28th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (Chicago, IL, USA - May 26-29, 2016)


Fred Kavli Keynote Address
Thursday, May 26 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Honest Truth About Dishonesty

Dan Ariely
Duke University

Saturday, May 28 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Parents Without Parenting

Alison Gopnik
University of California, Berkeley

Presidential Symposium
Friday, May 27 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Cognitive Map

C. Randy Gallistel (Chair)
Rutgers University

Edvard Moser
Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Randolf Menzel
Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Russell A. Epstein
University of Pennsylvania

Barbara G. Tversky
Columbia University

Cross-Cutting Theme Programs


Breaking Free – Intersecting Perspectives on the Science of Behavior Change


Bruce D. Bartholow, University of Missouri
Ronald E. Dahl, University of California, Berkeley
Robert B. Cialdini, Arizona State University
Russell A. Poldrack, Stanford University
Inbal Nahum-Shani, University of Michigan
Mary A. Gerend, Northwestern University


Sponsored by: NIH Common Fund Science of
Behavior Change


Advancing Psychological Science
Through Technology


Kathleen M. Carroll, Yale University
Timothy J. Trull, University of Missouri
Steve Balsis, Texas A&M University
Tara S. Behrend, The George Washington University
Rainer Goebel, Maastricht University, The Netherlands


The Meaning of Time


Daniel L. Schacter, Harvard University
Susan Mohammed, The Pennsylvania State University
Dan P. McAdams, Northwestern University
Yaacov Trope, New York University
Laura L. Carstensen, Stanford University

Symposium in Honor of Janet Taylor Spence

1923 – 2015

Sponsored by
The University of Texas at Austin
University of Iowa
Northwestern University

Kay Deaux, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Lucia Albino Gilbert, Santa Clara University


APS-Psychonomic Society W.K. & K.W. Estes Lecture

Translating Clark Hull’s Learning Theory Into Estes’ Statistical Theory: A 60-Year Retrospective

Gordon H. Bower
Stanford University

Inside the Psychologist’s Studio


Jennifer A. Richeson
Jennifer A. Richeson
Northwestern University
Wendy Berry Mendes
Interviewed by
Wendy Berry Mendes
University of California,
San Francisco

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award Addresses

Making Things Hard on Yourself, But in a Good Way: Creating Desirable Difficulties to Enhance Learning

Robert A. Bjork and
Elizabeth L. Bjork

University of California,
Los Angeles


Truth and Advocacy

Phoebe C. Ellsworth
University of Michigan


The Development of Psychopathology: Mechanisms, Stigma, and Hope

Stephen P. Hinshaw
University of California, Berkeley

APS William James Fellow Award Addresses

Embodied Decision Making

Richard B. Ivry
University of California, Berkeley


The Elephant, the Emperor, and the Matzo Ball: Common Knowledge as a Ratifier of Human Relationships

Steven A. Pinker
Harvard University


SSCP Distinguished Scientist Award Address

Developing and Disseminating Effective Psychological Therapies for Anxiety Disorders: Science, Economics and Politics

David M. Clark
University of Oxford, United Kingdom

APS-David Myers Distinguished Lecture on the Science and Craft of Teaching Psychological Science

Teaching the Values of Psychological Science

Kelly McGonigal
Stanford University

Diverse Perspectives in Psychological Science

Thomas M. Olino
Temple University (Chair)
Enrique W. Neblett, Jr.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Joseph P. Gone
University of Michigan
Michelle R. Hebl
Rice University
Lisa M. Diamond
The University of Utah

23rd Annual APS-STP Teaching Institute