Dr. Nicole Barenbaum, Professor of Psychology, has been appointed Associate Editor for the Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences. In her new role, she will handle book reviews for the journal.
This journal, which began publication in January 1965, considers that "behavioral sciences" is much broader than psychology. Its editorial board has included members from psychology, neurology, neurophysiology, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, sociology, anthropology, and history.
It is currently published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc., which describes its aim and scope: The Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, international journal devoted to the scientific, technical, institutional, and cultural history of the social and behavioral sciences. The journal publishes research articles, book reviews, and news and notes that cover the development of the core disciplines of psychology, anthropology, sociology, psychiatry and psychoanalysis, economics, linguistics, communications, political science, and the neurosciences. The journal also welcomes papers and book reviews in related fields, particularly the history of science and medicine, historical theory, and historiography.