Interested in learning more about the research happening in the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience and how you can get involved? Many faculty members in the department run specialized research labs focused on their areas of expertise. With over 50,000 research citations across the department's faculty members, there is a wide array of research topics. For a full list of faculty research labs and the areas they study, see below.
The Child and Infant Learning and Development (CHILD) Studies Group at Duke University is a group of research labs discovering fascinating things about how children grow and learn. We welcome volunteers between the ages of 2 months and 6 years old for our studies.
Goals can differ in some fundamental ways, as can our reactions when we achieve them or fail to achieve them. Duke Psychology & Neuroscience Professor Angie Vieth dives into the effects our goals can have on our emotions.
We tend to think of stress as a bad thing that affects our health and well-being. But is that always the case? Duke Psychology & Neuroscience Professor Bridgette Hard says that the way we think about stress makes a huge difference in how stress affects us.