Michael Tomasello Receives Eleanor Maccoby Award in Developmental Psychology

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Professor Michael Tomasello has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Eleanor Maccoby Award in Developmental Psychology for his book, Becoming Human: A Theory of Ontogeny. 

The Maccoby Award is presented to the author of a book in the field of psychology that has had or promises to have a profound effect on one or more of the areas represented by Division 7, including promoting research in the field of developmental psychology; fostering the development of researchers through providing information about educational opportunities and recognizing outstanding contributions to the discipline; facilitating exchange of scientific information about developmental psychology through publications such as the division's newsletter and through national and international meetings; and/or promoting high standards for the application of scientific knowledge on human development to public policy issues.

The award will be presented at the APA convention in 2021; Tomasello was also honored with this award in 2018. 

A list of past recipients can be found here.