Robert's field studies of nonhuman primates, specifically a troop of baboons in Botswana, have illuminated how primate relationships may reflect the evolutionary origins of social relationships, intelligence and language in humans. He will be inducted at a ceremony on Oct. 6, at the Academy’s headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.
May 23, 2012
November 14, 2011
The John Castellan SJDM Service Award is named after the first Newsletter Editor of the society. It is given following special recommendation of the Executive Board and it honors individuals who have given significant service to the society. Click here for past awardees.
November 1, 2011
JD/PhD Department of Psychology
The JD/PhD Program is designed to expose lawyers and psychologists to the growing number of issues that involve both fields, such as competence, mental illness and incapacity, and the field of behavioral law and economics.
Both degrees can be earned in seven years course of study. Students will generally spend their first year in the Department of Psychology. The second academic year is spent full-time in the first-year curriculum of the Law School. Years three and four continue with study at the Law School, with some course...
August 4, 2011
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.
July 1, 2011
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
May 19, 2011
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.
May 19, 2011
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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May 5, 2011
Dr. Angela Duckworth was named a "Rising Star" by the Association of Psychological Science.
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February 23, 2011
Fourth year graduate student Eli Tsukayama named a 2011 Dean's Scholar.
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February 22, 2011
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.
Papers selected for the Cozzarelli Prize were chosen from more than 3,700 research articles published by PNAS in 2010 and represent the six broadly defined classes under which the National Academy of Sciences is organized. The annual award acknowledges recently published papers that reflect scientific...