Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1980.
Distinguished Contribution Award, International Society for Research on Aggression, 1980.
Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award, American Psychological Association, 1980.
William James Award, American Psychological Society, 1989
Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, 1989.
Distinguished Lifetime Contributions Award, California Psychological Association, 1998.
Thorndike Award for Distinguished Contributions of Psychology to Education, American Psychological Association, 1999.
Lifetime Achievement Award, Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, 2001.
Healthtrac Award for Distinguished Contributions to Health Promotion, 2002.
Lifetime Achievement Award, Western Psychological Association, 2003.
McGovern Medal for Distinguished Contribution to Health Promotion Science, 2004.
Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2004.
James McKeen Cattell Award for Distinguished Achievements in Psychological Science, American Psychological Society,
2004. Honorary Fellow, World Innovation Foundation, 2004.
Distinguished Achievement Alumni Award, University of Iowa, 2005.
Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award for Advancement of Health Promotion through Health Promotion Research, American Academy of Health Behavior, 2006.
Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contribution to Psychological Science, American Psychological Foundation, 2006.
Everett M. Rogers Award, Norman Lear Center for Entertainment and Society, 2007.
Grawemeyer Award, Grawemeyer Foundation, 2008.
Interamerican Psychology Award, Interamerican Society of Psychology, 2009.
Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions to the Social Sciences, Stanford University, 2011.
Lifetime Career Award, International Union of Psychological Science, 2012