Awards and Honors

G. Stanley Hall Lecture Series (2018), sponsored by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (Division 2 of the American Psychological Association). List of speakers.

Kurt Lewin Award (jointly with my long-time friend and colleague Craig Anderson) for “outstanding contributions to the development and integration of psychological research and social action,” Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (2017). The list of past winners is like a Who’s Who of social scientists, including a Nobel Prize winner—Gunnar Myrdal in 1952. My academic grandfather, Daniel Katz, won it in 1966.

Distinguished Lifetime Contribution to Media Psychology and Technology (Division 46), American Psychological Association (2014)

Ig Nobel Psychology Prize Winner (2013)
Science Friday (psychology prize about 18 min)
Certificate (signed by three Nobel Laureates)
TEN TRILLION DOLLAR prize money (from Zimbabwe, worth about $4 USD)
‘Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder’: People who think they are drunk also think they are attractive

Weber State University, Outstanding Psychology Alumni Award (2013)

Edwin B. Newman Psi Chi/APA Excellence in Research Award (1988)

J. P. Guilford Psi Chi Excellence in Research Award (1984)