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The Society for Mathematical Psychology promotes the advancement and communication of research in mathematical psychology and related disciplines. Mathematical psychology is broadly defined to include work of a theoretical character that uses mathematical methods, formal logic, or computer simulation. The Society journal is the Journal of Mathematical Psychology.

Duncan Luce, a pioneer of the field of mathematical psychology, and a founding figure in our Society, died Saturday, Aug. 11, after a short illness.  He was 87.

An account of Duncan's academic accomplishments and history has been prepared by Bill Batchelder, on behalf of our Society, and can be found here.

The announcement of the University of California, Irvine, at which Duncan held the position of Distinguished Research Professor of Cognitive Sciences, can be found here.