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An award-winning teacher, Ronald Cohen focuses his research in social psychology on issues of justice and silence, and takes his practice into the community with his work on reparative justice.

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Anne Gilman employs behavioral, big-data, and electrophysiological methods to track the impact of long-term expertise on fast-acting cognitive processes.  Her research on musical training and language expertise as influences on memory informs the design of multimedia displays.

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How do the stories we tell about ourselves shape the way we respond to issues such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the battle for sexual minority rights, and class inequalities in the United States? Ella Ben Hagai’s work illuminates the intersection between our sense of self and politics.

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David Anderegg has informed and comforted millions of parents with his books and writings on children and the mind, backed by extensive research and a longtime psychotherapy practice.

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Mariko Silver was one of four women in leadership roles featured in a Psychology Today article, "The View from the Top."  

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In November, Public Seminar, an on-line forum hosted by the New School for Social Research, posted an opinion piece by David Anderegg called "From A Despised Elitist." The forum promotes work that confronts "the pressing issues of the day and fundamental problems of the human condition." In the article, Anderegg discusses the liberal/conservative divide from a psychological perspective. 

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Adam Freed '08 was the subject of a piece in The Boston Globe earlier this month about how best to help veterans.

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Tim Collins spoke on WKVT in September about performing The Bystander, a one-man-show based on the bystander effect, at Bennington College. 

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Psychology faculty member David Anderegg spoke at the TEDx Conference in Brussels, Belgium, last month on the growing culture of anti-intellectualism in America—a topic central to his critically acclaimed 2008 book Nerds: Who They Are and Why We Need More of Them.

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When a New York Times reporter reached out to psychology faculty member David Anderegg for a story on America's need for more "cool nerds"—young people who can meld computing skills with other fields—Anderegg pointed out one obvious problem.

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This fall, the American Psychological Association recognized psychology faculty member Ron Cohen for his “outstanding and unusual contributions to the science and profession of psychology” by naming him a fellow. This honor is bestowed on those whose work has made “a national impact on the field of psychology".

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In July 2008, The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) conferred Bennington College faculty member Ronald L. Cohen the 2007 Undergraduate Teaching Award. SPSSI, dedicated to providing social and behavioral scientists opportunities to apply their knowledge to the critical problems of today's world, grants two outstanding teaching awards annually.