degree in psychology and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in psychology and neuroscience from Washington University. Dr. Buckner has published over 100 articles and book chapters and has received the Young Investigator Awards from the Organization of Human Brain Mapping and the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.
Margaret Gatz is professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Southern California. She is also a foreign adjunct professor with the Department of Medical Epidemiology at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. Her research interests encompass age-related change in depressive symptoms, risk and protective factors for Alzheimer’s disease, success-fulness of coping mechanisms of the aged, and evaluation of the effects of interventions. Dr. Gatz is past chair of the behavioral sciences section of the Gerontological Society of America and a former Zenith Fellow of the Alzheimer’s Association. She served on the advisory committee for the Minority Aging Network in Psychology and hosted two of its summer institutes. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Duke University, completed her clinical psychology internship at West Virginia University Medical Center, and was a postdoctoral fellow at Duke University’s Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development.
Christine R. Hartel is the director of the Center for Studies of Behavior and Development at the National Research Council, where she also directs the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences. She is the study director for the Committee on Aging Frontiers in Social Psychology, Personality, and Adult Developmental Psychology. Previously, she served as associate executive director for science at the American Psychological Association and as deputy director for basic research at the National Institute on Drug Abuse. As a research psychologist at the U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Dr. Hartel earned the Army’s highest civilian award for technical excellence. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. She has a Ph.D. in biopsychology from the University of Chicago.
Todd F. Heatherton is the Champion International Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College. After 4 years on the faculty at Harvard University, in 1994 he joined the faculty at Dartmouth College, where he is the Director of the Center for Social Brain Sciences and an affiliate of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience. His research examines processes related to self, particular self-regulation, self-esteem, and self-referential processing. He has been on the executive committees of several professional societies. He is associate editor of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, and on the editorial boards of Psychological Science, Journal