Tomasello Study a Top Breakthrough of 2016
December 30, 2016

Congratulations to P&N Professor Mike Tomasello and his colleagues, whose study on mind reading in great apes has been chosen as one of the top... read more »

Matt Scult: Emotion Regulation, Mathmatical Skills Linked
December 7, 2016

Data from a recent P&N brain imaging study found that subjects who had a relatively greater activity in the prefrontal cortex while completing... read more »

Mapping Emotions in the Brain
October 13, 2016

Work by P&N's Kevin LaBar and colleagues is featured as lead... read more »

Apes Understand That Some Things are All in Your Head
October 12, 2016

P&N's  Mike Tomasello co-authors a study demonstrating that great apes recognize when others have false beliefs.  Read the story in Duke Today... read more »

Science explains why your mom calls you by your brother's name
May 3, 2016

P&N's Samantha Deffler, Cassidy Fox, Christin Ogle, and David Rubin of the Noetics Lab explored why familiar individuals may call each other by... read more »

2015 P&N Year in Review
December 22, 2015

In 2015,  members of the P&N community made news headlines on a weekly basis, including everything from groundbreaking research studies, news... read more »

'Belief Superiority' is Bipartisan
October 9, 2013

  Psychology & Neuroscience PhD graduate Kaitlin Toner, professor... read more »

Gary Bennett on NBC’s “Today"
August 27, 2013

Associate professor Gary Bennett talks about a new program challenging weight-loss messages and healthy dieting concepts. (with video)... read more »

Closing the achievement gap
December 10, 2012

P&N's Makeba Wilbourn is featured in  Duke Today for her work  at Durham's C.C. Spaulding Elementary.  Dr. Wilbourn's research-in-practice hopes... read more »

Treating Depression Can Prevent Substance Abuse in Adolescents
June 4, 2012

Congratulations to P&N"s John Curry, whose  5-year study on adolescent depression and substance abuse featured in... read more »

Debating Dual Language Immersion
May 16, 2012

Listen to a podcast of Makeba Wilbourn and a panel of experts on today's "The State of Things"  ... read more »

A Simpler Way to Slow the Obesity Crisis
April 25, 2012

Dr. Gary Bennett's obesity research is featured in TIME: "Telling people to choose healthy foods isn't working. A better solution may be to let... read more »

Girls Feel More Anger When Friends Offend
April 25, 2012

Duke researchers found that pre-teen girls may not be any better at friendships than boys. In a Duke University study out Tuesday, researchers found... read more »