Thomas Albright, Ph.D., Director, Vision Center Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Professor of Neurosciences and Psychology, University of California—San Diego. National Academy of Sciences Award for Initiatives in Research, fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Author of many scientific articles on visual perception.
John Morgan Allman, Ph.D., Hixon Professor of Psychobiology, California Institute of Technology. Author of Evolving Brains (1999), voted one of the 35 “great brain books” of all time by scientists of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. Golden Brain Award from the Minerva Foundation for research on how the brain represents visual information.
Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry University of California San Diego Director, UCSD GCRC Gillin Laboratory of Sleep and Chronobiology
Director, Psychiatry Sleep Disorders Clinic, VASDHS.
J. Michael Bailey, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Northwestern University. Author of The Man Who Would be Queen (2003)
Mahzarin R. Banaji, Ph.D., Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics, Department of Psychology, Harvard University and Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor, Radcliffe Institute; co-editor of Essays in Social Psychology. Formerly Director of Undergraduate Studies at Yale University; received Yale’s Lex Hixon Prize for Teaching Excellence and Gordon Allport Price for Intergroup Relations.
Albert Bandura, Ph.D., Jordan Starr Jordan Professor of Psychology, Stanford University. Author of Adolescent Aggression (1959), Social Learning through Imitation (1962), Social Learning and Personality Development (1975), Social Foundations of Thought and Action (1986), Self Efficacy: The Exercise of Control (1997). Awarded the APA’s Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology Award, the William James Award of the APS; and sixteen honorary degrees. Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.
John A. Bargh, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Yale University. Past president of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology. Awarded Annual Research Prize from the Max Planck Society of Germany (1990); Guggenheim Fellowship (2001). Co-editor of The Psychology of Action: Linking Motivation and Cognition to Behavior (1996). Research and writing focus on “How much free will do we really have? and the application of nonconscious motivation to issues of power abuse and corruption.
Samuel H. Barondes, M.D., Jeanne and Sanford Robertson Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Center for Nerobiology and Psychiatry, University of California—San Francisco. Former Chair of the Board of Scientific Counselors of NIMH. Author of Molecules and Mental Illness (1993), Mood Genes: Hunting for Origins of Mania and Depression (1998), and Better Than Prozac: Creating the Next Generation of Psychiatric Drugs (2003).
James Birren, Ph.D., Associate Director of the UCLA Center on Aging. Adjunct Professor of Medicine/Gerontology, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences in the School of Medicine and Professor Emeritus of Gerontology and Psychology at the University of Southern California. Author of many book, including Telling the Stories of Life through Guided Autobiography Groups (2001).
Joyce Bishop, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Golden West College. Co-author of Keys to Effective Learning (2002), Keys to College Studying (2002),and other Keys to Success books related to the study of a variety of disciplines. Outstanding faculty award, Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society; candidate for Orange County Community College Teacher of the Year.
Robert A. Bjork, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, University of California—Los Angeles. Recipient of UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award. Editor of Psychological Review and co-editor Psychological Science in the Public Interest. Past President of the American Psychological Society. Co-editor of Learning, Remembering, Believing (1994). Published extensively on human teaching and memory, and the implications of the science of learning for instruction and training.
Susan Blackmore, Ph.D., Visiting Lecturer at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Author of A Very Short Introduction to Consciousness (2005), Conversations on Consciousness (2005). Her textbook Consciousness: An Introduction (2003) was short-listed for the British Psychological Society Book Prize. Also author of The Meme Machine (1999).
James J. Blascovich, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Psychology, University of California—Santa Barbara. Co-director, Research Center for Virtual Environments and Behavior. President, Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research. Author of articles related to challenge and threat appraisals and social influence within immersive virtual environments.
Joseph Bogen, M.D., former Clinical Professor of Neurologic Surgery, University of Southern California and Adjunct Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, University of California—Los Angeles. Pioneered the “split-brain operation” and worked with Roger Sperry and Joseph Gazzanaga in following these patients.
John Cacioppo, Ph.D., Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor at The University of Chicago. Director of the Social Psychology Program and the co-Director of the Institute for Mind and Biology at The University of Chicago. Year 2000 winner of Campbell Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Personality and Social Psychology, Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
Colin Camerer, Ph.D., Rea A. and Lela G. Axline Professor of Business Economics at the California Institute of Technology and Social Sciences. Author of Behavioral Game Theory: Experiments in Strategic Interaction (2003). He is also editor of Advances in Behavioral Economics (The Roundtable Series in Behavioral Economics) (2003).
Noam Chomsky, Ph.D., Farrari Ward Chair of Modern Language and Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Author of Syntactic Structures (1957); Aspects of the Theory of Syntax (1965); Cartesian Linguistics (1966); Language and Mind (1972); The Logical Structure of Linguistic Theory (1975); Reflections on Language (1975); Modern Approach to the Study of the Mind (1983).
Herbert H. Clark, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Stanford University. Author of Using Language (1996) and Psychology and Language: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics (1977).
Sheldon Cohen, Ph.D., Robert E. Doherty Professor of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University. Co-author of Social Support Measurement and Interventions (2000), Measuring Stress: A Guide for Health and Social Scientists (1995), Behavior, Health, and Environmental Stress (1986), Social Support and Health.
Anne Coscarelli, Ph.D., UCLA Ted Mann Family Resource Center, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Ph.D., Professor emeritus and former chairman of the Department of Psychology at the University of Chicago. Currently the Davidson Professor of Psychology at the Drucker Graduate School of Management and director of the Quality of Life Research Center, Claremont Graduate University. Originated the concept of “flow” in which people are fully absorbed in an activity for its own sake. His books include Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (1990) and Creativity (1996).
Susan Curtiss, Ph.D., Professor of Linguistics, University of California—Los Angeles. Author of Genie, A Psycholinguistic Study of a Modern-Day “Wild Child.” (1977) and articles related to language development and hemispheric specialization for language and language acquisition.
Derek Denton, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of Melbourne. Founding Director of the Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine in the University of Melbourne. Fellow of the Baker Research Institute and Royal Society.
Edward Diener, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Illinois. Editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1998-2003); President of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2001); and winner of the Univ. of Illinois Oakley Kunde award for teaching (1996). Co-author of Well-being: The foundations of hedonic psychology (2005), and articles related to subjective well- being.
Peter Ditto, Ph.D., Professor of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine. Kent State University Distinguished Teaching Award (1993).
Alice Eagly, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Northwestern University. Author of Sex Differences in Social Behaivor and The Psychology of Attitudes. 1999 winner of the Distinguished Scientific Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology; executive secretary of the United States and Canada’s Interamerican Society of Psychology. Current research focused on the gender gap and women and leadership.
Paul Ekman, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of California—San Francisco. Author of Emotions Revealed (2003), Telling Lies (2001) and co-author of What the Face Reveals (1998), and The Nature of Emotion (1994). Editor of Charles Darwin’s 3rd edition of The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1998) and author of more than 100 published articles. Winner of the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the APA in 1991.
Susan Fiske, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Princeton University. Past president of the American Psychological Society. Co-editor of the Handbook of Social Psychology and the Annual Review of Psychology. Author of Social Beings: A Core Motives Approach to Social Psychology (2004) and co-author of Confronting Racism: The Problem and the Response and Social Cognition.
John Garcia, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles. Recipient of the 1998 Special Achievement Award from the Association of Neuroscience Departments and Programs. Recipient of the 1979 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association. Awarded the Howard Crosby Warren Medal for Outstanding Research in 1978.
Michael S. Gazzaniga, Ph.D., Director, Sage Center for the Study of the Mind at UCSB, McLaughlin Distinguished Professor; Director, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience; and former Dean of the Faculty at Dartmouth College. American Academy of Arts and Science. Appointed to President’s Council on Bioethics, 2002. Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience; author of Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of the Mind (2002); Psychological Science: Mind, Brain, Behavior (2002); Fundamentals of Cognitive Neuroscience (2002); The Mind’s Past (1998); Nature’s Mind (1992); Mind Matters (1988)
Travis Gibbs, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Riverside Community College. Author of Renewal (2002) and Organization and Organizations (2001) and various research papers. Teacher of the Year awards, 1997-2002.
Linda Gigliotti, MS, CD, CDE, Director of the Weight Management Program at the University of California, Irvine.
Daniel Gilbert, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Director of the Social Cognition and Emotion Lab at Harvard University. Editor of The Handbook of Social Psychology, Gilbert is generally considered the world's foremost authority in the fields of affective forecasting and the fundamental attribution error.
Angela B. Ginorio, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Women Studies, University of Washington. Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology and the Department of American Ethnic Studies, University of Washington. Director of the Rural Girls in Science Program, also at UW. She is a Fellow of APA Divisions 35 and 45.
David C. Gomez, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI’s Foreign Counter-Intelligence squad. Former Criminal Profiler at the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime, Behavioral Science Investigative Support Unit (BSISU).
Susan Greenfield, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology, Oxford University. Director of the Royal Institution of Great Britain. Author of Journey to the Centres of the Mind (1995), Tomorrow's People (2000).
Janet E. Helms , Ph.D. Professor, Boston College. Author of Using Race in Counseling and Psychotherapy (1999), A Race is a Nice Thing to Have: A Guide to Being a White Person or Understand the White Persons in Your Life (1992), A Training Manual to Accompany Black and White Racial Identity (1991). Editor of Black and White Racial Identity: Theory, Research, and Practice (1991).
J. Allan Hobson, M.D., Professor, Harvard University. Director of the Laboratory of Neurophysiology at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center. Author of Dreaming: An Introduction to the Science of Sleep , The Chemistry of Conscious States, The Dreaming Brain , The Dream Drugstore (2002) How the Brain Goes Out of Its Mind (1999), and Out Of Its Mind: Psychiatry In Crisis (2001).
Stephen P. Hinshaw, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, University of California—Berkeley. Author of The Years of Silence are Past: My Father’s Life with Bipolar Disorder (2002), Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity in Children and journal articles and chapters related to child and adolescent psychology and developmental psychopathology.
Keith Humphreys, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University. Clinical psychologist, Stanford University Medical Center. Recipient of the 2003 Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contribution Award, APA Division 50.
Janet Shibley Hyde, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Author of Half the Human Experience: The Psychology of Women (1980). Co-author of Understanding Human Sexuality (2003)
Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Co-director, Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center. Among numerous awards, selected as a MacArthur Fellow in 2001. Author of Touched by Fire: Manic Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament (1993); An Unquiet Mind: a Memoir of Moods and Madness (1995), Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide (1999); and Exuberance. Co-author of the standard medical textbook on manic-depression.
James M. Jones, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Delaware. Co- author of A Compelling Interest: Weighing the evidence on racial dynamics in higher education (2003), author of Prejudice and Racism (1997) and journal articles related to the cultural psychology of African-Americans, the cultural and racial diversity of socio-political organizations, prejudice and racism in the United States, and the social psychology of time.
Jerome Kagan, Ph.D., Daniel and Amy Starch Professor of Psychology, Harvard Univesity. Director of the Mind/Brain Behavior Interfaculty Initiative. Author of Galen’s Prophecy: Temperament in Human Nature (1995) and Three Seductive Ideas (1998) , and Surprise, Uncertainty, and Mental Structures (2002). Research and writings focus on the cognitive and emotional development in children, with a special concern for the role of temperament in personality and understanding the moral emotions.
Daniel Kahneman, Ph.D., Eugene Higgens Professor of Psychology, Princeton University. Awards include Nobel Price in Economics (2002) and Grawemeyer Prize in Psychology (2002). Research and writings focus on behavior finance, integrating economics and cognitive science to explain seemingly irrational risk management behavior in human beings. Famous for his collaboration with Amos Tversky in developing the prospect theory.
Nadine Kaslow, Ph.D., Professor, Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Associate editor of Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, Journal of Family Psychology
William Kelemen, Ph.D., Associate Professor, California State University, Long Beach.
Dacher Keltner, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of California—Berkeley. Director of the Berkeley Center for Peace and Well Being. Recipient of the Templeton Positive Psychology Prize in 2000 and the 2001-2002 Distinguished Teaching Award. Author of articles and chapters related to emotion, social interaction, and individual differences in emotion, conflict and negotiation, and culture.
Margaret Kemeny, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, Director of the Health Psychology Program, UCSF
Shinobu Kitayama, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan. Co-editor of Emotion and Culture (1994) and Cultural Psychology (1997), and author of Self and Emotion (1998), plus research and articles focusing on cultural differences and similarities in such mental processes as self, emotion, and cognition.
Christof Koch, Ph.D., Lois and Victor Troendle Professor of Cognitive and Behavioral Biology, California Institute of Technology. Author of The Quest for Consciousness: A Neurobiological Approach (2004) and Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons (1999). Research directed toward understanding the nature, function, and underlying mechanisms of consciousness.
Gilles Laurent, Ph.D, D.V.M., Hanson Professor of Biology, Computation and Neural Systems. Recipient of the McKnight Investigator Award for his work in “Memory in Olfactory Network Dynamics.
Robert W. Levenson, Ph.D., Professor University of California, Berkeley, Director of Institute of Personality and Social Research, Director of Bay Area Predoctoral Training., Consortium in Affective Science. President, Society for Psychophysiological Research
Elizabeth Loftus, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, University of California—Irvine. List of awards include Distinguished Contributions to Forensic Psychology, Distinguished Contribution to Basic and Applied Scientific Psychology, and APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Application of Psychology. Author of Memory, Surprising New Insights Into How We Remember and Why We Forget (1980); Witness for the Defense (1991), The Myth of Repressed Memory (1994), and Eyewitness Testimony (1996). Consultant and expert witness in hundreds of cases.
Hazel Rose Markus, Ph.D., The Davis-Brack Professor of Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Author of Emotion and Culture : Empirical Studies of Mutual Influence (1997) and Well-Being, American Style (in preparation).
James F. Masterson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Director of the Masterson Institute, Founder of the Society of Adolescent Psychiatry. Co-editor of A Therapist's Guide to the Personality Disorders: The Masterson Approach (2004). Author of Search For The Real Self : Unmasking The Personality Disorders Of Our Age (1990).
Susan H. McDaniel, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine, Director of Family Programs and the Wynne Center for Family Research in Psychiatry, Associate Chair of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry. Co-editor of the multidisciplinary journal Families, Systems & Health; author of The Shared Experience of Illness (1997), Casebook for Integrating Family Therapy (2001), The Biopsychosocial Approach (2003), and Primary Care Psychology (2004)
James L. McGaugh, Ph.D., Research Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior and Fellow, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, University of California, Irvine. U.S. National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. Past-president, American Psychological Society. Has contributed over 500 scientific publications, including several books, on the neurobiology of memory, and extensively investigated the roles of stress hormones and specific brain structures in creating lasting memory.
James P. McGee, Ph.D., Recently retired Director, Psychology, Forensic Services, and Addiction Services, The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital; Instructor, FBI Academy; Special Consultant in Hostage Negotiations, FBI Crisis Management Unit; Director of Forensic Psychology Services, Gavin de Becker Assoc.; Sports Psychologist—Centennial Olympics, Baltimore Orioles, Washington Capitals
Susan Mineka, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical and Personality Psychology, Northwestern University. Co-director of the Anxiety and Panic Treatment Program of the Family Institute at Northwestern. Research and articles related to behavioral and cognitive processes in the origins and maintenance of fear, anxiety; therapy for anxiety disorders; and human and non-human primate models of psychopathology.
Thomas Mirich, III, M.D., President of Riverside Community Medical Group, Riverside, California.
Michael Merzenich, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of California—San Francisco. Pioneer work on cochlear implant. Developed computer game for kids with language-based learning disorders. Author of numerous articles on neural origins of higher brain functions; origins of and remediation of human neurological dysfunction and disability.
David G. Myers, Ph.D., John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology, Hope College. Author of Psychology (7th ed. 2004), Exploring Psychology (6th edition 2005), Social Psychology (8th edition 2005), Intuition: Its Powers and Perils (2004), The Pursuit of Happiness (1993). Voted Hope’s Outstanding Professor-Educator. Recipient of the Gordon Allport Prize for social psychological research.
Tom O’Connor, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center.
Ginger Osborne, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Santa Ana Community College. Awarded Administration of Aging Dissertation Research Fellowship for research on effects of exercise on moods of older adults. Recent recipient of the state Chancellor's Office Instructional Improvement Grant for her Integration of Academic and Vocation Education in a Course on Psychology of Adulthood and Aging project.
Michael Otto, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Boston University and the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. Senior Scientific Consultant, Massachusetts General Hospital. Co-author of Social Anxiety Disorder: Research and Practice BY: Doctors, MarekPollack MD, Naomi Simson MD, and Michael Otto PH.D (2003)
paul pearsall, Ph.D., Clinical Professor, Department of Nursing, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Senior Research Advisor, Human Energy Systems Laboratory, University of Arizona School of Medicine. Recipient of Rush Gold Medal Award from the International Psychiatric Association. Author of The Beethoven Factor: The New Positive Psychology of Hardiness, Happiness, Healing, and Hope (2003).
Diego Pizzagalli, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard University. Director of the Affective Neuroscience Laboratory at Harvard. Principal Investigator of an NIMH-funded study integrating EEG/ERP and fMRI to assess reward processing in depression
Robert Plomin, Ph.D., MRC Research Professor andDeputy Director of the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Center, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College University in London. Winner of the APS William James Fellow award. Author of Nature and Nurture during Infancy and Early Childhood, Developmental Genetics and Psychology, and The Study of Temperament.
Tom Pyszczynski, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Co-author of In the Wake of 9/11: the Psychology of Terror
Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology and Director of the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont College. Author of Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology (2002) and co-author of Applications of Non-Verbal Communication (2004).
Donald F. Roberts, Ph.D., Thomas More Storke Professor of Communication, Stanford University. Former department chair and Director of the Institute for Communication Research. Co-author of It’s Not Only Rock and Roll: Popular Music in the Lives of Adolescents, The Process and Effects of Mass Communication, Television and Human Behavior, and Kids & Media in America. Educational and psychological consultant to the entertainment industry and policy groups.
Henry L. Roediger III, Ph.D., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor and Chair Psychology Department at Washington University in St. Louis. Former President of the American Psychological Society, 2002.
Michael Rugg, Ph.D., Professor, Neurobiology and Behavior, Director, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, University of California—Irvine. Author of Cognitive Neuroscience. Co-editor of Electrophysiology of Mind-, Event-Related Brain Potential and Cognition, Neuroscience.
Peter Salovey, Ph.D., Chris Argyris Professor, Yale University. Dean of Yale College. Co-author of The Remembered Self (1993), co-editor of Emotional Development and Emotional Intelligence (1997) and The Wisdom In Feeling (2002). Research and writings focused on the psychological significance and function of human moods and emotions and the application of social/personality research to health protective behaviors.
Michael Strober, Ph.D., UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital
Jeffrey M. Schwartz, M.D., Research professor, University of California—Los Angeles and psychiatrist, Westwood Institute for Anxiety Disorders. Author of The Mind and the Brain, Brain Lock, and Dear Patrick.
Nancy L. Segal, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton. Founder of the Twins Study Center, Cal State Fullerton. Former Assistant Director of the Minnesota Center for Twins and Adoption Research. Author of Entwined Lives: Twins and What They Tell us About Human Behavior (2000) and Indivisible by Two: Lives of Extraordinary Twins (2005).
John Searle, Ph.D., Slusser Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley. Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California, Berkeley, 1999. Author of Consciousness and Language (2002), and Mind, a Brief Introduction (2004).
Terrence J. Sejnowski, Ph.D., Director, Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, Salk Institute; professor of biology, physics, and neuroscienes, University of California—San Diego; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Published more than 200 scientific articles. Co-author of The Computational Brain (1992); Liars, Lovers, and Heroes: What the New Brain Science Reveals About How We Become Who We Are (2002)h.h
Richard M. Shiffrin, Ph.D., Luther Dana Waterman Professor of Psychology, Indiana University. Director, Cognitive Science Program. Elected to National Academy of Science, 1995. Winner of the David E. Rumelhart Prize for Contributions to the Formal Analysis of Human Cognition.
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California—Los Angeles. Director of Interdisciplinary Studies, Children’s Mental Health Alliance. Executive Director, Center for Human Development. Author of The Developing Mind (1999).
David Siegel, M.D., Pediatrician, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Jerome M. Siegel, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California—Los Angeles, Chief of Neurobiology Research for the Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Healthcare System.
Daniel J. Simons, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Illinois. Research and writings focused on visual cognition, perception, attention, and memory, particularly change blindness, inattentional blindness, and special representations.
Jenny Singleton, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Educational Psychology: Child and Adolescent Development and Cognition, Learning, Language, Instruction and Culture, University of Illinois. Research and writings focused on deaf children’s language development, both American Sign Language and English especially in a school context.
Claude Mason Steele, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Stanford University. Former Department chair, co-director of the Research Institute for Comparative Studies of Race and Ethnicity, president of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Western Psychological Association. Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Education. Numerous articles on the stereotype threat, social identity, and academic achievement.
Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor and Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University. Director of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice. President-Elect of the Division of Developmental Psychology of the APA, and Past President of the Society for Research on Adolescence.
Robert J. Sternberg, Ph.D., IBM Professor of Psychology and Education, Yale University. Director, Yale Center for the Psychology of Abilities, Competencies, and Expertise (PACE Center). Editor of Contemporary Psychology, 1999-2004. Author of Cupid’s Arrow (1998), Love is a Story (1998), Thinking Styles (1997), Successful Intelligence (1997), and Beyond IQ: A Triarchic Theory of Human Intelligence (1985). Co-author of The Creativity Conundrum (2002),Teaching for Successful Intelligence (2000), Metaphors of Mind: Conceptions of the Nature of Intelligence (1990).
Michael Strober, Ph.D., UCLA School of Medicine. Director, Eating Disorder Program, Adolescent Inpatient Service.
Kerry Syed, Exercise Physiologist Emory University Healthcare
Edward Taub, Ph.D., University Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Distinguished Scientific Award for the Applications of Psychology, APA, 2004. Presenter and author of hundreds of journal articles and papers.
Anne Treisman, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology Princeton University. Winner of the 2003 William James Fellow Award and the 1996 Gold Brain Award from the Minerva Foundation for “fundamental breakthroughs that extend our knowledge of vision and the brain.”
Jean P. Volckmann, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Pasadena City College. Risser Outstanding Teacher Award, 1993; mentor/research advisor, WPA student presentations: co-author Volckmann, Volckmann, and Zimbardo’s Working With Psychology, author of the Instructor Resource Book for Guy LeFrancois’ Psychology; author of the Study Guide for Thomas L. Bennett’s Brain and Psychology, author of the Instructor Resource Manual for John C. Ruch’s Psychology the Personal Science.
Elaine F. Walker, Ph.D., Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Emory University. Co-Editor Neurodevelopmental Mechanisms in Psychopathology (2003).
Froma Walsh, Ph.D., Professor, School of Social Service Administration and Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago. Co-director of The Chicago Center for Family Health. President of the American Family Therapy Academy (1991-93), editor of the Journal of Marital & Family Therapy (1997-2001). Author of Strengthening Family Resilience (2nd edition, 2005). Editor and co-editor of Normal Family Processes: Growing Diversity and Complexity (3rd edition, 2003), Living Beyond Loss: Death in the Family (2nd edition, 2004), Spiritual Resources in Family Therapy (1999), Women in Families: A Framework for Family Therapy (1989), Chronic Disorders and the Family (1987).
Neil Clark Warren, Ph.D., Chairman and Co-Founder of eHarmony. Author of Falling in Love for All the Right Reasons (2005), Date or Soulmate (2002), and co-author of Love the Life You Live (2003) among many others.
Charlotte van Oyen Witvliet, Ph.D., Associate Professor Hope College, Holland Michigan. Towsley Research Scholar (2000).
Daniel S. Weiss, Ph.D., Professor of Medical Psychology, University of California—San Francisco. Consultant to NASA on crew member and crew-ground interactions in international space station missions. Consultant to Veterans Administration and public agencies on post-traumatic stress disorders. Research and writing focuses on post-traumatic stress disorder, stress response syndromes, grief and bereavement psychotherapy.
Karen Wynn, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, Yale University. Received the APA’s Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology (2000) and the National Academy of Sciences Troland Research Award (2001). Research and focuses on cognitive, social and emotional development in infancy.