2013 Psi Chi/APS Annual Convention – 2013 Program
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
Psi Chi Symposium
Advisor or Mentor? Definitions, Student Perceptions, and Advancing the Science of Psychology Through Psi Chi
Presenters: Jason Young (Psi Chi President, Hunter College, CUNY); Susan Amato-Henderson (Psi Chi Past-President, Michigan Technological University); Maria J. Lavooy (Psi Chi President-Elect, Florida Institute of Technolgy); Martha S. Zlokovich (Psi Chi Executive Director)
Psi Chi Board Presidents differentiate advising and mentoring and present the results of a cross-curricular study of student perceptions of the impacts of adivisors and mentors to discuss these roles in terms of responsible conduct of research. Support of advisors/mentors within the framework of Psi Chi's strategic initiatives is discussed.
Psi Chi Symposium
Undergraduates Collectively Advancing Science While Becoming Researchers
Presenters: Jon Grahe (Psi Chi Western Regional Vice-President, Pacific Lutheran University, WA); Roger Giner-Sorolla, University of Kent (UK); Brian Nosek, University of Virginia
Psi Chi responded to psychology's recent “Crisis of Confidence” by encouraging its members to engage in two collaborative research projects. Speakers will introduce past and future collective undergraduate research opportunities, discuss their pedagogical benefits, and speak about the potential for advancing science. Talks will also suggest solutions to implementation impediments.
Psi Chi Distinguished Lecture
Liars Liars Everywhere, and an Apathetic Psychology Does Not Seem to Care
Speaker: Charles R. Honts, Boise State University (ID)
Lying is a most ubiquitous human behavior. We lie in 25% of our interactions and even trained lie catchers perform near chance. While many of our lies are inconsequential, some have resulted in the deaths of thousands. Despite this, deception and deception detection research is uncommon and often derided. Why?