Psychologists Elected to NAS


On April 25, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) elected 60 new members, 3 of whom are psychologists, in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Election to membership in the Academy is considered one of the highest honors that can be accorded to a U.S. scientist. Those elected in April bring the total number of active members to 1,733.

The newly elected psychologists are John C. Liebeskind, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles; Austin H. Riesen, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, University of California at Riverside; and Richard M. Shiffrin, PhD, Luther Dana Waterman Research Professor, Department of Psychology, Indiana University at Bloomington.

NAS is a private organization of scientists dedicated to the furtherance of science and its use for the general welfare.




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