Motivation and Decision Sciences Research Internship for Undergraduates: The Huettel Lab and the Adcock Lab announce a call for applications from undergraduates interested in gaining experience in behavioral sciences research. Individuals from backgrounds underrepresented in STEM disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. Applications are due Sept 6, 2020. Learn more here.
Graduate student Abby Hsiung successfully defends her Major Area Paper, a milestone in pursuit of the doctoral degree. The Huettel Lab and the Adcock Lab celebrate her achievements!
Halloween-themed treats and chocolate-covered insects were served for a festive gathering amongst colleagues in the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience.
The Huettel Lab celebrates Halloween and continues last year’s tradition of dressing in their onesies for lab meeting!
Nikki Sullivan, a former postdoctoral scholar in the Huettel Lab, is crossing the pond to begin a new chapter as Assistant Professor of Marketing, in the Department of Management at The London School of Economics. We wish her good luck with the big move and all the best as a newly minted faculty member at LSE. Cheerio, Nikki! The lab also congratulates former
Last week we said goodbye to Miruna Cotet. Miruna was conducting research in the Huettel Lab as a visiting Master’s student from Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Miruna completed her thesis and is beginning her PhD studies, working with Dr. Ian Krajbich, at the University of Ohio in the Fall. Her primary research interests are in neuroeconomics, behavioral and experimental economics and social
Congratulations to Mel Khaw for winning a best poster award (2nd place) at the 2019 Interdisciplinary Symposium on Decision Neuroscience (ISDN) conference! The poster was titled Oversampling of minority categories drives misestimation of group compositions, and co-authors included Miruna Cotet (soon to be in graduate school at Ohio State!), Rachel Kranton, and Scott Huettel.
The lab celebrated many accomplishments at a BBQ in Duke Forest. Several lab members will be leaving for new positions: Nikki Sullivan (Asst. Prof, London School Econ.), Libby Jenke (Asst. Prof., U. Houston), Dianna Amasino (Post-Doc, U. Amsterdam), Samyukta Dore (med school, Cleveland Clinic), and Miruna Cotet (grad school, Ohio State). Congrats to all!
Kelsey’s new paper on modeling dynamic choice behavior has been published in Nature Communications! Congratulations to Kelsey on her first paper, which reflects a collaboration between the Huettel and Pearson laboratories.
New paper by Sullivan and colleagues on a behavioral economics approach to disciplined dietary published in Psychological Science! Commentary and media coverage is available at Duke Today and at the Leading Voices in Food Policy podcast.