Martha J. Farah Recognized by the Society of Experimental Psychologists
Martha J. Farah, Walter H. Annenberg Professor in the Natural Sciences in the Department of Psychology, was awarded the Howard Crosby Warren Medal for her foundational cognitive neuroscientific work on face and object recognition, visual attention, mental imagery, and semantic memory and recent work investigating the influence of early life experience on neurocognitive development.
The award, given by the Society of Experimental Psychologists, recognizes outstanding achievement in experimental psychology in the U.S. and Canada.
Farah is a widely recognized expert in the fields of psychology and neuroscience and serves as Director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience. She is the author of several books, including The Cognitive Neuroscience of Vision. She has previously been recognized with honors including fellowships from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and awards from the American Psychological Association and the National Academy of Sciences.