Stanton Prize winner

Liane Young, an associate professor of psychology at Boston College whose research focuses on the psychology and neuroscience of moral judgment and behavior, has won the 2016 Stanton Prize, awarded annually by the Society for Philosophy and Psychology to a young scholar who has made significant contributions to interdisciplinary research in philosophy, psychology, and/or related disciplines.This is the second honor from the SPP for Young, who won the society’s William James Prize for writing in 2006. “Liane Young is a leader in the field of moral psychology,” said Professor of Psychology Ellen Winner, department chair. “The study of moral thinking was first the province of philosophy and now is being investigated by the tools of psychology. Liane’s work is inherently interdisciplinary, bringing moral philosophy together with moral psychology, social psychology,…


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