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Educational Background 

B. A., Psychology The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1971
M.A., Psychology
(second area--Mathematics), Cum Laude
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1973
Ph.D., Developmental Psychology University of Florida, 1989
Postdoctorate: Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Center for Developmental and Health Research Methodology, The Pennsylvania State University    
Melton Foundation Scholarship, 1985-1987
MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Successful Aging Fellowship, 1989-1991
Certificates   Certificate in Gerontology, The Center for Gerontological Studies, University of Florida, 1990
Dissertation Slowing with Age as an Explanation for Age Changes in Fluid Intelligence. Advisor: Walter R. Cunningham
Memberships  The American Psychological Association
The Gerontological Society of America
The Eastern Psychological Association

Occupational  Background

Current position

Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Shippensburg University. At Shippensburg University since 1992.

Previous positions

Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, The College of William & Mary, 1991-1992.

Research Associate/ Postdoctorate Fellow, The Center for  Developmental and Health Research Methodology, College of Health and Human Development, the Pennsylvania State, 1989-1991

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Psychology  and Department of Child  Psychiatry, University of Florida, 1985-1989.                                              

Researcher, Brookdale Institute of Gerontology and Adult  Human Development, Jerusalem, Israel, 1976-1985. 
Researcher, Henrietta Szold Institute, Jerusalem, Israel, 1972-1976.

Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1969-1972.