NYU Psychology Awards and Honors
Congratulations to Liz Phelps who has received the William James Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science. The award "honors APS members for their lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology."
Congratulations to Liz Phelps who was presented with the Thomas William Salmon Award for outstanding contributions to psychiatry, neurology or mental hygiene. The winner of this award is chosen from among the nation's most talented investigators by the The New York Academy of Medicine's Salmon Committee on Psychiatry and Mental Hygiene.
Congratulations to Peter Gollwitzer who has been elected to the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.
Congratulations to Catherine Hartley, who has been awarded the 2018 Association for Psychological Science Janet Taylor Spence Award, which recognizes "transformative early career contributions to psychological science".
Congratulations to Catherine Hartley on her receipt of a 2018 Early Career Research Fellowship from the Jacobs Foundation.
Congratulations to Marjorie Rhodes for winning the Steve Reznick Award for Early Career Contribution at the Cognitive Development Society Conference. The award "recognizes a young scholar who has made outstanding research contributions to the study of cognitive development, and who shows continued promise to be a leader in the field."
Congratulations to Marjorie Rhodes who received the APA Boyd Mccandless Award for early career contributions. The award "recognizes a young scientist who has made a distinguished theoretical contribution to developmental psychology, has conducted programmatic research of distinction, or has made a distinguished contribution to the dissemination of developmental science. The award is for continued efforts rather than a single outstanding work."
Congratulations to Jon Freeman who has been awarded the 2017 Early Career Award of the Society for Social Neuroscience. Recipients' work is considered to "embody the future of social neuroscience through their cutting edge ideas and novel research."
Congratulations to Catherine Hartley who has received a 2017 Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in Neuroscience.
Congratulations to Marjorie Rhodes who will receive a 2017 Scholar Award in Understanding Human Cognition from the James S. McDonnell Foundation.
Congratulations to Madeline Heilman, who is a 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from Columbia University's Teachers College.
Congratulations to Susan Andersen who received one twelve of NYU's Golden Dozen Awards for outstanding contribution to learning in the classroom.
Congratulations to Pascal Wallisch who received one twelve of NYU's Golden Dozen Awards for outstanding contribution to learning in the classroom.
Congratulations to Jon Freeman who received the International Social Cognition Network's Early Career Award. In announcing his award Professor Freeman's work was described as "transforming our understanding of social perception and intergroup bias."
Congratulations to Todd Gureckis who has been awarded the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers by the Obama Administration. Recipients of the award, established by President Clinton in 1996, are recognized for their "pursuit of innovative research at the frontiers of science and technology and their commitment to community service as demonstrated through scientific leadership, public education, or community outreach."
The Nieman Foundation named "Tweeting from Left to Right," an article in Psychological Science by Pablo Barberá, John Jost, Jonathan Nagler, Joshua Tucker, and Richard Bonneau of NYU's Social Media and Political Participation laboratory, one of their top 10 papers for 2015 in digital news and social media research.
Congratulations to Ted Coons who will receive an honorary degree from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts at its annual commencement ceremony in recognition of his research and as a pioneer in neuro-aesthetics.