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SPSP is honored to announce

the 2013 Award Recipients!

 

Please come by to meet and congratulate them at the

Awards Ceremony and Reception

 Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 7pm
Austin Convention Center - Room 12

Sponsored by SPSP and Sage Publications

 

The 2013 Jack Block Award 

Robert McCrae

This award is for career research accomplishment or distinguished career contributions in personality psychology and honors an individual who has demonstrated “analytic sophistication, theoretical depth, and wide scholarship.”

Sponsored by SPSP

 

The 2013 Donald T. Campbell Award

Timothy Wilson

This award is for career research accomplishment or distinguished career contributions in social psychology and honors an individual who "has contributed and is continuing to contribute to the field of social psychology in significant ways."

Sponsored by SPSP

 

The 2013 Career Contribution Awards

C. Daniel Batson

James Sidanius

This award honors scholars who have made “major theoretical and/or empirical contributions to social psychology and/or personality psychology or to bridging these areas.” Recipients are recognized for distinguished scholarly contributions across productive careers.

Sponsored by SPSP

 

The 2013 Robert B. Cialdini Award

Judith Harackiewicz, Christopher Rozek, Chris Hulleman, & Janet Hyde

For their 2012 Psychological Science article entitled

"Helping parents to motivate adolescents in mathematics and science:

 An experimental test of a utility-value intervention"

This award recognizes a publication “that best explicates social psychological phenomena principally through the use of field research methods and settings and that thereby demonstrates the relevance of the discipline to communities outside of academic social psychology.”

Endowed by FPSP

The 2013 Carol and Ed Diener Award in Personality Psychology

Andrew Elliot

This award recognizes a mid-career scholar “whose work substantially adds to the body of knowledge” in personality psychology and/or brings together personality psychology and social psychology.

Endowed by FPSP

 

The 2013 Carol and Ed Diener Award in Social Psychology

Nalini Ambady

This award recognizes a mid-career scholar “whose work substantially adds to the body of knowledge” in social psychology and/or brings together personality psychology and social psychology.

                                                                                                                               Endowed by FPSP

 

The 2013 Distinguished Scholar Award

Carol Dweck

The award honors a scholar who has made distinctively valuable research contributions across his or her career in areas that expand the core of social and personality research and/or integrates different topics in the discipline in significant ways.

Sponsored by SPSP  

 

The 2013 Media Book Prize for the Promotion of Social and Personality Science

Jonathan Haidt

for "The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion"

 (Pantheon Books, 2012)   

This prize honors a book written by a psychologist that makes a distinctive and important contribution to the field by promoting an understanding of the science of social and personality psychology to the general public.

 Sponsored by SPSP  

 

 

The 2013 Methodological Innovation Award

Anthony Greenwald

This award recognizes an individual who has made a significant or sustained contribution to innovative methods in social and personality psychology. It recognizes contributions that are especially likely to generate the discovery of new hypotheses, new phenomena, or new ways of thinking about the discipline of social/personality psychology.

Sponsored by SPSP  

 

The 2014 SAGE Young Scholars Awards

Paul Eastwick 

Jochen Gebauer 

Edward Lemay 

Kristina Olson

Tessa West 

These awards support the research of junior colleagues and recognize “outstanding young researchers” representing the broad spectrum of personality and social psychology research areas.

Sponsored by FPSP with the generous support of SAGE Publications

 

 

The 2013 SPSP Awards for Distinguished Service to the Society

Wendi Gardner

George (Al) Goethals

The Society recognizes that service comes in many forms, and this Award expresses the Society's appreciation of distinctive contributions. It recognizes distinguished service specifically to the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, either with a particular, significant activity or cumulative contributions over time, to the Society.

Sponsored by SPSP

 

The 2013 SPSP Awards for Service on Behalf of Personality & Social Psychology

Kay Deaux

Hazel Markus

This award  ”recognizes distinguished efforts by individuals to benefit the field of social and personality psychology,” including noteworthy efforts to support educational and research activities in the field, professional leadership, and achievements that enhance the reputation of the field.

Sponsored by SPSP

 

 

The 2013 Daniel M. Wegner Theoretical Innovation Prize

Kurt Gray, Liane Young, & Adam Waytz

for their 2012 Psychological Inquiry article entitled

“Mind Perception is the Essence of Morality.”

This prize recognizes “the most theoretically innovative article, book chapter, or unpublished manuscript of the year.” It honors theoretical articles that are especially likely to generate the discovery of new hypotheses, new phenomena, or new ways of thinking about the discipline of social/personality psychology.

Sponsored by FPSP with the generous support of Worth Publishers



HONORABLE MENTIONS:
 

2013 Robert B. Cialdini

Honorable Mention 

Lisa Shu, Nina Mazar, Francesca Gino, Dan Ariely, and Max Bazerman

For their 2012 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article entitled

“Signing at the beginning makes ethics salient and decreases dishonest self-reports in comparison to signing at the end.”

 

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Thank you to those who served on the SPSP Award Nomination Panels

for your work in selecting these well-deserved awards!