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Maier Receives Grawemeyer Award for Work on Resiliency

APS Fellow Steven Maier has been named the recipient of the 2016 Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for his work on resilience to trauma. ... More>


Rajaram, Weber Among APS Fellows Elected to Society of Experimental Psychologists

APS Board Member Suparna Rajaram of Stony Brook University and APS Past Board Member Elke U. Weber of Columbia University are among eight psychological scientists recently elected to the Society of Experimental Psychologists (SEP). ... More>


Psychological Scientists Honored by the National Academy of Medicine

Three psychological scientists — APS Fellow Valerie F. Reyna, and Nobel laureates Edvard I. Moser and May-Britt Moser — are among 80 new members just elected to the National Academy […]... More>


De Dreu Receives Hendrik Muller Prize

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences will award the €25,000 Dr. Hendrik Muller Prize for Behavioral and Social Sciences to APS Fellow Carsten De Dreu during a December […]... More>

Observer Article

Lessons Learned From a Life in Science

As a college student, APS Past President Michael Gazzaniga wrote a letter to neuropsychologist Roger Sperry asking about summer job possibilities. That small step not only landed Gazzaniga a fellowship in Sperry's lab but also seeded his groundbreaking research on the split-brain effect. In his APS William James Fellow Award Address, he advises young scientists to "just write the letter" when they want to jumpstart a career in science. ... More>