George A. Miller Award for an Outstanding Recent Article on General Psychology

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Description

The Miller Award is chosen by colleagues from Div. 1. The winner will be announced at the annual convention of the APA the year of submission. The author(s) will be expected to give an invited address at the subsequent APA convention and also to provide a copy of the award presentation for inclusion in the newsletter of the society (The General Psychologist). The authors will each receive a certificate. A single cash prize of $1,500 will be awarded to help defray travel expenses for that convention.

Annual deadline: Feb. 15

Eligibility

There are no restrictions on nominees, and self-nominations as well as nominations by others are encouraged for these awards.

How to Apply

Nomination packets should include four copies of:

  1. The article being considered (which can be of any length but must be in print and have a post-2013 publication date);

  2. The curriculum vitae of the author(s); and

  3. A statement detailing the strength of the candidate article as an outstanding contribution to general psychology.

Nomination letters and supporting materials should be sent electronically to Irene Frieze, PhD.

Past Recipients
2016

Bruce Overmier, PhD and Robert Murison, PhD, for "Restoring Psychology’s Role in Peptic Ulcer," Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 2012, 5(1), 5-27.

2015

Gregory E. Miller, Edith Chen, & Karen J. Parker “Psychological stress in childhood and susceptibility to the chronic diseases of aging: Moving toward a model of behavioral and biological mechanisms.” Psychological Bulletin, 2011, 137(6), 959-997.

2014

David H. Uttal, Nathaniel G. Meadow, Elizabeth Tipton, Linda L. Hand, Alison R. Alden, Christopher Warren, & Nora S. Newcombe. "The malleability of spatial skills: A meta-analysis of training studies.” Psychological Bulletin, 2013, 139(2), 352-402.

2013

Julianne Holt-Lunstad, Timothy B. Smith, & J. Bradley Layton, “Social relationships and mortality risk: A meta-analytic review.” PLoS Med, 7(7), e1000316.

2012

Piers Steel, "The nature of procrastination: A meta-analytic and theoretical review of quintessential self-regulatory failure," Psychological Bulletin, 2007, 133, 65-94.

2011

Ariel Knafo, Carolyn Zahn-Waxler, Carol Van Hulle, JoAnn L. Robinson, & Soo Hyun Rhee, "The developmental origins of a disposition toward empathy: Genetic and environmental contributions", Emotion, 2008. 8(6), 737-752.

2010

Bruce J. Ellis, Aurelio Jose Figueredo, Barbara H. Brumbach, & Gabriel L. Schlomer, "Fundamental dimensions of environmental risk: The impact of harsh versus unpredictable environments on the evolution and development of life history strategies", Human Nature, 2009, 20, 204-268.

2009

Diane Halpern, Camilla P. Benbow, David C. Geary, Ruben C. Gur, Janet Shibley Hyde, and Morton Ann Gernsbacher, "The science of sex differences in science and mathematics," Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 2007, 8, 1-51.

2008

Linda F. Gottfredson, "Intelligence: Is it the epidemiologists' elusive 'fundamental cause' of social class inequities in health?" Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2004, 86, 174-199.

2007

Mark E. Koltko-Rivera, "Rediscovering the later version of Maslow's hierarchy of needs: Self-transcendence and opportunities for theory, research, and unification." Review of General Psychology, 2006, 10, 302-317.

2006

Janet Shibley Hyde, "The Gender Similarities Hypothesis", American Psychologist, 2005, 60, 581-592.

2005

Bruce J. Ellis, "Timing of  Prepubertal Maturation in Girls:  An Integrated Life  History Approach", Psychological Bulletin, 2004, 130, 920-958.

2004

Mark Koltko-Rivera, "The Psychology of World Views" Review of General Psychology, 2004, 8, 3-58.

2003

Honourable Mention:  Floyd W. Rudmin, "Critical history of the acculturation psychology of assimilation, separation, integration, and marginalization," Review of General Psychology, 2003, 7, 3-37.

2003

Nora Newcombe, "The nativist-empiricist controversy in the context of recent research on spatial and quantitative development." Psychological Science, 2002, 13, 395-401.

2002

Jacob Feldman. (2000). Minimization of Boolean complexity in human concept learning. Nature, 407, 630-633.

2001

Jack Martin & Jeff Sugarman. (1999). Psychology's reality debate: A "Levels of Reality" approach. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 19, 177-194.

2000

K. Geoffrey White & John T. Wixted. (1999). Psychophysics of remembering. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior; 71, 91-113.

1999

C. P. Benbow & J. C. Stanley (1996). "Inequity in equity: How 'equity' can lead to inequity for high-potential students." Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 2(2), 249-292.

1999

R. L. Rosnow (1997). "Hedgehogs, foxes, and the evolving social contract in psychological science: Ethical challenges and methodological opportunities." Psychological Methods, 2(4), 345-356. 

1998

Dean Keith Simonton. (1997). Creative productivity: A predictive and explanatory model of career trajectories and landmarks. Psychological Review, 104, 66-89.

1998

Judith Rich Harris. (1995). Where is the child's environment? A Group Socialization theory of development. Psychological Review, 102, 458-490.

1996

D. Lubinski, & T. Thompson. (1993). Species and individual differences in communication based on private states. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 16, 627-642.

1995

Theodore Dix. (1991). The affective organization of parenting: Adaptive and maladaptive processes, Psychological Bulletin, 110, 3-25.