Tuesday, February 05, 2013

2013 Conference Updates

Welcome back to those who attended the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana this year. As always, our area was very well represented. Congratulations to the following students for their presentations:
  • Katrina Fong for her poster presentation, “The impact of video game outcomes and choice on locus of control
  • Joshua Guilfoyle for his poster presentation, “To forgive or not to forgive, that is the question: The effects of forgiving vs. unforgiving on repentance
  • Careen Khoury for her poster presentation, “Powerful or powerless: Seeking revenge or holding a grudge
  • Corey Lipman for his poster presentation, “Contextual effects on children's implicit attitudes
  • Andy Ng for his poster presentation, “ Cultural differences in cross-race effect and own-group bias in face recognition”
  • Marina Rain for her poster presentation, “Empathy for fictional characters mediates the relationship between attachment anxiety and parasocial interaction tendencies”
  • Elizabeth van Monsjou for her poster presentation, “The effects of adult attachment style on post-transgression response
  • Oth Vilaythong for his poster presentation, “Seeing the self in others: The impact of self-other similarity on visual attention
  • Amanda Williams for her poster presentation, “Race salience moderates children’s implicit racial biases
  • Sadia Zafar for her poster presentation, “Perceived discrimination and well being: The role of religious identity

Congratulations are in order for the following students who have recently presented at other conferences:
  • Joana Katter for her paper, “Anger and economic stress: The importance of self-esteem”, presented at the annual conference of International Association for Research in Economic Psychology in Wroclaw, Poland.
    - Joana was also interviewed for the Polish national radio.
  • Andy Ng for his paper, “Cultural differences in defensive bias in response to deceptive advertising”, presented at the annual Advertising and Consumer Psychology Conference in Singapore.