2017 MPA Invited Program
These scholars will be giving invited addresses at the 2017 MPA meeting:
Kristin Buss, PhD, Pennsylvania State University, "Development of social anxiety symptoms for fearful children: A biopsychosocial approach."
Silvia Sara Canetto, PhD, Colorado State University, "Why are suicide rates highest among 'White' older adult men?"
Amy J. C. Cuddy, PhD, Harvard Business School. "Fear and loathing in psychology? How we can (and should) increase trust, openness, and goodwill among psychologists."
Ashley Gearhardt, PhD, University of Michigan, “An examination of the validity of food addiction.”
Regan Gurung, PhD, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, "Doing SoTL: Accomplishments and challenges to doing pedagogical research."
Lynn Hasher, PhD, University of Toronto, “The benefits of poor cognitive control.”
Scott O. Lilienfeld, PhD, Emory University, "How shrinks think: Cognitive biases and their implications for clinical practice."
Elizabeth F. Loftus, PhD, University of California Irvine, "The fiction of memory."
Allen R. McConnell, PhD, Miami University, "Bring the family: Relationships with pets and family members promote health and well-being."
Janet Swim, PhD, Pennsylvania State University, "Environmental psychology in the dawn of the 21st century."
Janie H. Wilson, PhD, Georgia Southern University, "Statistics and research methods reduce stress and enhance learning."
These invited workshops in statistics and research methods will be offered at the 2017 MPA meeting;
Erin P. Hennes, PhD, and Sean P. Lane, PhD, Purdue University, “Power to the people: Flexible simulation methods for power analysis.”
Jon E. Grahe, PhD, Pacific Lutheran University, “Crisis schmeisis: Open Science benefits personal workflow cumulatively for science.”
Elizabeth Page-Gould, PhD, University of Toronto, “Multilevel modeling.”
Annalyn Ng, MPhil, Disney Corp. and government of Singapore, “Mining Facebook data for personality profiling.”
These invited symposia will be offered at the 2017 MPA meeting:
Organizers: Edward K. Vogel, PhD, and Ed Awh, PhD, University of Chicago, "Tracking attention and learning through time and space."
Organizer: Christine A. Gidycz, PhD, Ohio University, "Key issues in sexual assault prevention: Bystander behavior and alcohol use."
Organizer: Christine Reyna, PhD, DePaul University, “New perspectives in moral psychology."
Organizers: Douglas G. Wallace, PhD, Northern Illinois University, “Neuroplasticity: Linking brain and behavior in animal models of neuropathology.”
These scholars will be giving invited talks at the 2017 MPA meeting:
Dolores Albarracin, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jeanette Altarriba, PhD, University at Albany, SUNY
Woo-Young Ahn, PhD, The Ohio State University
Heather Bailey, PhD, Kansas State University
Michael J. Berstein, PhD, Pennsylvania State University Abington
Wiebke Bleidorn, PhD, University of California Davis
Ryan P. Brown, PhD, The University of Oklahoma
Adreinne R. Carter-Sowell, PhD, Texas A&M University
Daniel Casasanto, PhD, University of Chicago
Joseph Cesario, PhD, Michigan State University
Christopher R. Chartier, PhD, Ashland University
William Chopik, PhD, Michigan State University
Andrew D. Engell, PhD, Kenyon College
Christopher Federico, PhD, University of Minnesota
Jeremy A. Frimer, PhD, University of Winnipeg
Douglas A. Gentile, PhD, Iowa State University
Jessica L. Harnett, PhD, Gannon University
Carlee Beth Hawkins, PhD, University of Illinois Springfield
Kimberly Kirkpatrick, PhD, Kansas State University
Christopher A. Kurby, PhD, Grand Valley State University
Jeri Little, PhD, Hillsdale College
Marilee Martens, PhD, The Ohio State University Newark
Leandra Parris, PhD, Illinois State University
Evava S. Pietri, PhD, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Sarah E. Racine, PhD, Ohio University
Brent W. Roberts, PhD, University of Illinois
Amanda Roy, PhD, University of Illinois Chicago
Lili Sahakan, PhD, University of Illinois
Laura D. Scherer, PhD, University of Missouri Columbia
Michael J. Serra, PhD, Texas Tech University
April R. Smith, PhD, Miami University
Mary Beth Spitznagel, PhD, Kent State University
Alexa M. Tullet, PhD, University of Alabama
Russell Webster, PhD, Pennsylvania State University Abington
Mikhila Wildey, PhD, Grand Valley State University
David S. Yeager, PhD, University of Texas
Virgil Zeigler-Hill, PhD, Oakland University