Social Cognitive and Addiction Neuroscience Lab (SCANlab)

September 2012

Chris Loersch and Keith Payne win ISCON Best Paper Award

On September 4, 2012, the International Social Cognition Network (ISCON) announced that former SCN post-doctoral trainee Chris Loersch (now Research Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado-Boulder) and one of his former mentors, B. Keith Payne of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (and a dear friend of the SCN lab), are the winners of the 2011 Best Paper Award. This prestigious award signifies the outstanding theoretical contribution made by a paper based on Dr. Loersch’s doctoral research: Loersch, C., & Payne, B. K. (2011). The situated inference model of priming: An integrative account of construal, behavior, and goal priming. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 234-252.