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Convention Highlights — Saturday

Convention News 2012Selected sessions from Saturday’s program:

9:00 AM – 10:20 AM: RISE Award Addresses
River Exhibition Hall – Events Area
Student Award Winners
Speakers: Andrew S. Sage, Tegan B. Garland, Bridget R. Jeter, Ethan H. Mereish, Gal Slonim

9:00 AM – 10:20 AM: Emotional Influences on Decision Making
Invited Symposium
Speakers: Benjamin R. Newell; Peter Ayton, John Payne, Paul Slovic

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM: Putting the Person Back Together: The Social Psychology of Cultural Animals
Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Speaker: Roy F. Baumeister

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM: Why Agreeable People Are Agreeable: Cognitive, Regulation, and Metaphoric Perspectives
Invited Address
Speaker: Michael Robinson

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting It Right When You Have To (2011)
River Exhibition Hall
Book Signing
Author: Sian Beilock

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM: The Career and Impact of William K. Estes

APS William K. Estes Symposium
Chair: Lawrence Erlbaum; Robert A. Bjork, Richard M. Shiffrin

11:00 AM – 12:20 PM: Student Research Award Addresses
River Exhibition Hall – Events Area
Student Award Winners
Speakers: Sean Hughes, Joelle Jobin, Trishna Narula, Madeleine L. Werhane, Roger C. McIntosh

SPOTLIGHT: Inside the Psychologist’s Studio
12:00 PM – 12:50 PM: Inside the Psychologist’s Studio With Brenda Milner
Chicago Ballroom X
Speakers: Brenda Milner, Carol Tavris


SPOTLIGHT: Cross-Cutting Theme Program
12:00 PM – 3:45 PM: Music, Mind, and Brain
Sheraton Ballroom IV
Speakers: Aniruddh D. Patel, Carol Lynne Krumhansl, Daniel J. Levitin, Victor Wooten

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM: The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature (2009) / This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession (2007)
Book Signing
Authors: Daniel Levitin & Victor Wooten

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM: Special Concert and Saturday Night Reception
Ballroom Promenade
Special Event
Performers: Dale Boyle, Kevin Feyen, Robert W. Levenson, Daniel J. Levitin, Bianca Levy, Victor Wooten


12:30 PM – 1:20 PM: The Righteous Mind: How Moral Psychology Can Explain Part of the Political Mess We’re In
Invited Address
Speaker: Jonathan Haidt

1:30 PM – 2:50 PM: Political Ideology ‘From the Bottom Up’: Origins, Manifestations, Consequences
Invited Symposium
Speakers: John T. Jost, Riley E. Dunlap, Christopher M. Federico, Christian Kandler, Geraint Rees

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM: Culture as Treatment for American Indian Mental Health Problems: Pursuing Evidence Through Community Collaborations
Invited Address
Speaker: Joseph P. Gone

3:00 PM – 3:25 PM: Facing Our Selves: What People Do and Don’t Know About Their Personality
Invited Talk
Speaker: Simine Vazire

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM: Champions of Psychological Science
Chicago Ballroom VIII
APS Student Caucus
Participants: Peter M. Vernig, David H. Barlow, Roy F. Baumeister, Edna B. Foa, Richard G. Heimberg, James S. Jackson, Douglas L. Medin, Brenda Milner, Henry L. Roediger, III, Barry Schwartz, Joseph E. Steinmetz, Carol Tavris

SPOTLIGHT: Bring the Family Address
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing
Chicago Ballroom VI & VII
Speaker: Barry Schwartz

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing (2011)
Chicago Ballroom VI & VII
Book Signing
Author: Barry Schwartz

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