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Greg Samanez-Larkin 'Makes Statistics Personal'

Friday, September 7, 2018

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. MORE read more about Greg Samanez-Larkin 'Makes Statistics Personal' »


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Duke Today Features Research on Regrowing Brain, Nerve Tissue

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Duke Today's video highlights Regeneration Next and new research on regrowing brain and nerve tissue. Featured: Drs. Deborah Silver, Cagla Eroglu and Romain Cartoni. MORE read more about Duke Today Features Research on Regrowing Brain, Nerve Tissue »


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Feeding Students' Brains with More Than Ideas

Thursday, August 30, 2018

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. In it, students... read more about Feeding Students' Brains with More Than Ideas »


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Inclusion & Power Dynamics Workshop Series Held in October 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

DIBS, the Duke Office of Faculty Advancement, and the Office of the Vice Dean for Faculty in the School of Medicine are sponsoring a series of workshops in October focused on inclusion and power dynamics. Faculty, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, residents, research associates, and staff... read more about Inclusion & Power Dynamics Workshop Series Held in October 2018 »


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Rubenstein Scholars Faculty Director Ng Helps New Students

Monday, August 20, 2018

Minna Ng, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of the Practice of Psychology and Neuroscience and member of the DIBS Faculty Network, was herself a first-generation college graduate. She spent part of her summer assisting incoming Duke first-generation students. She helped create and serves as Faculty... read more about Rubenstein Scholars Faculty Director Ng Helps New Students »


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Adcock to Direct Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The Faculty Governance Committee of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) has announced the appointment of R. Alison Adcock, MD, PhD, to the position of Director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN). Dr. Adcock’s appointment was made by the Faculty Governance Committee, in... read more about Adcock to Direct Center for Cognitive Neuroscience »


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Huettel: Strong Link between Place & Memory

Friday, August 3, 2018

Places we have lived bring with them strong memories. Scott Huettel, PhD, Chair of Psychology & Neuroscience and DIBS Faculty Goverance Committee member, helps us understand why in this New York Times article. Read more HERE. read more about Huettel: Strong Link between Place & Memory »


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Duke Acts to 'Right-Size' Opioid Prescriptions

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Started as a task force in 2013, Duke’s Opioid Safety Committee is now an integral and permanent entity within Duke Health, ensuring compliance with state legislation and initiating actions aimed at curbing the nationwide opioid epidemic. “Duke is part of a growing movement among practitioners and... read more about Duke Acts to 'Right-Size' Opioid Prescriptions »


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DIBS faculty, students, trainees, alums @ Gordon Conference

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Congrats to DIBS faculty, students, trainees & alumni participating in this DIBS-supported Gordon Conference, including Jennifer Groh (co-chair), Alison Adcock, Marc Sommer, Ben Hayden, @SRHeilbronner, Valeria Caruso. Prof. Groh co-chaired the conference, and Post-doc Caruso co-chaired the... read more about DIBS faculty, students, trainees, alums @ Gordon Conference »


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Dawson Describes 'Phenomenal' Bass Teams Experience

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Geraldine "Geri" Dawson, PhD, recently spoke to faculty about her experiences leading Bass Connections teams. She directs the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development and chairs the Faculty Governance Committee at DIBS. More info HERE.    read more about Dawson Describes 'Phenomenal' Bass Teams Experience »


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