Duke Study Identifies Different Model of Cerebellar Learning
October 24, 2018
Humans often learn motor skills through a process of trial and error, with mistakes leading to negative consequences that teach us to avoid future errors. But what if NOT making a mistake in the first place also helps us learn those skills?
$2.1 Million BRAIN Initiative Grant Awarded to Soderling & Eroglu
October 23, 2018
Astrocytes are “stars” not just because of their stellate shape, but because these non-neuronal glial cells regulate synaptic connectivity and function between neurons in the brain. Scientists know a lot about neurons, but less, especially at the molecular level, about astrocytes and their interactions with neurons.
Register Now for Summer Social Neuroscience Event @ DIBS!
October 17, 2018
DIBS will once again host the Summer School in Social Neuroscience & Neuroeconomics, founded by DIBS Faculty Network Member Greg Samanez-Larkin, June 3-6, 2019. It will be folowed by the Decision Neuroscience Conference at Duke's Fuqua School of Business, June 7-8. For more information, please click HERE.
From DukeHealth: For adults over age 65, surgical complications can dampen not only their physical health but also their mental sharpness, with more than half of high-risk cases declining into delirium. In research published Oct.
Professor Staci Bilbo will be returning to Duke as the Haley Family Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, in conjunction with the Bass Connections Brain & Society theme, on July 1, 2019. Previously she was the Lurie Family Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School, and the Director of Research for the Lurie Center for Autism, from July 2016 to June 2019. Please click HERE for more information on Dr.
Seven projects involving nearly two dozen Duke clinical and basic-science faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students have received the inaugural Germinator Research Awards from the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS), the Institute’s Faculty Governance Committee Chair, Geraldine Dawson, announced today. Please click HERE for a complete list of recipients and project descriptions.
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. LaBar’s appointment was made in consultation with CCN faculty and other members of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) community.
Oct. 24 Inclusion & Power Dynamics Workshop Full; Wait List Available
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.
Adcock to Direct Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
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 consultation with Duke leadership, including the chairs of the Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Neurobiology, and Psychology & Neuroscience, with input from the CCN faculty.
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