A survey of programs and centers for gifted and talented education listed 24 psychologists among the 53 most influential people in gifted education. Published in Gifted Child Today (Vol. 25, No. 4), the list includes Robert J. Sternberg, PhD, APA president, and Rena Subotnik, PhD, director of APA's Center for Psychology in Schools and Education. Here are other psychologists selected for their contributions to the field:

Benjamin Bloom, PhD

Jerome Bruner, PhD

Nick Colangelo, PhD

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, PhD

David Feldman, PhD

James Gallagher, PhD

John Gowan, PhD

Leta Hollingworth, PhD

Barbara Kerr, PhD

Ruth Martinson, PhD

Sally Reis, PhD

Joseph Renzulli, EdD

Sylvia Rimm, PhD

Halbert Robinson, PhD

Nancy Robinson, PhD

Bruce Shore, PhD

Julian Stanley, PhD

Abraham Tannenbaum, PhD

Lewis Terman, PhD

E. Paul Torrance, PhD

James Webb, PhD

Paul Witty, PhD