Western Psychological Association

Announcements

RFP: TRANSLATING RESEARCH TO IMPROVE THE TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE

APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science TRANSLATING RESEARCH TO IMPROVE THE TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE Request for Proposals Deadline: February 1, 2016 Psychological science often suggests promising principles that may improve learning. However,
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Nevada Pre-Doctoral Internships in Clinical Psychology, 2016-2017

Announcing Nevada Pre-Doctoral Internships in Clinical Psychology, 2016-2017 The State of Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health is pleased to introduce the Nevada Psychology Internship Consortium (NV-PIC). The Consortium began its inaugural year in August 2015 and is availab
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RANDY F. GERSON MEMORIAL GRANT — Graduate Students

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RANDY F. GERSON MEMORIAL GRANT About the American Psychological Foundation (APF) APF provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential both now and in ge
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THEODORE BLAU EARLY CAREER AWARD

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS THEODORE BLAU EARLY CAREER AWARD About the American Psychological Foundation (APF) APF provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential both now and in g
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THEODORE MILLON AWARD IN PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS THEODORE MILLON AWARD IN PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY About the American Psychological Foundation (APF) APF provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential bo
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Zimbardo on Torture

As you read about psychologists’ role in government torture of terrorist suspects (e.g., http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/31/us/psychologists-group-may-quit-role-in-questioning-of-terror-suspects.html) and responses by the American Psychological Association, it is a good time to t
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Nancy Segal — The Whites of Our Eyes

WPA member Nancy Segal (California State University, Fullerton), along with Professor Aaron Goetz and graduate student Alberto Maldonado, published a New York Times article that summarizes their research on the role that the whites of our eyes plays in human communication. Dr. Segal i
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Keltner and Ekman — The Science of “Inside Out”

WPA members Dacher Keltner (UC Berkeley) and Paul Ekman (UC San Francisco) wrote a New York Times article on the science of emotions as depicted in the new film “Inside Out” (http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/05/opinion/sunday/the-science-of-inside-out.html). Keltner and Ekma
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2016 Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement in Psychology

Life Achievement Awards in the Application, Practice, Public Interest, and Science of Psychology Please find attached the Call for Nominations for the American Psychological Foundation’s (APF) 2016 Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement in Psychology.  Gold Medal Awards are given in e
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