Assistant Professor Diana Tamir is one of two Princeton professors to receive project funding from the Princeton E-ffiliates partnership. Professor Tamir's project aims to reduce individuals' energy consumption, even if only by single-digit percentages, thereby contributing to a potential national savings of more than $140M per month.
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Professor Joel Cooper is the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Scientific Contribution award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. The award honors psychologists who have made major theoretical and empirical contributions to our understanding of attitudes, persuasion, and social influence. Professor Cooper will be honored at the 2016 SPSP Attitudes and Social Influence Pre-conference in San Antonio, TX in January.
The American Philosophical Society will present Professor Emeritus Charlie Gross with the 2016 Karl Spencer Lashley Award "in recognition of his pioneering studies of the neurophysiology of higher visual funcitons and the neural basis of face recognition and object perception." The award will be presented to Dr. Gross on November 11, 2016 at the American Philosophical Society annual Autumn General Meeting.
Professor Uri Hasson has received the 2016 NIH Pioneer Research award from the National Institutes of Health, an award that recognizes creative and exceptional biomedical research.
Consider your memories of 9/11. What time was it when you learned about the attack? Where were you? Who were you with? By simply retrieving...
Even if we find it difficult to calculate complicated probabilities on the spot, our brains constantly carry out these sorts of computations without our awareness — and they're remarkably good at it.
People synchronize what they remember and what they forget after sharing memories with one another, according to research published by Assistant Professor Alin Coman.
Professor Elizabeth Gould and co-authors find that adaptive behavioral changes in response to social instability result from diminished production of new neurons in the adult brain.
Along with 12 other Princetonians and 3 University coaches, Kat Holmes, a rising Psychology senior, is headed to Rio de Janeiro to compete in the Rio Olympics. The Department of Psychology congratulates Kat in her pursuit of fencing gold, and wishes the best of luck to all Princetonians competing for Teams USA and Canada!
Assistant Professor Johannes Haushofer's multi-discipline work on alleviating poverty has tackled important questions. Recently, however...