E. L. Thorndike Award

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The E. L. Thorndike Career Achievement Awards is an award of the American Psychological Association given to living recipients for substantial career achievements in educational psychology. The award's winners are recognized for research in the best tradition of educational psychology, meaning that the award is conferred for original, scientific, empirically-based research that contributes significantly to knowledge, theory, or practice in educational psychology.[1] It was named for the noted psychologist, Edward Thorndike.


Source: America Psychological Association and APA Division 15

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  1. ^ "E. L. Thorndike Award for Career Achievement in Educational Psychology". Apa.org. Retrieved 2012-09-20.