Observer Announcements


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Head Start’s 12th National Research Conference on Early Childhood

Head Start’s 12th National Research Conference on Early Childhood will be held July 7–9, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC.

For more information visit www.hsrconference.net.

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ABSAME: A Forum for Behavioral Sciences and Health Professions Education

The 44th Anniversary Meeting of ABSAME will be held October 16–18, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach, California. This year’s theme, “The Behavioral Science of Interprofessional Education: Confronting Issues of Hierarchy and Power” lends itself to exploration of many of the issues surrounding interprofessional education that must be recognized and addressed so our students can become fully participating members of highly functioning teams. Issues of teamwork, power imbalance, power structures, conflict resolution, communication strategies, roles, personal/professional identity, and how the arts and humanities can aid in creating more humane health care providers will be addressed. The call for abstracts closes May 19, and general registration opens July 1. For more information, visit the ABSAME homepage.

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European Association for Behavior Analysis Conference

The 7th biannual conference of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis (EABA) will be held in Stockholm, Sweden from September 10 through 13, 2014. Visit the EABA website to submit a paper, poster, or symposium or to view conference details.

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ScienceOnline Brain

ScienceOnline Brain will take place in Los Angeles, California, July 18–19, 2014. For more information visit brain.scienceonline.com.

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28th International Congress of Applied Psychology

The 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology is July 8–13, 2014, at the Palais des Congrès in  Paris, France. 5,000 attendees are expected to attend. For more information, visit www.icap2014.com or email exh@icap2014.com.

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2015 National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology

The 37th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, cosponsored by the Association for Psychological Science, the University of South Florida Department of Psychology, and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology will be held January 3–6, 2015, at the TradeWinds Island Grand Hotel, in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Registration is limited to 375 participants; early registration is highly recommended. Poster session proposals should be received by October 1, 2014, to guarantee space in the program, although later submissions will be considered if poster space remains available. The conference program includes four morning workshops on the first day, three poster sessions, three participant idea exchanges, social hours, book and software displays, and 30 featured speakers, well-known for their excellence in teaching psychology. The conference registration fee is $545, which will also include buffet breakfasts and lunches, refreshments at coffee breaks and poster sessions, and an evening reception. For more…

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Cognitive Science Society 36th Annual Conference

The 36th annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society will be held July 23–26, 2014, in Quebec City, Canada. Entries to be reviewed may be submitted in categories such as papers, symposia, presentation-based talks, member abstracts, tutorials, and workshops. They may focus on any area of cognitive science. For more information, see the conference home page.

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Register Now for the 2014 Psychopathy Conference

Registration for the 2014 Psychopathy Conference, to be held May 7–8, 2014, at the Ramada Hotel in Berlin, is now open. An early bird booking discount is available until March 31. The conference will center on the theme of “Psychopathy and Violence Risk Management: Empirical and Practical Challenges.” Go to the conference website for more information.

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Training

Summer Institute in Cultural Neuroscience

The fourth Summer Institute in Cultural Neuroscience will be held July 14–15, 2014, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Application deadline is March 15, 2014. For more information visit culturalneuroscience.isr.umich.edu/home.htm.

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NIH Funding Opportunity: Modeling Social Behavior

See full announcement for deadlines.

The National Institutes of Health have announced a research project grant on Modeling Social Behavior, issued by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH):

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications for developing and testing innovative theories and computational, mathematical, or engineering approaches to deepen our understanding of complex social behavior. This research will examine phenomena at multiple scales to address the emergence of collective behaviors that arise from individual elements or parts of a system working together. Emergence can also describe the functioning of a system within the context of its environment. Often properties we associate with a system itself are in actuality properties of the relationships and interactions between a system and its environment. This FOA will support research that explores the often complex and dynamic…

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Society for Affective Science Inaugural Conference

A new society has been formed — The Society for Affective Science. Its mission is to foster basic and applied research in the variety of fields that study affect, broadly defined.

The SAS inaugural conference will be April 24-26, 2014 in Washington DC. This will be a theoretically/methodologically diverse, student-friendly conference that will provide a forum for cross-cutting work in emotion, stress, and many of the other topics that fall under the broad umbrella of affective science.

For more information, and to get early-bird registration rates, see the society website: society-for-affective-science.org.

For questions, contact info@society-for-affective-science.org.

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5th International Congress on Licensure, Certification, and Credentialing of Psychologists

The 5th International Congress on Licensure, Certification, and Credentialing of Psychologists Sunday, July 7, 2013 – Tuesday, July 9, 2013

For more information contact Amy Hilson at ahilson@asppb.org

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