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.
Professor John Weisz was selected by Scientific Research Council to receive the 2019 Sarah Gund Prize for Research and Mentorship in Child Mental Health. The award is given to an individual who has made a seminal contribution to the field of child mental health and has mentored others who have continued to advance the research of the field.Read more about Weisz Wins Gund Prize
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.
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.
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...
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...
Assistant Professor Sam Gershman has received a Sloan Research Fellowship, from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in the Neuroscience Category, in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to his field. The award is given to “stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.”...Read more about Gershman Awarded Sloan Fellowship