In Memoriam Paul B. Baltes
* June 18, 1939 † November 7, 2006
Paul B. Baltes was the Director of the Center for Lifespan Psychology at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development from 1980 to 2004. In 2004 he founded the Max Planck International Research Network on Aging (MaxNetAging). He was also Honorary Professor of Psychology at the Free University of Berlin and (part-time) Distinguished Professor of Psychology und Advanced Study Fellow at the University of Virginia.
The complete list of Paul Baltes's publications can be accessed here.
Honors and Awards (Selection)
- German Psychology Award 1994
The Christoph Dornier Foundation established the "Deutscher Psychologie Preis" to promote scientific research in the field of psychology. The award is conferred jointly by the "Berufsverband Deutscher Psychologinnen und Psychologen (BDP)" [Professional Association of German Psychologists] and the "Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs)" [German Psychological Society].
- Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology 1995
The Committee on International Relations in Psychology confers this award to individuals who have made sustained and enduring contributions to international cooperation and advancement of knowledge in psychology.
- Award for a Lifetime of Outstanding Scientific Work 2005
This honor is conferred to eminent members of the German Psychological Society. Link to laudation (in German)