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Daniel T. Gilbert

Daniel Gilbert is Harvard College Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. After attending the Community College of Denver and completing his BA from the University of Colorado, Denver, he went on to earn his PhD from Princeton University. From 1985-1996, he taught on the faculty of the University of Texas, Austin, during which time he received the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology. In 1996, he joined the faculty of Harvard University. Gilbert has won numerous awards including the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His research on affective forecasting is an attempt to understand how and how well people predict their emotional reactions to future events. He is the author of the national bestseller Stumbling on Happiness.


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Mark A. Gluck

Mark A. Gluck is a Professor of Neuroscience at Rutgers University–Newark, co-director of the Memory Disorders Project at Rutgers–Newark, and publisher of the project’s public health newsletter, Memory Loss and the Brain.  His research focuses on the neural bases of learning and memory, and the consequences of memory loss due to aging, trauma, and disease.  He is co-author of Gateway to Memory: An Introduction to Neural Network Modeling of the Hippocampus and Learning (MIT Press, 2001).  In 1996, he was awarded an NSF Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers by President Bill Clinton. That same year, he received the American Psychological Association (APA) Distinguish Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology.


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Ethan E. Gorenstein

Ethan E. Gorenstein is clinical director of the Behavioral Medicine Program at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and a professor of clinical psychology in the department of psychiatry at Columbia University. He is also the author of The Science of Mental Illness (Academic Press). He has an active clinical practice devoted to the use of evidence-based psychological treatment methods for problems of both children and adults.


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Susan Graham

Susan Graham is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary and holds the Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Language and Cognitive Development. She is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Cognition and Development. After completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Manitoba, she moved to Concordia University to complete her graduate studies. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1996. Her dissertation research was recognized with the International Society for Infant Studies Student Research Award.  Her research focuses on language and cognitive development during the infancy and preschool years and has been funded by NSERC, SSHRC, and the Canada Research Chairs Program.


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Peter O. Gray

Peter Gray was a full-time professor of psychology at Boston College for 30 years, where he served his department at various times as Department Chair, Undergraduate Program Director, and Graduate Program Director.  He has published research in biological, evolutionary, cultural, developmental and educational psychology; published articles on innovative teaching methods; taught more than 20 different undergraduate courses, including, most regularly, introductory psychology; helped develop a university-wide program to improve students' study and learning skills; and developed a program of research practicum courses. He is now retired from regular teaching, but maintains a position as Research Professor at Boston College.  Most of his current research and writing has to do with the value of play, especially free age-mixed play, in children's development.  He is author of a popular weekly blog entitled Freedom to Learn: The Roles of Play and Curiosity as Foundations for Learning.

Before joining Boston College, Peter Gray studied psychology as an undergraduate at Columbia University and earned a Ph.D. in biological sciences at Rockefeller University.  He earned his way through college by coaching basketball and working with youth groups in New York City.  As a graduate student he directed a summer biology program for talented high school students from impoverished neighborhoods.  His avocations today include long distance bicycling, kayaking, and backwoods skiing.


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Richard A. Griggs

Richard A. Griggs is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Florida. After earning his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology at Indiana University, he went to the University of Florida, where he has spent his entire academic career. He has won numerous teaching awards at the University of Florida and was named APA's Society for the Teaching of Psychology Teacher of the Year for 4-year Colleges and Universities in 1994. He served on the Editorial Board of Teaching of Psychology for over a decade, as a Contemporary Psychology Consulting Editor for textbook reviews, and as an Associate Editor of Thinking and Reasoning. His two main research areas are human reasoning and the teaching of psychology. He has published over 100 journal articles, reviews, and book chapters, including 31 in Teaching of Psychology. He was also one of the originators and developers of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology's online resource, A Compendium of Introductory Psychology Textbooks, and the editor of Volume 3 of the Society's Handbook for Teaching Introductory Psychology. When he isn't busy with professional activities, he likes to relax at home with wife Sherri, also a psychologist. His main pasttimes are golf, reading and fitness.


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