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BJ Casey receives 2022 APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award

12/2021


Award name: Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award
Recipient: BJ Casey, PhD

Dr. Casey the 2022 APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, which honors psychologists who have made distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to basic research in psychology.. See Dr. Casey's award highlighted in: https://psychology.yale.edu/news/bj-casey-receives-2022-apa-distinguishe...

Dr. Casey receives the 2022 George A. Miller Prize from the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS)

10/2021


Award name: George A. Miller Prize
Recipient: BJ Casey, PhD

Dr. BJ Casey was recently awarded the 2022 George A. Miller Prize from CNS, which goes to someone "whose career is characterized by distinguished and sustained scholarship and research at the cutting-edge of their discipline and that has in the past, or has the potential in the future, to revolutionize cognitive neuroscience." She will also deliver the George A. Miller lecture at CNS' annual meeting in April 2022 in San Francisco.

Estee Rubien-Thomas receives the 2021 Jane Olejarczyk Department Service Award

06/2021


Award name: Jane Olejarczyk Service Award

Estée received the 2021 Jane Olejarczyk Service Award, decided annually by nomination of faculty and fellow graduate students, and is given to the graduate students in the Yale Psychology program deemed to have contributed significantly to the quality of graduate student life in the Department. See Estée's award highlighted in: https://psychology.yale.edu/news/kathryn-graves-and-estee-rubien-thomas-...

Dr. Cortney Simmons wins the 2021 Yale Postdoctoral Association Annual Postdoc Symposium Presentation Award

06/2021


Award name: Yale Postdoctoral Association Annual Postdoc Symposium Presentation Award

Congratulations to Dr. Cortney Simmons, who has been named winner of the Yale Postdoctoral Association 4th Annual Postdoc Symposium Presentation Award. This award is in recognition of her outstanding presentation on “Youth experiences with the 2020 Black Lives Matter demonstrations in the United States.” Cortney presented research using novel questions from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study®. See Dr. Simmon's article highlighted in: https://psychology.yale.edu/news/cortney-simmons-wins-2021-yale-postdoct...

Dr. BJ Casey elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

04/2021


Award name: American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Recipient: BJ Casey, PhD

Congratulations to Dr. BJ Casey, who has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. The mission of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences “honors excellence and convenes leaders from every field of human endeavor to examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and the world, and work together to ‘cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honor, dignity, and happiness of a free, independent, and virtuous people.'" See Dr. Casey's article highlighted in: https://psychology.yale.edu/news/marcia-johnson-and-bj-casey-elected-ame...

Dr. Casey highlights what scientists are facing with COVID-19 in the APA Monitor

01/2021


Dr. BJ Casey receives The Lifetime Achievement Mentor Award from APS

12/2020


Award name: The Lifetime Achievement Mentor Award
Recipient: BJ Casey, PhD

Dr. Kristina Rapuano’s new study in PNAS on brain microstructure predicting later weight gain in children is highlighted

10/2020


Dr. Casey's work on the emerging adult brain is highlighted in the New Yorker:

06/2020


Dr. Casey says long sentences for juvenile offenders is challenged by evidence from developmental science

09/2019


See Dr. Casey's article highlighted in https://www.searchlightnm.org/life-behind-bars