The Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania and the Governor’s Office recognizes outstanding women for their extraordinary service and contributions to Pennsylvania. Distinguished Daughters honors women whose professional and philanthropic work has earned regional, statewide, or national recognition and provides value to the public.
October 2, 2019
September 26, 2019
Election to the American Philosophical Society honors extraordinary accomplishments in all fields. The APS is unusual among learned societies because its Membership is comprised of top scholars from a wide variety of academic disciplines. Here is more information: https://www.amphilsoc.org/blog/aps-announces-2019-class-new-members
September 23, 2019
APA’s Division 1 Ernest R. Hilgard Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to general psychology by incorporating multiple perspectives on human functioning into their theory, research and practice.
September 18, 2019
The Ann L. Brown Award for Excellence in Developmental Research is given each year by the Developmental program of the Psychology Department at the University of Illinois to a researcher whose work has contributed ground-breaking insights to the study of development.
September 4, 2019
Becky Waller will give a Penn Sciences Café talk next Tuesday 09/10. For more information, please visit https://www.sas.upenn.edu/events/behavior-problems-children-special-case-callous-unemotional-traits
July 23, 2019
Melissa Hunt was featured on recent news article "Social Media vs. Video Games: Not All Screen Time Is Equal" by Healthline
July 8, 2019
This honor recognizes "substantial contribution to social psychology as an empirical science" and "significant publication in recognized journals or books."
June 5, 2019
ACAMH is keen to recognise individuals whose work advances our understanding of mental health in children and young people – blue skies science as well as ways services and practices can foster mental health.
January 15, 2019
The Association for Psychological Science (APS) has named Dr. Rebecca Waller as a 2018 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: https://www.psychologicalscience.org/redesign/wp-content/uploads/2019/01...
November 27, 2018
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...