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Science programming at the 2013 APA Annual Convention in Honolulu

Sessions include master lectures, award addresses and workshops for graduate students.

APA's 121st Annual Convention, to be held July 31 - Aug. 4 in Honolulu, will feature a broad range of programming of interest to the psychological science community. The items below represent a small sample; a complete list of convention programming will be available soon on the convention website. See the convention website as well for general information and an online registration form.

2013 Distinguished Scientific Award Addresses

Ian Gotlib (Stanford Univ.) — Understanding Risk for Depression: A Psychobiological Approach to the Prevention of Disorder
Friday, Aug. 2, 11-11:50 a.m.

Robert Sapolsky (Stanford Univ.) — Stress and Health: From Molecules to Societies
Saturday, Aug. 3, 1-2 p.m.

Neal Miller Lecture

Donald Stein (Emory Univ.) — Sex, Brain Damage and Recovery: How Progesterone Went from the Laboratory Bench to the Patient’s Bedside in Only 30 Years
Saturday, Aug. 3, 12-1 p.m.

Master Lectures

Robert Kaplan (National Institutes of Health) — Preparing for the Next Generation of Biomedical and Behavioral Research
Friday, Aug. 2, 10-10:50 a.m.

Alex Martin (National Institute of Mental Health) — The Social Brain in the Ordered and Disordered Mind
Friday, Aug. 2, 10-10:50 a.m.

Wayne Cascio (Univ. of Colorado) — Institutional Work and Positive Psychology: Drivers of Radical Change, Master Lecturer
Friday, Aug 2, 11-11:50 a.m.

Dorothy Hatsukami (Univ. of Minnesota) — Endgame for Tobacco Control: Biology to Policy
Friday, Aug. 2, 11-11:50 a.m.

Phil Shaver (Univ. of California, Davis) — Attachment and Caregiving in Close Relationships: Conscious and Unconscious Aspects
Saturday, August 3, 12-1 p.m.

Sponsored by Science Governance Committees

Symposium: Scientific Ethics and Team Science
Friday, Aug. 2, 10-10:50 a.m.
(Committee on Human Research and Committee on Animal Research and Ethics)

How Psychology Can Inform Conservation Projects
Friday, Aug. 2, 10-11 a.m.
(Board of Scientific Affairs)

The Different Views of Fairness in Measurement and Testing: What is Bias?
Saturday, Aug. 3, 1-2 p.m.
(Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessment)

For Graduate Students

We’re in the Money: Helpful Hints from Psychological Scientists about Securing Research Funding
Friday, Aug. 2, 11-11:50 a.m.

Late-Breaking Poster Session: Cutting Edge Research from Emerging Psychological Scientists
Saturday, Aug. 3, 10-10:50 a.m.

Succeeding in Horizontal Collaborations: Tips and Advice from Interdisciplinary Researchers in Psychological Science
Saturday, Aug. 3, 12-1 p.m.

Breaking the Academic Mold: Nontraditional Career Options
Saturday, Aug. 3, 1-2 p.m.