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Roberta Klatzky awarded

Kurt-Koffka-Medal awarded to Roberta Klatzky

The Department of Psychology at Giessen University awarded the Kurt-Koffka medal to Prof. Roberta Klatzky
(Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA).
 
The Kurt-Koffka award is meant to honor scientists who advanced the fields of perception or developmental psychology to an extraordinary
extent. The award reminds of Kurt Koffka, who is well-known as a pioneer of Gestalt Psychology, in particular in the fields of perception and child
development. Koffka worked in Giessen for 16 years, from 1911 to 1927.
 
This was the fourth time that the Kurt-Koffka medal was awarded. In a ceremony that took place on November 24, 2010, Prof. Klatzky was honored
for her work on perception.
 
The previous winners of the medal were Marty Banks (Berkeley, USA) in 2007 Claes von Hofsten (Uppsala) in 2008, and Janette Atkinson (London) and
Oliver Braddick (Oxford) in 2009.
 
On behalf of the nominating committee for the Koffka medal,
 
Karl Gegenfurtner
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From John Kennedy

Posted by Mounia Ziat at Dec 10, 2010 05:28 PM
Congratulations to Roberta on the Kurt Koffka Medal. Well earned. I think
everyone in the TRG group is deeply pleased that Roberta, one of our
number for many years, has been so honoured.