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Spelke Awarded Heineken Prize

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APS William James Fellow Elizabeth S. Spelke of Harvard University, a leading psychological scientist and specialist on the cognitive development of infants, recently received the C. L. de Carvalho-Heineken Prize for Cognitive Sciences from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. ... More>


McConkey Awarded Title of Order of Australia

APS Fellow Kevin M. McConkey, emeritus professor of psychology at the University of New South Wales, Australia, recently was awarded the title of Member of the Order of Australia. The […]... More>

Observer Article

Paying Tribute to Janet Taylor Spence

A year after her passing, scientists celebrate the achievements of APS’s first elected president — including her pioneering work on anxiety and gender identity. ... More>

2016–2017 American Philosophical Society Grant and Fellowship Programs

The American Philosophical Society announces information about and application instructions for all of the Society’s programs on their website. Information About All Programs Purpose, Scope Awards are made for noncommercial […]... More>

Albert Bandura Receives National Medal of Science

President Obama presented eminent psychology researcher Albert Bandura with the National Medal of Science in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to science. ... More>