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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>


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Remembering Nicki R. Crick

APS Fellow Nicki R. Crick passed away at the age of 54 after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Crick was a Distinguished McKnight University Professor and Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychology at the Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota. ... More>


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Remembering George A. Miller

Colleagues recall more than seven stories about the life and science of eminent cognitive psychologist George A. Miller, author of the famous paper “The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two.” ... More>