In Appreciation: Robert Mills Gagne (1916 – 2002)

Robert Mills Gagne died April 28, 2002, in Signal Mountain, Tennessee. He was in his eighty-sixth year of life. Gagne was one of the great bridge builders between laboratory and practice. He strove throughout his professional career to bring psychological science and its methods into the service of mankind and More

‘Conscience’ of the Memory Field

Robert G. Crowder 1939-2000 Robert G. Crowder, noted experimental psychologist and memory theorist, died on July 27, 2000 at age 60 from complications of diabetes. He leaves behind a legacy of accomplishment, both personal and professional, and will be sorely missed. Crowder’s career began coincident with the birth of cognitive More

In Memoriam: Emory L. Cowen (1926-2000)

Writing an obituary for a treasured friend and colleague engenders both sadness and satisfaction. Sadness because it punctures another hole in your heart, satisfaction because you can put into words, however inadequate, why you treasured his presence. I have a list of individuals whom I consider underappreciated in American psychology More