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Meredith to Host Carolinas Psychology Conference April 14

Meredith College will host the 37th annual Carolinas Psychology Conference (CPC) on Saturday, April 14, 2012.

The Carolinas Psychology Conference is a meeting of undergraduate students in psychology and related fields. Students travel from across the Southeast to attend the conference events and to present papers. The conference, which began in 1976, is one of the longest-running undergraduate conferences in the nation.

Approximately 300 people are expected to attend, with 84 presentations by students from 22 different colleges and universities representing North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and Maryland.

Dr. Jerry Siegel, professor of psychiatry at UCLA and chief of neurobiology research at VA GLAHS, will present the keynote address. His presentation is titled “The Adaptive Function of Sleep.”

Other highlights include a Psychology Jeopardy Competition hosted by NC State University Professor of Psychology Jim Kalat.

Registration: On-site registration will be held in the atrium of Meredith College’s Science and Mathematics Building. Participants may register the day of the conference between 7:30-9:30 a.m. or between 1-1:30 p.m. The cost for on-site registration is $15. Only cash will be accepted. Lunch tickets will not be sold at the registration table.

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