Observation

Psi Chi Celebrated at Yale

On September 4, 2019, more than 20 scientists and students gathered at Yale University for a convocation to mark the 90th birthday of Psi Chi  — the International Honor Society in Psychology. In keynote addresses, Harold Takooshian of Fordham University recounted the Psi Chi’s history, and APS Fellow Scott Plous of Wesleyan University described the bright future of international psychology, including “action learning” and MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). Those participating included, front row from left: Cameron Martel (Yale University), Artemis Pipinelli (New York University), Elaine P. Congress (Fordham University), Emily Rehbein (Pace University), APS Fellow Florence L. Denmark (Convocation Moderator), Martha S. Zlokovich (Psi Chi), Scott Plous, APS Fellow Laurie Santos (Yale University), Yarrow Dunham (Yale University), Edward English (filmmaker). Second row from left: Marianne Fallon (Psi Chi), Joan Hubbard Cousins (Psi Chi), Michael Colbert (Psi Beta), APS Fellow Tyrone D. Cannon (Yale University), John D. Hogan (St. John’s University), and Harold Takooshian. Not pictured: APS Fellow Peter Salovey (Yale University), Lynn Butler (Yale University), Irina Novikova (Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia).


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