25th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (Washington, DC, USA - May 23-26, 2013)

Special Event

25@25 Celebration and Special Concert

Saturday, May 25, 2013, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Grab your parachute pants, Aquanet, and leg warmers and join thousands of your APS friends and colleagues for an 80s-inspired reception on May 25 celebrating 25 years of APS and psychological science. The 25@25 Celebration will feature a special concert to rock out science that's like, totally awesome!

Tonight we’re going back to 1988 to celebrate APS’s founding. In addition to tonight’s special concert, we’re rolling back happy hour prices to $2.50 per drink in celebration of our 25th.

 

Parthenon Huxley

Parthenon Huxley
Recording artist, Singer/Songwriter, Guitarist, Producer, Lecturer, Teacher
Recording artist Parthenon Huxley has won three Album of the Year Awards for Sunny Nights (Columbia 1988), Deluxe (Black Olive 1995) and Homemade Spaceship (Lakeshore 2003). His single "I Loved Everything" from the album Purgatory Falls (Universal 2001) reached #1 on Rolling Stone magazine's Exclusive Download chart. Huxley’s new album Thank You Bethesda was released April 2nd on iTunes. Huxley has written four Top 20 hits with Foreigner, E, Kyle Vincent and Sass Jordan and collaborated with artists such as Brian Wilson, Linda Ronstadt, XTC, Aimee Mann, Matthew Sweet, Don Dixon, eels, Robert Lamm and many more. In 1998 Huxley became guitarist/singer for Electric Light Orchestra Part II joining original ELO members Bev Bevan, Kelly Groucutt, Mik Kaminski and Lou Clark. He has performed sold-out shows in venues all over the world including London's Royal Albert Hall. When not on tour, Huxley teaches private guitar lessons to 25 students a week.


Anthony Wellington

Anthony Wellington
Musician/Bassist, Educator/Owner of Bassology, Owner/Operator of AntFarm Recording Studios

Anthony Wellington is one of the most sought after bass teachers in the world today and long time holder of the coveted "2nd bass" position in the Victor Wooten Band. He's been featured in many publications including Bass Player Magazine, and in 2009, readers awarded his feature as "best non-cover article of the year". He has a uniquely thorough teaching style which combines one-of-a-kind mathematical analysis with abstract concepts and "legwork". When not teaching 80-100 students a week at his lesson headquarters "Bassology" in Waldorf, MD, he teaches in the Philadelphia, PA area at "Bass Specialties" and at "Inspire Music" in York, PA once a month. He has expanded his teaching worldwide and conducts private lessons via Skype. Anthony also owns and operates AntFarm Recording Studios in Calvert County, MD.


Daniel J. Levitin

Daniel J. Levitin
McGill University, Canada
Daniel J. Levitin is the James McGill Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and at McGill University in Montreal. He is also the author of two New York Times bestsellers, This Is Your Brain On Music and The World in Six Songs. He plays saxophone, guitar, and bass, and has performed with Sting, Bobby McFerrin, David Byrne, and Rosanne Cash.


Robert W. Levenson

Robert W. Levenson
University of California, Berkeley and Past APS President
Robert W. Levenson is a psychology professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Levenson is a highly respected researcher in the field of emotion, focusing particularly on the relationship between emotion and bodily processes. He is Past President of the Society for Psychophysiological Research and Past President of the Association for Psychological Science. And he plays in a several jazz and rock groups in the San Francisco area.


Bianca Levy

Bianca Levy
McGill University, Canada
Bianca Levy holds a master's degree in Mind, Brain, and Education from Harvard University and is currently a doctoral student in School & Applied Child Psychology at McGill University. Her varied research interests include child psychopathology, cognitive neuroscience, psychological statistics, psycholinguistics, and music cognition. Bianca began playing drums and percussion at the age of 12. She is currently the drummer for 'The Diminished Faculties', a band comprised of McGill professors, deans, staff, and students.


Kevin Feyen

Kevin Feyen
Worth Publishers and former guitarist with the Black Eyed Peas
Kevin Feyen is a composer, guitar player, and full-time executive editor for psychology at Worth Publishers. Music collaborations include the Black Eyed Peas, Macy Gray, and The Idaho Falls. He scored the 2010 documentary film Girls Go Fast.


Peter Q. Pfordresher

Peter Q. Pfordresher
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Peter Q. Pfordresher is Associate Professor of Psychology and director of the Auditory Perception and Action Laboratory at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. He is co-author (with Tan and Harré) of Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance. Part of his research concerns the cognitive bases of singing, one of his hobbies (along with playing the keyboard).


Laurel Krokstrom

Laurel Krokstrom
University of South Dakota
Laurel Krokstrom has a M.M. in trumpet performance from the University of Southern California, a M.A. in musicology from CSULA, and is a doctoral student in Educational Psychology at the University of South Dakota. She has performed with Doc Severinsen and is presenting two posters on the topic of music and motivation and another on self-regulation during the APS convention.

Sponsored By: SAGE Publications, Butler University, Columbia University, Worth Publishers, Fordham University, UCLA & Geneseo



 

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