Recent News

Buckholtz Receives Early Career Award

April 6, 2017

Professor Joshua Buckholtz was awarded the Susan Nolen-Hoeksema Early Career Award from the Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP), one of the highest honors in clinical psychology for early career contributions.  This award is dedicated to the memory of Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Chair and Professor of Psychology at Yale University and SSCP member, who was known during her career as an outstanding clinical research scientist and a strong advocate and mentor to many students in clinical psychology. 

Ken Nakayama Wins Tillyer Award

March 13, 2017


Ken Nakayama, Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of The Optical Society (OSA) Edgar D. Tillyer Award which recognizes distinguished work in the field of vision.  Ken is being honored specifically for wide ranging studies of the visual system, and especially for his unique contributions to the formulation of a distinct level of visual processing, that of visual surfaces.


Konkle and Lai Named As APS "Rising Stars"

February 1, 2017

Professor Talia Konkle and Calvin Lai, a postdoctoral fellow in Psychology, have both been named by the Association of Psychological Science (APS) as Rising Stars to recognize “outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research careers,post-PhD”.  

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Cikara Wins 2017 Sage Young Scholar Award

November 28, 2016

Professor Mina Cikara has been selected by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology to be a recipient of the 2017 Sage Young Scholar Award for outstanding contributions to social/personality psychology.  

These awards recognize outstanding young researchers in personality and social psychology. The awardees will receive a one-time award of $5,000 to be used at their discretion for research, study, or conference travel-related purposes. Five awards are presented each year to young scholars representative of the broad spectrum of personality and social psychology research areas.