Robert L. Fantz Memorial Award for Young Psychologists

$1,500 to support careers of promising young investigators conducting scientific research on perceptual-cognitive development and development of selective attention.

Deadline:

Sponsor: APF

Description

This award encourages and supports careers of promising young investigators in psychology or related disciplines. Candidates must show evidence of basic scientific research or scholarly writing in perceptual-cognitive development and the development of selective attention; and research and writing on the development of individuality, creativity and free-choice of behavior.

Amount: $1,500.

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Eligibility

Application process: The Fantz awardee is selected from among the nominees for APA Distinguished Scientific Awards for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology.

APF encourages applications from individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexual orientation.

How to Apply

For further information, please contact Suzanne Wandersman, Director of Governance, APA Science Directorate.

Past Recipients

2016

  • C. Shawn Green, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2015

  • Daniel Casasanto, PhD, University of Chicago 

2014

2013

  • Chen Yu, PhD, Indiana University 

2012

  • Julie Booth, PhD, Temple University

2011

  • Sian Leah Beilock, PhD, University of Chicago

2010

  • Wendy Johnson, PhD, University of Edinburgh

2009

  • Rebecca Saxe, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008

  • Jodi Quas, PhD, University of California, Irvine

2007

  • No Award Given

2006

  • John P. Spencer, PhD, University of Iowa

2005

  • Brian J. Scholl, PhD, Yale University

2004

  • Martha Wagner Alibali, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2003

  • No Award Given

2002

  • Karen E. Adolph, PhD, New York University

2001

  • Wendy M. Williams, PhD, Cornell University

2000

  • Jenny R. Saffran, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

1999

  • Bruce M. Hood, PhD

1998

  • No Award Given

1997

  • Harlene Hayne, PhD

1996

  • Gary Marcus, PhD

1995

  • Avshalom Caspi, PhD

1994

  • No Award Given

1993

  • Patricia J. Bauer, PhD

1992

  • Susan A. Gelman, PhD