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Elizabeth A. Phelps

Phelps Wins 2019 APS William James Fellow Award

September 12, 2018
Professor Elizabeth A. Phelps has been awarded the 2019 Association of Psychological Science William James Fellow Award.  This award honors APS members for their lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology. Recipients must be APS members recognized internationally for their outstanding contributions to scientific psychology. 
Somerville

Somerville Wins Flux Society Young Investigator Award

June 27, 2018

Associate Professor Leah Somerville was selected for the Flux Society's Young Investigator Award in Cognitive Neuroscience, for 2018.  This award recognizes outstanding contributions by scientists early in their careers. Award recipients have been working in the area of cognitive neuroscience for no more than 10 years involved in active independent research.

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Matthew K. Nock

Matthew K. Nock Appointed Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology

June 19, 2018
Michael D. Smith, Edgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, nominated Mattew K. Nock to be appointed as the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology.  The Provost offcially recognized this appointment retroactive to July 1, 2017.  This chair was established in 1929 as part of the bequest of Edgar Pierce, who graduated from Harvard College in 1892, and earned his Ph.D. in  Philosophy here in 1895.  The donor's intent was to honor a leading scholar in Philosophy or Psychology.
Gilbert

Gilbert Wins APS and Harvard Mendelsohn Awards

April 23, 2018

Professor Daniel Gilbert just received the 2019 APS’s William James Fellow Award as well as the Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award from the Graduate Student Council at Harvard University.

The APS William James Fellow Award honors APS members for their lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology. Recipients must be APS members recognized internationally for their outstanding contributions to scientific psychology. 

The Everett Mendelsohn Award is awarded by the GSAS...

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Nock and Gershman Receive Star Family Challenge Research Award

April 4, 2018

Professor Matthew Nock and Assistant Professor Samuel Gershman, along with HSPH Associate Professor of Biostatistics J.P. Onnela, received a 2018 Star Family Challenge Research Award for their project, "Using Mobile Passive Monitoring, Real-time Assessment and Dynamic Computational Phenotypes to Understand, Predict and Prevent Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors.”

The Star Family Challenge is a research award program established at the suggestion of James A. Star ‘83, supporting FAS and SEAS faculty members in the natural and social sciences pursuing high-risk, high-impact...

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