Also in this Issue
Psychologists Named to Prestigious Academies
Four psychologists were among those 90 scientists recently elected to be a member or foreign associate of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. The three new members are:
Thomas D. Albright, professor and director of the Vision Center Laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California.
Wilson S. Geisler, professor of psychology and biomedical engineering, David Wechsler Regents Chair in Psychology, and Director of the Center for Perceptual Systems at the University of Texas, Austin.
J. Anthony Movshon, Silver Professor, professor of neural science and psychology, and director of the Center for Neural Science at New York University.
The new foreign associate is:
Anne Cutler, professor at the Institute for Cognition and Information at the University of Nijmegen and director of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
APA congratulates all four honorees. The complete list of scientists elected to the National Academy this year can be found on the National Academies News website.
Also this month, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced the election of seven individuals to its Section on Social and Developmental Psychology and Education. They are:
In Neurosciences, Cognitive Science, and Behavioral Biology:
Robert Rescorla, Christopher H Browne Distinguished Professor in Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
In Social and Developmental Psychology and Education:
Mahzarin Banaji, Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics; Harvard University
Susan A. Gelman, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan
Daniel T. Gilbert, Harvard College Professor of Psychology, Harvard University
Larry V. Hedges, Board of Trustees Professor of Statistics and Social Policy, Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University
David A. Kenny, Professor of Psychology, University of Connecticut
Carol L. Krumhansl, Professor of Psychology, Cornell University
Alan M. Leslie, Professor of Psychology, Rutgers University
George Loewenstein, Herbert A. Simon Professor of Economics and Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University
More information is available on the American Academy of Arts and Sciences website.