Science Directorate Funds Scientific Conferences


The Science Directorate, under the advisement of the APA Scientific Conference Review Committee, has awarded three grants to fund scientific conferences. The recipients of the grants are Cornell University, Emory University, and Michigan State University.

Cornell University will host the conference, 'Experimental Psychopathology and Pathogenesis of Schizophrenia,' November 7-10, 1996. The conference organizers are Mark Lenzenweger, PhD, and Robert Dworkin, PhD (607/255-0827), both from the Laboratory of Experimental Psychopathology at Cornell University.

Emory University will hold a conference on 'Intelligence on the Rise: Secular Changes in IQ and Related Measures.' The meeting is scheduled for April 12-14, 1996, at the Emory School of Public Health. The conference organizer is Ulric Neisser, PhD (404/727-7438), from the Department of Psychology at Emory University.

Michigan State University will host 'Computational Modeling of Behavior Processes in Organizations.' The conference is tentatively scheduled for October 8-10, 1996, at the Kellogg Conference Center on the Michigan State University campus. The conference organizers are Daniel Ilgen, PhD, and Charles Hulin, PhD (517/355-7503), both from the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University.

APA plans to publish scientific volumes resulting from the conferences. If you would like additional information regarding any of these conferences, please contact the conference organizers. To inquire about funding for future conferences, please contact Cheri Lane in the Science Directorate at (202) 336-6000.




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