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The Governing Board of the Psychonomic Society created a range of awards with the aim of recognizing individuals who have made outstanding contributions to advancing the experimental study of cognitive science.

These awards align with the Society's strategic goals in leadership, early career development, and scientific research.

Each year, the Society recognizes its members and promising students with the following awards and honors.

Consider Diversity: The Psychonomic Society is committed to scientific merit, which entails the inclusion of scientists of all genders, races, sexual orientations, countries of origin, geographical locations, and disciplinary expertise. Please critically examine your deliberations to eliminate biases that detract from our commitment to merit.

Mid-Career Award - New in 2018

Presented at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting
The Psychonomic Society will confer scientific awards each year upon for exceptional contributions to the field of experimental and cognitive psychology, and related areas by an individual who is currently in the middle of their career. They will receive an award and a $2,500 cash prize plus airfare to the Annual Meeting.

 

Early Career Award

Presented at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting
The Psychonomic Society will confer scientific awards each year upon young scientists who have made significant contributions to scientific psychology early in their careers. The awardees will receive an award and a $2,500 cash prize plus airfare to the Annual Meeting.

           

Clifford T. Morgan Best Article Award

Presented at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting
Each August, the Publications Committee will ask the editor of each journal to select the best paper that was published in journal in the last year. The selected first authors of those papers will be honored at the Annual Meeting and receive a monetary award.

 

Distinguished Leadership Award - New in 2019

 Presented at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting
The Psychonomic Society may annually recognize one individual with the Society’s Distinguished Leadership Award. The award will be given in years when there is a deserving candidate, and recognizes significant contributions to the field of cognitive psychology and sustained leadership and service to the discipline.

  

Graduate Travel Award

Presented at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting
Each year, the Psychonomic Society will give up to 15 Graduate Travel Awards for Student Members of the Society. Each Awardee will receive a travel stipend of $1,000.

 

J. Frank Yates Student Travel Award
Supporting diversity & inclusion in cognitive psychology

Presented at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting
The Psychonomic Society will annually give up to five J. Frank Yates Student Travel Awards for graduate student members of the Society who are in underrepresented populations, including those who are disadvantaged or discriminated against in some way, and in diversifying our perspectives. Each Awardee will receive a travel stipend of $1,000.

 

Psychonomic Society/Women in Cognitive Science Travel and Networking Award for Junior Scientists

Presented at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting
Two awards will be given to qualified candidates from any area of the Psychonomic Society who have had a presentation accepted at the annual meeting, to facilitate networking with two senior scientists at the annual meeting.

 

International Graduate Accommodation Award

Presented at Psychonomics International
The Psychonomic Society will give up to 25 Graduate Accommodation Awards for Student Members participating in the Psychonomics International. Each awardee will receive free of charge accommodation for the International Meeting.

 

Fellowship in the Society
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Member Select-Speaker Award
Discontinued in 2018.


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