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Ulric Neisser

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Ulric Neisser returned to Cornell University as professor of psychology after 13 years at Emory University. He is best known for his books Cognitive Psychology (Appeton-Century-Crofts), Cognition and Reality (W. H. Freeman), Memory Observed (W. H. Freeman), The School Achievement of Minority Children (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates) and The Perceived Self (Cambridge University Press), as well as for his studies of memory in natural settings. In 1995, Neisser headed an American Psychological Association task force that reviewed controversial issues in the study of intelligence (see bibliography). In April 1996, he chaired a conference at Emory that focused on secular changes in intelligence-test scores. A former Guggenheim and Sloan Fellow, Neisser is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Address: Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Uris Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-7601. Internet: un13@cornell.edu


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