Convergence: Connecting Levels of Analysis in Psychological Science
 In the past, our field harbored distinct, and often competing, schools of thought that tackled different problems and produced findings that often appeared to diverge. Today, investigators attack shared problems at complementary levels of analysis and produce results that converge. Studies of people in a social world; mental systems of cognition and emotion; and biological mechanisms of the genome and the nervous system interconnect and yield an integrated psychological science. The APS 23rd Annual Convention displays, and celebrates, these advances in our field.

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Opening Remarks
Stephen L. Crites
Society for the Study of Motivation Opening Remarks
Location: Georgetown West
Date/Time: Thursday, May 26, 2011 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Meeting of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science
Academy of Psychological Clinical Science
Location: Cardozo
Date/Time: Thursday, May 26, 2011 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Symposium - Motivated Prejudice
Presenters: Arne Roets, Kristin Laurin, Jeff Sherman, Kimberly Rios Morrison, Arne Roets
Society for the Study of Motivation
Location: Georgetown East
Date/Time: Thursday, May 26, 2011 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Symposium - When, How, and Why Motivation Influences Sensory Perception
Presenters: Emily Balcetis, Shana Cole, Erin P. Hennes, Yael Granot, Dave Dunning, Eddie Harmon-Jones, Shana Cole
Society for the Study of Motivation
Location: Georgetown West
Date/Time: Thursday, May 26, 2011 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
ACPN Workshop: Introduction to Neuropsychological Assessment
Robert W. Elliott
American College of Professional Neuropsychology
Location: Embassy
Date/Time: Thursday, May 26, 2011 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Value from Engagement
E. Tory Higgins
Society for the Study of Motivation Invited Address
Location: Georgetown West
Date/Time: Thursday, May 26, 2011 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ACPN Workshop: Neuropsychology of Drug Abuse, Pathological Gambling and Sex Addiction
Arthur MacNeill Horton
American College of Professional Neuropsychology
Location: Embassy
Date/Time: Thursday, May 26, 2011 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Symposium - Are Defensive Responses to Mortality Salience Inevitable? Research on Mindfulness, Self-esteem, Action Orientation, and Primed Autonomy
Presenters: Christopher P. Niemiec, Markus Quirin, Kirk Warren Brown, Arnaud Wisman, Markus Quirin, Christopher P. Niemiec
Society for the Study of Motivation
Location: Georgetown East
Date/Time: Thursday, May 26, 2011 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Symposium - Implicit Motives: Current Theoretical and Methodological Advances
Presenters: Julia Schüler, Veronika Brandstätter, Hugo M. Kehr, Christopher T. Burke, Julia Schüler, Jonathan E. Ramsay, Stacie C.C. Graham
Society for the Study of Motivation
Location: Georgetown East
Date/Time: Thursday, May 26, 2011 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Symposium - Electrophysiological Correlates of Motivationally Significant Evaluative Processes
Presenters: David R. Herring, Philip A. Gable, Stephen L. Crites, Philip A. Gable, Aminda O'Hare, Joseph Hilgard
Society for the Study of Motivation
Location: Georgetown West
Date/Time: Thursday, May 26, 2011 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Get Them Involved! Easy Ways to Integrate Hands-on Experiments in Your Classes
Presenters: Melanie M. Apaio, Robin Musselman, William S. Altman, Dana Leighton, Richard M. Musselman
Psi Beta Workshop
Location: Cardozo
Date/Time: Friday, May 27, 2011 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Publishing Your Research in a Psychological Journal: Tips for Students
Chair: Alvin Y. Wang
Presenters/Authors: Susan Burns, Mindy J. Erchull, Randolph A. Smith, Martha S. Zlokovich
Psi Chi Symposium
Location: Cardozo
Date/Time: Friday, May 27, 2011 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Qualities of a Good Mentoring Relationship
Chair: Martha S. Zlokovich
Presenters/Authors: Maria J. Lavooy, Alvin Y. Wang, Jason R. Young
Psi Chi Symposium
Location: Cardozo
Date/Time: Friday, May 27, 2011 2:30 PM - 3:50 PM
If Sleep Is So Important, Why Do We Get So Little of It? Advances in Understanding and Treating Insomnia
Richard R. Bootzin
SSCP Distinguished Scientist Award Address
Location: Monroe
Date/Time: Friday, May 27, 2011 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
The Elusive Independent Variable in Psychosocial Intervention Research
Varda Shoham
SSCP Presidential Address
Location: Monroe
Date/Time: Friday, May 27, 2011 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
We Are the Law: The Human Mind, Free Will, and the Limits of Determinism
Michael S. Gazzaniga
Psi Chi Distinguished Speaker
Location: International Ballroom East
Date/Time: Friday, May 27, 2011 5:00 PM - 5:50 PM
The Media, Popular Psychology, and the Classroom
Steven J. Lynn
Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Location: Georgetown West
Date/Time: Saturday, May 28, 2011 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Linking Research to Public Policy: The Missing Link
Donna L. Sundre
Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Location: Georgetown West
Date/Time: Saturday, May 28, 2011 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
The Role of Communion in Women's STEM Decisions: Implications for Teaching Psychological Science
Amanda B. Diekman
Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Location: Georgetown West
Date/Time: Saturday, May 28, 2011 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
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