PSPI Live is a new online symposium series from APS that highlights recent or upcoming papers published in the APS journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest, or PSPI. These 60-minute live events feature a report review presentation by the authors and perspectives and reflections by other authors, policymakers, or representatives of important stakeholder groups.

Past PSPI Live Events

PSPI Live: Test a Witness’s Memory of a Suspect Only Once

Friday, April 29

Hear from John T. Wixted, lead author of “Test a Witness’s Memory of a Suspect Only Once” (Wixted, Wells, Loftus, & Garrett, 2021), who was joined by U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff. At this hourlong event, participants heard an overview of Dr. Wixted’s recent publication, followed by special comments from Judge Rakoff. A dialog between Judge Rakoff and Dr. Wixted followed, including a special opportunity for event participants joining live to ask questions of both speakers.

This special event is ideal for anyone interested in the intersection of psychological science and law, or for those interested in the overlap between research psychology and policy broadly.

Read a summary of this event here: “Eyewitness Error: Malleable Memories, Flawed Legal Processes, and an Opportunity to Train”

Event Speakers:

  • John T. Wixted, UC San Diego
  • The Honorable Jed S. Rakoff, U.S. District Judge

PSPI Editor: Nora Newcombe, Temple University

Coming Soon

PSPI Live: Psychological Interventions for the Treatment of Chronic Pain in Adults