Brian Macwhinney Professor of psychology who developed the CHILDES (Child Language Data Exchange System) and TalkBank programs to promote research on human and animal communication. He became known, especially, for his Competition Model of language acquisition. Early life He taught psychology at Carnegie Mellon University. Trivia He was an avid supporter of the International […]

Robert Sternberg Known for his triangular theory of love and his triarchic theory of intelligence, this one-time President of the American Psychological Association contributed greatly to the fields of psychology and psychometrics. He taught at Cornell University, Oklahoma State University, and Yale University, among other institutions of higher learning. Early life As a child, […]

Lloyd Morrisett Known for his early work in the field of cognitive psychology, this educational researcher and philanthropist founded the Sesame Organization, a non-profit venture responsible for creating the Sesame Street and Electric Company children’s educational programs. Early life He graduated from Oberlin College in 1951 with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and went […]