Academic journal article Human Ecology

Ceci to Receive G. Stanley Hall Award

Academic journal article Human Ecology

Ceci to Receive G. Stanley Hall Award

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Stephen Ceci, Helen L. Carr Professor of Developmental Psychology in the Department of Human Development, has been selected to receive the American Psychological Association's (APA) 2018 G. Stanley Hall award for distinguished contributions to developmental science. The award will be presented at APA's 2018 meeting in San Francisco.

Known as the highest honor in the developmental psychology field, the G. Stanley Hall award is given to an individual or team that has made distinguished contributions to developmental psychology, including contributions in research, student training and other scholarly endeavors.

"Steve has made seminal contributions to the basic scientific research of the developing mind in young children and to the critical translation of research findings to real life settings," said Qi Wang, professor of Human Development and department chair.

"His work best exemplifies the integrative approaches that we take in the use of scientific theories and methods to vigorously study real-world problems in diverse populations."

The award is based on the scientific merit of the individual's work, the importance of this work for opening up new empirical or theoretical areas of development psychology and the importance of the individual's work in linking developmental psychology with issues confronting the larger society or with other disciplines. …

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