Annual Meeting of the
International Society for Research on Impulsivity

 

This interdisciplinary meeting was organized conjointly by the International Society for Research on Impulsivity (InSRI) and the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR) and brought together researchers studying impulsivity from neuropsychiatric and behavioral economic perspectives.   This meeting was held as a satellite to the annual meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry

Meeting Date: May 11
Meeting Location:

      Hyatt Regency – Downtown, Atlanta, Georgia

 

The objectives of the meeting were:

1. To bring together scientists from multiple disciplines (behavioral economics, neuroscience, psychiatry, epidemiology) working in the area of impulsivity to promote interdisciplinary dialog.
2. To involve trainees and junior faculty in the meeting and encourage their future participation in research on impulsivity in addictions.
3. To encourage increased participation of minority, disabled, and women scientists and clinicians in the area of impulsivity through participation in this meeting.
 

 

Preliminary Program

I. Introduction and overview of schedule: Charles Mathias 8:45-9:00

II. Behavioral Economics: 9:00-9:40
     a. 20 minute presentation by Glenn Harrison
     b. 20 minute round table discussion

III. Choice Impulsivity: 9:40-10:20
     a. 20 minute presentation by Warren Bickel
     b. 20 minute round table discussion

Break: 10:20-10:40

IV. Impulsivity and Psychopathology: 10:40-11:20
     a. 20 minute presentation by George Ainslie
     b. 20 minute round table discussion

Short Discussion and Break for Lunch: 11:20

V. Behavioral Decision-Making: 2:00-2:40
     a. 20 minute presentation by Adam Goodie
     b. 20 minute round table discussion

VI. Public Health Implications: 2:40-3:20
     a. 20 minute presentation by Patricia Conrod
     b. 20 minute round table discussion

VII. Summary: Glenn Harrison 3:20-4:00


 

Organizing committee and co-chairs

Glenn Harrison, Ph.D., Adam Goodie, Ph.D., Marc N. Potenza, M.D., Ph.D., F. Gerard Moeller, M.D.,
Charles Mathias, Ph.D., Catharine Winstanley, Ph.D., Alan Swann, M.D.