Marcia Johnson, PhD

Sterling Professor of Psychology and Professor (Adjunct) of Law; Department Chair, Psychology

Departments & Organizations

School of Law

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience: Cognitive/Learning and Memory; Neuroimaging

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

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

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

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

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

  • School of Management Advisory Committee Yale Unibersity (2005)

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Acting Chair Department of Psychology (2003 - 2003)

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

  • Advisory Committee Magnetic Resonance Research Center (2002)

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

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

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

  • Chair Society of Experimental Psychologists (1993 - 1994)

  • Trustee The James McKeen Cattell Fund (1993)

  • Member Society of Experimental Psychologists (1993)

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

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

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

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

  • 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

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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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