The General Psychologist
A newsletter of Div. 1
September 2014 |Vol. 49, No. 1
Examining the origin of the “bystander effect” and the societal implications since the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese.
In This Issue
- Award coordinator's report
Books, articles, career contributions, and student research are recognized through Div. 1 awards.
By Josephine Tan, PhD
- The Kitty Genovese Memorial Conference
Speakers at the Kitty Genovese Memorial Conference presented new information or insights on her life, her death and positive societal changes after her tragedy.
- Call for nominations from the Fellows Committee
Become a Div. 1 fellow.
By Richard Velayo, PhD
- Greetings from the president
Our program theme for 2015 is “Unified in Our Diversity: Multiple Perspectives on Psychological Science and Practice.”
By Joan C. Chrisler, PhD
- The origins of Div. 1 and its presidents
A condensed summary of the history and characteristics of the past 68 presidents of Div. 1.
By Donald A. Dewsbury, PhD
- Report from program chair
We look forward to offering varied programming at the 2015 APA convention.
By Maria del Pilar Grazioso, PhD
- Welcome members
The division membership chair aims to attract new members and retain current members.
By Mark Sciutto, PhD
- Welcome Div. 1 students.
Fill out the student survey and join the student Listserv.
By Emily Dow, PhD
The General Psychologist: October 2014 (PDF, 6.5MB)