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Former EFPA/APF Wundt-James Award winner Dr. Charles Spielberger passed away

14 Jun 2013

Dr. Spielberger was a clinical and community psychologist best known for his work on personality and health. He was past president of the American Psychological Association and an emeritus member of the Psychology Department at the University of South Florida, where he served as Department Chair.

Dr. Charles SPIELBERGER, 86, passed away on June 12, 2013 in Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Spielberger was a clinical and community psychologist best known for his work on personality and health. He was past president of the American Psychological Association and an emeritus member of the Psychology Department at the University of South Florida, where he served as Department Chair.

In recognition for his work, Dr. Spielberger received numerous awards, including the American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology and the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation. 

In 2005 during the European Congress of Psychology in Granada/Spain he also received the Wilhelm Wundt-William James award, which was donated for the 2nd time by a co-operation between Ray Fowler from the American Psychological Foundation APF and the European Federation of Psychologists Associations EFPA.

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