Marc Coutanche has been awarded an inaugural International Student Research Fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. For more information about this award, please click here.
In the June 2011 edition of SAS Frontiers, John Trueswell and Lila Gleitman describe their research using adults to mimic the language-learning process in infants in "Lending an Ear" by Blake Cole:
Christian Webb will receive the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy's Leonard Krasner Dissertation Award at the ABCT'S annual convention this year in Toronto.
The Klaus-Grawe-Award for the Advancement of Innovative Research in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy for 2011 will be awarded to Dr. Dianne Chambless on June 2, 2011. At the ceremony she will give a lecture on the topic of "Evidence Based Psychotherapy – boon or bane?".
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Drs. Dorothy Cheney and Robert Seyfarth’s recent PNAS paper - Contingent cooperation between wild female baboons - was awarded the 2010 Cozzarelli prize for the best article in the area of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
Barbara Mellers and Philip Tetlock have been named the newest Penn Integrates Knowledge Professors. Barbara Mellers, a globally influential scholar of decision making, will have a shared appointment with the Department of Psychology and the Department of Marketing in the Wharton School. Philip Tetlock, a scholar of political psychology and organizational behavior, will have a shared appoiintment with the Department of Psychology and the Department of Management in Wharton.
Dianne Chambless was recognized with the Aaron T. Beck Award for Sustained and Enduring Contributions to Cognitive Therapy at the meeting of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, November 2010.