DIBS News

Stop and Listen: Study Shows How Movement Affects Hearing

When we want to listen carefully to someone, the first thing we do is stop talking. The second thing we do is stop moving altogether. This strategy helps us hear better by preventing unwanted sounds generated by our own movements.

Research Incubator Awards Announced

Ten interdisciplinary research teams at Duke have been selected to receive the 2014-2015 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Awards (four new awards and six continuation awards).

Context Controls Learning

You’re better off practicing new skills when the coach is screaming at you in practice than when the crowd is heckling you during the game.

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