Abstract Submission and Presentation Guidelines

To submit your abstract please email your abstract in the proper format (see below) to this address.

Presentation Type

Presentations can be made either orally or as a poster. Please indicate when submitting your abstract.

Oral Presentations: Oral presentations are limited to 12 minutes plus 3 minutes for questions. Students may use PowerPoint for their presentations.

Poster Presentations: Maximum size for posters is 3 feet (high) x 4 feet (wide). The presenter stands by her/his poster to answer questions and discuss the project. Audience members circulate from poster to poster talking with the student researchers. Students may wish to provide copies of a one-page summary of their poster for interested audience members to take with them.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Abstracts must be submitted in Microsoft Word or RTF format
  • Text should be single-spaced, using a consistent 12-point font throughout
  • Abstract length is 100-250 words
  • Abstract must be prepared according to the APA Publication Manual
  • Title must be included
  • Name(s) of presenter(s) and university affiliation(s) must be included
  • Type of presentation (oral or poster) must be indicated
  • Please indicate the area of your research (e.g. Social, Clinical, Health, Developmental, Neuroscience, Cognition)