Robin S. Rosenburg, PhD, APA Distinguished Scientific Lecturer
Warren Bickel, PhD, and many other prominent scholars.
• Psi Chi will have an active role in the program with several
sessions for students and advisers and with Richard Bootzin,
PhD, presenting the Psi Chi Distinguished Lecture and a
conversation hour for students.
• The RMPA Diversity Council will sponsor a panel to
challenge myths about LGBTQ parents and their children,
and James W. Loewen, PhD, will present the Diversity Council
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Southwestern Psychological Association, April 12–
14, Sheraton Hotel in Oklahoma City, Okla.
This meeting is held simultaneously with several affiliated
• Ann Masten, PhD, of University of Minnesota.
organizations: Society for Applied Multivariate Research,
Southwestern Comparative Psychology Association,
Southwestern Teachers of Psychology, Psi Chi and Texas
Psychological Association. Keynote speakers include:
• Robert J. Sternberg, PhD, of Oklahoma State University.
• Daniel Schacter, PhD, of Harvard University.
• Mark Flinn, PhD, of the University of Missouri.
• James Pennebaker, PhD, of the University of Texas at
• Joseph Trimble, PhD, of Western Washington University,
will deliver the APA G. Stanley Hall Lecture.
In addition, the meeting offers more than 20 hours of
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Western Psychological Association, April 26–29,
Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame,
The program will feature more than 30 distinguished speakers
and invited symposia in addition to the Terman Teaching
Conference “Students in the Real World,” on April 25, statistics
workshops and the WPA film festival. Among the highlights are:
• Philip Zimbardo, PhD, of Stanford University, will deliver
the Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools address on
“Why I Am Managing a New Hero Factory in San Francisco.”
• Claude M. Steele, PhD, of Stanford University, will speak
on “Remedying Stereotype Threat.”
• The Society for the Teaching of Psychology featured
speakers are Jerusha and Brian Detweiler-Bedell, PhD, of
Lewis & Clark College, on “Doing Collaborative Research with
Undergraduates: A Team-Based Approach.”
• The APA G. Stanley Hall Address will be given by Gregory
Madden, PhD, of Utah State University, on “Behavioral
Economics, Impulsivity and Health Decision-Making.”
The statistics workshops will feature:
• Peter Bentler, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles,
on “Structural Equation Modeling.”
• Karen Nylund-Gibson, PhD, University of California, Santa
Barbara, on “Latent Class Models.”
• Andrew Ainsworth, PhD, California State University,
Northridge, on “Item Response Theory.”
• Barbara Tabachnick, PhD, California State University,
Northridge, on “How to Choose the Appropriate Multivariate