Michael Frank Receives FABBS Early Career Award

FABBS Early Career Impact Award






Michael C. Frank has been awarded the FABBS 2017 Early Career
Impact Award
for Cognitive Science Society. This award is presented to early career scientists of
FABBS member societies during the first 10 years post-PhD and recognizes scientists who have made
major contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior. The goal is to enhance public
visibility of these sciences and the particular research through the dissemination efforts of the
FABBS in collaboration with the member societies and award winners.

Dr. Frank is an associate professor of psychology at Stanford University and
earned his doctorate in brain and cognitive sciences from MIT.


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2018 Rumelhart Recipient

The David E. Rumelhart Prize for Contributions to the Theoretical Foundations of Human Cognition was founded in 2001 in honor of the cognitive scientist David Rumelhart. The 2018 recipient is Prof. Michael Tanenhaus, the Beverly Petterson Bishop and Charles W. Bishop Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester. Michael Tanenhaus, has over the course of 40 years gradually transformed our understanding of human language and its relation to perception, action and communication. Tanenhaus also has a limited appointment as Chair Professor in the School of Psychology at Nanjing Normal University. He was a founding member and served as Director of the Center for Language Sciences and the PI for center’s NIH-supported interdisciplinary training program for twenty years. He received an undergraduate degree in Speech and Hearing Science from University of Iowa and PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Columbia.

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