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Member Newsletter: July 16, 2015

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Convention News

Career Center

Upcoming Events


Member Exclusive

G'day! A SPSP Summer Abroad

SPSP member DJ Lick continues his journey researching abroad in Western Australia. In Part Two of his blog series, he describes "Having documented the potential of visual adaptation as a prejudice reduction mechanism, I’m now endeavoring to understand exactly how and why it works. I’m spending my time at the University of Western Australia examining the proximal cognitive mechanisms by which visual adaptation enhances social evaluations." Read more about DJ's travels here.




Tips From a Young SAGE Scholar: Jenessa Shapiro

Janessa Shapiro"Consider attending talks, workshops, and conferences that are outside your area in social psychology and outside of psychology in general. This will often stimulate creative ways to tackle old questions..." Read more insights from the 2015 SAGE Young Scholar Award recipient, Jenessa Shapiro, on SAGE Connection


We Want to Share Your News

Whether it’s professional (new job, book, award) or personal (wedding, children, passing of a colleague), let us help you share it with SPSP Members. Submit your announcement here to be published in SPSP's Community Updates.


Join the Discussion

Have you logged on to SPSP Connect! yet? Visit the site to ask questions, share techniques, and hold discussions with fellow members of SPSP.



From the Newscenter

Men May Feel More Threatened by Female Bosses, Research Finds

Although women are underrepresented in senior management positions in the US, they are almost on par with men at middle and lower management levels. In three experiments, researchers discovered men feel more threatened when they answer to female bosses. Read more.


Subtle Doesn’t Mean Harmless: How Modern Discrimination Maintains Social Inequality

Departing from recent history, it is no longer socially acceptable in many societies to stereotype or discriminate against groups of people. However, this does not mean discrimination is a thing of the past. Read more.




Convention News

Convention Housing Opens Tomorrow

Don't miss out! Secure your hotel accommodations for San Diego at a reduced rate in the official SPSP Annual Convention Housing Block! The block opens tomorrow July 17, 2015. Visit our website for more information.

#SPSP2016 Preconferences Announced

Preconferences being offered the Thursday before our annual convention have been announced. You can read a full list of preconferences on our website. More information about this year’s preconferences will be posted online soon!

Career Center

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Social Psychology
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel

Postdoctoral Position (Gender Stereotypes and Intelligence)
University of Illinois
Champaign, IL USA

Postdoctoral Candidates
IDC Hertzliya
Herzliya, Israel

Research Data Analyst
Stanford University PERTS
San Francisco, CA USA

Mind, Brain, Behavior Hive Postdoctoral Position
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

PhD Position
University of Grenoble Alpes
Grenoble, France

Lab Manager
University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA USA

Data Programmer/Predoctoral Intern
Yale School of Management
New Haven, CT USA

Tenure-Track Position in Social, Personality, or Health Psychology
University of Toronto, Mississauga
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Research Analyst II
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN USA

PhD Student Position/Social Emotions
Social Cognition Center, University of Cologne
Cologne, Germany

Postdoctoral Position
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI USA

More Opportunities
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Upcoming Events

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

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

Developmental and Social Psychology Annual Conference 2015
September 9-11, 2015
Manchester, UK

Conference in Honor of Donald Campbell
September 10-11, 2015
Bethlehem, PA USA

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

2015 Person Memory Interest Group (PMIG) Conference
September 21-24, 2015
Estes Park, CO USA

Foundation for Psychocultural Research UCLA Sex & Gender Conference
October 23-24, 2015
Los Angeles, CA USA

The Society for Consulting Psychology International Congress and Mid-Winter Conference
February 4-7, 2015
Orlando, FL USA

The Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology 2016
November 7-11, 2016
Port au Prince, Haiti

The 2nd Word Conference on Personality
March 31-April 4, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


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