Volume 10, Number 2

September, 2006

Submissions Welcome!

The Editors encourage submission of any announcements, and/or letters to the editors, regarding psychological science. 

Comments on the content and presentation of the newsletter are also appreciated.

Submit to:

krmulthaup@davidson.edu

Editors, The Experimental Psychology Bulletin

Kristi S. Multhaup

Davidson College

(704) 894-2008

krmulthaup@davidson.edu

Mark E. Faust

Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte

(704) 687-3564

mefaust@uncc.edu

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Division Representatives

   2005-2006

President

Howard Egeth

Johns Hopkins University

(410) 516-5324

egeth@jhu.edu

President-Elect

Ed Wasserman

University of Iowa

(319) 335-2445

ed-wasserman@uiowa.edu

Past President

Thomas R. Zentall

University of Kentucky

(859) 257-4076

zentall@uky.edu

Secretary-Treasurer

Angelo Santi

Wilfrid Laurier University

(519) 884-0710

asanti@wlu.ca

Members-At-Large of the

Executive Committee

Gil Einstein (8/06-09)

Furman University

(864) 294-3214

gil.einstein@furman.edu

Karen Hollis (8/06-09)

Mount Holyoke College

(413) 538-2296

khollis@mtholyoke.edu

Mark A. McDaniel (8/05-08)

Washington University, St. Louis

(314) 935-8030

mmcdanie@wustl.edu

Valerie F. Reyna (8/05-08)

Cornell University

(607) 254-1247

vr53@cornell.edu

Nelson Cowan (8/04-07)

University of Missouri

(573) 882-7710

cowann@missouri.edu

Ralph R. Miller (8/04-07)

Binghamton Univ., SUNY

(607) 777-2291

rmiller@binghamton.edu

Representative to APA Council

Lewis P. Lipsitt (8/04-07)

Brown University

(401) 863-2332

Lewis_Lipsitt@Brown.edu

Emanuel E. Donchin (8/03-12/06)

University of South Florida

(813) 974-0466

donchin@shell.cas.usf.edu

Thomas R. Zentall (1/07-09)

University of Kentucky

(859) 257-4076

zentall@uky.edu

Graduate Student Representative

Rebecca Singer

University of Kentucky

(859) 257-9640

rasing2@uky.edu

Committee Chairs

Irving Biederman (Awards)

University of Southern California

(213) 740-6094

bieder@usc.edu

Linda Parker (Fellows)

University of Guelph

(519) 824-4120

parker1@uoguelph.ca

Ann Cleary (Program)

Colorado State University

(970) 491-7701

Anne.Cleary@colostate.edu

Historian

Charles L. Brewer

Furman University

(803) 294-3216

charles.brewer@furman.edu

 

 

 

 

Announcements

 

 

 

 

PsychDrollery

(Humor from members and the internet)

Retrieved 9/30/06

 

Call for Nominations

American Psychological Foundation

Gold Medal Awards

 

 

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) invites nominations for the APF 2007 Gold Medal Awards. The awards include a mounted medallion, $2,000 (to be donated by APF to the charitable institution of the winner’s choice), and an all-expense-paid trip for the award winner and one guest to attend the 2007 American Psychological Association (APA) Convention in San Francisco, CA, for two nights and three days (Coach round-trip airfare, reasonable expenses for accommodations, and meals for two individuals will be reimbursed). 

 

The Gold Medal Awards recognize life achievement in and enduring contributions to psychology.  Eligibility is limited to psychologists 65 years or older residing in North America.  Awards are conferred in four categories:

 

·           Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Science of Psychology recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing psychological science. 

 

·           Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing the application of psychology through methods, research, and/or application of psychological techniques to important practical problems.

 

·           Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement by a Psychologist in the Public Interest recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to the application of psychology in the public interest.  

 

·           Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Practice of Psychology recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing the professional practice of psychology through a demonstrable effect on patterns of service delivery in the profession.

 

Nomination Process:  Nominations should indicate the specific award for which the individual is being nominated and should include a nomination statement that traces the nominee's cumulative record of enduring contribution to the purpose of the award.  There is no formal nomination form.  The nominee's current vita and bibliography should be attached.  Letters in support of the nomination are also welcome, but please refrain from sending supplementary materials such as videos, books, brochures, or magazines.  All nomination materials should be coordinated and collected by a chief nominator and forwarded to APF in one package. 

 

The deadline for receipt of nomination materials is December 1, 2006.  Please e-mail materials to Foundation@apa.org or mail to:  American Psychological Foundation, Gold Medal Awards, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242. 

 

Questions?  E-mail iramos@apa.org or call (202) 336-5814.

 

 

 

 

Call For Nominations

 

American Psychological Foundation

CHARLES L. BREWER DISTINGUISHED TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGY AWARD

 

 

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) invites nominations for the APF 2007 Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award, which recognizes an outstanding career contribution to the teaching of psychology.

 

The awardee receives a plaque, $2,000, and a two-night, three-day, all-expense-paid trip to the 2007 American Psychological Association (APA) Convention in San Francisco, CA, where the award will be presented, and they will be invited to give a special address. 

 

Nominees must demonstrate:

 

o         Exemplary performance as a classroom teacher;

o         Development of innovative curricula and courses;

o         Development of effective teaching methods and/or materials;

o         Teaching of advanced research methods and practice in psychology; and/or,

o         Administrative facilitation of teaching;

o         Research on teaching;

o         Training of teachers of psychology;

o         Evidence of influence as a teacher of students who become psychologists.

 

Nomination Process:

Nominations should include an APF nomination form, a statement that illustrates how the nominee fulfills the guidelines of the award, and the nominee's current vita and bibliography. Letters in support of the nomination are also welcome, but please refrain from sending supplementary materials such as videos, brochures, books, or magazines. All materials should be coordinated and collected by a chief nominator and forwarded to APF in one package.

 

The deadline for receipt of materials is December 1, 2006. Nomination forms can be found at http://www.apa.org/apf/Teaching.nom.guideline.pdf

 

Completed nomination packets should be e-mailed to foundation@apa.org or mailed to: American Psychological Foundation, Distinguished Teaching Awards, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC, 20002-4242.

 

Questions?  E-mail iramos@apa.org or call (202) 336-5814

 

 

 

 

The Sixth Annual Meeting of

Women in Cognitive Science

Thursday, November 16, 2006,

Hilton Americas Houston, Houston, TX

Location: Grand Ballroom L

WICS Meeting: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

WICS Social hour: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Establishing Professional Connections

and Collaborations: A Panel Discussion

All are welcome

Participants

Nora Newcombe (Panel Moderator)

Professor of Psychology and Distinguished Faculty Fellow, Temple University

Randy Engle

Professor and Chair, School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology

Rochel Gelman

Professor and Co-Director, Center for Cognitive Science, Rutgers University

Kelly Goedert*

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Seton Hall University

Anouk Scheres*

Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Arizona

Michael Tanenhaus

Professor and Director, Center for Language Sciences, University of Rochester

Natasha Tokowicz*

Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh

 

*Winner, 2004 WICS Travel Award

 

For more information, visit http://psych.rice.edu/wics/

Women in Cognitive Science is affiliated with the Psychonomic Society

Acknowledgments: WICS is funded by an Advance Leadership Grant from the National Science Foundation.

WICS Social Hour sponsored by the APA Science Directorate

 

 

 

 

 

Jobs at West Virginia University

 

THREE OPENINGS – West Virginia University’s Department of Psychology (www.as.wvu.edu/psyc) invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions beginning August 2007 in (1) Applied Behavior Analysis, (2) Clinical Child Psychology, and (3) Life-Span Developmental Psychology. The Behavior Analysis position is defined broadly; however, we are especially interested in applicants whose work is in autism or other developmental disabilities. The Clinical Child position requires a behavioral orientation and license eligibility in West Virginia. The Developmental position requires an active research program in child or adolescent developmental psychology. For all 3 positions, applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. by the starting date and strong potential in research and teaching. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching (including student research supervision and, for the Behavior Analysis and Clinical Child positions, practicum supervision) and research. Obtaining significant external research support (and, if applicable, practicum support) will be expected. Laboratory facilities will be assigned in our Life Sciences Building, which houses the Departments of Psychology and Biology. The Department’s clinic provides opportunities for delivering services and supervising graduate students. Additional facilities and opportunities are available through the University Health Sciences Center, Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Center for Advanced Imaging, and the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Neuroscience. The Department of Psychology has 23 full-time faculty, 75 graduate students, and 750 undergraduate premajors and majors. Ph.D. training is offered in Clinical and Clinical Child Psychology (APA accredited), Behavior Analysis (ABA accredited), and Life-Span Developmental Psychology. Review of applications will begin October 16, 2006, and continue until the positions are filled. Send a letter outlining teaching and research interests and plans for obtaining external research support, a vita, three letters of recommendation, and three (p)reprints to the Behavior Analysis, Clinical Child, or Developmental Search Committee, Department of Psychology, P.O. Box 6040, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6040. Inquiries may be directed to Kennon A. Lattal in Behavior Analysis (304-293-2001 ext 31608, Andy.Lattal@mail.wvu.edu), Tracy Morris in Clinical Child (304-293-2001 ext 31670, Tracy.Morris@mail.wvu.edu), or JoNell Strough in Developmental (304-293-2001 ext 31648, JoNell.Strough@mail.wvu.edu ). Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. WVU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

 

The Department of Psychology at Paine College invites applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty position beginning Spring 2007 (preferred) or Fall 2007. A Ph.D. in Psychology is preferred but candidates who are ABD will be considered. Experience in teaching college level courses is required. Responsibilities include teaching Intro to Psychology, Theories of Personality, Learning, History and Systems, Sensation and Perception, Physiological, and Experimental Design. Qualified applicants must send a letter of application, three current letters of reference, and official transcripts by October 31, to: Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones, Paine College, 1235 15th Street, Augusta, GA. 30901.

 

Paine College is a church-related, four-year, residential, liberal arts college. Paine is supported by the United Methodist Church, the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, and the United Negro College Fund. Dr. Shirley A. R. Lewis is President of Paine College.

 

 

 

 

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Davidson College Psychology Dept. has a 1- or 2-year temporary sabbatical replacement position beginning August 1, 2007 in any area. We prefer prior teaching experience and Ph.D.  Teaching load is 5 semester courses per year, including 2 sections of Introductory Psychology, 2 sophomore-level survey courses, and a seminar in the person’s specialty area. Application review begins Feb 01, 2007. Apply on-line at https://jobs.davidson.edu (link not live until early Oct 2006) with cover letter, vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and have 3 letters of reference sent to Psychology Dept, Box 7136, Davidson College, Davidson, NC 28035-7136. Davidson is a highly selective, 1700-student, liberal arts college with excellent teaching and laboratory facilities.

 

We welcome applicants who would enhance the diversity of our 9-member faculty. More details about the position & the department will be posted in early Oct 2006 at http://www.davidson.edu/academic/psychology/psych.htm 

 

Before 12-15-06, direct inquires to Ruth Ault, Chair, ruault@davidson.edu; after that, contact John Kello, acting Chair, jokello@davidson.edu.

 

 

 

 

The James McKeen Cattell Sabbatical Awards

 

For over half a century, the James McKeen Cattell Fund has provided support for the science and the application of psychology. The Fund offers a program of supplementary sabbatical awards ("James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships"). These awards supplement the regular sabbatical allowance provided by the recipients' home institutions, to allow an extension of leave-time from one to two semesters. Information on the history of the fund, as well as all application materials, requirements for award eligibility, and a list of previous recipients are available at: http://www.cattell.duke.edu/

 

The deadline for receipt of applications for sabbaticals intended in the 2007-2008 academic year is December 1, 2006. Please apply if you are considering a sabbatical for AY 2007-2008.

 

We are pleased to announce that the Cattell Sabbatical Award Fund has formed an alliance with the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Cattell Sabbatical Awardees will be announced annually at the APS Spring Meeting and a profile of each awardee will be published in the APS Observer. APS also has a website announcing the award.

 

Trustees: Peter Ornstein, Managing Trustee Christina L. Williams, Secretary-Treasurer Marcia K. Johnson Lyle Jones Scott Maxwell

 

 

 

 

APA Fellowship Programs Deadlines
 

2007-2008 APA Congressional Fellowship Program
Deadline 1/3/2007
 

2007-2008 Catherine Acuff Congressional Fellowship
Deadline 1/3/2007
 

2007-2008 William A. Bailey Health and Behavior Congressional Fellowship
Deadline 1/3/2007
 

2007-2008 Educational Assessment Congressional Fellowship
Deadline 1/3/2007
 

For all see
http://www.apa.org/ppo/fellows/

 

 

 

THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (APA)

Invites Applications for the

2007-2008

APA CONGRESSIONAL

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

 

PROGRAM: Fellows spend one year working as a special legislative assistant on the staff of a member of Congress or congressional committee. Activities may involve conducting legislative or oversight work, assisting in congressional hearings and debates, and preparing briefs and writing speeches. Fellows also attend a two-week orientation program on congressional and executive branch operations, which includes guidance in the congressional placement process, and a year-long seminar series on science and public policy issues. These aspects of the program are administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for the APA Fellows and those sponsored by over two dozen other professional societies.

 

PURPOSE: To provide psychologists with an invaluable public policy learning experience, to contribute to the more effective use of psychological knowledge in government, and to broaden awareness about the value of psychology-government interaction among psychologists and within the federal government.

 

CRITERIA: A prospective Fellow must demonstrate competence in scientific and/or professional psychology. Fellows must also demonstrate sensitivity toward policy issues and have a strong interest in applying psychological knowledge to the solution of societal problems. Fellows must be able to work quickly and communicate effectively on a wide variety of topics, and be able to work cooperatively with individuals having diverse viewpoints. An applicant must be a psychologist, Member of APA, and have a doctorate in psychology or related field, with a minimum of two years of experience post-doctorate preferred. An applicant must also be a U.S. citizen.

 

AWARDS: APA will sponsor up to six Fellows for a one-year appointment beginning September 1, 2007. Special Fellowships are available for mid-career clinicians and for psychologists with expertise in educational assessment or health and behavior issues, including HIV/AIDS (see separate program announcements). The Fellowship stipend ranges from $60,000 to $75,000 depending upon years of experience post-doctorate. Up to $3,500 is allocated per Fellow for relocation to the Washington, D.C., area and for travel expenses during the year. An additional monthly stipend of $350 is provided for health insurance and/or other Fellowship-related expenses. Final selection of Fellows will be made in early spring of 2007.

 

APPLICATION: Interested psychologists should submit the following materials: (1) a completed APA Congressional Fellowship Application Coversheet, available on the APA Fellowship Web site at http://www.apa.org/ppo/fellows/coversheet.pdf (2) a detailed vita providing information about educational background, professional employment and activities, professional publications and presentations, public policy and legislative experience, and committee and advisory group appointments; (3) a statement of about 1000 words addressing the applicant's interests in the Fellowship, career goals, contributions the applicant believes he or she can make as a psychologist to the legislative process, and what the applicant wants to learn from the experience; and (4) three letters of reference specifically addressing the applicant's ability to work on Capitol Hill as a special legislative assistant.

Application materials should be sent to:

American Psychological Association

Congressional Fellowship Program

Public Policy Office

750 First Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20002-4242

The deadline for applications is January 3, 2007.

For additional information about the application process, please contact the APA Public Policy Office at (202) 336-6062 or ppo@apa.org or through the APA Public Policy Web site at http://www.apa.org/ppo/fellows.

 

 

 

THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Invites Applications for the 2007-2008

CATHERINE ACUFF CONGRESSIONAL FELLOWSHIP

 

PROGRAM: The American Psychological Association (APA) established the Catherine Acuff Congressional Fellowship in 2000 to honor the memory of Catherine Acuff, Ph.D., and her many valued contributions to the field of psychology and to those it serves. Consonant with the goals of the APA Congressional Fellowship program, Dr. Acuff was committed to the application of psychological knowledge and expertise to solve larger societal problems. The Fellow will spend one year working as a special legislative assistant on the staff of a member of Congress or congressional committee. Activities may involve conducting legislative or oversight work, assisting in congressional hearings and debates, and preparing briefs and writing speeches. The Fellow will also attend a two-week orientation program on congressional and executive branch operations, which includes guidance in the congressional placement process, and a year-long seminar series on science and public policy issues. These aspects of the program are administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for the APA Fellows and those sponsored by over two dozen other professional societies.

 

PURPOSE: To provide mid-career psychologists with an invaluable public policy learning experience, to contribute to
the more effective use of psychological knowledge in government, and to broaden awareness about the value of psychology-government interaction among psychologists and within the federal government.

 

CRITERIA: A prospective Fellow must demonstrate competence in scientific and/or professional psychology. Fellows must also demonstrate sensitivity toward policy issues and have a strong interest in applying psychological knowledge to the solution of societal problems. Fellows must be able to work quickly and communicate effectively on a wide variety of topics, and be able to work cooperatively with individuals having diverse viewpoints. An applicant must be a psychologist, Member of APA, and have a doctorate in psychology or related field, with a minimum of five years of experience post-doctorate. An applicant must also be a U.S. citizen.

 

AWARD: APA will sponsor one Fellow for a one-year appointment beginning September 1, 2007. The Fellowship stipend ranges from $70,000 to $75,000, depending upon years of post-doctorate experience. Up to $3,500 is allocated for re- location to the Washington, D.C., area and for travel expenses during the year. An additional monthly stipend of $350 is provided for health insurance and/or other Fellowship-related expenses. Final selection of the Fellow will be made in early spring of 2007.

APPLICATION: Interested psychologists should submit the following materials by January 2, 2006: (1) a completed APA Congressional Fellowship Application Coversheet, available on the APA Fellowship Web site at http://www.apa.org/ppo/fellows/coversheet.pdf  (2) a detailed vita providing information about educational background, professional employment and activities, professional publications and presentations, public policy and legislative experience, and committee and advisory group appointments; (3) a statement of approximately 1000 words addressing the applicant's interests in the Fellowship, career goals, contributions the applicant believes he or she can make as a psychologist to the legislative process, and what the applicant wants to learn from the experience; and (4) three letters of reference specifically addressing the applicant's ability to work on Capitol Hill as a special legislative assistant.

 

Applications should be sent to: American Psychological Association, Congressional Fellowship Program, Public Policy Office, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242. For additional information about the application process, please contact the APA Public Policy Office at (202) 336-6062 or ppo@apa.org or through the APA Public Policy Web site at http://www.apa.org/ppo/fellows.

 

Catherine Acuff, Ph.D., a dedicated psychologist, advocate, and humanitarian, was a member of the APA Board of Directors when she died on April 21, 2000, at age 51. The mid-career nature of this Fellowship reflects Dr. Acuff's transition to the public policy arena following her years in private practice, on the faculty of local colleges and hospital-based clinical training programs, and as President of the Connecticut Psychological Association. At the time of her death, Dr. Acuff was the Director of Treatment Adherence Health Outcomes for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

 

 

 

THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL

ASSOCIATION

Invites Applications for the 2007-2008

WILLIAM A. BAILEY

HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR CONGRESSIONAL FELLOWSHIP

 

PROGRAM: The American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Psychological Foundation (APF) established the William A. Bailey Congressional Fellowship in 1995 in tribute to Bill Bailey's tireless advocacy on behalf of psychological research, training, and services related to AIDS. Fellows spend one year working as a special legislative assistant on the staff of a member of Congress or congressional committee. Activities may involve conducting legislative or oversight work, assisting in congressional hearings and debates, and preparing briefs and writing speeches. Fellows also attend a two-week orientation program on congressional and executive branch operations, which includes guidance in the congressional placement process, and a year-long seminar series on science and public policy issues. These aspects of the program are administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for the APA Fellows and those sponsored by over two dozen other professional societies.

PURPOSE: To provide psychologists with interests in health and behavior issues, including HIV/AIDS, with an invaluable public policy learning experience, to contribute to the more effective use of psychological knowledge in government, and to broaden awareness about the value of psychology-government interaction among psychologists and within the federal government.

 

CRITERIA: A prospective Fellow must demonstrate competence in scientific and/or professional psychology related to health and behavior issues, such as HIV/AIDS. Fellows must also demonstrate sensitivity toward policy issues and have a strong interest in applying psychological knowledge to the solution of societal problems. Fellows must be able to work quickly and communicate effectively on a wide variety of topics, and be able to work cooperatively with individuals having diverse viewpoints. An applicant must be a psychologist, Member of APA, and have a doctorate in psychology or related field, with a minimum of two years of post doctoral experience preferred. An applicant must also be a U.S. citizen.

 

AWARD: APA will sponsor one Fellow for a one-year appointment beginning September 1, 2007. The Fellowship stipend ranges from $60,000 to $75,000, depending upon years of experience post-doctorate. Up to $3,500 is allocated for relocation to the Washington, D.C., area and for travel expenses during the year. An additional monthly stipend of $350 is provided for health insurance and/or other Fellowship-related expenses. Final selection of the Fellow will be made in early spring of 2007.

 

APPLICATION: Interested psychologists should submit the following materials by January 3, 2007: (1) a completed APA Congressional Fellowship Application Coversheet, available on the APA Fellowship Web site at http://www.apa.org/ppo/fellows/coversheet.pdf  (2) a detailed vita providing information about educational background, professional employment and activities, professional publications and presentations, public policy and legislative experience, and committee and advisory group appointments; (3) a statement of approximately 1000 words addressing the applicant's interests in the Fellowship, career goals, contributions the applicant believes he or she can make as a psychologist to the legislative process, and what the applicant wants to learn from the experience; and (4) three letters of reference specifically addressing the applicant's ability to work on Capitol Hill as a special legislative assistant.

 

Applications should be sent to: American Psychological Association, Congressional Fellowship Program, Public Policy Office, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242. For additional information about the application process, please contact the APA Public Policy Office at (202) 336-6062 or ppo@apa.org or through the APA Public Policy Web site at http://www.apa.org/ppo/fellows

 

William A. (Bill) Bailey, a dedicated champion of AIDS policy issues for the APA and a staffer in the Public Policy Office died April 23, 1994, after finally losing his long personal battle with AIDS; he was 34. Among his many accomplishments, Bailey oversaw the development of a major report on behavioral and social sciences and the HIV/AIDS epidemic for the National Commission on AIDS; participated in the planning of an APA training program for psychologists who serve HIV-infected clients; facilitated the development of the AIDS community prevention programs supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and forged collaboration between several government agencies to support the HIV/AIDS mental health services demonstration program.