This conference will include two kinds of presentation types:
1) Paper Presentations: Paper presentations are 12- to 13-minute oral presentations with accompanying slides given in front of an audience. The talk is generally structured like an APA-style research report, including the research background, method, results, and conclusions. Following each presentation, speakers will have 2- to 3-minutes to answer questions from the audience. For tips on preparing and giving a successful paper presentation, follow this link: https://www.apa.org/science/about/psa/2010/04/presentation
2) Poster Presentations: In a poster session, research posters are set up on poster boards arranged around the room where other researchers may circulate, examine the posters, and speak with the presenters. Posters typically consist of a single large sheet of paper on which information about a study or set of studies is communicated. Information is organized into distinct sections including a title, author names and affiliations, an introduction, method section, results, and discussion or conclusions. Posters should be no larger than 4 feet by 4 feet. For tips on preparing a conference poster, follow this link: https://www.apa.org/ed/precollege/ptn/2012/11/research-posters
- Attend as many sessions as you can, including the keynote speaker, paper presentations, and the poster session. Don’t just listen to and support your friends and classmates. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about new research in psychology and neuroscience.
- Arrive promptly for sessions you plan to attend and stay for the entire session. Avoid leaving sessions early or switching between sessions.
- Be an engaged audience member. Listen attentively, ask questions, and do not talk or text during sessions.
- Network with students and faculty from other schools.