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SPSP invites members of the press to attend its annual meeting January 17-19, 2013, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Conference symposia and posters will share the latest scientific research in a diverse array of topics - secrets and privacy online, stereotypes and prejudice, morality, status and power, happiness, openness in data, free will, relationships and more. Accredited press can apply for complimentary press registration to attend the annual SPSP meeting. Registered journalists must wear their press badges when attending the meeting. Registered members of the press will have access to a working press room with Wi-Fi.


SPSP 2013 Tipsheet for Press - highlights symposia of potential interest

December Media Advisory with Press Briefing Schedule

Press releases

From Bullying to Relationships: Mapping Our Online Communications, January 19, 2013. 

Surprising Connections Between Our Well-being and Giving, Getting, and Gratitude, January 19, 2013.

Charting New Routes for Women at Work: Looking to the Home and Classroom, January 18, 2013

Understanding Personality for Decision-Making, Longevity, and Mental Health, January 17, 2013.

Honoring excellence in personality and social psychology, September 13, 2012

In the News

Last updated: noon Feb. 11

Want to feel happier? Go on holiday, Express, Feb. 9, 2013.  

Speaking Out About Women And Power, New Hampshire Public Radio, Feb. 4, 2013.

Friend or foe? Studies: Facebook impacts intimacy, The Advocate, Jan. 30, 2013. 

To feel happier, talk about experiences, not things, MedicalXpress, Jan. 30, 2013.

'We'll always have Paris': To feel happier, talk about experiences, not things, Cornell Chronicle, Jan. 29, 2013.

Giving Away Money Can Make You Happy, Fox 8 New Orleans, Jan 28, 2013.

Logged on for Love, The Advocate (Baton Rouge), Jan. 27, 2013. 

CEO-at-home moms unlikely CEOs at work, UPI, Jan. 27, 2013.

Sleep Deprivation Makes for Ungrateful Partners, Jan. 25, 2013.

Acts of Kindness Can Make You Happier, U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 24, 2013; Reprinted from HealthDay.

In Speed-Dating Study, Testosterone Rises in Both Sexes as Love Ignites, U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 24, 2013; Reprinted from HealthDay.

Poor people donate more money than upper middle class in U.S., and feel wealthier, studies show, National Post, Jan. 22, 2013.

Study: Don't Be Lonely, It's Bad for You, The Atlantic, Jan. 22, 2013.

Powerful people may be less fazed by rejection, more eager to bond: study, NY Daily News, Jan. 22, 2013; Reprinted from AFP RelaxNews.

Working Moms Study: Household Managers Found To Have Less Ambition At Work, Huffington Post, Jan. 22, 2013.

I Wanna Eat You Up!' Why We Go Crazy for Cute, LiveScience, Jan. 21, 2013.

Researchers: Get Some Sleep and Your Partner Will Thank You, Los Angeles Times, Jan. 21, 2013. 

Give Away Your Money, Feel Happier?, U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 21, 2013; Reprinted from HealthDay.

Tired Couples May Take Each Other For Granted, U.S. News & World Report Jan. 21, 2013; Reprinted by HealthDay.

Loneliness Is Bad for Your Health, Study Suggests, LiveScience, Jan. 20, 2013.

Sleep Deprivation Could Adversely Affect Romantic Relationships, redOrbit, Jan. 20, 2013.

Being the CEO at Home Often Leads to Lower Professional Drive for Many Women, redOrbit, Jan. 19, 2013

Daddy's Sexism May Influence Daughter's Ambitions, Live Science, Jan. 19, 2013.

Being 'boss' at home may undermine women's ambition at work, WAFB, Jan. 18, 2013; Reprinted from HealthDay. 

Women in Charge at Home Less Likely to Climb Corporate Ladder, LiveScience, Jan. 18, 2013.

Powerful people better at shaking off rebuffs, bonding with others, Science Codex, January 18, 2013.

Psychologist: Decisions ruled by 'mating-motives', WWL New Orleans Radio, Jan. 17, 2013.

Understanding Personality for Decision-Making, Longevity, and Mental Health, Science Daily, Jan. 17, 2013.

Top psychologists to present research on sleep, awe and more at ‘Big Easy’ conference, Jan. 10, 2013.

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Lisa M.P. Munoz, SPSP Public Information Officer






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