On April 3rd, Winkle successfully defended his dissertation! Dr. Winkle not only presented an exciting defense regarding his work in science, but also his excellent, and not at all useless, photography skills! That’s three doctors in three months from the Huettel Lab, and each with a diverse and well-rounded skill set. Congrats Dr. Winkle!
Congratulations Amanda! On March 21st, Amanda successfully defended her dissertation. That’s the second newly minted doctor in two months from the Huettel Lab. We wish Dr. Utevsky the best, and again, congratulations!
Congratulations to Rosa Li! On February 16, Dr. Li successfully defended her dissertation and earned champagne and ice cream cake. That’s what you go to graduate school for, right? Luckily for us, Rosa will be staying at Duke as a Postdoctoral Associate in Decision Sciences. Congratulations Dr. Li!
New paper Five-year-olds do not show ambiguity aversion in a risk and ambiguity task with physical objects Paper by Rosa Li and colleagues has been accepted in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. Congratulations to Rosa on having two papers accepted the week after defending your dissertation!
Huettel Lab paper, Reason’s Enemy Is Not Emotion: Engagement of Cognitive Control Networks Explains Biases in Gain/Loss Framing, has been accepted in the Journal of Neuroscience. Congratulations to co-first authors Rosa Li and David Smith!
The lab takes a break from normal activities (i.e., typing) to climb the 239 steps to the top of Duke Chapel. All lab members were accounted for afterward.
In the first Nature Neuroscience “Viewpoint” debate, Scott Huettel discusses the value perspective on vmPFC function.
Libby Jenke’s recent paper, Issues or Identity? Cognitive Foundations of Voter Choice, has been featured in Newsweek! See the article above!
Libby Jenke’s recent paper, Issues or Identity? Cognitive Foundations of Voter Choice, has been featured in DukeTODAY! Click above to check out it out!
Congrats to Libby for her new paper, Issues or Identity? Cognitive Foundations of Voter Choice, in Trends in Cognitive Sciences! Here, Libby’s research focused on how policy position and social identities influence voter preferences. Again, congrats Libby!