The Psychonomic Society Mid-Career Award, new to this year, is given for exceptional contributions to the field of experimental and cognitive psychology and related areas by an individual who is currently in the middle of their career. The purpose is to raise the visibility of our science and of our very best mid-career scientists within the field, within the awardees’ institutions, in the press, and in the larger community. Many universities are carefully scrutinizing departments and programs in deciding upon the deployment of limited resources, and among the most...
June 5, 2018
April 17, 2018
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April 13, 2018
Professor Martin Seligman received a Doctor of Science degree, honoris causa from the University of Buckingham. It is his seventh honorary doctorate. For more information, please visit https://www.buckingham.ac.uk/latest-news/buckingham-honours-professor-ma...
March 15, 2018
This award is granted to a faculty member whose teaching is intellectually demanding, who inspires excellence in research, and who demonstrates a strong and consistent commitment to graduate student mentorship.
March 13, 2018
Mike Kahana was named the 2018 recipient of the Howard Crosby Warren Medal from the Society for Experimental Psychologists, "for his fundamental contributions to the formal modeling of retrieved context information in memory and his remarkable discoveries in the human neuroscience of memory."
The Warren medal recognizes the most significant advances in experimental psychology over the prior five years. Mike joins a group of Warren Medal Awardees that reads like a who’s who list of experimental psychologists, from Skinner, Hull, Hebb,...
January 2, 2018
The Association for Psychological Science (APS) has named Dr. Allyson Mackey and Dr. Adrianna Jenkins as a 2017 APS Rising Star. The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions.
The full list of rising stars is found here: http://www....
October 17, 2017
Dr. Marty Seligman was awarded American Psychological Association for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology during APA's 2017 Annual Convention in Washington, D.C.
October 2, 2017
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and other international universities are working to save an invaluable scientific resource badly damaged during Hurricane Maria: a population of rhesus macaques living on a remote island, as well as the staff and facilities that support them. For more information, please visit ...
June 19, 2017
This award recognizes excellent young scientists who have made distinguished theoretical and/or empirical contributions to the study of evolution and human behavior. For more information, please visit http://www.hbes.com/
June 16, 2017
Dianne Chambless, Professor & Director of Clinical Training Program was selected as a 2017 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies. The ABCT awards program recognizes and salutes individuals for their contributions to the field of behavioral and cognitive therapy and the institutions that have helped to train many of these very people.