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Pfaffman was noted for his research of the senses of smell and taste.<ref name="NYT"/>
 
Pfaffman was noted for his research of the senses of smell and taste.<ref name="NYT"/>
   
Pfaffman was a member of the [[National Academy of Sciences]],<ref name="NYT"/><ref name="NAP"/> the [[American Academy of Arts and Sciences]],<ref name="NYT"/> Florence Pirce Grant University Professor of Psychology at [[Brown University]],<ref name="NYT"/> Vincent and Brooke Astor Professor at [[Rockefeller University]].<ref name="NYT"/> He was a recipient of the Warren Medal from [[Society of Experimental Psychologists]]<ref name="ACS"/> and the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from [[American Psychological Association]].<ref name="ACS"/>
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=Biographical information==
He was also president of the Eastern Psychological Association<ref name="ACS"/> and the Division of Experimental Psychology of the [[American Psychological Association]],<ref name="ACS"/>
 
president of [[Rockefeller University|Rockefeller Institute]].<ref>[http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=FB0611F63D5F147A93CAA9178DD85F418685F9&scp=9&sq=Carl%20Pfaffmann&st=cse New York Times:Dr. Keeney to Resign Next Year As Brown University President;June 08, 1965]</ref>
 
 
== Chronology ==
 
 
* 1913 born in Manhattan
 
* 1913 born in Manhattan
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==Education==
 
* 1933 graduated from [[Brown University]]
 
* 1933 graduated from [[Brown University]]
 
* 1939 Ph.D. in physiology, [[Cambridge University]]<ref name="ACS"/>
 
* 1939 Ph.D. in physiology, [[Cambridge University]]<ref name="ACS"/>
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==Positions==
 
* 1940-1965 faculty positions [[Brown University]]<ref name="NYT"/>
 
* 1940-1965 faculty positions [[Brown University]]<ref name="NYT"/>
 
** 1952 professor of psychology<ref name="NYT"/>
 
** 1952 professor of psychology<ref name="NYT"/>
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* 1978 retires
 
* 1978 retires
 
* 1980 named Vincent and Brooke Astor Professor<ref name="NYT"/>
 
* 1980 named Vincent and Brooke Astor Professor<ref name="NYT"/>
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==Main areas of interest==
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Pfaffman was a member of the [[National Academy of Sciences]],<ref name="NYT"/><ref name="NAP"/> the [[American Academy of Arts and Sciences]],<ref name="NYT"/> Florence Pirce Grant University Professor of Psychology at [[Brown University]],<ref name="NYT"/>
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*Vincent and Brooke Astor Professor at [[Rockefeller University]].<ref name="NYT"/>
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*He was a recipient of the [[Warren Medal from Society of Experimental Psychologists]]<ref name="ACS"/> and the [[Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from American Psychological Association]].<ref name="ACS"/>
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He was also president of the [[Eastern Psychological Association]]<ref name="ACS"/> and the Division of Experimental Psychology of the [[American Psychological Association]],<ref name="ACS"/>
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president of [[Rockefeller University|Rockefeller Institute]].<ref>[http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=FB0611F63D5F147A93CAA9178DD85F418685F9&scp=9&sq=Carl%20Pfaffmann&st=cse New York Times:Dr. Keeney to Resign Next Year As Brown University President;June 08, 1965]</ref>
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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Carl Pfaffmann (May 27, 1913-April 16, 1994) was an American physiological psychologist. [1] [2] [3] Pfaffman was noted for his research of the senses of smell and taste.[1]

Biographical information=Edit

  • 1913 born in Manhattan

EducationEdit

PositionsEdit

  • 1940-1965 faculty positions Brown University[1]
    • 1952 professor of psychology[1]
    • 1960 Florence Pirce Grant University Professor of Psychology[1]
  • 1965 a professor and vice president, Rockefeller University[1]
  • 1978 retires
  • 1980 named Vincent and Brooke Astor Professor[1]

Main areas of interestEdit

Funded grantsEdit

HonorsEdit

Pfaffman was a member of the National Academy of Sciences,[1][2] the American Academy of Arts and Sciences,[1] Florence Pirce Grant University Professor of Psychology at Brown University,[1]

He was also president of the Eastern Psychological Association[3] and the Division of Experimental Psychology of the American Psychological Association,[3] president of Rockefeller Institute.[4]


References Edit

Editorial board/consulting editorEdit

Association affiliationsEdit

Notable studentsEdit

PublicationsEdit

BooksEdit

Book ChaptersEdit

PapersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


External linksEdit

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