Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeffrey Holmes presented at the Best Practices in the Teaching of Psychology Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on October 17. His presentation was entitled Using Controversial Issues to Teach Critical and Scientific Thinking in Psychology.
On Saturday, October 24th between 9:00AM and 2:30PM a series of lectures will address current neurobiological theories of autism, genetics, medication, family dynamics, and current autism services in Central New York. The lectures will be addressed to people with autism spectrum conditions, their parents, educators, students, and other caregivers. The presentations will be held at Cornell University in Room 218 Robert Purcell Union. Presenters include Dr. Hudenko (Ithaca College, Psychology), Dr. Belmonte (Cornell, Human Ecology), Dr. Fried (Franziska Racker Centers), Dr. Anagnostou (University of Toronto, Department of Pediatrics), and Dr. Persico (Rome's Università Campus Bio-Medico, Physiology). Registration is free but seats are limited. For lecture information and to register go to: http://www.AutismCollaborative.org/register/
Assistant professor Jeff Holmes and professor Barney Beins, both of the Department of Psychology, participated in a national conference sponsored by the American Psychological Association and each coauthored a chapter in a book resulting from that conference.
Psychology professor Barney Beins has been named a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.