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PURC Fall 2014 Schedule of Events

Veteran’s Memorial Hall, Dahlberg Hall (Alumni Hall)

9:00-9:30 am
Presenter check-in

9:30-11:45 am
Poster Session

12:00-1:00 pm
Lunch and PURC 2013 Keynote Address

1:00-1:30 pm
PURC prize announcements

PURC 2014 Sponsors

Psi Chi

PsiChiLogoPsi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.  Psi Chi’s mission is to produce a well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible member committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general.  Specifically, Psi Chi aims to 1) Advance science and the profession of psychology, 2) Promote an educational experience consistent with the mission, 3) Promote ethical and socially responsible members and leaders, 4) Define and establish an organizational structure that promotes our mission, and 5) Recognize and foster the contributions that diversity makes to the science and practice of psychology.  For more information about Psi Chi, please contact Dr. Deborah Garfin, or see the website

The Psychology Department at Georgia State University

With over 1400 majors, the psychology undergraduate program is one of the largest at GSU. It has an active Honors Program and Presidential Assistants Program for exceptional students interested in advanced training in behavioral and psychological research, and a large Psi Chi club for majors. Applied and research practica are available for advanced students in a variety of areas.

Center for Behavioral Neuroscience

The CBN is an award-winning, interdisciplinary research consortium composed of more than 150 neuroscientists. Researchers use cutting-edge techniques from brain imaging to molecular methods.  When evaluated by the National Science Foundation, the Center was found to be "a model for the execution of science." Behavioral Research Advancements in Neuroscience (BRAIN) is the hallmark program of the undergraduate education arm of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN). The program consists of a 10-week summer research and education experience.

Clinical Psychology Program

The Clinical Psychology Program at GSU is an APA-accredited program with more than a dozen full-time faculty members. Using the scientist-practitioner model, the program is designed to educate students for contemporary and innovative careers in research, clinical practice, and/or teaching. For a complete description, see