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US Academy honors 15 for major contributions to science

each of two recipients to recognize unusual achievement within the broad spectrum of experimental psychology – goes to Marvin M. Chun, professor of psychology, interdepartmental neuroscience program and cognitive science program, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.; and to Frederick M. Rieke, investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and associate professor, department of physiology and biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle. Chun was chosen "for creative use of behavioral, brain-imaging, and neuropsychological evidence to elucidate the interplay of conscious and unconscious processes in perception, memory, and learning." Rieke was chosen "for experimental and theoretical analyses of information coding in the central nervous system and its relation to perception."

G.K. Warren Prize– a prize of $10,000 awarded every four years for notable contribution to fluviatile morphology and closely related aspects of the geological sciences – goes to Michael A. Church, professor, department of geography, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Church was chosen "for his extensive and innovative field and laboratory studies of the morphology and dynamics of natural and managed river channels at a range of scales."

NAS Public Welfare Medal will go to Normal R.Augustine, retired chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corp., Bethesda, Md., for “contributions to the vitality of science in the United States by bringing to industry and government a better understanding of the crucial role that fundamental scientific research must play in our long-term security and economic prosperity." The medal was established to recognize distinguished contributions in the application of science to the public welfare and has been presented since 1914.

The National Academy of Sciences, established in 1863, is a private, nonprofit honorific society of distinguished scholars dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the
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