Kahana and Tong Win Troland Awards

APA congratulates the winners of the 2010 Troland Research Awards:

0210kahana Michael J. Kahana
(University of Pennsylvania)

“For innovative experimental, theoretical, and computational work leading to new insights regarding the dynamics of human episodic memory.”


0210tongFrank Tong
(Vanderbilt University)

“For pioneering the use of neural decoding techniques to explore mechanisms in the human brain mediating perception, attention, and object recognition.”

Each year, the National Academy of Sciences presents Troland Research Awards to two investigators age 40 or younger “to recognize unusual achievement and further empirical research in psychology regarding the relationships of consciousness and the physical world.” Each award carries a prize of $50,000 for the recipients to use for continued research. Further information about the award can be found at the National Academy website.