National Academy of Sciences

Four APS Fellows Elected to NAS

Five psychological scientists, including four APS Fellows, are among the 84 new members and 21 foreign associates elected to the National Academy of Sciences, in recognition of their contributions and achievements in original research. Among the newly elected members, announced April 30, are Richard Aslin, professor of brain and cognitive More

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

The National Academy of Sciences 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 More

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 premier scientists and 380 foreign associates. Since being formed in 1863 under the signature of Abraham Lincoln, NAS has served More