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Genes make us who we are, says 2020 psychology winner

A behavioral geneticist who found that DNA is the primary force shaping our personalities has won the 2020 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology. Robert Plomin, research professor at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London, developed his prize-winning idea based on 45 years of psychological studies in the United […]

2008 – Philip Tetlock

2008 – Philip Tetlock “Expert Political Judgment: How Good Is It? How Can We Know?” Political pundits should be held accountable for the predictions they make, says the winner of the 2008 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. Philip Tetlock, a University of California, Berkeley, professor of business administration and political […]

2008 – Edward Zigler, Walter Gilliam and Stephanie Jones

2008 – Edward Zigler, Walter Gilliam and Stephanie Jones 2008 – A Vision for Universal Preschool Education Making preschool available to all children age 3 and older in the United States would carry great benefits, say three scholars who have won the 2008 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education. Edward Zigler Walter Gilliam Stephanie […]