→for Literature given to "The American Nudist Research Library of Kissimmee, Florida, USA, for preserving nudist history so that everyone can see it."
→for Psychology given to "Daniel Simons of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Christopher Chabris of Harvard University, for demonstrating that when people pay close attention to something, it's all too easy to overlook anything else -- even a man in a gorilla suit," whose paper is titled "Gorillas in Our Midst."
→for economics given to "The Vatican, for outsourcing prayers to India."
→for Biology given to "Ben Wilson of the University of British Columbia, Lawrence Dill of Simon Fraser University [Canada], Robert Batty of the Scottish Association for Marine Science, Magnus Whalberg of the University of Aarhus [Denmark], and Hakan Westerberg of Sweden's National Board of Fisheries, for showing that herrings apparently communicate by farting." No mention of studies on cutting down the largest tree in the forest with a herring.