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Highlights of the 2014 Program


President's Invited Speaker

Dan Ariely

Duke University

"The Honest Truth About Dishonesty"


 Presidential Address

  Michael J. Beran

Georgia State University

"To Err Is (Not Only) Human:

Fallibility (and Success) in Comparative Approaches to Cognition"



Invited Speakers


Elizabeth Camp
University of Pennsylvania
"Playing with Concepts: Logic, Association and Imagination"

Paul Rozin
University of Pennsylvania
"Four things: 1. Misdirections in modern social psychology
2. Natural preference, 3. The aesthetics of temporal sequences, and
4. Eating insects"

Jennifer Nagel
University of Toronto
"Intuition and Reflection"

Peter Railton
University of Michigan

Howard Rachlin
SUNY Stony Brook
The Escape of the Mind"


Invited Symposia

Disgusting Normativity
Dan Kelly (Purdue University)
Nina Strohminger (Duke University)
Josh May (University of Alabama - Birmingham)

Out-grouping and Speech Acts
Luvell Anderson (University of Memphis)
Rebecca Kukla (Georgetown University)
Mary Kate McGowan (Wellesley College)


Eric Mandelbaum (CUNY Baruch College)
Susanna Siegel (Harvard University)
Ralph Wedgwood (Univ. of Southern California)

Thomas Nadelhoffer (College of Charleston)
Nicole Vincent (Georgia State University)
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Duke University)

Games, the Mind and Learning
Chaired by: Bennett Schwartz (Florida International University)
Jerad Moxley (Florida State University)
Mor Nahum (Brain Plasticity, Inc.)
C. Shawn Green (University of Wisconsin)
Penny Paxman (University of Calgary)

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly:
Comparative and Evolutionary Approaches to Decision Making

Chaired by: Michael Beran & Audrey Parrish (Georgia State University)
Audrey Parrish (Georgia State University)
Christian Agrillo (University of Padova)
Timothy Hackenberg (Reed College)
Vladas Griskevicius (University of Minnesota)

Current Directions in Prospective Memory
Chaired by: Gil Einstein (Furman University) & Michael Scullin (Emory University)
Gil Einstein (Furman University)
Cindi May (College of Charleston)
Lia Kvavilashvili (University of Hertfordshire)
Andrew Kelly (Georgia Gwinnett College)
Jill Shelton (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)
Michael Scullin (Emory University)
Theodore Evans (Georgia State University)

Mental Representation of Ordered Stimuli
Chaired by: Robert Hampton (Emory University)
Reggie Paxton Gazes (Zoo Atlanta)
Ikuma Adachi (Kyoto University)
Victoria Templer (Emory University)
Olga Lazareva (Drake University)

Broadening the Comparative Perspective:
Research in Less Commonly Studied Species
Chaired by: Bonnie M. Perdue (Agnes Scott College)
Christian Agrillo (University of Padova)
Terry Maple (Florida Atlantic University)
Stan Kuzcaj (University of Southern Mississippi)
Jennifer Vonk (Oakland University)


 Multiple Perspectives on Deception and Its Detection
Chaired by: David A. Washburn (Georgia State University)
David A. Washburn (Georgia State University)
Jennifer Vendemia (University of South Carolina)
Mark George (Medical University of South Carolina)
Jeffrey Hancock (Cornell University)
Katie Hall (Georgia State University)
Neil van Leeuwen (Georgia State University)

 The Biopsychology of Lelon J. Peacock
Chaired by: Roger Thomas (University of Georgia)
Roger Thomas (University of Georgia)
Ariel Deutch (Vanderbilt University Medical Center)
Josephine Johns (UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill)
Kelly Lambert (Randolph-Macon College)
Donald Ingram (Pennington Biomedical Research Center LSU System)
Antonio Puente (University of North Carolina at Wilmington)

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