Lectures and Symposia
Each year APF invites leaders in the field of psychology to speak on a variety of pertinent issues facing psychology today. These lectures and symposia seek to educate, enrich and inform the discussions taking place on these issues.
Arthur W. Staats Lecture for Unifying Psychology
Deliver an address on a body of work which has held great significance for many fields of psychology, or has the potential to be extrapolated to have unifying power within the discipline of psychology as a whole.
Dr. Rosalee G. Weiss Lecture for Outstanding Leaders in Psychology
$2,500 to seed innovation through supporting research, education and intervention projects and programs.
Esther Katz Rosen Lecture on Gifted Children and Adolescents
An annual lecture on the psychological understanding of gifted children and adolescents.
Lynn Stuart Weiss Lecture — Psychology as a Means of Attaining Peace Through World Law
This lecture promotes psychology as a means of attaining peace through world law.
Spielberger EMPathy Symposium — Emotion, Motivation, Personality
This symposium was established as a forum for leading experts to present and discuss recent findings in the areas of Emotion, Motivation and Personality (EMPathy).
William Bevan Lecture on Psychology and Public Policy
This lecture series on psychology and public policy was established in 1993 to honor the contributions of the late William Bevan, PhD, to psychology and the public interest.