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CALL FOR PAPERS

EIGHTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF

THE SOCIETY FOR CHAOS THEORY IN PSYCHOLOGY & LIFE SCIENCES
July 31- Aug 4, 1998 Boston University, Boston, MA

Papers and programs are now requested pertaining to
applications of chaos theory, fractals, nonlinear dynamics and
related principles applied to any of the various psychological
subdisciplines, neuroscience, biology, physiology and other
areas of medical research, economics, sociology, anthropology,
physics, political science, organizations and their management,
other business applications, education, art, philosophy, and
literature. Please indicate to which of the foregoing topics your
paper applies. An abstract should be approximately 200 words
in length; include figures and tables as desired.

Submissions may be single papers, symposia, roundtable or
salon programs. Subject matter may be theoretical, empirical or
methodology oriented. Oral presentations will be 30 minutes in
duration. It would be helpful to indicate the primary focus of
your paper as (a) social or organizational, (b) clinical, ( c )
cognitive, (d) other social psychology, (e) biological or
biopsychology, (f) methodology (g) philosophy, (h) art and
culture (I) economics or (j) ecology.
Proposals should be submitted by APRIL 15, 1998 to:
William Sulis, M.D. Ph.D., By e-mail: sulisw@mcmaster.ca; by
FAX (to McMaster University): 905-521-7948; by snail-mail:
255 Townline Rd. E., RR5, Cayuga, Ontario, Canada, N0A 1E0.


SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: MICHAEL TURVEY, University of
Connecticut. Other special guests TBA.

PUBLICATION: All papers accepted for presentation at the SCTPLS
Conference are invited as submissions to NONLINEAR DYNAMICS,
PSYCHOLOGY, AND LIFE SCIENCES. NDPLS is the research journal
of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology & Life Sciences.


WORKSHOPS:(detail TBA): Basic and Advanced Dynamics,
Organizational Behavior, Clinical Psychology.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: Abstracts in by April 15. Response
from Program Committee (via Bill Sulis) by May 1.
Registration for all speakers is required by May 20.
Unregistered speakers will be descheduled to avoid the
scheduling problems created by no-shows. Your understanding
is appreciated. All lodging requests must be received by July 15,
see below.

REGISTRATION: for this conference will be US$130 for regular
members and US$110 for students until July 15. Afterwards, the
door-registration rates of $135/155 apply. Lodging at the
university will be similar in price and accommodation to those
we have had in previous years. Official prices will be posted in
the next Newsletter, if not before, once these have been
determined by the host facility. The registration form for this
conference will appear in the next Newsletter, on the SCTPLS
web site http://www.vanderbilt.edu/AnS/psychology/cogsci/chaos/cspls.html