APS Awards and Honors

APS honors members in the earliest stages of their careers as well as accomplished leaders with the field’s most prestigious awards and recognitions.

APS William James Fellow Award

The APS William James Fellow Award honors APS members for their lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology.

2018 James Award Recipients

 

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APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award

The APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award honors APS members for their lifetime of significant
intellectual achievements in applied psychological research and their impact on a critical problem in
society at large.

2018 Cattell Award Recipients

 

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APS Mentor Award

The APS Mentor Award recognizes those who have significantly fostered the careers of others, honoring APS members who masterfully help students and others find their own voice and discover their own research and career goals.

2018 Mentor Award Recipients

 

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APS Janet Taylor Spence Award For Transformative Early Career Contributions

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The APS Janet Taylor Spence Award recognizes transformative early career contributions to psychological science. Award winners should be APS members who reflect the best of the many new and cutting-edge ideas coming out of our most creative and promising investigators.

Learn more about APS Past President Janet Taylor Spence.

 

2018 Spence Award Recipients

  • Elliot T. Berkman
    University of Oregon
  • Marc G. Berman
    The University of Chicago
  • Catherine Hartley
    New York University
  • Kristin Laurin
    University of British Columbia
  • Robb B. Rutledge
    Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research
  • Amrisha Vaish
    University of Virginia

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APS Fellows

Fellow status is awarded to APS members who made sustained outstanding contributions to the science of psychology in the areas of research, teaching, service, and/or application.

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APS Rising Stars

The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding APS members 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.

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