APS 25th Annual Convention (2013)

2013 APS Award Address: Helen J. Neville

In her William James Fellow Award Address, Neville describes findings from her team’s basic research on neuroplasticity and also how those findings led them to develop and implement a training program for low socioeconomic-status families. Measures of parenting and, in 3- to 5-year-olds, cognition and event-related-potential measures of attention and More

2013 APS Award Address: Elaine F. Walker

Research on the origins of serious mental illness has benefited greatly from advances in developmental neuroscience. With these advances, we now have a clearer picture of the complex interplay between environmental factors and brain development. Contemporary research on the origins of serious mental illness has drawn on this knowledge base More

Increased Meta-Perceptions of Agreeableness and Extraversion Predict Partner Satisfaction

Meta-perceptions are defined as judgments made by the self about what others think about the self.  There are certain areas of personality research that may benefit from the use of meta-perceptions in addition to self- or informant-perceptions.  This research predicted partner satisfaction from meta-perceptions of personality provided by a representative community sample More