News from FABBS

FABBS Honors Paula Skedsvold

January 24, 2019

Honoring past FABBS Executive Director and Force for Science

After over a decade with FABBS, Paula Skedsvold left the Executive Director position at the end of 2018. Our initiatives would simply have not been possible without her determination and tireless efforts. To recognize her important and impactful work, we have honored her legacy with a page on the FABBS website, as a Stalwart of the Field.

Read Dr. Skedsvold’s bio here.

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FABBS Honors Michael Tanenhaus

September 20, 2018

Michael K. Tanenhaus is the Beverly Petterson Bishop and Charles W. Bishop Professor in Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester. He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1978. After being an Assistant and Associate professor at Wayne State University, he joined the faculty at the University of Rochester in 1983. He has received numerous honors for his research on language processing. He is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and

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FABBS Honors the Memory of Irving Gottesman

June 29, 2018

29 December 1930 – 29 June 2016

Professor Irving I. Gottesman—fondly known to friends and colleagues as Irv—enjoyed an extraordinary career that coupled careful empirical analysis with novel and incisive conceptual thinking.  Looking to the data and not bound by extant views of behavior, his work upended the view that prevailed at the beginning of his career, which held that variation in behavior exclusively reflected

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FABBS Honors Peter Ornstein

March 29, 2018

Peter Ornstein received his B.A. in psychology from Harpur College of the State University of New York in 1963, his M.A. in psychology from Queens College of the City University of New York in 1965, and his Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of Wisconsin in 1968. Following five years as an assistant professor at Princeton University, he joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1973, where he is now the F. Stuart Chapin

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