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In Appreciation: Hershel W. Leibowitz


APS Fellow and Charter Member Hershel W. Leibowitz died February 13, 2011 at the age of 85. He made significant contributions to the study of visual perception and pioneered the integration of basic and applied psychological research. The appreciation that follows reflects only in miniature the esteem with which he was held and the affection he enjoyed. ... More>


In Memory of David P. McCabe


David Peter McCabe, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on January 11, 2011. His death is a great loss to his family, friends, and colleagues, and also to the field of psychological science. Dave has left a lasting impression on us all and on the research he loved. We will remember him for his passion for innovative research, genuine kindness, wit and friendship.... More>

In Appreciation: Andy Baum


APS Fellow Andrew Baum died on November 22, 2010 at the age of 62. Baum was a distinguished professor and researcher at The University of Texas Arlington’s Department of Psychology where he made pioneering contributions to the field of health psychology, particularly in behavioral medicine, oncology, and cancer control. He made an impact on the lives of his many friends and colleagues, as seen through the following remembrances. ... More>

Remembering Fredda Blanchard-Fields


Fredda Blanchard-Fields, APS Fellow and Charter Member and Chair of the School of Psychology at Georgia Tech, died August 3, 2010. She was 61. ... More>

In Appreciation: Jerome E. Singer

Jerome E. Singer had a lasting impact on the field of psychology and on everyone who knew him. Jerry founded and chaired the Medical and Clinical Psychology Department at the Uniformed Services University (USU) and was called the “best second author in psychology.” ... More>