2019 Teaching Institute at ICPS

7 March 2019 | ICPS Pre-Conference

The pre-conference Teaching Institute features talks from leading experts in the research and application of empirical approaches to teaching psychological science and a poster session. The day-long program is presented by the Association for Psychological Science and the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science. It is organized by Douglas A. Bernstein, Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, USA and Nathalie de Kernier, Département de Psychologie, Université Paris Nanterre, France. The Society for the Teaching of Psychology co-sponsors the event.

Please note that the Teaching Institute is open to ICPS attendees and requires a separate registration.


Opening Plenary: Using Virtual Reality for Implicit Learning

Thursday, 7 March 2019 | 09:15-10:15
Mel Slater, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, University Of Barcelona, Spain


Concurrent Sessions

Thursday, 7 March 2019 |10:25-11:25

Incorporating Behavior Genetics across the Psychology Curriculum

Scott Stoltenberg, Department of Psychology, University Of Nebraska, USA

Teaching Seeing: Visual Perception as a Case Study for How to Introduce Students to Cognitive Science

Brian Scholl, Department of Psychology, Yale University, USA

Science in the News: Leveraging News and Media in the Classroom to Develop Awareness and Communication Skills for Science Outreach

Jane Foster, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Mcmaster University, Canada


Teaching Institute Poster Session

Thursday, 7 March 2019 |11:30-13:00


Concurrent Sessions

Thursday, 7 March 2019 | 13:00-14:00

From Mental Faculties to the Predicting Brain:  A New Way to Teach Psychological Science

Lisa Feldman Barrett, Department of Psychology, Northeastern University, USA

Enhancing Long-Term Retention and Performance in University Classrooms Using Principles from Cognitive Psychology

Phil Higham, School of Psychology, University Of Southampton, United Kingdom

Educational Neuroscience: Can We Use Brain Science To Create Optimal Conditions For Learning?

Lydia Krabbendam, Department of Educational Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands


Closing Plenary: Why Good Teaching Evaluations Might Reward Bad Teaching

Thursday, 7 March 2019 | 14:10-15:10
Wolfgang Stroebe, Department of Psychology, University Of Groningen, Netherlands