Marcia Johnson, PhD

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Psychology; Department Chair, Psychology

Departments & Organizations

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

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Faculty Research

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

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

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

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

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

  • Yale Unibersity (2005) School of Management Advisory Committee

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Department of Psychology (2003 - 2003) Acting Chair

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

  • Magnetic Resonance Research Center (2002) Advisory Committee

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

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

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

  • Society of Experimental Psychologists (1993 - 1994) Chair

  • The James McKeen Cattell Fund (1993) Trustee

  • Society of Experimental Psychologists (1993) Member

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

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

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

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

  • 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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