Category: Psychology

Explore “Mysteries of Human Memory” with previous award winners

As part of the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Grawemeyer Awards, the University of Louisville is offering a discussion on “Mysteries of Human Memory” with former Grawemeyer Award in Psychology winners and prominent scientists Elizabeth Loftus, James McGaugh and Lynn Nadel. The event, which is free and open to the public, will consist of short […]

Scientist who links emotion, memory wins psychology award

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A brain scientist who helped explain how our emotions affect what we learn and remember has won the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.

Damasio wins Grawemeyer psychology award

A California scholar who proposed that emotions play an integral role in human reasoning and decision-making has won the 2014 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.

Grawemeyer Award winners to give public talks

Recipients of the 2013 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works and ideas at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in April.

Irving Gottesman

Gottesman wins award for identifying mental illness factors

A mental health pioneer who explored the basis of schizophrenia and the way mental disorders are classified has won the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.

Scientists’ idea helps explain ‘what and where’ people see

Friend or foe? Fast or slow? Left or right? As an object approaches, people have to assess what and where it is to know how to respond.