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LaBar Named CCN Associate Director

Alison Adcock, MD, PhD, recently named Director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN), has announced that Kevin S. LaBar, Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience in the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, will serve as Associate Director for CCN. Dr.

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Greg Samanez-Larkin 'Makes Statistics Personal'

Helping students understand the relevance of statistics can be a tough proposition for university faculty. DIBS Faculty Network Member Greg Samanez-Larkin tells the Association for Psychological Science how he achieves that by personalizing the subject.

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Feeding Students' Brains with More Than Ideas

In this Duke Chronicle op-ed, Ng raises concerns about how student eating habits affect the body AND the mind, and discusses the new class, "Neuroscience & Nutrition," she and Franca Alphin, Director of Nutrition Cervices at Duke and a registered dietitian, have created.

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