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A Legend in the Study of Rumination

Susan Nolen-Hoeksema of Yale University, a pioneer in the field of rumination, died in January at the age of 53 following heart surgery. A half dozen speakers — many of them scientific and academic protégés, and many of them choking up at times — gathered at the APS 25th Annual Convention to remember her life and work. Her husband, Richard, was on hand to receive the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award on her behalf. ... More>


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Paul Meehl: A Legend of Clinical Psychological Science

When Paul Meehl died 10 years ago, he left behind a rich legacy of scientific thought. Meehl influenced research in a range of areas, from psychiatric classification to psychometric assessment, and his publications have been cited more than 25,000 times. ... More>


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Organizational Researchers Honor J. Richard Hackman’s Legacy

J. Richard Hackman spent nearly a half century exploring the dynamics of teamwork and effective leadership, leaving an indelible mark on the field of organizational psychology. Hackman, a 2013 APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow, passed away in January, and a few of his former students and collaborators gathered at the 25th APS Annual Convention to honor his legacy. ... More>


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Remembering Robert Glaser

Robert Glaser, founding director of the Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) and Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Pittsburgh, passed away on February 4, 2012. ... More>


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Remembering Edward E. Smith

Colleagues share personal and professional recollections of APS Board member and APS William James Fellow Edward E. Smith known for his contributions to the field, his wit, and his friendship. ... More>