John has been elected to several honorary scientific societies, including:

  • The Society of Experimental Psychologists
  • The American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • The Society of Experimental Social Psychologists
  • The Gesellschaft fur Unendliche Versucheand

John has received numerous awards, including:

  • William James Fellow Award, Association for Psychological Science
  • Phoenix Prize, University of Chicago
  • Distinguished Scholar Award, Society for Social and Affective Neuroscience
  • Career Achievement Award, Chicago Society for Neuroscience
  • The Society of Experimental Psychologists
  • Society for Experimental Social Psychology’s Distinguished Scientist Award in recognition of “unusually important contributions to experimental social psychology”
  • Inaugural Fellow, Society for Social Neuroscience
  • Honorary Doctor of Science Degree, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Fifth Matilda White Riley Lecture in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, National Institutes of Health
  • MERIT Award, National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health
  • Scientific Impact Award, Society for Experimental Social Psychology
  • Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecturer, University of Chicago
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Ohio State University Department of Psychology
  • Presidential Citation, American Psychological Association
  • Theoretical Innovation Prize, Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • Award for Distinguished Service on Behalf of Personality and Social Psychology, Society of Personality and Social Psychology
  • Distinguished Member, Psi Chi
  • Honorary Doctor of Science Degree, Bard College
  • Patricia R. Barchas Award, American Psychosomatic Society
  • “ISI Highly Cited Researchers” in Psychiatry/Psychology
  • American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award
  • Campbell Award (for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Personality and Social Psychology), Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Psychophysiology, Society for Psychophysiological Research
  • Distinguished Scholar Award, Ohio State University
  • National Academy of Sciences Troland Research Award
  • Phelps Scholar Award, University of Michigan
  • Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychophysiology, Society for Psychophysiological Research
  • University of Iowa Faculty Scholar Award (Charter recipient)
  • Fellow, Society of Experimental Social Psychology
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Arts
  • Charter Fellow, Midwestern Psychological Association
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 52 (International Psychology)
  • Fellow, World Innovation Foundation
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 3 (Experimental Psychology)
  • Fellow, Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 6 (Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative Psychology)
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 1 (General Psychology)
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Charter Fellow, American Psychological Society
  • Fellow, International Organization of Psychophysiology
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 38 (Health Psychology)
  • Fellow, Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 23 (Consumer Psychology)
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 8 (Personality & Social Psychology)
  • Fellow, Society for Personality and Social Psychology

John has been elected President of several scientific organizations including:

  • The Association for Psychological Science
  • The Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • The Society for Psychophysiological Research
  • The Society for Social Neuroscience

John is either a past or present member of the Board of Directors or Advisory Council/Board of a variety of organizations including:

  • Member, President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science
  • Member, International Scientific Committee for the Institute of Cognitive Neurology (INECO) and the INECO Foundation
  • Advisory Committee (AC) for the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE) Directorate of the National Science Foundation
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences Committee on Panel on New Directions in Social Demography, Social Epidemiology, and the Sociology of Aging
  • Scientific Advisory Committee, College of Brain and Cognitive sciences, Beijing Normal University
  • National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review (CSR) Advisory Council
  • Expert Panel on Program to Reduce Social Isolation, Mary Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • President and member of the Board of Directors, Society for Social Neuroscience
  • Chair, Psychology Section and Member of the Section Committee and Steering Group, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Chair, Electorate Nominating Committee for Section J, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Chair, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, National Research Council
  • Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences Foundation Board
  • External Advisory Committee, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois
  • John Templeton Foundation American Board of Advisors
  • President and Officer of the Board of Directors, Association for Psychological Science
  • Member, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society
  • Chair, International Board of the Cluster of Excellence “Languages and Emotion,” Free University Berlin
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Society for Ambulatory Assessment
  • External Scientific Advisory Board, UCLA Center for Neurocognition and Emotion in Schizophrenia
  • Health and Retirement Study Data Monitoring Board, National Institute on Aging
  • External Scientific Advisory Board, University of Rochester, Mind Body Center
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences Committee on Advances in Collecting and Utilizing Biological Indicators and Genetic Information in Social Science Surveys
  • Member, Department of Health and Human Services National Advisory Council on Aging
  • Board of Directors, American Psychological Society
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences Committee to Review the Scientific Evidence on the Polygraph
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences Committee on Future Directions for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research at the National Institutes of Health
  • Board of Directors, Society for Psychophysiological Research
  • President and Officer of the Executive Committee, Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • Ohio State University Research Foundation Board of Directors
  • President and Officer of the Board of Directors, Society for Psychophysiological Research
  • Member, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Mind-Body Interactions
  • President and Officer of the Executive Committee, Division 23 of the American Psychological Association (Society for Consumer Research)
  • Board of Directors, Society for Psychophysiological Research