Gernsbacher elected to AAAS second term

Professor Morton Ann Gernsbacher

Eight University of Wisconsin­–Madison scholars have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. In addition to the new fellows, UW–Madison psychology professor Morton Ann Gernsbacher was elected this spring to serve a second, four-year term on the AAAS board of directors.

This year, 502 scientists, engineers and innovators were chosen from the AAAS membership to be AAAS Fellows. The honor, presented annually since 1874, recognizes efforts to advance science and society, with the fellows chosen to reflect the highest standards of scientific integrity and professional ethics.

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