Daniel Bernstein

Daniel Bernstein
  • Professor Emeritus
  • Cognitive Psychology

Contact Info


Ph.D. in Psychology, University of California, San Diego
A.B. Psychology, Stanford University

Awards & Honors

Fred Keller Award for Contributions to Education


J.M. Young Academic Adviser Award

University of Kansas


Charter Member of UN-L Academy of Distinguished Teachers

1995 - 2002

Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award

University of Nebraska system


Scholarly Teacher Award

University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Pew Scholar

Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

1998 - 1999


Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior

1997 - 1999

Fulbright Fellowship


Teaching Award

University Foundation Trustees


Award for Service to Persons with Mental Retardation

Association of Community Professionals


Bereuter Distinguished Teaching Award


Maude Hammond Fling Research Fellowship


Grants & Other Funded Activity

Strategic improvement of undergraduate education at the University of Kansas. Spencer and Teagle Foundations. $80000.00. (1/1/2008 - 12/31/2011). Foundation. Status: Funded

University of Kansas Initiative on Ethics Education in Science and Engineering. National Science Foundation. $300000.00. (1/1/2006 - 12/31/2009). Federal. Status: Funded

Peer review of general liberal education. Hewlitt Foundation. $119000.00. (1/1/1999 - 12/31/2001). Foundation. Status: Funded. (Co-project Director)

Cross-cultural study of children's flexibility in learning. $1500.00. (12/31/1992). Federal. Status: Funded. (Plus expenses)

Research on marijuana and the amotivational syndrome. National Institute of Drug Abuse. $250000.00. (1/1/1983 - 12/31/1986). Federal. Status: Funded

Research Grant—Subject expenses and hourly research help. National Institute of Mental Health. $5759.00. (1/1/1977 - 12/31/1978). Federal. Status: Funded

Undergraduate Research Participation—Stipend for fellows and expenses. National Science Foundation. $2100.00. (1/1/1976 - 12/31/1978). Federal. Status: Funded