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eDialogue: November 10, 2016

SPSP News | Convention Updates | Community Updates | News Center | Upcoming Events | Career Center


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Introducing the New PSPB Editors!

On January 1, incoming Editor Chris Crandall will take over the helm of PSPB alongside Co-Editors Colin Wayne Leach, Michael D. Robinson, and Tessa West. Hear from Chris about how he views his role and the senior editorial team’s vision for the journal, and get to know Chris and the co-editors.


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Small Research Grantees' Projects
Applications are being accepted through 11/15 for small research grants of up to $1,500. We checked in with the Summer 2016 grantees to see how their research is progressing.

Summer Institute for Graduate Students Accepting Applications
With National Science Foundation funding, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology bi-annually offers a two-week intensive summer experience for up to 80 pre-doctoral students in social and personality psychology.
Apply for an SPSP Small Conference Grant Today
 Applications are being accepted through December 1st for grants of up to $10,000 to SPSP members who seek to host small conferences related to personality and social psychology. 

Convention Updates
Register Early and Save
The early registration deadline for the 2017 SPSP Convention is December 2, 2016. Register before the deadline, and you can save up to $75 off regular registration rates.
Volunteer With SPSP in San Antonio
If you are a student who has been to the convention before, sign up to be considered for a volunteer spot! If selected, you’ll volunteer for up to four hours, and receive a $75 VISA gift card to help partially defray your convention attendance costs.
Invited Sessions
This year’s invited sessions, Fresh Perspectives on Personality and Social Psychology Processes and What Now? Moving Past the Replication Debate, will highlight innovative research and stimulate discussion about the future of our field.
First-Time Attendees Welcome Reception
First time attending the convention? Come to our welcome reception, and get to know convention “regulars” over refreshments. You’ll make new connections and learn how to make the most of your convention experience.
Join the #SPSP2017 Twitter Team

If you’re coming to San Antonio, and love to tweet science, apply to be part of our convention twitter team! We’ll ask you to share your thoughts before, during, and after the convention.

Community Updates
Member Spotlight: Ozlem Ayduk
Ozlem Ayduk is a Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include close relationships; emotion regulation; and the development of self-regulation in children.
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News Center
Metaphors Bias Perceptions of Scientific Discovery
While the metaphor that ideas appear “like light bulbs” is popular, new research indicates that discovery metaphors influence our perceptions of inventors’ abilities based on their gender.
Health and Social Relationships at Work
Recent research spanning more than 19,000 people across the globe shows higher social identification with one’s team or organization is associated with better health and lower stress.
Is the Internet Making You Mean?
New research finds that people shy away from discussing highly controversial topics that might be offensive to others, even in a completely anonymous online context. 


Upcoming Events
11/7 - 11/11/16: The Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology 2016, Port Au Prince, Haiti
11/18 - 11/19/16: Conference on Personality and Individual Differences, St Kilda, Australia
12/4 - 12/5/16: Psychology of Architecture Conference, Austin, TX
3/27 - 3/29/17: Recontextualizing Knowledge. Situation in Science Communication,
Tübingen, Germany
6/25 - 6/29/17: International Academy for Intercultural Research, Staten Island, NY
7/12 - 7/14/17: 18th International Reversal Theory Conference, Swansea University, Wales, UK

Career Center
 ★ Academic PostsCardiff University, United Kingdom
 ★ Assistant, Associate or Full ProfessorUniversity of Chicago
 ★ Assistant Professor in Social Psychology and Global JusticeMarian University
 ★ Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Social PsychologyUniversity of Colorado, Boulder
 ★ Assistant Professor of PsychologyThe New School, New York
 ★ Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions in Health PolicyUniversity of Nevada, Reno

 ★ Assistant or Associate Professor of Behavioral ScienceUniversity of Chicago Booth
School of Business

Additional Job Openings
Post-doc Position in Statistical Models for Emotion DynamicsUniversity of Leuven
Part-time (75% Appointment 1/1/17 - 12/31/17) Rank of LecturerUniversity of Toronto
Professor of PsychologyUniversity of Bath
Social Science Data AnalyticsMichigan State University
Postdoc Scholar in Behavioral EpigeneticsUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Post Doc Position in Social PsychologySENS Laboratory
3-Year Postdoctoral RAUniversity of Kent
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University
Ranked Faculty - Department of PsychologySt. Catherine University
Psychology Research FellowThe Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)
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