Psychology Faculty Receive National Awards
Published on August 12, 1993
TWO PSYCHOLOGY FACULTY MEMBERS RECEIVE NATIONAL HONORS COLUMBUS -- Two faculty members in the Department of Psychology at The Ohio State University have received major national awards for their research contributions. Marilynn Brewer (DUBLIN, 43017), Ohio Eminent Scholar in Social Psychology, received the 1992-93 Donald T. Campbell Award for Distinguished Research in Social Psychology. The award is presented by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Martin Sarter (COLUMBUS, 43235), assistant professor of psychology, received the 1992 Distinguished Scientific Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association (APA). As a result of their awards, both Brewer and Sarter have been invited to give addresses at the annual meeting of the APA, which will be held Aug. 20-24 in Toronto, Canada. Brewer was honored for her path-breaking contributions in inter-group relations and social identity, stereotyping and prejudice, and person perception. She is recognized for her cross-cultural research on how people develop attitudes about their own cultural and social groups, as well as how they form attitudes about outside groups. Brewer's address to the APA is titled "Social Self: Inclusion and Distinctiveness." Sarter was honored for his work in the area of biopsychology and animal behavior. His work involves the examination of changes in brain systems that contribute to the decline of attentional abilities as a result of aging. Sarter's address at the APA is titled "Neurotransmitters in Concert: Trans-synaptic Modulation of Cortical Acetylcholine and Cognition." # Contact: Marilynn Brewer, 292-9460, and Martin Sarter, 292-1751. [Submitted by: REIDV (firstname.lastname@example.org) Thu, 12 Aug 93 10:19:13 EST] All documents are the responsibility of their originator.