Professor Vladas Griskevicius is the 2014 recipient of the Early Career Award for Distinguished Scientific Contribution from the Human Behavior & Evolution Society (HBES).

The award recognizes one excellent young scientist each year who has made distinguished theoretical and/or empirical contributions to the study of evolution and human behavior.

Griskevicius, the Board of Overseers Professor of Marketing and Psychology, has published more than 50 articles in top business and psychology journals and is author of THE RATIONAL ANIMAL: How Evolution Made Us Smarter Than We Think.

HBES is an international scholarly organization that consists of several thousand members and published high-impact research journal Evolution and Human Behavior. It and includes scholars from anthropology, psychology, biology, law, economics, sociology, and the humanities.