Jon Baron elected to the Society of Experimental Psychologists. See http://www.sepsych.org/ for details.
March 4, 2010
January 6, 2010
A study by Jay Fournier and Rob DeRubeis shows antidepressants work best for severe depression, but provide little to no benefit otherwise.
Link to the article on Penn's home page: http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/article.php?id=1791
Link to NY Times article: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/06/health/views/06depress.html
Excerpt from Penn's home page:
Penn Study Shows...
December 24, 2009
Psychology Graduate Group member Thomas Wadden was presented with the George A. Bray Founders Award by the Obesity Society in October 2009. The award recognizes Wadden for significant contributions to the understanding and treatment of obesity.
December 1, 2009
Graduate Group member Edna Foa was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies at its meeting in New York in November. Prof. Foa was recognized for her sustained contribution to research on anxiety disorders and their treatment.
September 1, 2009
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 2010. The search will focus on applicants at the associate and full professor level, but outstanding candidates at the assistant professor level will also be considered. 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-...
May 18, 2009
(Details at http://www.searlescholars.net/go.php?id=34)
May 8, 2009
Fifteen Searle Scholars Named for 2009
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - Fifteen individuals doing research in the chemical and biological sciences will each have an additional $300,000 to support their research programs during the next three years. The fifteen have been named as the 2009 Searle Scholars. Over the past 28 years, 452 Searle Scholars have shared over $88,640,000 in grants made since the program began in 1981. This year, 178...
May 11, 2009
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May 11, 2009
The British Academy has joined forces with Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons Inc., to create a major new prize for an outstanding contribution to Psychology.
The Academy’s new Wiley Prize in Psychology, worth £5,000, to be awarded annually, will recognise excellence in research in psychology – alternately rewarding...
May 11, 2009
Graduate group member Edna Foa has been selected to receive the 2009 Career/Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
April 13, 2009
Anne E. Kazak of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia receives 2009 APF Cummings PSYCHE Prize