William James Fellow Award Address: Robert Plomin

Robert Plomin, King’s College London, received the 2004-2005 APS William James Fellow Award at the 17th APS Annual Convention for his outstanding lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology. In accepting the award, Plomin said, “I think the integration of genetics into psychology has been slow. For example, I think even now if we have a little word association test, if I said nature-nurture, what do you think? Controversy. Nature-nurture controversy. But I hope this award is a sign that the nature-nurture controversy is reaching its end, and that most psychologists believe that nature as well as nurture is important in psychology.”

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