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Chaona Chen, University of Glasgow At the beginning of my third year of my PhD, I was overwhelmed by how many things I had to finish each day. I was collecting data for my experiments, writing a paper, preparing my conference presentations, and running statistic workshops for undergraduate students. I felt worse every day as more and more things were ‘delayed’ on my to-do-list. I finally decided to take action before I would burn out.
Not sure where to grab a bite to eat or drinks during the 2017 SPSP convention? SPSP co-editor Vivian Ta provides some student-friendly recommendations. Price ranges: $ = under $10; $$ = $11-$30   The Original Blanco Cafe- $ From Google: No-frills setting for familiar Tex-Mex dishes, daily lunch specials & all-day breakfast. Address: 419 N St Mary's St, San Antonio, TX 78205 Hours: Monday-Friday 6am-3pm; Saturday 6am-2pm; closed Sunday   B&D Ice House- BBQ & Draft- $
Six semifinalists have been named in the 2017 Q&pAy Small Research Grant Competition. Grantees in the contest go through three rounds of rigorous review, with the final round taking place live at the 2017 Convention in San Antonio. Semifinalist have prepared two-minute videos explaining their research. You can see their videos and abstracts on YouTube.
The recent U.S. election campaign was divisive and many of us experienced anger and fear. In response, the leadership of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) wants to reaffirm our core organizational values. SPSP is dedicated to advancing the discipline of social and personality psychology and the professional lives of social and personality psychologists. Our organization has a long—and active!—history of supporting diversity among our members, along with open, international collaborations with scholars worldwide.
  The Early-Bird Registration deadline is quickly approaching. Register for the annual convention before Friday, December 2, to save up to $75 off regular registration costs! Still undecided? Here are five reasons to join us in San Antonio! 1 – Find the Top Science and Highest Quality Research in Our Field – the convention brings you the best findings in our field through more than 80 Symposia, 3 Data Blitzes, and 1900 Poster Sessions spread across two days. For full details, check out our online program.
It’s again time to choose your Student Committee members for next year. The 2017 Student Committee will work to promote the interests of SPSP’s graduate and undergraduate student members. Their duties will include producing student focused content in our various publications and the SPSpotlight, organizing events for students at the annual convention and working with the SPSP executive board. All student members as of 10/15/2016 will be emailed a ballot to vote. Open Positions: