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ERIC Number: EJ775359
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Sep
Pages: 2
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0003-066X
An Elusive Honor: Psychology, Behavior, and the Nobel Prize
Pickren, Wade E.
American Psychologist, v58 n9 p721-722 Sep 2003
Apart from economics, the human sciences have not generally been rewarded with high honors from the world community. Psychology has been awarded the distinction of a Nobel Prize only when it has served a role in explicating human behavior in relation to economics. Yet psychological science has played no small part in the work of a number of Nobel Prize winners. This section addresses a selection of that work. Some of the winners of the Nobel Prize in the field of psychology are briefly reviewed. In addition, this selection introduces the papers in this issue.
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Language: English
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