Beck, Aaron T. (1921– )
Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Staff 2010. Beck, Aaron T. (1921– ). Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
A native of Providence, Rhode Island, Aaron T. Beck has had an interest in psychiatry and psychology as far back as he can remember. At Brown University he was associate editor for the Brown Daily Herald and received a number of honors and awards, including Phi Beta Kappa, the Francis Wayland Scholarship, the Bennett Essay Award, and the Gaston Prize for Oratory. After graduating magna cum laude in 1942, he embarked on a career in medicine at Yale Medical School, receiving his M.D. in 1946. He participated in rotating internship, followed by a residency in pathology at Rhode Island Hospital.