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Johnson-Laird wins Fyssen Foundation International Prize

Philip Johnson-Laird , the Stuart Professor of Psychology, has been selected as the recipient of this year's Fyssen Foundation International Prize.

The prize is awarded annually by the Paris-based foundation to a scientist who has conducted distinguished research in the areas supported by the foundation such as ethology, paleontology, archaeology, anthropology, psychology, epistemology, logic and the neurosciences.

A leading cognitive scientist, Johnson-Laird has been on the Princeton faculty since 1989. His research interests include the psychology of reasoning and language.

This is the second time that a Princeton psychology professor has received this award. George Miller, the James McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychology Emeritus, won the prize in 1991.

Contact:Tom Bartus (609) 258-3601

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