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What Can I Submit?

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit empirically-based or theoretical papers on topics relevant to psychology. Empirical research can be either completed or in-progress, and, if data collection has begun, must have been approved by an Institutional Review Board (IRB). Submissions can be based on independent research, or may be part of a research project initiated by the student's supervisor.

The conference theme for this year is The Psychology of Sustainability. Proposals on any topic related to psychology are completely welcome, but students are also encouraged to submit proposals connected to the theme of the conference.

Student presentations will take two forms - poster presentations and 12-minute oral presentations. You will identify your preference during the submissions process. 

How Should I Prepare My Presentation?

Information for presenters can be found here, and more specific guidelines for the preparation of posters is here.

Who May Submit?

Any undergraduate or graduate student who has conducted or is conducting psychology-relevant research may submit an abstract for presentation. You do not need to be a member of Psi Chi, or even a Psychology major. Faculty may be co-authors on submissions, but the first author must be a student.

How Do I Submit a Paper and What is the Deadline?

Submission is easy, and the entire process occurs electronically. Just follow three steps:

  1. Open and read the call for papers for details (e.g., proposal format).
  2. When you are ready, submit your proposal to MHPRC.2012@gmail.com.
  3. Remember to register for the conference!
  The deadline for submitting a proposal (Friday, February 24th, 2012 at 10 PM) has passed.
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