DIVISION NEWS

Convention programming

The division president discusses the reasons why this year's conference theme is important and how it could also influence future division convention programming

The theme of Division 1's convention programming for the 2012 APA Convention is "The science of psychology and the psychology of science."

Thursday, August 2, 2012

9 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Symposium (S): Beyond the Textbook—Psychology, Literature, and the Liberal Arts - Suzanne C. Baker, PhD
Convention Center Room W311A
10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Invited Address (S): George A. Miller Award for an Oustanding Recent Article in General Psychology
Convention Center Room W303C
11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Paper Session (S): Giftedness and Achievement
Convention Center Room W304C
12 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Symposium (S): The Study of Creativity as a General Psychological Science - Gregory J. Feist, PhD
Convention Center Room W311D
2 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Invited Address (S): Ernest R. Hilgard Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to General Psychology
Convention Center Room W205A
Thu: 3 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Invited Address (S): Florence L. Denmark, PhD
Convention Center Room W107
7 p.m. - 8:50 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting (N): Dean K. Simonton, PhD, MA
Convention Center Room W311B

Friday, August 3, 2012

9 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Symposium (S): Psychology of Science as a General Psychology - Gregory J. Feist, PhD; Christine Charyton, PhD, MEd
Convention Center Room W311B
10 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Symposium (S): Video Game Violence and Aggression—Did We Get the Links Wrong?- Chirstopher J. Ferguson, PhD
Convention Center Room 304D
11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Business Meeting (N): Dean K. Simonton, PhD, MA
Convention Center Room W101A
4 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Poster Session (F)
Convention Center West Hall A4-B3
5 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. Convesation Hour: Boundaries of Psychological Science—Naturalism or Beyond? - Gregory J. Feist, PhD
Convention Center Room W104A

Saturday, August 4, 2012

9 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Paper Session (S): Well-being in High School Students and Older Adults
Convention Center Room W103A
10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Presidential Address (S)
Convention Center Room 304C
11 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Paper Session (S): History and Identity of Psychology
Convention Center Room 304B
12 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Paper Session (S): Achievement and Adjustment in College Students
Convention Center Room W108A
1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Conversation Hour (S): Therapeutic Residential and School Environments for Special Needs Students with Case Examples - Russell Hyken, PhD
Convention Center Room W108B
5 p.m. - 6:50 p.m. Social Hour (N)
Peabody Orlando Hotel Celebration Room 6

Sunday, August 5, 2012

9 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Paper Session (S): Contextual and Cultural Influences on Diverse STEM Students' Academic Journeys - Rachel L. Navarro, PhD
Convention Center Room W304H

N = Non-substantive hour
S = Substantive
F = Free