The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in evolution, broadly interpreted. We are interested in exceptional scientists and mathematicians who have well-developed research programs employing mathematical or computational techniques to study the evolution of dynamical processes far from equilibrium in the context of any of the following: biology, chemistry, or materials from the molecular to the systems scale, language, geology, psychology, or the environment. The successful candidate's primary...
August 20, 2012
May 23, 2012
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.
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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