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Member Newsletter: September 24, 2015

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Member Exclusive

From the News Center


Featured Career Opportunities

Convention News

Career Center

Upcoming Events


Member Exclusive

G'Day! A SPSP Summer Abroad

Summer has officially come to an end, but SPSP Student Member DJ Lick has some wisdom to share from his experiences studying abroad in Australia. In his final blog post, DJ wraps up his work Down Under and provides a tip list for students pursuing study abroad opportunities.

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From the News Center

The Attractiveness of Confidence

Research has confirmed that men and women rate confidence as a very attractive trait in a potential partner. Given the benefits of confidence, researchers investigated whether people could gain a romantic edge by being overconfident


Reducing Temptations by Setting Better Goals

Reducing temptations by setting better goals Whether it is to spend more time with family or eat less junk food, goals are ubiquitous in our day-to-day lives. However, despite the prevalence of goals, failures in self-regulation abound. Why are certain goals more easily pursued and attained than others?




Follow @SPSPJobs on Twitter

Are you looking for a job in social and personality psychology? SPSP is here to help you get a leg up on the competition! Follow @SPSPJobs to get real-time tweets and updates on the newest postings in the SPSP Career Center.


Get the Most Out of SPSP Connect!

SPSP Connect! is the primary SPSP member benefit for real-time discussions, professional connections, helpful resources, and important announcements for social and personality psychologists around the world. Learn how to best utilize SPSP Connect! with our new tutorial.


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 to be published in SPSP's Community Updates.



Featured Career Opportunities

Organizational Behavior Faculty, All Levels

Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT USA
The Yale School of Management seeks to hire faculty in the area of organizational behavior for a tenure track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels, commensurate with experience... Read more

Do you want to have a career opportunity featured in the SPSP Member Newsletter? Visit the SPSP Career Center to learn how.


Convention News

Invited Sessions at #SPSP2016

2016 SPSP President Wendy Wood will be hosting a discussion  "Policy, Social Psychology, and You," answering questions like, "Are policy jobs out there for me?" to "How can we improve the world by developing science-based policy?"

Expect SPSP 2016 invited sessions exploring the powerful lens big data provides to understanding human behavior, and the incorporation of cultural evolutionary processes in models of genetic evolution.

Dr. Walter Mischel Named SPSP Legacy Honoree

SPSP is pleased to announce Walter Mischel as the 2016 SPSP Convention Legacy honoree. Mischel is the recipient of the first Legacy  recognition, which is designed to honor luminary figures in social and personality psychology. Mischel has been a leading voice in psychological science since the beginning of his long career. His work on personality and situations as causes of human behavior has been sometimes controversial--and always innovative.


Reserve Your Hotel Room

The SPSP Hotel Block is already 65% full. Be sure to reserve your room now while there is still space available. If you are looking to save some money at SPSP's upcoming convention use our room-sharing portal and view the list of individuals looking for roommates to meet and connect with fellow SPSP members attending the convention.



Career Center

Tenured Positions in Developmental Psychology or Social Neuroscience
Ashoka University
Sonipat, Haryana India

Research Aide
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY USA

Assistant Professor of Political Science (Tenure-Track)
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE USA

Assistant Professor, Social Psychology
Virginia Commonweath University
Richmond, VA USA

Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR USA

PhD Studentship for Research on the Autonomic Correlates of Listening Effort
Liverpool John Moores University
Liverpool, UK

Open Rank Psychology & Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA USA

Web and Graphic Design Intern
The Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Washington, DC USA

Assistant Professor, Evolutionary Science
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ USA

Tenure-Track Social Psychologist
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA USA

Assistant Professor Position in Social Psychology
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ USA

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Upcoming Events

14 Annual Conference of Psychology of Relationships Interest Group
October 8-9, 2015
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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

Mixed Emoti-Con
October 23-24, 2015
Ann Arbor, MI USA

The Society for Consulting Psychology International Congress and Mid-Winter Conference
February 4-7, 2016
Orlando, FL USA

Society for Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP) Annual Conference
March 31-April 2, 2016
Brisbane, Australia

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

15th Biennial Conference on Behavioral Decision Research in Management (BDRM)
June 9-11, 2016
Toronto, Canada


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