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Member Newsletter: July 2, 2015

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Featured News


Community Updates

Member Exclusive

Convention News

Career Center

Upcoming Events


Featured News

Anger, Aggression, and You – Interventions That Make Us Less Likely to Lash Out

What is it that separates those breathe-easy, deep wells of meditative calmness from those of us who constantly seem pent-up and ready-to-pounce? Recent research suggests you can actually train people to better control and regulate their anger and aggression. Read more.


Can Focusing on the Self Make You More Moral?

Traditional wisdom suggests that focusing on the self reduces moral behavior because self-focused people care about their own interests and well-being; however, this may not always be the case. Recent research suggests that morality is so important for the self-concept that focusing on the self in morally-charged circumstances can actually improve moral behavior. Read more.




Tips From a Young SAGE Scholar: Nicholas Rule

"Other people might like to tell you what to do but success is defined by your own values and goals. Your best work will come from your passions," says Rule. Read more tips from the 2015 Sage Young Scholar Award recipient on Sage Connection




Community Updates

CPA Award

The Canadian Psychological Association has named SPSP member Peter Suedfeld as the recipient of its 2015 Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology. Read more.

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.


Member Exclusive

Why We Started the Sexuality Shared-Interest Group

SPSP Members Randal Brown and Dana Weiser recently launched a new Sexuality shared-interest group (SIG) on SPSP Connect! "Attending the sexuality preconference energized us as researchers and we hope to continue the cultivation of this community." Read More.



Convention News

Symposia and Poster Submission Portal Now Open!

The submission portal for symposia and posters are now open. Submit your science for the upcoming convention here!  

Apply for Travel Awards to SPSP's Annual Convention

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology offers a limited number of awards to support individuals traveling to its annual convention. This includes our new Teacher/Scholar travel award, which supports the participation of SPSP members who teach and work with undergraduate students exclusively. Applications are now being accepted. You can read more about each of SPSP's travel awards here.

Convention Housing Opens July 17

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

Convention Catch-Up

Don't forget to check out SPSP's YouTube channel to catch up on symposia from our 16th Annual Convention in Long Beach, California. You will also find research symposia from years past. 


Career Center

Data Programmer/Pre-Doctoral 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

Visiting Assistant Professor
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY USA

Professional Research Assistant
University of Colorado, Boulder
Boulder, CO USA

Postdoc Opportunity: The Psychology of Conflict
Aarhus University
Aarhus, Jutland, Denmark

Tenure-Track Junior Faculty in Psychology (Clinical, Social, Developmental)
Boğaziçi University
Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey

Faculty/MRI Director
University of Delaware
Newark, DE USA

More Opportunities
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Upcoming Events

Annual conference of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP)
July 3-6, 2015
San Diego, California

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

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

Conference in Honor of Donald Campbell
September 10-11
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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

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

The Society for Consulting Psychology Internation Congress and Mid-Winter Conference
February 4-7, 2015
Orlando, Florida

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


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