double major in Psychology and Russian, Bedrov is in the process of applying to PhD... Read More »