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November 3-5, 2021

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APA is the proud host of the annual Technology, Mind, and Society Conference

TMS is the premier interdisciplinary venue for emerging research and innovation on the dynamics of human-technology interaction.

Join scientists, industry leaders, practitioners, students, and policy-makers in exploring the critical role psychology plays in the design, use, adoption, and impact of technology and the AI that powers it.

The conference will feature work that spans the spectrum of topics, including:

Basic Research How humans understand and use technology, impacts of technology on human experience and behavior, human-technology interactions as mutually adaptive systems, role of technology in advancing other areas of scientific research, and related topics.

Foundations of Technology Design Development of technologies and user experiences informed by psychological, behavioral, and social science research

Applications Development, use, and impacts of specific technologies in domains such as aging, education and training, mental and physical health, recreation, and the workplace.

Broader ImplicationsEthical and policy questions concerning the opportunities and challenges arising from human-technology interactions.

Call for Submissions

The review process is underway! If you’ve submitted a proposal, please expect to hear back by August 2021.

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Pricing and Registration

Registration opens June 2021

$100

Member

 APA member, APA fellow, APA associate, APA community college teacher affiliate, APA international affiliate

$160

 Nonmember

$30

Student

APA student affiliate, APAGS member, APA high school teacher affiliate

$45

Nonmember Student

Alison Gopnik Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Professor of Philosophy, University of California at Berkeley What 4-year-olds Can Do That AI Can’t (Yet): Model-building, Exploration and Social Learning Rosemary Luckin
Professor of Learner Centred Design at University College London Two Reasons Why It Matters for Education that AI is Intelligence, ‘But Not As We Know It’
Tsedal Neeley
Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School

The Future of Digital Work
Frank Pasquale Professor of Law at the Brooklyn Law School The Political Economy of Affective Computing: How Reimbursement Policies and Malpractice Law May Shape the Future of Chatbot Therapy Learn More 2021 Keynotes

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Join us for this engaging virtual experience!

The premier interdisciplinary event for emerging research and innovation on the critical role psychology plays in human and technology interaction.

Miss the 2020 TMS Showcase?

Don’t worry! Watch recordings of all the keynote presentations, Q&As, and panels of experts from the 2020 TMS Showcase.


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