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, University of South Florida, USA and Nathalie de Kernier, Université Paris Nanterre, France. The Society for the Teaching of Psychology co-sponsors the event.
Please note that the Teaching Institute requires a separate registration.
Opening Plenary: Using Virtual Reality for Implicit Learning
Thursday, 7 March 2019 | 9:15-10:15 AM
Mel Slater, University Of Barcelona, Spain
Thursday, 7 March 2019 |10:25-11:25 AM
Incorporating Behavior Genetics across the Psychology Curriculum
Scott Stoltenberg, University Of Nebraska, USA
Teaching Seeing: Visual Perception as a Case Study for How to Introduce Students to Cognitive Science
Brian Scholl, 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, Mcmaster University, Canada
Teaching Institute Poster Session
Thursday, 7 March 2019 |11:30-1:00 PM
Thursday, 7 March 2019 | 1:00-2:00 PM
From Mental Faculties to the Predicting Brain: A New Way to Teach Psychological Science
Lisa Feldman Barrett, Northeastern University, USA
Enhancing Long-Term Retention and Performance in University Classrooms Using Principles from Cognitive Psychology
Phil Higham, University Of Southampton, United Kingdom
Educational Neuroscience: Can We Use Brain Science To Create Optimal Conditions For Learning?
Lydia Krabbendam, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Closing Plenary: Why Good Teaching Evaluations Might Reward Bad Teaching
Thursday, 7 March 2019 | 2:10-3:10 PM
Wolfgang Stroebe, University Of Groningen, Netherlands