Speeches from Awardees Elizabeth Loftus and John de Lancie

At an evening reception on Saturday, May 28, 2016, The American Humanist Association honored two extraordinary humanists at its 75th Anniversary Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Click below to read adaptations of their award acceptance speeches from author and cognitive science Elizabeth F. Loftus, winner of the 2016 Isaac Asimov Science Award, and actor John de Lancie, winner of the 2016 Humanist Arts Award.

To Enhance Justice: The Risk and Reward of Studying Memory

By Elizabeth F. Loftus, 2016 Isaac Asimov Science Award

Inspiration, Sci-Fi, and the Importance of Driving Your Own Bus

By John de Lancie, 2016 Humanist Arts Award