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died peacefully on March 12th at the age of 96, with his beloved wife, Bernice, at his bedside. He was the father of Jeffrey Hunt and the loving stepfather of Barbara Adler, Judith Wolman, and Eugene Kohn, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was a pilot during World War II and flew many missions over Germany. Later he became a science writer specializing in behavioral psychology. He published 21 books and in addition, he wrote articles for the New York Times Magazine and was a contract writer for the New Yorker. During his late years at Waverly Heights he completed "The Story of Psychology" of which the Chicago Tribune said: "A magnificent traversal of an infinitely fascinating landscape by one of the great science writers of our time."

Published in The New York Times on Mar. 15, 2016