Kogan, Nathan

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Nathan Kogan
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1954
Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Profile:

Nathan Kogan has taught in the areas of personality, social, and life-span developmental psychology (with special emphasis on the later portion of the life span). His teaching approach uses the history of a domain as a springboard for a discussion of theories that have fostered recent research in the areas cited. He also has taught research methods, a course that covers design and methodological issues in the field, and carries the requirement that the student prepare a research proposal.

Concentrations: Personality psychology; social psychology; life-span developmental psychology (with special emphasis on the later portion of the life span).

Recent Publications:
  • "Careers in the Performing Arts: A Psychological Perspective" Creativity Research Journal (2002)
  • "Assessment in the Performing Arts," in H. Braun, D. Jackson, and D. Wiley (eds.), The Roles of Constructs in Psychological and Educational Measurement (2002)
  • "Reflections on Aesthetics and Evolution," Critical Review (1997)
  • "Cognitive Styles," in R. Sternberg (ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Intelligence (1994)
  • "Gender Influences on Age Cognitions and Preferences: Sociocultural or Sociobiological?" Psychology and Aging (coauthor, 1992)
  • "Personality and Aging," in J. Birren, K. Schaie (eds.), Handbook of the Psychology of Aging (1990)
Office Location:
80 Fifth Avenue, Room 615
New York, NY 10003
Office Hours:
Fridays By Appointment
Phone Number/Extension:
212.229.5727 ext.3256

Email:
KoganN@newschool.edu

Research Interests:
Empirical aesthetics, evolutionary psychology, life-span development.

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