What should psychologists think about institutional review board decisions? How should authors deal with their paper's rejection from a journal? What kinds of research are tomorrow's psychological scientists conducting? Programming from APA's Board of Scientific Affairs will answer these questions and many more during APA's Annual Convention in San Francisco.
Among the highlights:
Master lectures from Martin E.P. Seligman, PhD, on "Teaching Positive Psychology"; Vickie Mays, PhD, on "The Next 25 Years of HIV Epidemic: African American Women in the Deep South" on Sunday, Aug. 19 at 3-3:50 p.m.; Ed Wasserman, PhD, on "Humans, Animals and Computers: Minding Machines?"; and James Outtz, PhD, on "Science, Practice and Social Change: Are They Compatible?"
The Neal Miller Lecture by C. Sue Carter, PhD, who will present on "Molecules and Monogamy: What's Love Got to Do With It?" on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11-11:50 a.m.
The APA Science Student Council-sponsored session "Psychological Science Superstars: Datablitz," a rapid-fire series of presentations by graduate students presenting posters at APA Division poster sessions. The session is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11-11:50 a.m.
The symposium "Feeling Rejected? Dealing with the Journal Article Review Process," also sponsored by the Science Student Council.
An APA Committee to Advance Research invited address by Ivor Pritchard, PhD, whose talk "What Should Psychologists Think about Institutional Review Board Decisions?" is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 18, at 10-10:50 a.m.
A symposium sponsored by the Committee on Animal Research and Ethics on "Stress and Health: Revised and Revisited, From Mouse to Human."
A symposium sponsored by the Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessment on "Third Party Observers in Psychological and Neuropsychological Forensic Psychological Assessment."
Addresses from the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award winners: Marilynn Brewer, PhD, who will address "The Importance of 'We.' A Social Identity and Intergroup Relations," and Paul Rozin, PhD, who will speak on "Biocultural Social Psychology: Trying to Find and Fill the Holes."
Addresses from the Distinguished Scientific Award for the Applications of Psychology winners: Peter Bentler, PhD, whose talk is titled "Can Causal Structure be Tested with Correlations?" and Karl Joreskog, PhD, who will discuss "Factor Analysis and its Extension."
Note that all session dates and times are subject to change. All dates, times and locations for programs will be listed online at the APA Convention Web site in June and in the convention program, available in July.