Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting

September 23-27, 1998

Hyatt Regency Denver

Denver, Colorado, USA



The Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting includes a preconference workshop, four invited addresses, the Presidential Address, the Early Career Award presentation, ten symposia, three paper sessions, three methodology workshops, Special Interest lunches and dinners, and three poster sessions. The schedule is summarized below.

Registration will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM in the Imperial Ballroom Foyer. In addition, registration will be open from 8:30 to 11:30 AM and 1:30 to 4:00 PM on Thursday and Friday and from 8:30 to 10:00 AM on Saturday. Registration on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday will also be held in the Imperial Ballroom Foyer.

Poster Sessions
Poster sessions will be held in the Imperial Ballroom from 8:00 to 10:30 PM on Thursday, from 5:00 to 7:30 PM on Friday, and from 8:00 to 10:00 PM on Saturday. At least one author should remain with each poster throughout the evening session. Handouts should be available for each poster. Posters should be set up before 2:00 PM on Thursday and between 10:30 AM and 2:00 PM on Friday. Posters in the Saturday session should be set up by 2:30 PM. Posters may be displayed beyond the times scheduled for the sessions in order for participants to view them. Posters in the Thursday and Friday sessions may be left up until 10:00 AM the next day. However, posters in the Saturday session must be removed immediately after the poster session concludes on Saturday evening.

Most attendees will fly into Denver International Airport, located approximately 33 miles from the downtown Hyatt Regency Denver. Upon arriving at Denver International Airport, it is suggested that attendees take a shuttle to the hotel.

Cabs are also available at the airport on Level 5 of the main terminal. The approximate cost is $40 one-way.

Driving directions from Denver International Airport

Trains arrive at Union Station located at 1701 Wynkoop. For Amtrak schedules, call 1-800-872-7245.

Bulletin Board
You are invited to use the bulletin board near the SPR Registration Desk to post employment opportunities. In addition, it may be used for personal messages and announcements of social activities. Information about the Special Interest lunches and dinners also will appear on this board.

Publication of Abstracts
Abstracts of papers presented in the Symposia, Paper Sessions, and Poster Sessions were published in the September 1998 supplement volume of Psychophysiology. If you did not receive a copy in the mail, copies are available at the SPR registration desk (supply is limited).




Summary of Program Schedule

Wednesday, September 23
1:00-6:00 PM Preconference Workshop: Entering the Academic Market Place: A Guide for the Perplexed (Florentine)
4:00-8:00 PM Registration (Imperial Ballroom Foyer)
5:30-7:30 PM Welcoming Reception (Moulin Rouge)
Thursday, September 24
9:00-9:05 AM Opening Remarks: Judith M. Ford (Grand Ballroom)
9:05-10:00 AM Speaker: Stephen M. Kosslyn (Grand Ballroom)
10:00-10:30 AM Coffee (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
10:30 AM-12:30 PM Symposium 1: Neurophysiologic studies of schizophrenia (Grand Ballroom)
10:30 AM-12:30 PM Symposium 2: Psychophysiology in ergonomics (Moulin Rouge)
12:30-2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00-3:30 PM Paper Session I: The many facets of emotion (Grand Ballroom)
2:00-3:30 PM Symposium 3: ERP studies of human working memory (Moulin Rouge)
3:30-4:30 PM Speaker: Thomas Elbert (Grand Ballroom)
4:30-5:30 PM Graduate Student Social Hour (Moulin Rouge)
8:00-10:30 PM Poster Session I (Imperial Ballroom)
Friday, September 25
8:30-10:30 AM Symposium 4: Affective neuroscience (Grand Ballroom)
10:30-11:00 AM Coffee (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
11:00 AM-12:00 PM Speaker: Gregory McCarthy (Grand Ballroom)
12:00-1:30 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30-3:30 PM Symposium 5: Error-processing and the brain (Grand Ballroom)
1:30-3:30 PM Symposium 6: Rumination and emotion regulation (Moulin Rouge)
3:30-4:00 PM Coffee (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
4:00-5:00 PM Paper Session II: Responses to stress (Grand Ballroom)
4:00-5:00 PM Paper Session III: Perspectives on attention (Moulin Rouge)
5:00-7:30 PM Poster Session II (Imperial Ballroom)
Saturday, October 18
8:30-10:00 AM Symposium 7: Applying psychophysiology in the clinic (Moulin Rouge)
8:30-10:00 AM Symposium 8: Gamma-band responses (Florentine)
10:00-10:30 AM Early Career Award (Moulin Rouge)
10:30-11:30 AM Presidential Address: Judith M. Ford (Grand Ballroom)
11:30 AM-2:00 PM General Business Meeting/Luncheon (Grand Ballroom)
2:00-2:30 PM Open meeting with Editorial Board (Far East)
2:30-4:00 PM Symposium 9: Stress, trauma and psychopathology (Moulin Rouge)
2:30-4:00 PM Symposium 10: Dynamic changes in vagal tone (Florentine)
4:00-4:30 PM Coffee (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
4:30-5:30 PM Speaker: Michael J. Meaney (Grand Ballroom)
8:00-10:00 PM Poster Session III (Imperial Ballroom)
10:00 PM-12:00 AM Saturday Night Social (Moulin Rouge)
Sunday, September 27
8:30-10:30 AM Breakfast (Grand Ballroom)
9:00 AM-12:00 PM Workshop I: Understanding your lab (Florentine)
9:00 AM-12:00 PM Workshop II: Cardiovascular psychophysiology (Parisienne)
9:00 AM-12:00 PM Workshop III: Dense EEG electrode arrays (Far East)

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