We are very proud to share the news that Sharon Thompson-Schill has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, the oldest and most prestigious honorary society in Psychology. Edward Bradford Titchener founded the Society of Experimental Psychologists (SEP - http://www.sepsych.org/) in 1904. The Society has two functions: (1) to honor its members, and (2) to gather annually to hear research presentations by Fellows. Sharon has joined a highly select group of distinguished empirical scientists as the membership elects only a...
November 27, 2018
July 20, 2018
The British Academy is a fellowship of around 1,400 leading national and international academics elected for their distinction in the humanities and social sciences. Each year, the British Academy elects to its Fellowship up to 52 outstanding UK-based scholars who have achieved academic distinction as reflected in scholarly research activity and publication. Others based overseas can also be elected as Corresponding Fellows, and, in addition, the Academy can elect Honorary Fellows. For more information, please visit https://www.britac.ac....
June 5, 2018
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...
April 17, 2018
For more information, please visit http://www.pnas.org/content/115/15/3735
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 ...