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Psychologists elected to National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Psychological scientists were among those elected in 2013 as members of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

National Academy of Sciences

These psychologists were elected to the National Academy of Sciences:

Richard N. Aslin

Richard N. Aslin
University of Rochester

Susan T. Fiske

Susan T. Fiske
Princeton University

David Heeger

David Heeger
New York University

Joseph E. LeDoux

Joseph E. LeDoux
New York University

 Daniel L. Schacter

 Daniel L. Schacter
 Harvard University

Election to the National Academy of Sciences is considered one of the highest honors in the United States for scientists who pursue original research. The complete list of 84 new members and 21 new foreign associates can be found on the national academy’s website.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The following psychologists were elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences:

Robert A. Bjork

Robert A. Bjork
University of California, Los Angeles

Alison Gopnik

Alison Gopnik
University of California, Berkeley

Steven A. Hillyard

Steven A. Hillyard
University of California, San Diego

Donald C. Hood

Donald C. Hood
Columbia University

Charles A. Nelson III

Charles A. Nelson III
Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital

Lauren B. Resnick

Lauren B. Resnick
University of Pittsburgh

Peter Salovey

Peter Salovey
Yale University

Laurence D. Steinberg

Laurence D. Steinberg
Temple University

Barbara G. Tversky

Barbara G. Tversky
Columbia University

 

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences honors leaders in the sciences, humanities, arts, business and public affairs. See the American Academy’s website (PDF, 120KB) for the complete list of 198 new members.

The American Psychological Association congratulates all of the newly elected members of these prestigious academies.