Marcia Johnson, PhD

Sterling Prof of Psychology; Department Chair, Psychology

Departments & Organizations

Neuroscience: Cognitive/Learning and Memory | Neuroimaging

Education & Training

BA University of California, Berkeley, Psychology (1971)
PhD University of California, Berkeley, Experimental Psychology (1971)

Honors & Recognition

  • Distinguished Scientific Contribution AwardAmerican Psychological Association (2006)

  • William James Fellow AwardAssociation for Psychological Science (2006)

  • Master Mentor AwardAmerican Psychological Association Division 20 (2005)

  • Mentorship AwardYale University Graduate School (2005)

  • FellowCenter for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (1987)

  • FellowJohn Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (1984)

  • James McKeen Cattell Fund Sabbatical Award (1983)

Professional Service

  • Member Princeton University Neuroscience Center Advisory Committee (2005 - 2005)

  • Member Princeton University Psychology Department Advisory Committee (2007 - 2007)

  • Member Psi Chi/APA committee to award Edwin B. Newman Graduate Research Award (1991 - 1994)

  • Member Committee on Scientific Awards, American Psychological Association (1980 - 1983)

  • Executive Committee Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, Yale University (2000 - 2004)

  • Advisory Committee Magnetic Resonance Research Center (2002)

  • Member Publications Committee, American Psychological Society (1993 - 1994)

  • Committee on the Economic Status of the Faculty Yale University (2004 - 2005)

  • Member President's Advisory Committee of the Division of Social Sciences (2004 - 2006)

  • School of Management Advisory Committee Yale Unibersity (2005)

  • Faculty of Arts and Sciences Tenure and Appointments Policy Committee (FASTAP) Yale University (2005 - 2006)

  • Member Faculty Development Committee of the National University of Singapore Initiative Working Group (2009)

  • Member NIH Neurobiology of Learning and Memory Integrated Review Group (IFCN 7) Study Section (2002 - 2004)

  • Member of the Governing Board Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (1994 - 1997)

  • Member of the Governing Board Psychonomics Society (1989 - 1994)

  • Association for Psychological Science (Fellow), American Psychological Association (Fellow), Member, Psychonomic Society, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Society of Experimental Psychologists, Memory Disorders Research Society, Eastern Psychological Association, Midwestern Psychological Association, Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, Sigma XI

  • Trustee The James McKeen Cattell Fund (1993)

  • Member Society of Experimental Psychologists (1993)

  • Chair Society of Experimental Psychologists (1993 - 1994)

  • Executive Board Society of Experimental Psychologists (2004 - 2006)

  • Member, Fellows selection committee Association for Psychological Science (2004)

  • Member-at-large, Division 3 American Psychological Association (1989 - 1992)

  • Tenure Appointments, Social Sciences Yale University (2004 - 2006)

  • Acting Chair Department of Psychology (2003 - 2003)

  • Director of Graduate Studies Yale University (2004 - 2006)

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Contact Info

Marcia Johnson, PhD
Mailing Address
Department of PsychologyP.O. Box 298205
New Haven, CT 06520-8205

Curriculum Vitae

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