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Member Newsletter: April 2015

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Featured News

Member Exclusive


Convention Updates

Upcoming Events

Career Center


Featured News

Gender Difference in Moral Judgments Rooted in Emotion, Not Reasoning, Study Finds

Gender difference in moral decisions is caused by stronger emotional aversion to harmful action in women, according to new research published by SPSP. Read the NPR Story.



SPSP Blog: Can we Undo our First Impressions?

Can we Undo our First Impressions?

Can we fully cast aside our false first impressions, or might they persist at some level even after we explicitly believe that we have changed our minds? Read more.





Member Exclusive

SPSP Connect!

Over the last year, SPSP has worked with our membership to develop a members-only, specialized tool to facilitate discussions, share ideas, and create networking opportunities. SPSP is extremely excited to announce the launch of SPSP Connect!, a new, online resource. Join a community, share documents, and collaborate with other SPSP members. Read more.




Tips from a young SAGE Scholar: Clayton Critcher

"The Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology (FPSP) and Sage recently announced the SAGE Young Scholars Awards 2015 Recipients. Five awards are presented each year to young scholars representative of the broad spectrum of personality and social psychology research areas..." Read more on SAGE Connection.





Submit Nominations for SPSP's Annual Awards

SPSP invites outside nominations for a number of our 2015 annual awards. You can read more about each of SPSP's individual awards and necessary submission material on our website. To submit a nomination, visit our online submission portal

For questions, please contact

Join us at APS! 

Are you going to APS in New York City this May? You’re not alone: social and personality psychologists will make up nearly 1000 of the 5000 attendees expected. And with good reason, as the conference has much to offer us. Come hear outstanding invited speakers discuss cutting-edge findings on topics such as close relationships, religion, trust, the neuroscience of temperament, ownership, personality and well-being, and the downsides of positivity. Read more


Convention Updates

SPSP's 16th Annual Convention 

More than 3,500 attendees joined us in Long Beach, California for our 16th Annual Convention. Be sure to mark your calendar for next year's convention in San Diego, California, January 28-30, 2016!
Click here for more information about next year's convention.

2015 Convention Catch-Up

Did you miss some exciting symposia from SPSP's 16th Annual Convention in Long Beach? Catch up on SPSP's YouTube channel!


Upcoming Events

SBM 36th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions
April 22-25, 2015,
San Antonio, Texas

Advances in the Science of Habits Conference
July 22-25, 2015, 
Catalina Island, California

3rd Annual International Weight Stigma Conference
September 18-19, 2015, 
Reykjavik, Iceland

The Fourth World Congress on Positive Psychology
June 25-28, 2015, 
Lake Buena Vista, Florida

National Identity Conference
August 31-September 1, 2015,
Berlin, Germany

More Events


Career Center

APS Executive Director
Association for Psychological Science

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
St. Mary's College of Maryland

Academic Psychology Technician
Dickinson College

Senior Research Specialist/Supervisor
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Post-Doctoral Position in Social Neuroscience and Psychiatric Disorders
University of Virginia

Program Data Coordinator

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