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Psi Beta at APA

Here is an overview of Psi Beta Programing at the upcoming American Psychological Association conference scheduled for August 7 – 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Psi Beta activities will include a teaching and learning excellence symposium, a distinguished speaker, and a student poster session. Some details follow:

Psi Beta Ruth Hubbard Cousins Distinguished Lecture: Afraid of the Dark: Humanity at the Crossroads

Presenter – Sheldon Solomon, PhD, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Saturday, August 9, 11:00 – 11:50 AM
Convention Center Room 103A

Session overview: Terror management theory and research framed in terms of understanding the four most pressing problems confronting humanity in the 21st century: War, environmental degradation, economic instability, and psychological dis-ease.

Psi Beta Teaching and Learning Excellence Symposium – The Ethical Teacher of Psychology: Teaching and Practicing Ethics

Saturday, August 9 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Convention Center Room 204B

Session Chair
Jerry Rudmann, PhD

A Deep Dive in the APA 2.0 Guidelines on Ethics and Social Responsibility
Kathleen Hughes De Sousa, PhD

Teaching Research Ethics
Katherine Wickes, PhD

Educator Ethics: Do We Practice What We Preach?
Melanie Arpaio, MA

Discussant
Kris Leppien-Christensen, PhD

Psi Beta / TOPSS Student Research Poster Session

Saturday, August 9, 3:00 – 3:50 PM
Convention Center Halls D and E

Psi Beta / PT@CC Awards and Social Hour

Saturday, August 9, 4:00 PM – 5:50 PM
Location to be announced


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