Congratulations to Prof. Elizabeth Spelke for receiving the Association for Psychological Science (APS) 2021 APS Mentor Award

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December 4, 2020

The Association for Psychological Science (APS) is pleased to announce its lifetime achievement award recipients for 2021. As the premier international organization dedicated to advancing scientific psychology across disciplinary and geographic boarders, APS represents more than 30,000 leading scientists, academics, clinicians, researchers, educators, administrators, and students from more than 80 countries. APS’s three lifetime achievement awards—the APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award, the APS Mentor Award, and the APS William James Fellow Award—are APS’s highest honors, and their recipients represent the field’s most accomplished and respected scientists.

The APS Mentor Award recognizes psychology researchers and educators who have shaped the future directions of science by fostering the careers of students and colleagues.

Prof. Elizabeth Spelke, Harvard University, has been named as one of the four 2021 APS Mentor Award recipients. Over her career, Prof. Spelke "has helped dozens of mentees launch careers rooted in unique, rich research questions and is known for her expertise on the cognitive capabilities of young children.”



Follow the link below to read the full APSpress release.