Encouraging Future Scientists: Supporting Undergraduates at Psychonomics (UP)
Friday, November 16, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Room: Strand 10 A/B
Chaired by Ruthann Thomas, Hendrix College; Sharda Umanath, Claremont McKenna College; Jen Coane, Colby College; Katherine White, Rhodes College; Brooke Lea, Macalester College
This lunchtime workshop will welcome and support undergraduate students as they navigate the conference and explore potential careers in cognitive psychology. This session includes (a) “Psychonomics 101”, an overview of the conference with a focus on networking at coffee, drinks, dinners, and other opportunities, (b) a career development panel with a question and answer session, and (c) networking time with panelists, recent recipients of graduate fellowships, and icons in the field. The career development panel will feature speakers and panelists from a variety of backgrounds and at different stages in their careers, including graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, academic faculty, and cognitive psychologists working in industry and policy. This session is designed for undergraduates and for faculty who mentor undergraduates. Early graduate students and recent recipients of graduate fellowships are also welcome and encouraged to attend.
Diversity & Inclusion Reception
Supported by the Psychonomic Society Diversity & Inclusion Committee
Friday, November 16, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
As the preeminent society for the experimental study of cognition, the Psychonomic Society celebrates scientific merit and the diversity of researchers in the field and the Society. Please join members of the Governing Board and the Diversity & Inclusion Committee for a wine and cheese reception open to all scientists, including graduate students, early- and mid-career investigators, as well as senior researchers.
Putting the Public into Science and Making Science Public
Saturday, November 17, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Chaired by Stephan Lewandowsky, University of Bristol, and Cassandra Jacobs, University of California, Davis
The Psychonomic Society has been systematically increasing its digital profile, with the featuredcontent.psychonomic.org site posting reports about current Psychonomic research at least twice a week. In addition to routine posts, we have been hosting between 2 and 3 Digital Events (http://featuredcontent.psychonomic.org/digital-events/)per year, which provide in-depth discussion of a single topic. We have recently introduced Learning Groups (https://featuredcontent.psychonomic.org/learning-groups), which provide an opportunity for members of the society to use our online material in teaching via a customized landing page (i.e., an online syllabus with links to content). We are currently adding another feature to the site that will provide pointers to Resources for Research, consisting mainly of links to articles in Behavior Research Methods with resources such as stimuli or norms and so on. This meeting with the Digital Content Editor and one of our team of Digital Associate Editors will provide an opportunity for review and discussion of the Society’s many digital initiatives. We welcome feedback, ideas, and suggestions from the membership to make even better use of our growing digital platform.
Graduate Student Social
Supported by the Psychonomic Society
Friday, November 16, 9:00 p.m.-12:00 midnight • Dave & Buster's
Kick back and relax as you meet other graduate students at Dave & Buster's, 1200 Poydras St #601, New Orleans, LA 70113, USA +1 504-226-3300. Light hors d’oeuvres and one drink ticket good for beer, wine, soda, or water will be handed out per person (limited availability). Bring appropriate ID and PS name badge.
How to submit a lunchtime workshop proposal for the Annual Meeting