Eric Charles, Ph.D., runs the research lab at CTRL, the Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning, at American Univeristy. After training as an Animal Behaviorist and a Develpomental Psychologist, he has settled into life as a general experimental psychologist with interests in the history and theory of psychology. This background finds him active in the International Society for Ecological Psychology, the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Cheiron: The International Society for the History of the Social Sciences, and APA Division 1 - The Society for General Psychology. In addition to a slew of articles, he recently published his first book: A New Look at New Realism: The Psychology and Philosophy of E. B. Holt. You can learn more about his work on his website, and if you are ever in the mood for more technical discussions, he runs an academic blog.