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Social psychologist David Myers is a communicator of psychological science to college students and the general public. His scientific writings, supported by National Science Foundation grants and fellowships, have appeared in three dozen academic periodicals, including Science, the American Scientist, the American Psychologist, and Psychological Science. David has digested psychological research for the public through articles in four dozen magazines, from Scientific American to Christian Century, and through seventeen books, including general interest books and textbooks. His research and writings have been recognized by the Gordon Allport Prize, by an "honored scientist" award from the Federation of Associations in the Brain and Behavioral Sciences, by the Award for Distinguished Service on Behalf of Personality-Social Psychology, and by three honorary doctorates. In recognition of his efforts to transform the way America provides assistive listening for people with hearing loss (see, he received “the 2011 American Academy of Audiology Presidential Award,” the Walter T. Ridder Award from the Hearing Loss Association of America, and Oticon's 2013 hearing Advocacy Award. In 2013 he was appointed to represent Americans with hearing loss on the Advisory Council of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders. He is a Seattle native, an all-weather bicyclist, and an avid noontime basketball player and fan of his college's basketball teams. David and Carol Myers married while undergraduates at Whitworth College and are parents of three adult children, sons Peter (married to Danielle) and Andrew (married to Melinda), a daughter, Laura, and one grandchild, Allie (right). Carol is the creator of a world class website offering information and resources related to the real Santa Claus, St. Nicholas.

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Joe Biden at Age 78 Some wonder: At age 78, does he have and will he sustain for four years the energy, mental acuity, and drive to excel in his new role? Or, as he approaches 80, will he embody his opponent's caricature of "Sleepy Joe"as someone not to be trusted with the cognitive demands of leadership? I, too, turned 78 this fall. On behalf of you and all of us late-70s folks, let me shine the light of science on our capacities