AAAS selects Immordino-Yang for Early Career Award

Mary Helen Immordino-Yang

Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang

Mary Helen Immordino-Yang has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science and Technology. She will accept the award at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois on February 14, 2014.

The AAAS seeks to “advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people.” Its goals include enhancing communication among scientists, engineers, and the public, promoting and defending the integrity of science and its use, and fostering education in science and technology.

Immordino-Yang’s research studies the neural, psychophysiological and psychological bases of social emotion, self-awareness and culture and their implications for development and schools. She is an Assistant Professor of Education at the Rossier School of Education, an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the Brain and Creativity Institute, and a member of the Neuroscience Graduate Program Faculty at the University of Southern California.