Learning Secrets: Caplan at 80

June 7, 2011

Nate Caplan (Photo by Susan Rosegrant)There were points in Nate Caplan’s life when he didn’t know what he would become—a psychologist or an artist. He grew up during the depression outside Richmond, Virginia, with a sure drawing hand and a longing to leave the South. In 1951, after graduating from the University of North Carolina with a degree in psychology, he won an award from the American Psychological Association for the best undergraduate research paper. But he had also won prestigious museum competitions with his paintings. Caplan chose psychology. (more…)

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