Among the highlights of the convention sessions sponsored by APA's divisions are:
Phillip A. Vernon, PhD, University of Western Ontario, "The Western Ontario twin project: contributions of behavioral genetic research to issues in differential psychology (Div. 1, Society for General Psychology).
Daniel Schacter, PhD, Harvard University, "Seven sins of memory" (Div. 1).
Donald T. Stuss, PhD, The Rotman Research Institute, "The fractionation on the anterior attentional system" (Div. 3, Experimental).
Larry Jacoby, PhD, Washington University, "Age differences in cognitive control: depth of retrieval" (Div. 3).
Sarah T. Boysen, PhD, The Ohio State University, "The executive impact of enculturation on young chimpanzees" (Div. 3).
Auke Tellegen, PhD, University of Minnesota, "Against recipe-driven test construction: developing restructured clinical scales for the MMPI-2" (Div. 5, Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics).
Norman E. Spear, PhD, Binghamton University, "Very early learning about alcohol" (Div. 6, Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative).
Shepard Siegel, PhD, McMaster University, "Pavlovian conditioning and drug tolerance" (Div. 6).
Laurence Steinberg, PhD, Temple University, "Can developmental psychology influence social policy?" (Div. 7, Developmental).
"Crisis in preschool education: rise of technologies/demise of play," with Lisa Osbeck, PhD, Dorothy G. Singer, PhD, Sharna Olfman, PhD, and Daniel R. Burston, PhD (Div. 7).
David G. Winter, PhD, University of Michigan, "Things I've learned about personality from studying political leaders at a distance" (Div. 8, Society for Personality and Social Psychology).
"The predicted self," with Ian R. Newby-Clark, PhD, Anne Wilson, PhD, Justin Kruger, PhD, David A. Armor, PhD, and Steven J. Sherman, PhD (Div. 8).
"Contemporary issues in ADHD," with Stephen V. Faraone, PhD, C. Keith Conners, PhD, Timothy E. Wilens, MD, and Joseph Biederman, MD (Div. 12, Society of Clinical Psychology).
"Empirically supported principles of therapeutic change: beyond manuals," with Louis Castonguay, PhD, Shelia Woody, PhD, Barbra McCrady, PhD, Jacques Barber, PhD, and Bruce E. Wampold, PhD (Div. 12).
Marcia Linn, PhD, University of California, Berkeley, "Learning technologies: pitfalls and promises" (Div. 15, Educational).
"Personality growth: measurement, trajectories and facilitation," with Ursula M. Staudinger, PhD, Gisela Labouvie-Vief, PhD, Jessica Doerner, Brent W. Roberts, PhD, Charlotte Mickler and Karen Hooker, PhD (Div. 20, Adult Development and Aging).
David Schroeder, PhD, FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, "Air traffic control: a bit of history and the characteristics of those that keep the sky safe" (Div. 21, Applied Experimental and Engineering).
Michael Perone, PhD, West Virginia University, "Errors and deviations: describing variability in the experimental analysis of behavior" (Div. 25, Behavior Analysis).
Linda Sobell, PhD, Nova Southeastern University, "Process of self-change: two decades of research thinking outside of the box" (Div. 28, Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse).
"A template for clinical trials in evidence-based behavioral research," with Stephen M. Weiss, PhD, Jonathan N. Tobin, PhD, Mabel Algeciras, Michelle Jean-Gilles, PhD, and Deborah L. Jones, PhD (Div. 38, Health).
"Methamphetamine research: the methamphetamine treatment project and longitudinal follow-up," with Richard Rawson, PhD, James Herrell, PhD, and Maureen P. Hillhouse, PhD (Div. 50, Addictions).