Southwestern Psychological Association Convention (SWPA): Psi Beta was Active!

April 3-5, 2014

Psi Beta was very active at this year’s SWPA convention in San Antonio!  On Friday afternoon from 2-4pm, Psi Beta and Psi Chi members, officers, and anyone interested in learning about the psychology honor societies participated in the Psi Chi/Psi Beta Chapter/Officer Exchange: the Situation Room. chaired by Psi Chi officers from University of Texas-Pan American and Psi Beta Officers from Collin College.  

At its annual meeting, SWPA offers paper, poster, continuing education sessions, workshops, symposia, and invited talks. SWPA prides itself on serving the psychological community by providing access to scientific advances and professional development within a collegial atmosphere. Students are welcome and treated as active and valued participants in the discipline” (SWPA, 2014).  For information on this year’s conference, go to http://www.swpsych.org/index.php

The conference theme was exciting, with a fantastic line up of prestigious speakers.  For example, Dr. Elizabeth Loftus spoke on false memories as they relate to court cases.

 2014 SWPA Convention Theme: Consciousness, the Final Frontier

Forensics Psychology Lecture
Elizabeth Loftus
Distinguished Professor
University of California – Irvine
Talk Title: False Memories In and Out of Court

 

For more information, contact: Jennifer L. O’Loughlin-Brooks, M.S.
Southwestern Vice President, Psi Beta National
Collin College

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