APA Seeks Papers on Nexus of Humans and Technology

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Technology fluctuate with new ideas and new sparks of ingenuity. Whether it be new software that maps cliff side erosion, cars that can drive themselves or a new phone with face feature compatibility? Technology is vast and it is because of this developers and researchers can get in on the ground floor to present and share their own ideas.

This spring the American Psychological Association will give scientists, practitioners, policymakers, and students from around the world a platform to share and present their new studies on the nexus of humanity and technology. These interactions include but are not limited to artificial intelligence, robotics, mobile devices, social media, virtual/augmented reality, gaming, geographic information systems, autonomous vehicles, and biomedical technologies

All have until October 20 of this year to submit papers or posters for a three-day conference on Technology, Mind and Society scheduled for April 5, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The American Psychological Association is sponsoring the conference, which aims to address the intersection of people and technology.

Authors have the option to submit original contributions that have not been published elsewhere and all must be written in English. Submissions will be undergo rigorous peer-review for acceptance. Papers must be specific to the conference and must pertain to any one of the four topics below:

Basic research: How humans understand and use technology, impacts of technology on human experience and behavior.
Foundations of technology design: Development of technologies informed by psychological, behavioral, and social science research.
Applications: Development, use, and impact of specific technologies in domains such as aging, education, mental and physical health, recreation, and the workplace.
Broader Implications: Ethical and policy questions concerning the opportunities and challenges arising from human-technology interaction

Due to the variety of field that will be presenting the conference authors submissions may be full papers, extended abstracts, symposia, or posters.

Full papers: are to be no more than six pages in length, including references, following a double column format, using the templates online.
Extended Abstracts: must use the templates provided online. However, submissions for this conference must contain a 250 word (maximum) abstract and be no more than two pages in length with no references.
Symposia: are designed to address a common topic from multiple disciplinary or methodological perspectives. Submissions must use the templates provided above and be no more than three pages in length in total, including a description of the common topic.
Posters: must use the templates provided above and consist of a 250-word (maximum) abstract as well as keywords.

The deadline for all submissions is October 20, 2017. You will be required to create an account, designate which category your submission belongs to, and upload it as a pdf file. Proposers will be notified whether their submissions have been accepted by January 19, 2018, through openconf.org.

To submit your paper and start sharing ideas, click HERE.

For more information on the conference click HERE.

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  1. The one noteworthy feedback with technology is that independently, the more access we need to simple data, (for example, on Wikipedia or what not), the more outlandish we are to utilize our memory. Nonetheless, this is additionally valid with books versus oral learning – simply significantly more so with advanced mobile phones that can look into stuff on Wikipedia! Correspondingly, in light of the fact that people tend to see outsider composed words as a wellspring of specialist, people are likewise taking in a LOT of blockhead ‘data.’ A great deal of the paranoid fear fixation in regards to the Illuminati (for instance) is a phenomenal case of this – individuals believe it’s actual, on the grounds that it’s composed down in a sorted out manner. So they never do any genuine research for themselves (or they don’t have a clue about the distinction between doing genuine research and simply perusing more drivel). Aside from that, the intriguing thing is that human estimations of knowledge have really been expanding as our innovation has been enhancing, and this is valid around the globe Essay Help UK. This is known as the “Flynn Effect.” But obviously, because of the web, we can connect with much more insensible individuals than we ever would have in a pre-intenet world. Much appreciated, web!

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