2024 PSY PRO

18th Annual International Conference on Psychology
Program (Athens Local Time)

27-30 May 2024
9 Chalkokondili Street, 10677 Athens, Greece

(Note 1: the program is organized along time slots and not according to common theme)
(Note 2: at the end of each session questions and discussions will follow)


Monday 27 May 2024


08.30-09.15
Registration

09:15-10:00
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:

  • Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
10:00-11:30 Session 1
Moderator: Helen Vrailas Bateman
, Associate Professor, Sewanee: The University of the South, USA.
  1. Jim Clark, Professor, University of Winnipeg, Canada.
    Title: Role of Inhibitory Processes in Early and Late Development.
  2. Baingio Pinna, Full Professor, University of Sassari, Italy.
    Title: On Face Perception: When the Whole is Equal to the Sum of Its Parts.
  3. Kristijan Civljak, Associate Professor, The Chicago School, USA.
    Kara Hans, PhD Candidate, The Chicago School, USA.
    Title: Building Bridges: Trust, Wisdom, and the Path to Sound Decision-Making in Business.
  4. Selin Onayli, Assistant Professor, TED University, Türkiye.
    Title: School Environmental Conditions and Well-being: A Review of Impact on Students and Staff.

 

11:30-13:00 Session 2
Moderator: Jim Clark
, Professor, University of Winnipeg, Canada.
  1. Shengli Dong, Professor, Florida State University, USA.
    Alexis Kuykendall, Graduate Student, Florida State University, USA.
    Jinlin Wu, Graduate Student, Florida State University, USA.
    Zachary Syska, Undergraduate Student, Florida State University, USA.
    Yvette Obediente, Undergraduate Student, Florida State University, USA.
    Title: Intersectionality of Workplace Accommodations and Aging: A Scoping Review.
  2. Sarah Shelby, Graduate Research Assistant, Florida State University, USA>
    Gabriela Tovar, Graduate Research Assistant, Florida State University, USA.
    Shengli Dong, Professor, Florida State University, USA.
    Bryce Hickey, Undergraduate Student, Florida State University, USA.
    Nickolas White, Undergraduate Student, Florida State University, USA.
    Title: Career Readiness and Wellbeing for College Students with Disabilities in the Era of Artificial Intelligence.
  3. Helen Vrailas Bateman, Associate Professor, Sewanee: The University of the South, USA.
    Title: Lack of Psychological Sense of Community on College Campuses and its Relation to Students’ Depression.
  4. Julia Cordoba, Teacher/Researcher, University of the Republic, Uruguay.
    Title: Decision Making, Expectations and Life Project in Dependent Adults Due to Disability.

 

13:00-14:30 Session 3
Moderator: Baingio Pinna, Full Professor, University of Sassari, Italy.
  1. Ralph Cash, Professor and Director, School Psychology Doctoral Program, Nova Southeastern University, USA.
    Jillian Crocker, Graduate Student, Nova Southeastern University, USA.
    Brianna Domaceti, Graduate Student, Nova Southeastern University, USA.
    Alexis Tola, Graduate Student and Registered Nurse, Nova Southeastern University, USA.
    Corin Osborn, Postdoctoral Fellow, UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Health, USA.
    Title: Using Simulated Patients’ Ratings to Predict Psychology Graduate Students’ Interviewing Skills.
  2. Ingrid Adams, Associate Professor, The Ohio State University, USA.
    Title: Critical Thinking as a Method of Behavior Change among At-Risk Youth: Lessons Learned and Implications for Practice.
  3. Lesiba Baloyi, Chief Clinical Psychologist and Head of Department, Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital / Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, South Africa.
    Title: Releasing Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum from the Prison of Western Epistemology: An Argument for Cultural Parity and Representativity.
  4. Jacopo Biraschi, Clinical Psychologist, Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapist, Private Practice, Italy.
    Title: The Psychotherapy Session as a Fractal Process: A New Conception of the Therapeutic Relationship.

14:30-15:30 Lunch

15:30-17:00 Session 4
Moderator: Selin Onayli, Assistant Professor, TED University, Türkiye.
  1. Cheryl Sanders, Professor, Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA.
    Katalin Parti, Assistant Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA.
    Elizabeth Englander, Professor & Founder/Director of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center, Bridgewater State University, USA.
    Myunghoon Roh, Assistant Professor, Salve Regina University, USA.
    Diego Gomez-Baya, Associate Professor, University of Huelva, Spain.
    Title: The Relationship of Parental Phubbing and Parenting Styles on Bullying Involvement.
  2. Eileen Luders, Associate Professor, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
    Title: The Underlying Brain Anatomy of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH).
  3. Natia Sordia, Assistant Professor, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia.
    Title: Navigating the Emotional Landscape: Examining Coping Strategies as Moderators in the Link between Rejection Sensitivity and Depressive Symptoms.
  4. Theresa Cohen, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Private Practice, USA.
    Naomi Rather, Psychotherapist, Private Practice, USA.
    Katherine Stavrianopoulos, Associate Professor, John Jay College, CUNY, USA.
    Title: Will I Ever Get This? Therapist Shame Learning Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.

20:30-22:30
Athenian Early Evening Symposium (includes in order of appearance: continuous academic discussions, dinner, wine/water, music)


Tuesday 28 May 2024


09:00-10:30 Session 5
Moderator: Eileen Luders, Associate Professor, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  1. Afshin Gharib, Professor, Dominican University of California, USA.
    William Phillips, Professor, Dominican University of California, USA.
    Title: Student Judgments of their Professor’s Personality: A Comparison of in-Person and On-Line Instruction.
  2. Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, Founder Decisive AREA Method & Adjunct Professor Cornell University, USA.
    Title: Decision-Making Archetypes and their Relationship to Risk and Uncertainty in Decision-Making.
  3. Burak Polat, Assistant Professor, Marmara University, Türkiye.
    Mehmet Serhan Tezgec, Assistant Professor, Marmara University, Türkiye.
    Title: On the Re-Alienation Experience of the Amateur Runners in Istanbul.
  4. Emanuele Maria Merlo, Researcher, University of Messina, Italy.
    Angela Alibrandi, Associate Professor, University of Messina, Italy.
    Title: Clinical Assistance, Burden and Resilience: The Role of Clinical Psychological Features in the Field of “Invisible Patients”.
  5. Rosemary Chigevenga, Research Fellow, Oxford Brookes University, UK.
    Title: Strategies to Reduce Suicide and Suicidal Ideation and Behaviors among University Students: Case of a University in Zimbabwe.

 

10:30-12:00 Session 6
Moderator: Lesiba Baloyi, Chief Clinical Psychologist and Head of Department, Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital / Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, South Africa.
  1. Firuza Tatybaeva, Adjunct Professor, Webster University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
    Title: Psychological Dominants of Female Leadership in Uzbekistan.
  2. Paul Hemeren, Associate Professor, University of Skövde, Sweden.
    Title: CogniDrive: Support Cognitive Abilities for Predictive Processing through Driver Monitoring.
  3. Nathan Oesch, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Toronto, Canada.
    Title: On the Evolution and Development of Linguistic Recursion.
  4. Eugenie Vaillant-Coindard, PhD Student, UPR APSY-v Université de Nîmes, France.
    Gaëtan Briet, Associate Professor, Université de Nîmes, France.
    Florence Lespiau, Associate Professor, Université de Nîmes, France.
    Elodie Charbonnier, Associate Professor, Université de Nîmes, France.
    Title: Effects of Three Prophylactic Interventions on Middle-Schoolers’ Mental Health: A Feasibility and Acceptability Study in a French Context.

 

12:00-13:30 Session 7
Moderator: Firuza Tatybaeva, Adjunct Professor, Webster University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Psychological Dominants of Female Leadership in Uzbekistan.
  1. Elena Stanculescu, Professor, University of Bucharest, Romania.
    Title: Are Men More Resilient than Women? New Insights from Latent Profile Analysis.
  2. John Trougakos, Professor, University of Toronto, Canada.
    Aqsa Dutli, PhD Student, Purdue University, USA.
    Allison Gabriel, Professor, Purdue University, USA.
    Title: Revised Approaches to the Historical Study of Emotional Labour: Display Rules and Service Contexts.
  3. Ana-Elisa Iglesias, Associate Professor, Francis Marion University, USA.
    Jose-Luis Iglesias, Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina Beaufort, USA.
    Title: Interactive Effects of Gender, Harasser’s Position Status, and Ambivalent Sexism on Perceptions of Workplace Sexual Harassment.
  4. Michelle Newberry, Associate Professor, University of Southampton, UK.
    Title: Animal Cruelty and Violence Toward Humans: The Potential Role of Interpersonal Relating.

13:30-14:30 Lunch

14:30-16:00 Session 8
Moderator: ΤΒΑ
  1. Daniel Weishut, Senior Lecturer, Hadassah Academic College, Israel.
    Bettina Steiner-Birmanns, Senior Physician, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Israel.|
    Title: Why It’s Not a Lie? Inconsistency in Testimonies of Torture Victims.
  2. Karen Stark-Garrett, Lecturer, California State University, Bakersfield, USA.
    Title: Clinical Training While Socially Distancing: Reflections of Marriage and Family Therapy Graduates Who Completed Practicum During COVID-19.
  3. Sandra Velez-Candleario, CEO/Consultant, Family Organizational Psychology, LLC, USA.
    Title: Challenges in the Era After COVID-19.

 

17:00-20:00 Session 9
Old and New-An Educational Urban Walk
The urban walk ticket is not included as part of your registration fee. It includes transportation costs and the cost to enter the Parthenon and the other monuments on the Acropolis Hill. The urban walk tour includes the broader area of Athens. Among other sites, it includes: Zappion, Syntagma Square, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Ancient Roman Agora and on Acropolis Hill: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and the Parthenon. The program of the tour may be adjusted, if there is a need beyond our control. This is a private event organized by ATINER exclusively for the conference participants.

20:30-22:00
Dinner


Wednesday 29 May 2024
An Educational Visit to Selected Islands
or Mycenae Visit


Thursday 30 May 2024
Visiting the Oracle of Delphi


Friday 31 May 2024
Visiting the Ancient Corinth and Cape Sounion



 

Conference Venue: 9 Chalkokondili Street, 10677 Athens, Greece

 

+30 2103634210
+30 2103634209

 

 

 

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