Irving Gottesman, winner of the 2013 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology, died on June 29. He was 85. His Grawemeyer Award-winning idea, the endophenotype concept in schizophrenia, changed assumptions about the origins of psychological disease. Gottesman is widely acclaimed for his contributions to the mental health field, which included research that uncovered a genetic link to […]
“It validates these ideas and says that they really matter,” said Susan R. Holman of winning the 2016 Grawemeyer Award in Religion. “It is an incredible honor. It is an immense responsibility—a sense of how can I pay back with my life for this recognition?” Holman and her fellow 2016 Grawemeyer Award recipients—Hans Abrahamsen, Gary […]
Recipients of the 2016 Grawemeyer Award will discuss their winning works at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in April. UofL presents the annual prizes for outstanding works in music composition, ideas improving world order, psychology and education and gives a religion prize jointly with Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. This year’s awards […]
Steven Maier wins Grawemeyer Award in Psychology Strength through adversity: Scientist connects resilience, control A scientist who discovered a brain mechanism that not only produces resilience to trauma but also aids in coping with future adversity has won the 2016 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology. Steven Maier, distinguished professor of psychology and neuroscience […]
The University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary will announce the 2016 winners of five Grawemeyer Awards Nov. 30 – Dec. 3. UofL presents the annual prizes for outstanding works in music composition, ideas improving world order, psychology and education and gives a religion prize jointly with Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Recipients will be […]
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 […]
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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.