Each summer, APA offers Advanced
Training Institutes (ATIs) to expose
psychological scientists to emerging
technologies and the most current
research methodologies. ATIs provide
training and hands-on experience in
a variety of areas, including statistical
and computational techniques and
research with culturally diverse
These classes are hosted each
summer at prominent research
institutions across the United States,
such as the University of California,
Davis, and Michigan State University.
ATIs attract participants from across
the United States and around the
Psychological scientists — new
and established faculty, postdoctoral
fellows, scientists and advanced
graduate students — are invited to
apply. APA membership is not required
for acceptance, but members do receive
tuition discounts. The criteria used to select course attendees can
be viewed at ATI criteria. Applications for each program can be
submitted by following the links on each individual ATI program’s
The 2015 APA Advanced Training Institutes are:
• Structural Equation Modeling in Longitudinal Research,
Arizona State University, May 26–30.
• Big Data: Exploratory Data Mining in Behavioral
Research, Arizona State University, June 1–5.
• Research Methods with Diverse Racial and Ethnic
Groups, Michigan State University, June 8–12.
• Nonlinear Methods for Psychological Science, University
of Cincinnati, June 15–19.
Questions? Go to www.apa.org/science/resources/ati/ or
call Nicolle Singer at (202) 336-6000, or send an email to
Apply now for APA’s Advanced Training Institutes
Arizona State University is the site of two of APA’s Advanced Training Institutes.
Take a peek at PeePs: Particularly
Exciting Experiments in Psychology
PeePs is a free summary of ongoing research trends common
to six APA journals that focus on experimental psychology.
Recent installments of PeePs explored:
• The perceptual or cognitive benefits of playing action
• The source of motivation to help others.
• Prosody — the rhythm, stress and intonation of speech.
The research featured in PeePs is mined from the
PeePs is located at www.apa.org/pubs/highlights/peeps/
following APA journals: the Journal of Experimental
Psychology: Human Perception and Performance; Journal of
Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition;
Journal of Comparative Psychology; Journal of Experimental
Psychology: General; Journal of Experimental Psychology:
Animal Learning and Cognition; and Behavioral Neuroscience.
index.aspx. The site offers a place to sign up to have PeePs
delivered via email, as well as to access supplemental
teaching questions for each issue.