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eDialogue: February 23, 2017

Mahzarin Banaji's Campbell Address at the 2017 SPSP Annual Convention

In her address as the recipient of the 2016 Donald T. Campbell Award, Mahzarin Banaji discussed strangeness as extraordinary and a signal of something important.

 
Q&pAy 2017 Small Grant Competition: The Contest and the Research
Xuan Zhao, John Sakaluk, and Stefanie Tignor competed in the Q&pAy live competition. Xuan won the competition and received a $5,000 grant, and John and Stefanie each received $2,500 grants.
 
 
‘Eating Wisely’, a Book Review of Secrets from the Eating Lab
Traci Mann’s Secrets from the Eating Lab was awarded the 2016 SPSP Book Prize. Nicholas Epley, a member of the panel that selected the Book Prize winner, provides a review of the book.
    
SPSP News
 
SPSP Response to Executive Order on Visas and Immigration
SPSP joined with 160 other science organizations to send a letter in response to the White House Executive Order on visas and immigration. It stresses the importance of international collaborations in making science stronger. 
 
New Shared-Interest Group: March for Science
A March for Science is being organized for April 22 to advocate for science and evidence-based research in policies. We have created a new shared-interest group to help SPSP members connect around the march.
 
Nominations Now Open: Editorship of PSPR
Nominations (including self-nominations) are now open for the editorship of PSPR. Nominations should include a CV and statement of one page or less, and should be emailed to Shige Oishi.
 
Psychology T-Shirts Now on Sale!
Back by popular demand, the three t-shirts from #SPSP2017 (Pink Freud, Talk Data to Me, and Reverse Psychology) will be on sale in the SPSP Store. Pre-order your favorite (or all three) today!
 
Spring 2017 Small Research Grant Program Projects Funded
You can learn more about the eight research projects that received almost $11,000 in total funding under the “past recipients” tab of the program page, or apply for summer 2017 cycle funding.
 
Conferences Funded by the Spring 2017 Small Conference Grant Program
Two conferences each received $5,000 grants: The University of California Well-Being Conference and Gender Roles in the Future? Theoretical Foundations and Future Research Directions.
 
Community Updates
 
Member Spotlight: Jaye Derrick
Jaye Derrick is an assistant professor at the University of Houston. Her research interests include the influence of relationships on self-regulation, health, and addictive behaviors.
 
We Want to Share Your News
Submit your announcement for SPSP's Community Updates section.
 
Convention Updates
 
Thank You to Everyone Who Attended #SPSP2017!
SPSP staff members appreciate having the opportunity to connect with you, our members – and to help you network with and learn from each other – during the annual convention. Thanks to everyone who helped make last month’s meeting a success.
 
Introducing, Atlanta!
The SPSP 2018 Annual Convention will be held March 1-3, 2018, in Atlanta, GA. Over the course of the next year, we’ll be introducing you to the sights, sounds, and tastes of A-Town.
 
This Month's ATL Feature: Sweet Auburn Curb Market
Look no further than this urban farmer’s market for meats and produce straight from the farm, plus everything from soul food and gourmet hot dogs to artisanal ice cream.
 
News Center
 
How Kids Catch Our Social Biases
New research suggests that children can “catch” bias from adults even when adults don't explicitly teach it to them, demonstrating that adults’ unspoken biases can impact the social biases of children around them.
 
Facts, Beliefs, and Identity: The Seeds of Science Skepticism
For people who hold science-skeptic views, the question is not whether they are exposed to information, but about whether the information is processed in a balanced way.
 
For Decision-Makers Who Want the Best, Focus on the Strategy
Focus on the Strategy New research shows that for people who search through options to find “the best one,” how they make their decisions, not just the outcome, may impact their health, happiness and satisfaction.
 
Upcoming Events
 
3/27 - 3/29/17: Recontextualizing Knowledge. Situation in Science Communication
Tübingen, Germany
4/29 - 5/1/17: International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends 2017
Budapest, Hungary
6/6 - 6/7/17: 5th Annual International Weight Stigma ConferencePrague, Czech Republic
6/25 - 6/29/17: International Academy for Intercultural ResearchStaten Island, NY
7/4/17: EASP Relationship & Health ConferenceGrenada, Spain
7/12 - 7/14/17: 18th International Reversal Theory ConferenceSwansea University, Wales, UK
8/24 - 8/27/17: Science of Habits - Behavior Change Interventions for Health Habits,
Two Harbors, Catalina Island, California, USA
8/29 - 9/1/17: 18th European Conference on Developmental PsychologyUtrecht, Netherlands
10/12 - 10/14/17: ARUPS Congress 2017, Bali, Indonesia
 
Career Center
 
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Full Professor in Social PsychologyUniversity of Cologne
  
Additional Job Openings
 
Posts in Social and Personality PsychologyUniversity of Bath
Postdoctoral Research Scholars in Clinical/Personality/Applied PsychologyPennsylvania State University
Full-Time Research Technician Associate (Lab Manager)University of Michigan
Temporary Lecturer Positions (Part-Time)UC Santa Barbara
Lab Manager/Research CoordinatorUniv. of Washington
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biobehavioral and Social Health, Wayne State University
Lecturers (Assistant Professors), Senior Lecturers and Readers (Associate Professors) and a Professor, University of Bath
Lab Manager, Columbia University
Postdoctoral FellowUniversity of Michigan
WebmasterIn-Mind
 
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