Lear Center at the American Psychological Association

Dr. Beth KarlinLear Center’s Research Director Beth Karlin attends the American Psychology Association’s (APA) annual convention. The 124th APA Annual Convention takes place Aug. 4-7, 2016, in Denver and features more than 50 social hours and other networking events, and more than 1,000 sessions covering the entire field of psychology.

Dr. Karlin will be presenting in two sessions:

Thursday, August 4, 2016 | 12PM
Gamergate–Psychology Addresses Sometimes Violent Protests Against Reel Heroines
Bernard Luskin, Pam Kato, Co-Chairs
Christopher Ferguson: Women, Games, and Violence: Learning From the Mistakes of Violent Game Debate
Jen L. Katz-Buonincontro: Artful Avatars: Customization Options for Promoting Gender and Racial Inclusivity in Young Game Players
Laura A. Negin: Gamergate and Geek Culture
Beth Karlin, Discussant

Saturday, August 6, 2016 | 10AM
Putting the Psychology to Work for the World—Evidence-Based Approaches to Effective Communication
Beth Karlin, Chair
Irina Feygina: From Skepticism to Engagement: Making Climate Communication
Beth Karlin: Stories Can Change Us: Leveraging and Measuring Storytelling for Social Good

Dr. Karlin also serves on the planning committee for Division 46 (Media Psychology) and is the outgoing Treasurer and incoming President-Elect of Division 34 (Environmental Psychology).