Save the date for the Association for Psychological Science’s 24th Annual Convention in Chicago from May 24-27, 2012. Register now!

If you cover health, business, lifestyles or science news, the APS convention provides news on the mind-body connection, discrimination, marketing, bullying, mental illnesses and more. APS conventions cover many types of science, including neuroscience, industrial and management psychology, and social interactions.

Talks Include:

Are We Overmedicating America’s Children? Psychosocial, Pharmacological, Combined, and Sequenced Interventions for ADHD
William E. Pelham, Florida International University

New Directions in Early Detection and Intervention in Autism
Geraldine Dawson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Autism Speaks

Political Ideology ‘From the Bottom Up’: Origins, Manifestations, Consequences
Chair: John T. Jost, New York University
Presenters/Authors: Geraint Rees, University College, London, United Kingdom; Christian Kandler, Universität Bielefeld, Germany; Christopher M. Federico, University of Minnesota; Riley E. Dunlap,  Oklahoma State University

Facing Our Selves: What People Do and Don’t Know About Their Personality
Simine Vazire, Washington University

The Masquerade of Racial Group Differences in Psychological Science
James S. Jackson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Keynote Address

Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing
Barry Schwartz, Swarthmore College
Bring the Family Address

Debunking Pseudoneuroscience
Carol Tavris, Social Psychologist & Writer
APS-David Myers Distinguished Lecture on the Science and Craft of Teaching Psychology

Presidential Symposium: Diverse Perspectives: Who Owns Science?

Douglas L. Medin, Chair, Northwestern University; Margaret Beale Spencer, University of Chicago; Richard A. Schweder, University of Chicago; Helen E. Longino, Stanford University; Megan Bang, University of Washington

Highlighted Topics:

  • Music, Mind, and Brain: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 12:00 PM – 3:45 PM
  • Disaster, Response, and Recovery: Friday, May 25, 2012, 9:00 AM – 12:45 PM
  • Biological Beings in Social Context: Friday, May 25, 2012, 2:00 PM – 5:45 PM
  • Clinical Science Forum: Cutting edge developments relevant to coursework, practica, internship, and postdoctoral experience: Thursday, May 24, 2012, 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM

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