Ms. Maria Vita attended the AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL CONFERENCE in 2011This was a great opportunity to meet with colleagues in psychology and see the newest research. Ms. Vita was also able to meet some very important figures in psychology!


DAY 1

MEETING "DR. Z" - Dr. PHILIP ZIMBARDO of Stanford University, former APA Pres

August 2011 was the 40th anniversary of the Stanford Prison Experiment
Zimbardo wrote Lucifer Effect and Time Paradox
and runs NEW INITIATIVE - Heroic Imagination Project

Lesson 1- commenting on bystander effect, conformity, fundamental attribution error
Lesson 2 -learning to question unjust authority
Lesson 3 -social agents of change



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DAY 2

STANFORD STUDY - 40 years later

LEFT-RIGHT: Scott Plous (Maintains website); Christina Maslach (whistle-blower!); Dr. Z (superintendent), and Craig Haney (supevisor)
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Ms. Vita and Christina Maslach of Berkely
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Ms. Vita also got to meet Debbie Joffe-Ellis, the wife of Albert Ellis, who sadly passed away in 2007 at the age of 93


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There are so many places to learn about REBT by Ellis
Friends Network - love this quotation page
REBT
More REBT

Dr. Aaron Beck, Father of COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY and 90 years old July 18, 2011

University of Penn, Psychiatry
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Dr. Judith Beck (Aaron's daughter), Dr. Aaron Beck, and Dr. Frank Farley (Temple, former APA Pres)
Beck Institute web


Dr. Farley's web heronow
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Day 3

Dr. Sam Gosling (Univ of Texas @ Austin), author of //Snoop//

Ms. Vita is pictured with Dr. Gosling and Penn Manor Alumnus, Kelsey Heslin, 2009

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Dr. Martin "Marty" Seligman, University of Penn, former APA Pres, authentichappiness.org

Author of Flourish


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Dr. John Gottman and Dr. Julie Gottman, the Gottman Institute

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