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The Society of Experimental Psychologists, whose origins date back to 1904, will celebrate its Centennial during 2003 and 2004.  The 2003 Centennial Meeting will be held  March 6 - 9, 2003, at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.  It will commence with a reception on Thursday evening, March 6. 

 

SOCIETY OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGISTS

Centennial Meeting

Washington University in St. Louis

March 7-8, 2003

 Friday, March 7, 2003

 

7:45 – 8:30                   Continental Breakfast – Psychology Building Room 205

 8:30 – 8:45                   Welcome

 8:45 – 9:05                   Roddy Roediger 

Experimental Memory Research Before Ebbinghaus

 9:05 – 9:25                   Diana Deutsch

                                    Two Curiosities Relating Music to Speech

 9:25 – 9:45                   Peter Killeen

The Principal Components of Response Rate:

Mapping Rate to Probability                 

9:45 – 10:05                 James Cutting

                                    Mere Exposure and the Development of the

                                    French Impressionist Canon

 10:05 – 10:45               Coffee Break

 10:45 – 11:05               James Townsend

                                    How Fleet is a Winning Smile?  Toward a Dynamics of

                                    Emotional Expression

 11:05 – 11:25               Karen DeValois

                                    Judging the Speed of Moving Objects

 11:25 – 11:45               Thomas Wallsten

                                    Modeling Behavior in a Sequential Risk–Taking Task:

                                    Applying Cognitive Psychology to a Clinical

                                    Diagnostic Problem

 11:45 – 12:05               Robert Galambos

                                    A Different Look at the Visual Perceptual Process

 12:05 – 1:45                 Lunch

 1:45 – 2:05                   Robert Sternberg

                                    Greetings from Tanzania:  Who’s Smart, and Who’s Not?

2:05 – 2:25                   Gail McKoon

                                    Activities, States, and Changes of State:  Psycholinguistic

                                    and Corpus Studies of Verbal Learning

 2:25 – 2:45                   Michael Turvey

                                    Lessons on Attention from the Dynamics of Touch

                                    and Coordination

2:45 – 3:05                   George Miller

                                    Morpho-semantics

3:05 – 3:45                   Break

3:45 – 4:05                   Herbert Terrace

                                    A Comparison of Serial Learning in Monkeys and

                                    College Students

4:05 – 4:25                   Stephen Grossberg

                                    How Does the Cerebral Cortex Work?

4:25 – 4:45                   Gordon Logan

                                    The task span procedure:  Implications for theories

                                    of working memory and task switching

4:45 – 5:05                   Thomas Landauer

How Much Do and Can People Remember:  An Update in Honor of the 300th Anniversary of the Death of Robert Hooke

 

Saturday, March 8, 2003

 

8:00 – 8:45                   Continental Breakfast – Psychology Building Room 205

 

8:45 – 9:05                   Jim Pomerantz

                                    Pop Out: True and False

 9:05 – 9:25                   Norman Anderson

                                    Is Reform Possible in Statistics Teaching?

 9:25 – 9:45                   Dave Balota

                                    Dreaming About Semantics in Semantic Priming

                                    and False Recall

 9:45 – 10:05                 Erv Hafter

                                    A Process Model of Shared Attention Based on the Type of

                                    Memory Used in a Sensory Task

 10:05 – 10:45               Coffee Break


10:45 – 11:05               Roger Ratcliff

                                    Effects of Aging on Reaction  Time in Two Simple

                                    Choice Tasks

 11:05 – 11:25               Irv Biederman

                                    A Neurocomputational Account of Perceptual and

                                    Cognitive Pleasures                        

11:25 – 11:45               Greg Lockhead

                                    Absolute Judgments are Relative:  A Reinterpretation

                                    of Some Psychological Ideas

 11:45 – 12:05               Russ DeValois

                                    Spatial Phase vs. Spatial Position in Motion and Stereopsis       

 12:05 – 2:00                 Lunch

 2:00 – 2:20                   Bennet Murdock

                                    Recall of Missing Items

2:20 – 2:40                   Carolyn Rovee-Collier

                                    Imitation by Association at 6 Months

2:40 – 3:00                   David Meyer

                                    The Age-Adjusted Readiness Potential (AARP):  Some  Good Bad News About Brain Waves and Mental  Operations

in Cognitive Aging from the Perspective of Executive-Process Interactive Control (EPIC)         

 3:00 – 3:30                   Break

 3:30 – 3:50                   Endel Tulving

                                    Chronesthesia and the Andreas Retzius gyrus:

                                    Is there a connection?

 3:50 – 4:20                   Ludy Benjamin

                                    HRH Titchener and the Meetings of the Experimentalists

 4:20 – 4:50                   Business Meeting – Peter Killeen


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