Diverse Perspectives: APS Convention

APS President Douglas L. Medin presents the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award to distinguished autism researcher Geraldine Dawson.

APS President Douglas L. Medin presents the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award to distinguished autism researcher Geraldine Dawson.

Albert Bandura’s original Bobo doll is a real hit in the Exhibit Hall, where attendees could also pose for photos with a faux Bo.

Albert Bandura’s original Bobo doll is a real hit in the Exhibit Hall, where attendees could also pose for photos with a faux Bo.


Melissa W. Riddle reminds prospective grant writers during a workshop on federal funding that it’s good to have a sense of humor.

Melissa W. Riddle reminds prospective grant writers during a workshop on federal funding that it’s good to have a sense of humor.

Twitter was abuzz with psychological science throughout the convention.

Twitter was abuzz with psychological science throughout the convention.


Dirk Helbing doesn’t let conventions box him in during the Disaster, Response, and Recovery theme program.

Dirk Helbing doesn’t let conventions box him in during the Disaster, Response, and Recovery theme program.

Barry Schwartz captivates psychological scientists and their guests during the Bring the Family Address.

Barry Schwartz captivates psychological scientists and their guests during the Bring the Family Address.


“The hope is that if autism can be detected early enough, interventions could reduce symptoms or even prevent the onset of the disorder,” says APS Past President Mahzarin R. Banaji as she introduces James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award recipient Geraldine Dawson.

“The hope is that if autism can be detected early enough, interventions could reduce symptoms or even prevent the onset of the disorder,” says APS Past President Mahzarin R. Banaji as she introduces James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award recipient Geraldine Dawson.

Founding Editor Alan E. Kazdin encourage ssubmissions to APS’s newest journal <em>Clinical Psychological Science</em>.” width=”280″ height=”320″ />
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Daniel J. Levitin and Victor Wooten lay down a funky beat during the concert on Saturday night.

Daniel J. Levitin and Victor Wooten lay down a funky beat during the concert on Saturday night.

The APS sunglasses were so hot, even Grammy-winning bassist Victor Wooten has to have a pair. No doubt he’ll carry this trend onto the red carpet.

The APS sunglasses were so hot, even Grammy-winning bassist Victor Wooten has to have a pair. No doubt he’ll carry this trend onto the red carpet.


Once you pick up the Observer, you won’t be able to put it down.
Laura Freberg and husband Roger Freberg sport Twitter t-shirts, showing their commitment to her latest investigation into social media.

Laura Freberg and husband Roger Freberg sport Twitter t-shirts, showing their commitment to her latest investigation into social media.


“Human progress depends on what we as psychological scientists discover,” says APS Executive Director Alan Kraut.

“Human progress depends on what we as psychological scientists discover,” says APS Executive Director Alan Kraut.

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Psychological scientists from as far away as Singapore and Indonesia share their research and connect with other scientists during poster sessions and social events.


Attendees gather in a packed Exhibit Hall where 35 exhibitors were waiting to show them the latest in psychological science books, gear, and equipment.

Attendees gather in a packed Exhibit Hall where 35 exhibitors were waiting to show them the latest in psychological science books, gear, and equipment.

APS President Douglas L. Medin and APS Past President Henry L. Roediger, III, share a smile during the award ceremony in which Roediger receives the William James Fellow Award.

APS President Douglas L. Medin and APS Past President Henry L. Roediger, III, share a smile during the award ceremony in which Roediger receives the William James Fellow Award.


Ellen S. Berscheid accepts the William James Fellow Award (shared with collaborator Elaine C. Hatfield) for seminal research on intimate relationships.

Ellen S. Berscheid accepts the William James Fellow Award (shared with collaborator Elaine C. Hatfield) for seminal research on intimate relationships.

Elaine Hatfield accepts the William James Fellow Award (shared with collaborator Ellen S. Berscheid) for seminal research on intimate relationships.

Elaine Hatfield accepts the William James Fellow Award (shared with collaborator Ellen S. Berscheid) for seminal research on intimate relationships.


Roger C. McIntosh presents his APSSC Student Research Award Address on emotion regulation in HIV patients.

Roger C. McIntosh presents his APSSC Student Research Award Address on emotion regulation in HIV patients.

APSSC RISE Award recipient Bridget R. Jeter shares the results of her research on stress and depression in multiple sclerosis patients.

APSSC RISE Award recipient Bridget R. Jeter shares the results of her research on stress and depression in multiple sclerosis patients.

Observer Vol.25, No.6 July/August, 2012

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