TEST
Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Join SPSP
 


   - Convention Website
   - Preconferences
   - Housing
   - Register Now!
Latest from the SPSP News Center
Follow SPSP at

Credit: ThinkStock
Liberals Are More Emotion-Driven Than Conservatives


November 13, 2014
-- Researchers at Tel Aviv University and the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya have studied the interaction between emotion and political ideology, showing that the motivating power of emotions is not the same for those on different ends of the ideological spectrum. Their research is published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Read more.


Credit: ThinkStock
Self-Affirmation Changes Health Behavior


November 5, 2014
-- Can a simple self-affirming writing exercise make people more likely to change their problematic health behavior? Self-affirmation interventions lead to positive responses to health information from improving message acceptance, to increasing intentions to act, and subsequent behavior change. Tracy Epton discusses the results of her new meta-analysis on SPSP's blog, Character & Context.

Read more.


Credit: ThinkStock
Receiving Gossip About Others Promotes Self-Reflection and Growth


October 29, 2014
-- Gossip is pervasive in our society, and our penchant for gossip can be found in most of our everyday conversations. Why are individuals interested in hearing gossip about others’ achievements and failures? Researchers at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands studied the effect positive and negative gossip has on how the recipient evaluates him or herself. The study is published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Read more.


Credit: gw1
When People Change Their Beliefs About Change


October 21, 2014
-- Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck and her colleagues have compellingly demonstrated that people tend to have a favorite go-to belief or implicit theory about change. Can hard work make your smarter, or do you have a certain level of braininess no matter what you try? Is your basic morality – or personality for that matter – set in stone, or can it be altered? Anne Wilson discusses their latest research on SPSP's blog Character & Context.

Read more.


Credit: Michael Phillips
Does a Group Have a Mind of its Own?


October 8, 2014
-- Studies suggest that people have a tendency to reason about group agents in ways that are very similar to the ways in which they reason about individual people. In order to understand how people make decisions involving corporations, terrorist organizations, governments, and other group agents, it may be important to note that when people look at groups like these, they may sometimes see the “mind” of the group agent as a whole— read more on SPSP's blog, Character & Context.

Read more.

 

 

 

Meet the members of SPSP's Twitter Team.

Click here for a message from SPSP's Program Committee.

• See the results of the 2015 SPSP Leadership Election.

• 2014 Convention Recap: View Videos or Posters & Talks from the Annual Meeting in Austin
 

 




Search SPSP.org
Sign In


Forgot your password?

Haven't joined yet?

Latest News
Calendar

2/26/2015 » 2/28/2015
2015 SPSP Annual Convention


 


About

Leadership
Staff
Documents
Mailing List Rental

Programs

Awards
SPSP Convention
APA Convention
SISPP
European Summer Program
Australasian Summer Program

Membership

Join/Renew
Benefits
Dues Hardship
Printable Form

 

Links

Character & Context Blog
Facebook
Twitter
Endorsed Links

 

Help

Site FAQ
Forum FAQ
Contact
Terms of Use