The Large Effects of Dr. Robert Rosenthal

In the rat race of academia, Dr. Robert (Bob) Rosenthal is accurately recognized as one of the brightest in the maze. His career has spanned more than 60 years with significant appointments at the University of North Dakota,  Harvard University, and most recently at the University of California - Riverside (merely the last 25 years, … Continue reading The Large Effects of Dr. Robert Rosenthal

Dr. Diana Deutsch Across Science and Art

  Dr. Diana Deutsch started her life in the family of a brilliant, but struggling artist (her father), and equipped with an overflowing love for music and a penchant for precociousness. Her influence in Psychology has been enduring and profound. In 1966 she published Physiological Psychology, co-written with her husband, Anthony Deutsch (a much lauded physiological … Continue reading Dr. Diana Deutsch Across Science and Art

Dr. Alan Baddeley: Theory and Practice

Dr. Alan Baddeley is among the most influential thinkers and innovators from Cognitive Science and Psychology of the past half-century. His research is broadly cited,  foundational, and beautifully communicated in the books, articles, and related publications he's produced in his more than 50 years of professional activity.  Like a few others I've had the pleasure … Continue reading Dr. Alan Baddeley: Theory and Practice

Dr. Roxy Cohen Silver and the Events that Shape our Era

Dr. Roxane Cohen Silver has been at the forefront of psychology's efforts to serve and support people during unimaginable tragedy and to help us prepare for disaster.  Over her career she has led the efforts to help us understand grief, coping, and perseverance by communities following on Hurricanes Ivan,  Katrina, and Sandy; in the wake … Continue reading Dr. Roxy Cohen Silver and the Events that Shape our Era