FABBS Elects New Board Members

FABBS is pleased to welcome three new scientists to its board.


V_Luine.jpgVictoria Luine , PhD, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at Hunter College of the City University of New York, was elected as Secretary and will serve a two-year term beginning in January 2011. Her research involves the effects of hormones on behavior and neural function. She has served as the Society of Behavioral Neuroendocrinology’s representative to FABBS Council of Representatives since early 2009.



Also joining the board as Members-At-Large are Peter Salovey, PhD and Dorothy Fragaszy, PhD.

salovey.jpgDr. Salovey is a social psychologist with a background in health and clinical psychology. He is Provost at Yale University and the Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology, but maintains an active research program aimed at specifying the processes by which affect influences thought and action.



D_Fragaszy.jpgDr. Fragaszy is a Professor in the Department of Psychology and chairs the graduate program in Behavioral and Brain Sciences at the University of Georgia. She studies behavioral development, ecology, social behavior, learning, problem-solving, and motor skills in nonhuman and human primates. Since 2006, Dr. Fragaszy has served as the representative to FABBS for the International Society of Developmental Psychobiologists.



Both Salovey and Fragaszy will begin their three-year terms in January 2011.