When I started this journey and several dozen times along the way I have gotten this question: "Couldn't you just email questions to the people you want to include?" Or "Couldn't you just call or Skype with them?" Or more bluntly (and rarer): "It isn't really necessary for you to go there, is it?" The … Continue reading Side Note: Couldn’t You Just Email or Skype Them?
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
This journey is set for its last stages as I travel from Texas across the southeast and continue up the east coast of the United States to New Jersey. In some ways these travels have started to feel like distant memories --- demarcated in time by a diverse array of people, cities, universities, and events. … Continue reading Side Note: The Journey Home
Dr. Dorothy Bishop is the Wellcome Principle Research Fellow and a Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology at Oxford University. Her influence is broad after having spent much of her career investigating neurological disorders that affect language development in children. Consequently her contributions to Psychology are theoretically important for models of linguistic and cognitive development and clinically … Continue reading The Mysteries of Dr. Dorothy Bishop
Does culture influence how we think? Dr. Daphna Oyserman has been researching culture, identity and the interaction of these constructs as they impact social and psychological development of children and families across three continents during her career. While she is currently the Dean’s Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Dornsife Center for Mind and … Continue reading The Possible Selves of Dr. Daphna Oyserman
Dr. Peter Bentler of UCLA has investigated drug addiction, personality theory, and a host of other behavioral and clinical paradigms. He is also one of the most cited scholars in Psychology for his innovations with Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) and the related quantitative concepts. In working with SEM, Dr. Bentler and colleagues created and facilitated a … Continue reading Multivariate Analyses of Dr. Peter Bentler
To date this Journey2Psychology has included conversations with 51 psychologists during travels from my starting point at William Paterson University (New Jersey) to Boston (Harvard, U Mass, Boston University, Northeastern U) to Brown University to Montreal (McGill, U of Montreal) to Toronto (U Toronto, UTM); down via Toledo OH to Washington U (St. Louis) up … Continue reading Photo journey: Southwestern States