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Updated Monday, November 10, 2008




Today, Monday, November 10, 2008, BESCAS awarded the L. F. Nexus at the “Samson” for the “Best Popular Psychology Articles” during the  2007 – 2008 award season.  All “Samson Awards” are voted on by the full membership of BESCAS, which includes over 20,000 psychologists, over 40,000 psychiatrists, and over 100,000 other behavioral science specialists and experts.


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