From The New York Times on June 3, 2022:
HOCHBERG, Julian, Columbia University Centennial Professor Emeritus of Psychology, and beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, died on May 22, 2022 in New York City after a brief illness. Born in Brooklyn on July 10, 1923 to Edward Hochberg and Dora Wiener Hochberg, he graduated from Stuyvesant High School and the City College of New York, and received his PhD in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. He taught and conducted important research in his field, the psychology of visual perception, at Cornell University, New York University, and Columbia University, and taught Roman history at the New School for Social Research. At Columbia, he served two terms as Chairman of the Psychology Department and was a member of the University Senate. An elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, he received the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association for "his insightful recognition that the central problem of human perception is to explain how perception is organized, and for highly significant theoretical contributions toward greater understanding of this central problem." A talented designer, he built a large three-story home in upstate New York for his family with his own hands. He is survived by his wife, three children, and six grandchildren.