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Member Newsletter: February 25, 2016

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From the News Center

Member Exclusive


Convention News

Featured Career Oppotunities

Career Center

Upcoming Events


From the News Center

Hope for Peace May be Encouraged by Enemies in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Feature ImageJewish Israelis may feel more hopeful when they hear messages of hope from Palestinians regardless of whether they are portrayed as peace activists or former militia members who had attacked Israeli military targets, according to new research.

Are Stereotypes Accurate?

Feature ImageRecent scholarship suggests that people’s beliefs about various groups (i.e., their stereotypes) are largely accurate. Read the blog post questioning the accuracy of stereotypes and the response commentary.


Member Exclusive

Reflections from SASP: Fieke Wagemans

The Society for Australasian Social Psychologists organizes a summer school for up to thirty six graduate students every other year. This year SPSP sponsored three of its student members to attend. Read about the experiences from one of this year's attendees Fieke Wagemans.




Five Tips for Teaching Research Methods in Personality and Social Psychology

SAGE ScholarsThis year's SAGE Young Scholar Awardees Cheryl Wakslak, Jon Freeman, Adam Waytz, Ulrich Orth, and Wiebke Bleidorn offer their tips and insights on research methods in social and personality psychology.

Read their responses.


Call for PSPB Editor

The Publications Committee and the SPSP Board of Directors have opened nominations for the editorship of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (PSPB). The editor's term is typically four years, to begin January 1, 2017. Learn more about applying to and nominating for the position.


Book Announcement: Emotions, Leanring and the Brain

 Mary Helen Immordino-Yang has published a new book. Emotions, Learning and the Brain explores the new field of social-affective neuroscience and the implications of neuroscience for education. Read more community updates.



We Want to Share Your News

NewspapersWhether 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.



Convention News

2016 Convention Catch-Up

Convention Catch-UpIf you didn't get a chance to make it to San Diego this year you can still experience the convention! Check out symposia presentations from this year's convention on SPSP's YouTube channel.



Featured Career Opportunities

Operations/Membership Assistant

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Washington, DC USA
The Operations/Membership Assistant will work 20 hours per week and assist with routine office duties supporting the Operations Manager and Membership Coordinator... Read more

Postdoctoral Research Professional

Center for Decision Research, University of Chicago Booth Business School, Chicago, IL USA
This position is designed to support a talented behavioral scientist in generating significant research contributions to relevant disciplines (e.g., psychology, economics)... Read more

Lab Manager

University of Maryland College Park, MD USA
The Culture Lab at the University of Maryland is seeking a full-time lab manager to assist Dr. Michele J. Gelfand coordinate and conduct studies... Read more


Career Center

University of Leuven
Leuven, Belgium
NYU Stern School of Business
New York, NY USA

Government Relations Associate
Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA)
Washington, DC USA

Two Senior Lecturer Positions in Social Psychology
Murdoch University
Perth, AL Australia

Postdoctoral Position in Social Factors in Health
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Postdoctoral Fellow in Social Psychology
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA USA

One Year Visiting Professor of Psychology
Hendrix College
Conway, AR USA

Postdoctoral fellow in Social and Decision Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA USA


More Opportunities
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Upcoming Events

96th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Associate
March 23 to 26, 2016
Las Vegas, NV USA

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

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

4th Annual International Weight Stigma Conference
April 29 to 30, 2016
Vancouver, Canada

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

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