Best Paper Award

On behalf of the Editor and Associate Editors of Journal of Cognitive Psychology, we are delighted to announce the winners of the journal's Best Paper Award 2014.

There are two winning papers for Volume 2014:

The role of group configuration in the social transmission of memory: Evidence from identical and reconfigured groups Hae-Yoon Choi, Helena M. Blumen, Adam R. Congleton & Suparna Rajaram Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Volume 26, Issue 1, 2014, DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2013.862536

Are bilingual advantages dependent upon specific tasks or specific bilingual experiences? Kenneth R. Paap, Hunter A. Johnson & Oliver Sawi Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Volume 26, Issue 6, 2014, DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2014.944914

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Congratulations to the authors! JCP is proud to have published papers of such a high quality.

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 Journal of Cognitive Psychology Best Paper Award Past Winners

Self-relevance increases the irrelevant sound effect: Attentional disruption by one's own name. Jan P. Röer, Raoul Bell & Axel Buchner. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Volume 25: Issue 8, 2013. DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2013.828063.

The relationship between sustained attention, attentional selectivity, and capacity. Laura P. McAvinue, Signe Vangkilde, Katherine A. Johnson, Thomas Habekost, Søren Kyllingsbæk, Ian H. Robertson & Claus Bundesen. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Volume 24: Issue 3, 2012. DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2011.628653.

Neural correlates of emotion–cognition interactions: A review of evidence from brain imaging investigations. Florin Dolcos, Alexandru D. Iordan and Sanda Dolcos. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Volume 23, Issue 6, 2011. DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2011.594433.