Michael Basseches

“I became interested in the Primate Cognition Research Group in the beginning of 2017 when I became more I curious about the commonalities in development and ontogeny between humans and non-human primates. My main work in PrimCog consists of theoretical and editorial contributions”

Selected Academic Degrees, Research Units and experiences of interest (in reverse chronological order):

2015 - Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, Suffolk University, Boston, MA, USA.
2014 - Visiting Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
2013 - Adult Development and Successful Aging Research Group, University of Minho (Portugal);
2000/2013 - Full Professor, Department of Psychology, Suffolk University, Boston, MA, USA.
1995/2004 - Co-Director and Director (beginning 1998) of Clinical Training for APA-accredited Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology, Department ofPsychology, Suffolk University, Boston, MA, USA.
l988/2008 - Staff Psychologist, Bureau of Study Counsel, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.
1978/1985 Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.
1978 - PhD in Personality and Developmetal Psychology, Department of Psychology and Social Relations, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA. Dissertation topic: Beyond Closed-System Problem-Solving: A Study of Metasystematic Aspects of Mature Thought. As Doctoral Student, served as Head Resident, Resident Tutor, Teaching Assistant, and Non-Resident Tutor.
1986/1987 - Visiting Faculty Member in Psychology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, USA.
1972 - B.A with high honors in Psychology and Philosophy, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, USA