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eDialogue: January 25, 2018

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Ryan Boyd’s Software Minimizes the Tedium of Language Analysis

Language analysis often means hours of data manipulation. Ryan Boyd solved the problem with a few hours of coding.

SPSP Seeks Candidates for 2019 Board of Directors
Help guide the future and vision of the organization and field by adding your name to the ballot, or identify a colleague whom you think would be a good candidate. Nominations close January 26.
Meet the 2018 Student Committee
Congratulations to the recently selected 2018 Student Committee members. Their term will begin after this year's convention in Atlanta. Thanks to all who applied and to our 2017 members for their hard work and dedication.
Announcing the 2018 Wegner Theoretical Innovation Prize Winners
This award recognizes the most innovative theoretical contributions to social/personality psychology in the past year.
Instructors Needed for 2019 Summer Institute
Spend a week in New York City teaching the next generation of our field’s leaders. Past instructors reflect on their experiences here. The deadline for submissions is February 15.
Heritage Research Award Winners Selected
These awards help doctoral students defray the cost of a doctoral dissertation in personality or social psychology. Congratulations to this year’s winners.
What Do You Want to See in This Newsletter?
Have a great idea for SPSP member newsletter content, or want to contribute? Reach out!


Convention Updates
Important Information for Domestic Travelers
Changing travel policies in the U.S. could affect your flight to Atlanta. Please take a moment to review these new regulations at the Department of Homeland Security's website.
Arrange Your Convention Itinerary with the Online Program Planner
Use the online program planner/mobile app to create a custom schedule, browse professional development sessions or plan which receptions to attend. Available online here. The printed program is also available for download.
Deadline for #SPSP2018 Deep Dive Workshops Extended!
Space is still available in several of these longer workshop sessions. Take advantage of this opportunity to dig deeper on a specific topic and gain practical knowledge and skills in the process. There is no additional cost to attend, but preregistration is required.

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Career Networking at #SPSP2018
With over 3,000 attendees expected in Atlanta this March, the convention provides a great opportunity for leaders to interview or network with highly skilled and motivated candidates for current and future positions. Accepted listings will be visible through the online program and mobile app for attendees to view and contact you. Submit your listing today!
Tickets for the SPlish SPlash Welcome Reception at Georgia Aquarium Still Available
Don’t miss your chance to mingle and network with convention attendees at one of Atlanta’s most popular attractions on Thursday night, March 1, from 7:30 – 10:00 PM. Ticket price includes full admission to all galleries and exhibits, a drink ticket, and hors d’oeuvres.
#SPSP2018 Preconferences Filling Up
Several of this year’s preconferences are now full and others are reaching capacity, so register soon if you are hoping to attend one.

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Join the #SPSP2018 Twitter Team!
Coming to Atlanta? Do you love tweeting science? Share your excitement leading up to and during convention. We’ll ask you to tweet your perspectives leading up to and from the convention sessions.
Networking and Social Events at #SPSP2018
Don’t miss out on these great opportunities to unwind and connect with your fellow attendees.
Community Updates
Member Spotlight: Belinda Campos
Belinda Campos, an associate professor in the Department of Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California, Irvine, studies the role of sociocultural context in shaping relationships, emotions, and health.
SPSP Member Alison Ledgerwood Named Chancellor’s Fellow
SPSP’s 2017 Service to the Field Award winner has also been named a Chancellor’s Fellows at University of California, Davis. Congratulations Alison!
Cartoon Book on Values, Well-being, and Capitalism
SPSP member Tim Kasser’s recently published book builds from the research many social and personality psychologists have conducted on values, well-being, and consumer behavior.
Recently Published by SPSP Member Todd D. Nelson, Ph.D.
Todd has three new publications to share with the community: Getting Grounded in Social Psychology by Psychology Press is written for advanced undergrad and first year grad students in social psychology; a 2nd edition of Ageism: Stereotyping and prejudice against older persons by MIT Press examines why people are ageist; and a third book, Classic and Contemporary Studies in Social Psychology: A text-reader, to be published by Sage in February 2018, is designed for intro social and methods courses.
We Want to Share Your News
Share your news with the SPSP community, whether it’s professional (a new job, book, or award) or personal (a wedding, children, or the passing of a colleague).
News Center
Exploring the Affirmative Role of Gay Icons
A study suggests that the coming out process can be aided by parasocial interactions with our celebrity icons.
Entitled People Don’t Follow Instructions Because They See Them as “Unfair”
Recent research finds people with a greater sense of entitlement view instructions as an unfair imposition on them.
Tell Us About Your Research
If you’ve recently been in the news, have research you want to share with the media, or are interested in writing for our blog, please email SPSP’s Public & Media Relations Manager at the link above!
Upcoming Events
2/4 - 2/5/18: Winter School “Competing or cooperating: human interaction in times of social and economic instability”, University of Padova (Italy)
4/4 - 4/5/18: 2018 Consortium of European Research on Emotion (CERE) conference, Glasgow, Scotland
6/7 - 6/9/18: Behavioral Decision Research in Management 2018, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
7/5 - 7/11/18: ISSAS 2018 - The development of emotions, Geneva, Switzerland
Career Center
★ Post Doctoral FellowNew York University Stern School of Business
★ Postdoctoral Fellowship Position: January 31 DeadlineNorthwestern University: Kellogg School of Management
★ Associate Researcher of Applied Mathematics & StatisticsFuture Laboratories LLC
★ Associate Researcher of Behavioral EconomicsFuture Laboratories LLC
★ Project Manager/Research AssistantTurkPrime
★ Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Social PsychologyNova Southeastern University
★ Assistant Professor - Social PsychologyUWL
Additional Job Openings
Full Time Lab Manager, Stanford Social Neuroscience Laboratory
Assistant or Associate Professor, San Jose State University School of Management
Research and Project Manager, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Teaching Assistant Professor, East Carolina University
Tenure-track position in organizational behavior (open rank), University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business
Post-Doc in Social Psychology at Ohio State, Ohio State University
Henry Rutgers Term Chair, Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor, Rutgers University
Assistant/Associate/Professor - Organizational Behavior, University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business
Psychology teaching positions (full-time and part-time), Harvard University
Post-doctoral Fellow Management Division of Columbia Business School, Columbia University
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