October 3-7, 2018

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Quebec City Convention Center and the Hilton Quebec City

Annual Meeting

“It’s a very student-friendly meeting. And it’s interesting and valuable to meet people early in your career, then stay connected and watch their career evolve as yours does.” – Gregory A. Miller, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, UCLA

The SPR Annual Meeting is attended by scientists, researchers and industry professionals from around the world. The meeting includes presentations of new theory, methods and research in the form of invited addresses, symposia, poster sessions and Presidential and Award addresses. Pre-conference workshops are also offered on specific topics or methodological advances.  



Introducing Quebec City


Quebec city, quebec,canada



Ahmad R. Hariri, PhD

Neural Signatures of Risk for Mental Illness, Ahmad R. Hariri, PhD, Director, Laboratory of NeuroGenetics, Duke University, Chapel Hill, NC

Birte Forstmann, PhD

Towards a Mechanistic Understanding of Terra Incognita: The Human Subcortex, Birte Forstmann, PhD, Professor, Cognitive Neurosciences, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Regina M. Sullivan PhD

Neurobiology of Infant Attachment: Why Do the Abused Attach? Regina M. Sullivan, PhD, Emotional Brain Institute, Nathan Kline Institute, Child Study Center, Neuroscience Institute, New York University School of Medicine and Center for Neural Science, New York, NY