News for Psychology and Neuroscience

Welcome new Assistant Professor Kevin Pelphrey
    Joshua H Smith, 2005/12/15 12:09:10

  We welcome Dr Kevin Pelphrey, who joins the faculty of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Dr. Pelphrey comes to Duke from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill where he was an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry. His research interests include: Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience, Autism, Social Perception, Social Cognition, Face Perception. One of Dr. Pelphrey's studies (Pelphrey, Singerman, Allison, & McCarthy, 2003) examines the brain region that are involved with social perception using virtual characters that look towards or away from a target. <more>