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  • 14 Nov 2013 12:11 PM | Anonymous

    Graduate students presenting at the annual meeting may apply for an MPA Diversity Travel Award. MPA Graduate Student Members who identify as ethnic/racial minorities, first-generation college students, LGBT students, or students with a physical disability are eligible. Each award provides a $100 stipend to offset travel costs for the annual meeting. Typically, four awards are available.

    To apply, email a letter of application, the original 400-word abstract of your paper or poster, and a letter of support from a faculty member to the MPA Secretary, Robert Weis by April 1. Be sure to state how you meet the criteria. Awardees will be recognized and receive their stipend immediately prior to the Presidential Address on Friday of the conference. Previous winners are not eligible.

  • 31 Oct 2013 9:50 AM | Anonymous
    Help announce the MPA Annual Meeting. The download is available here.
  • 06 May 2013 11:14 AM | Anonymous

    Pictures of the 2013 Annual Meeting are available here.

  • 09 Apr 2013 1:04 PM | Anonymous

    PublishingPublishing in established scholarly journals is an important step in the professional development of psychologists. The APA Publications and Communications Board is sponsoring a workshop, Academic Publishing: Advice from the Experts, to demystify the publication process and encourage productive manuscript writing.

    Speakers include Susan Goldman and Kimberly Lawless from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The moderator will be Sara Young from the American Psychological Association Journals.

    The session will occur on Friday, May 3rd, from 1:30-2:50PM in Salon 6/7 of the Palmer House Hilton. It is designed for graduate students and new faculty, although all are invited to attend. Advanced registration is not necessary to participate in this workshop.

     

  • 02 Apr 2013 8:29 AM | Anonymous

    Four MPA Fellows will present a teaching symposium at the annual meeting entitled, Contemporary Issues in the Teaching of Psychology. Speakers include Williams Addison, Catherine Haden, Mary Kite, and Eric Landrum.

     

    The symposium will address a) a multi-method approaches to the effective evaluation of teaching; b) using inside- and outside-class experiences to connect developmental psychology research to the real world; c) effective strategies for addressing the challenges of teaching about diversity; and d) using psychological research results to prepare our majors for their future careers.

     

    The symposium is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2012 at the Palmer House Hilton. It will coincide with other teaching-related panels, workshops, and presentations presenting by the Society for Teaching of Psychology.

     

  • 07 Mar 2013 9:21 AM | Anonymous

    Deadlines?You must be a member of MPA or register for the annual meeting as a nonmember in order to attend the conference in May. MPA members are automatically registered for the meeting. Undergraduate students should register in advance as nonmembers. You can join, renew your membership, or register as an undergraduate nonmember uing the "Join MPA" button on the left.

    The deadline for joining or registering is April 17, 2013. Limited onsite registration is available at the conference, but it is more expensive and the lines can be long. So, please don't delay -- join or register today.

  • 20 Feb 2013 11:19 AM | Anonymous

    NeurogenesisDr. Gary Wenk will present Your Aging Brain on Food and Drugs at this year's annual meeting. His talk will explore why what we eat, and how much we eat, is the single most important daily decision we make that impacts how our brain and body ages, the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease and how long we live.

    Dr. Wenk is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience & Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics at the Ohio State University and Medical Center. He is a leading authority on the consequences of chronic brain inflammation and animal models of Alzheimer's disease.

    Dr. Wenk's Invited Address is Thursday, May 2nd in the State Ballroom of the Palmer House Hilton.

     

  • 09 Jan 2013 2:14 PM | Anonymous

    American Psychological Foundation (APF) seek applications for the 2013 Visionary Grants and the Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grant. These grants support innovative research, education, and intervention efforts that advance psychological knowledge and application in:

    Ø Understanding and fostering mental-Sandy Hook recoveryphysical health connections

    Ø Reducing stigma and prejudice

    Ø Understanding and preventing all forms of violence

    Ø Addressing long-term psychological needs in the aftermath of disaster

    For more information, please visit  http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/vision-weiss.aspx. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2013.

  • 07 Dec 2012 10:39 AM | Anonymous

    Palmer HousePlease support MPA by staying at the Palmer House. Staying at the Palmer House helps keep our membership and registration fees low. It is also a beautiful place to stay!

    The Palmer House has a limited number of rooms available to MPA members at a discount. Instructions to make reservations are available on our website.

  • 28 Nov 2012 9:00 AM | Anonymous

     

    What do B.F. Skinner, Raymond Cattell, and Ann Landers have in common? They all submitted symposium proposals to the 1961 MPA Annual Meeting. You can view their proposals in the MPA History section of our website.


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