On April 27, APS Secretary and Fellow Gün R. Semin was awarded the position of Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau. The is a military and civil order of the Netherlands that is open to “everyone who has earned special merits for society” for the special way in which they More
We are pleased to announce the recipients of the James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships. The Fellowships are awarded yearly to North American university faculty committed to developing scientific research in psychology and its applications to improving human welfare. The award includes financial support that allows recipients to extend their sabbatical More
Nominations are now open for the National Council Awards of Excellence in Behavioral Health Organizations and Consumer Leaders to be honored for innovative practices and pisionary leadership at the National Council Awards of Excellence Dinner in April 2012. The deadline for nominations is January 15, 2012. For more information visit More
On December 2, 2011, Michael Tomasello was awarded the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize in a ceremony held at the University of Zurich. The prize included an endowment of 1.2 million Swiss francs, which will support Tomasello’s research on cooperation between young children. By studying 1- to 4-year-old human children More
APS Fellow Ovid Tzeng is a tireless advocate for popular science education in Taiwan. Between introducing Scientific American to Taiwan and urging scientists to give lectures to high school students, he co-hosted a radio show called Science for Everyone. Tzeng and co-host Su-Yen Lai were recently awarded a Broadcast Golden More
The Chronicle of Higher Education: Two scientists with the National Institute of Mental Health will receive the 2012 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for their research on how the brain works, the university has announced. The researchers, Leslie Ungerleider and Mortimer Mishkin, were the first to show that More
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