DIBS Faculty Network

Member Spotlight:

Dr. Elizabeth Costello

Elizabeth Costello

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Developmental epidemiology applies the research methods of findings of developmental science to epidemiology--the study of patterns of disease distribution in time and space. Developmental epidemiology can cover the life span, but my own work concentrates on childhood and adolescence. Read More

Dale Purves

Research Professor in the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Research Professor of Neurobiology

The Purves Laboratory is continuing to study visual perception and its neurobiological underpinnings. Ongoing investigations include understanding the perception of brightness, color, orientation, motion, and depth. Read More

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