The American Psychological Foundation has named Prof. Elizabeth Loftus the 2013 recipient of its Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Science of Psychology.
According the Foundation, Elizabeth Loftus, Ph.D., has made “extraordinary contributions to our understanding of memory during the past 40 years that are remarkable for their creativity and impact. She has been a pioneering scientist in the area of memory distortion and false memories. Her imaginative and rigorous research has had a profound impact on the field of psychology, on scholars outside the field and on the administration of justice around the world.”
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