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Bernice L. Neugarten

Bernice L. Neugarten (1916-2001) was a professor of education and sociology at Northwestern University and professor emeritus of behavioral science at the University of Chicago. She served as president of the Gerontological Society. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1980. She served on the United States Federal Council on Aging. Neugarten was a key contributor in the 1971 and 1982 White House Conferences on Aging. In 19965 Neugarten was honored with the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in Psychology from the American Psychological Association.


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