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NAS Receives Gift From Atkinson for Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences

The National Academy of Science has received a gift of $3.5 million from APS Fellow Richard C. Atkinson to establish the NAS Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences. Beginning in 2014, a $200,000 prize will be given biennially to an individual (or pair of individuals) "responsible for significant advances in the psychological and cognitive sciences with important applications for formal and systematic theory in these fields.” ... More>

National Academy of Sciences Members and Foreign Associates Elected


Bartoshuk Named to NAS Governing Council

Last month, APS Secretary and Charter Member Linda Bartoshuk was elected to the National Academy of Science (NAS) Governing Council. NAS is made up of about 2,100 of the nation’s […]... More>


Rubin Named Chair of NAS Behavioral Board

APS Fellow Phillip Rubin, who is chief executive officer of Haskins Laboratories, is the new Chair of the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences (BBCSS) at the National Academy […]... More>

Observer Article

The Case for Research Training

Research training has been a core issue for the American Psychological Society since our founding nearly 15 years ago. It’s something we raise with Congress and federal agencies when we […]... More>