Div. 1 (Society for General Psychology)
“Perspectives on Psychology in Latin America and the
Co-chairs: Grant J. Rich, PhD, and Andrés J. Consoli, PhD.
Participants: Grant J. Rich, PhD, Rubén Ardila, PhD, Wismick
Jean-Charles, PhD, Joan Black, Sheyla Blumen, PhD, Frances E.
Boulon–Diaz, PhD, and Andrés J. Consoli, PhD. Aug. 7, noon–
1: 50 p.m.
Philip Zimbardo, PhD, on “Transforming Evil into Heroic
Good.” Chair: Janet A. Sigal, PhD. Aug. 8, 9–10: 50 a.m.
“Debating the War on Poverty Versus War on the Poor
— Psychology’s Contribution.” Chair: Cynthia Hudley, PhD.
Participants: Roseanne Flores, PhD, James Jackson, PhD,
Heather Bullock, PhD, David Stapleton, PhD, and Roberta
Downing, PhD. Discussant: Bernice Lott, PhD. Aug. 10, noon–
1: 50 p.m.
Div. 2 (Society for the Teaching of Psychology)
“Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Across the Faculty
Life Span.” Chair: Jordan D. Troisi, PhD. Participants: Regan
A.R. Gurung, PhD, Aaron S. Richmond, PhD, and Jennifer J.
Stiegler–Balfour, PhD. Discussant: Jordan D. Troisi, PhD. Aug. 8,
9–9: 50 a.m.
“Fostering Students’ Civic Development — Psychology
Curriculum and the Public Good.”
Chair: Margaret Brown, PhD. Participants: Robert Bringle,
PhD, Roger N. Reeb, PhD, and Ana Ruiz, PhD. Discussant:
Thomas McGovern, PhD. Aug. 9, 11–11: 50 a.m.
“APA Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major
2.0 — Revisions, Reflections and Suggestions.” Chair: Jane
S. Halonen, PhD. Participants: Jane S. Halonen, PhD, Dana S.
Dunn, PhD, R. Eric Landrum, PhD, Maureen A. McCarthy,
PhD, and Jerry Rudmann, PhD. Aug. 9, noon–12: 50 p.m.
Div. 3 (Experimental)
“Comparative Evolutionary Psychology — The Evolution
“Laughter and Sociality — Evolutionary, Developmental,
of Aggression.” Chair: Jennifer Vonk, PhD. Participants: Todd
K. Shackelford, PhD, Viviana Weekes-Shackelford, PhD, Gerald
Carter, Constance Dubuc, PhD, and Sergio Pellis, PhD. Aug. 7,
9–10: 50 a.m.
Cognitive, and Clinical Perspectives.” Co-chairs: Gregory A.
Bryant, PhD, and Nancy K. Dess, PhD. Participants: Marcia
Grabowecky, PhD, Dawn Bowers, PhD, and D. Kimbrough
Oller, PhD. Discussant: Gregory A. Bryant, PhD. Aug. 8, 10–
11: 50 a.m.
“Worth Waiting For — The Evolutionary and
Developmental Foundations of Self-Control.” Chair: Michael
J. Beran, PhD. Participants: Leonard Green, PhD, Michael J.
Beran, PhD, Nancy Garon, PhD, and Fabio Paglieri, PhD. Aug.
9, 9–10: 50 a.m.
Div. 5 (Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics)
“Emerging Techniques in the Computational Analysis
of Scientific Collaborations.” Chair: Pamela Flattau, PhD.
Participants: Thomas W. Jones and Seth Jonas, PhD. Discussant:
Jason Gallo, PhD. Aug. 7, 10–10: 50 a.m.
“Publishing in Methodology Journals.” Chair: Lisa
L. Harlow, PhD. Participants: Lisa L. Harlow, PhD, Roger
E. Millsap, PhD, Keith F. Widaman, PhD, and George A.
Marcoulides, PhD. Aug. 7, 1–2: 50 p.m.
Div. 6 (Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative)
“Biological, Behavioral, and Academic Impact of Musical
Training in At-Risk Children.” Participants: Margaret Martin,
PhD, and Nina Kraus, PhD. Aug. 8, 10–11: 50 a.m.
“Effects of Abuse and Trauma in Early Life on Brain
Development.” Participants: Mary Dozier, PhD, Nim
Tottenham, PhD, Mar M. Sanchez, PhD, Regina M. Sullivan,
PhD, and Megan R. Gunnar, PhD. Aug. 9, 10–11: 50 a.m.
All session information is subject to change.
APA’s divisions pick their top programs for the
association’s 2014 Annual Convention in Washington,
D.C., Aug. 7–10. All are welcome!