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Video Game-like Intervention 'Promising' in Improving ADHD Symptoms

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Video game-like interventions show promise in improving attention of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, according to a study co-authored by Scott Kollins, PhD, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, and Director of the Duke ADHD Program. "A novel digital intervention for... read more about Video Game-like Intervention 'Promising' in Improving ADHD Symptoms »


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March 6 Deadline for DIBS Symposium Poster Contest

Friday, February 14, 2020

Friday, March 6, is the deadline for poster submission for the 2020 DIBS Annual Distinguished Lecture & Symposium.  Posters will be exhibited during the March 18 event, held from 1 to 5 p.m. afternoon in the Trent Semans Great Hall. The event is free but registration is requested.... read more about March 6 Deadline for DIBS Symposium Poster Contest »


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CCN Research Associate's Short Film Shown at Hayti Heritage Festival

Friday, February 14, 2020

Congratulations to Sade Abiodun, '18 Duke Neuroscience graduate, research associate at the DIBS Center for Cognitive Neuroscience--AND a filmaker! Her work, "Godspeed," was featured Feb. 14 as part of the annual Hayti Heritage Film Festival. For more information, click HERE for the Duke Chronicle... read more about CCN Research Associate's Short Film Shown at Hayti Heritage Festival »


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CABC, Together for Resilient Youth Partner on April 17-18 Symposium

Thursday, February 13, 2020

The 2020 Center on Addiction & Behavior Change Symposium is co-sponsored this year by Together for Resilient Youth. The two-day event, April 17 & 18, will be held at the Millennium Durham. Symposium registration is free and open to all. To register, please click ... read more about CABC, Together for Resilient Youth Partner on April 17-18 Symposium »


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Eroglu Study Yields Huntington Clues

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

A research team led by DIBS Faculty Network Member Cagla Eroglu, PhD, has identified a new function of a gene, the mutation of which is related to Huntington's Disease. The team's publication appeared in Cell Report on Jan. 21, 2020. MORE read more about Eroglu Study Yields Huntington Clues »


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Duke Lowers Flags to Honor Prof. Warren Meck

Friday, January 24, 2020

Duke has lowered its flags to half-staff in honor of long-time faculty member Warren Meck, PhD, Psychology & Neuroscience, who died Jan. 21. Professor Meck was recognized for his ground-breaking research on human and animal perceptions of time. He was a member of the DIBS Faculty Network, as is... read more about Duke Lowers Flags to Honor Prof. Warren Meck »


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DIBS Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series Starts 1/31

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Registration is now open for the Spring 2020 Inclusion & Power Dynamics Workshop Series, sponsored by DIBS and supported by Duke Faculty Advancement. Events are free but space is limited and registration requested. The first event is Jan. 31. Please register through this LINK. More... read more about DIBS Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series Starts 1/31 »


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Memories of 'Morally Right' Actions Play Role in Identity

Friday, January 3, 2020

A new study in the journal Memory, "The centrality of remembered moral and immoral actions in constructing personal identity," discusses the importance of how we remember "moral" and "immoral" actions to our own personal identities. First author Matthew L. Stanley is a former Duke student. Faculty... read more about Memories of 'Morally Right' Actions Play Role in Identity »


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Cryo-Electron Microscope Captures 'Wasabi Sensor'

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Duke University researchers exploring the sensation and management of pain have captured the shape, in unprecedented detail, of a biological structure in the mouth, nose and throat that senses pungent, irritating chemicals. The sensor, TRPA 1, may be found anywhere in the skin or epithelium lining... read more about Cryo-Electron Microscope Captures 'Wasabi Sensor' »


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Random Roommate Assignment Policy Builds Inclusivity

Monday, December 9, 2019

From Duke Today Staff:  Meeting your new roommate on move-in day might be a bit daunting, but what effect does a random roommate policy have on students over the course of the year? Dr. Sarah Gaither of Duke’s Psychology & Neuroscience department explains the benefits of randomly... read more about Random Roommate Assignment Policy Builds Inclusivity »


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