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
July 1, 2011
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...
February 1, 2011
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 appointment with the Department of Psychology and the Department of Management in Wharton.
January 30, 2011
John Trueswell has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
November 23, 2010
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.
August 25, 2010
THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA invites applications for a faculty position in child or adult clinical psychology or in developmental psychopathology, to begin July 2011. Rank is open. Applicants must have an active, high quality research program with potential for extramural funding and be prepared to contribute to the undergraduate and doctoral teaching missions of the department, including the APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology. We seek candidates whose research area complements that of current faculty members. Screening of...