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Robert A. Bjork

Robert Allen Bjork (Ph.D., directed forgetting paradigm.

He has served as Editor of Memory & Cognition (1981–85); Editor of Psychological Review (1995–2000); Co-editor of Psychological Science in the Public Interest (1998–2004), and Chair of a National Research Council Committee on Techniques for the Enhancement of Human Performance (1988–94). His positions of leadership include President of the American Psychological Society (now the Association for Psychological Science); President of the Western Psychological Association; Chair of the Psychonomic Society; Chair of the Society of Experimental Psychologists; and Chair of the Council of Editors of the American Psychological Association (APA). He is currently Chair of the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology. He is a fellow of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, the American Psychological Association, and the American Psychological Society (now the Association for Psychological Science). He is a recipient of UCLA's Distinguished Teaching Award; APA's Distinguished Scientist Lecturer Award; and APA's Distinguished Service to Psychological Science Award.

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