69: Association for Addiction Professionals of New York (AAPNY) 2000 conference, Bear Mountain, N.Y. Contact: AAPNY, (877) 862-2769; fax: (518) 426-1046; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.1aapny.org.
69: The 16th annual symposium of the American College of Forensic Psychology, Newport Beach, Calif. Session topics will include school violence, video peeping toms and disability assessment. Contact: ACFP, P.O. Box 5870, Balboa Island, CA 92662, (949) 673-7773; fax: (949) 673-7710.
14: "Preventing bias and promoting respect," an interactive broadcast with pre-, mid- and post-broadcast activities. Part 5 of the six-part "Partnership for preventing violence." Live broadcast, 12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m. EST. Contact: (877) 778-4774 or Web site: www.walcoff.com/partnerships.
47: "The relations of prefrontal cortex development to children's cognitive and social behavior," Philadelphia. Contact: Nora Newcombe, (215) 204-6944; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
10: "Scientific approaches to consciousness: Reductionism debated," symposium, Bethesda, Md. Sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health. Contact: Web site: www.nimh.gov/events/consciousness.cfm.
23: "Cognitive and neural systems: A 10th anniversary celebration," Boston. Contact: Carol Jefferson, e-mail: email@example.com.
2427: The fourth international conference on cognitive and neural systems, Boston. The focus will be on two themes: How does the brain control behavior, and how can technology emulate biological intelligence? Contact: Cynthia Bradford, Boston University, 677 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02215; Web site: cns.bu.edu/meetings.
12Aug. 17: 35-hour professional development program, various locations. The All Kinds of Minds Institute is dedicated to helping kids with learning differences succeed. Contact: Stephanie Lind, All Kinds of Minds Institute, (919) 933-8082; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.
2528: "Victimization of children and youth," Durham, N.H., is an international research conference that will address child abuse, bullying and peer victimization, Internet victimization, risk factors for victimization and community violence. Deadline for early registration is May 5. Deadline for regular registration is June 19. Contact: Family Research Laboratory, (603) 862-0767.
28July 1: "The cognitive basis of science," Sheffield, U.K., will include human cognition and the ability to do science, the concept of cause in scientific reasoning and the place of emotions in an account of scientific activity. Contact: e-mail: email@example.com.
29July 2: The fourth annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, "The unity of consciousness: Binding, integration and dissociation," Brussels, Belgium. Contact: Web site: www.ulb.ac.be/event/ASSC4/sub/ onlinesub.html.
913: The fourth European Meeting for the Experimental Analysis of Behaviour (EMEAB 4), Amiens, France, will examine the ecological and economical approaches to behavior; behavioral pharmacology; developmental disabilities and autism; classical and operant conditioning in animals and humans; and behavioral therapies and medicine. Contact: Michel Sokolowski, Université de Picardie-Jules Verne, Faculté de Philosophie, Science Humaines et Sociales, Chemin du Thil, 80025 Amiens Cedex 1, France; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.u-picardie.fr/~LaboECCHAT/EMEAB4/.
918: World Alzheimer Congress 2000: "With change in mind," Washington, D.C., will include pivotal research, bridging research and care and creative care. Contact: (312) 335-5813; fax: (312) 335-1110; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.alzheimer2000.org.
1214: "Attachment in infancy and early childhood," Munich, Germany. Contact: K.H. Brisch, MD, University Ulm, Frauensteige 14 a, D-089075, Ulm, Germany, tel. +49-(0)731-50-27798 // -26558; fax: +49-(0)731-50-26690; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
1317: The 23rd annual colloquium of the International School Psychology Association presents "School psychology around the world: Many languages, one voice for children," Durham, N.H. Contact: Peter Whelley, P.O. Box 500, Moultonborough, NH 03254; fax: (603) 476-5153; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.nhaspWeb.org.
2428: The sixth annual Connected Computer Symposium, Cape Cod, Mass., will examine key developments, controversies and concerns that confront practitioners today, such as e-therapy, online addictions and clients' various Internet-related concerns. CE credit is available for psychologists. Contact: Web site: www.cape.org/2000/grohol.html.
1112: Festschrift for Herbert Kelman, Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Alice H. Eagly, (847) 467-5026; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Amanda Flohr, (617) 495-5580; e-mail: email@example.com.
1315: The 22nd annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Philadelphia. Contact: CogSci2000, Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, University of Pennsylvania, 400A 33401 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-6228; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.ircs.upenn.edu/~ircs/cogsci2000/submissions.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Voices, the journal of the American Academy of Psychotherapists, is seeking papers about clinical psychotherapy--case studies and theoretical or personal explorations--and your responses to the presenting symptom. Deadline for manuscripts is May 15. For copy of guidelines, please send SASE to Monique Savlin, PhD, Editor, Voices, 705 11th St., Wilmette, IL 60091.
Div. 9 (Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues--SPSSI) Committee on Grants-in-Aid has funds of up to $2,000 per grant available for scientific research in social problem areas related to the basic interests and goals of SPSSI and particularly those that are not likely to receive support from traditional sources. Contact: SPSSI, (734) 662-9130.
The Louise Kidder Early Career Award has been established to recognize social issues researchers who have made substantial contributions to the field early in their careers (within the first 5 years). To nominate a researcher, send three copies of a cover letter outlining the nominee's accomplishments to date and anticipated future contributions, the nominee's current curriculum vitae, and letters of support. Deadline is (postmarked) May 1. Contact: SPSSI, (734) 662-9130. Regular mail: SPSSI, Attn: Kidder Award, P.O. Box 1248, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248. Overnight mail only: SPSSI, Attn: Kidder Award, 343 South Main St., Ste. 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.
The most recent edition of Cognitive Science is a special issue on connectionist language processing. The citation is Christiansen, M. H., Chater, N. & Seidenberg, M.S. (Eds.) (1999). "Connectionist models of human language processing: Progress and prospects." Cognitive Science, Vol. 23 (4), 415-634. Abstracts can be found at Web site siva.usc.edu/~morten/cs.Sl-abstracts.html.