2011 Psi Chi/APS Annual Convention – 2011 Program
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011
Psi Chi Poster Session III
10:00–11:00 a.m., Columbia Hall
List of Poster Session Presenters
Psi Chi Symposium
Publishing Your Research in a Psychological Journal: Tips for Students
1:00–2:20 p.m., Cardozo
Chair: Alvin Y. Wang, University of Central Florida
Chairs: Susan Burns (Morningside College) and Mindy J. Erchull (University of Mary Washington)
Chairs: Randolph A. Smith (Lamar University) and Martha S. Zlokovich (Psi Chi Executive Director)
Graduate and undergraduate students often submit their research for publication; the panelists will advise them about improving their chances of acceptance. They will provide perspectives of both editor and reviewer. Speakers will also consider student publishing in professional journals as well as in journals dedicated to publishing undergraduate psychology research.
Psi Chi Symposium
Qualities of a Good Mentoring Relationship
2:30–3:50 p.m., Cardozo
Chair: Martha S. Zlokovich, Psi Chi Executive Director
Chairs: Alvin Y. Wang, University of Central Florida
Chairs: Maria J. Lavooy (Florida Institute of Technology) and Jason R. Young (Hunter College, CUNY)
Faculty mentors play a key role in the success of their students. But what constitutes a successful mentoring relationship? Why is faculty mentorship so beneficial? What are the roles and expectations of students and faculty? These and other issues on faculty mentoring will be included in this panel discussion.
Psi Chi Distinguished Lecture
We Are The Law: The Human Mind, Free Will, and the Limits of Determinism
5:00–5:50 p.m., International Ballroom East
Speaker: Michael S. Gazzaniga, University of California, Santa Barbara
Brains are automatic and people are free. What does that mean as we bathe ourselves in the language of deterministic models of action? This essential issue of modern life will be discussed with special reference to our views of justice.