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The Society for Mathematical Psychology promotes the advancement and communication of research in mathematical psychology and related disciplines. Mathematical psychology is broadly defined to include work of a theoretical character that uses mathematical methods, formal logic, or computer simulation. The official journals of the society are Journal of Mathematical Psychology and Computational Brain & Behavior.

Some breaking news on awards from the current Mathematical Psychology Conference in Portland.

  • The 2010 winner of the William K. Estes Early Career Award is Janne V. Kujala, from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
  • The 2010 winner of the Outstanding Paper in the Journal of Mathematical Psychology award is Diederik Aerts, of the Free University Brussels, for his paper "Quantum Structures in Cognition".
  • The 2010 winner of the best student poster on a cognitive science topic, sponsored by the Cognitive Science Society, is Kenneth Olson, from Ohio State University, for his poster "Bayesian Hierarchical Model Evaluation for the Receiver Operating Characteristic in Recognition Memory".

Congratulations to all three winners!