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.

Inside the Psychologist's Studio

Inside the Psychologist's Studio With Margaret Beale Spencer

Friday, May 25, 2012, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Sheraton Ballroom III

Margaret Beale Spencer

Margaret Beale Spencer
University of Chicago

Douglas L. Medin

Douglas L. Medin
Northwestern University

Be a part of a live studio audience! Like its quasi-namesake, the APS Inside the Psychologist’s Studio series features interviews with legends of psychological science. In this installment, Margaret Beale Spencer will be interviewed by Douglas L. Medin. During the conversation, Spencer will look back on her research and accomplishments, and how those experiences shaped her career and the field.

This APS series includes interviews with such luminaries as Elliot Aronson, Linda M. Bartoshuk, Jerome S. Bruner, Elizabeth F. Loftus, Eleanor Maccoby, Brenda Milner, and Janet Taylor Spence. To watch these and other interviews click here.

Read the APS Daily Observation on Margaret Beale Spencer.


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