FACULTY AWARD: Kahneman receives Talcott Parsons Prize

Nov. 10, 2011 4:09 p.m.

Daniel Kahneman — the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology, emeritus; a professor emeritus of psychology and public affairs; and a senior scholar in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs — has been awarded the Talcott Parsons Prize by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for his pioneering research in behavioral economics. The award, presented at a ceremony Nov. 9 in Cambridge, Mass., honors outstanding contributions to the social sciences.