Wednesday, March 21, 2018

York U Representation @ SPSP and AP-LS 2018 !

As usual, York U was well-represented at the Annual Meeting for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in the peachy city of Atlanta, Georgia that ran from March 1-3, 2018.

See below for our faculty and graduate student presentations!

Amy Muise - Close Relationships Pre-Conference
Keeping The Spark Alive: Self-Expansion in Relationships (link)

Meghan George
Implicit Bias Following Social Exclusion (Finalist for Student Poster Award!)

Joshua Guilfoyle

Transgressor's Willingness to Apologize: The Effects of Social Power and Perspective Taking (link)

Francine Karmali
Race and Body Cues: The Effects of Posture on Perception of Blacks

Heewon Kwon  - Advances in Cultural Psychology Pre-Conference
Public Perceptions of the Model Minority Stereotypes

Christina Lapytskaia 
The Effects of Racialized Police Violence on Racial Attitudes

Ronda Lo - Advances in Cultural Psychology Pre-Conference
Culture and Social Comparison in a Sibling Context: The Ambivalence of Sibling Differentiation

Joshua Quinlan
The Effect of Expectation and Intention on the Appreciation of Absurd Humour

Elysia Vaccarino
Shifting Perceptions of Prejudice and Apathy

Elizabeth van Monsjou
A Qualitative Analysis of Harbouring Grudges

Ashley Weinberg

Implicit Academic Stereotyping Among Black and Non-Black Children

Alexandria West
The Social Consequences of Switching Between Cultures

Model SP graduate students commencing the end of SPSP 2018 by posing in front of the lovely SPSP peach.

In addition to SPSP, the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS) Annual Conference happened shortly afterwards on March 8-10, 2018, in Memphis, Tennessee, where two of our own students successfully presented their research (see below!).

Caroline Erentzen 
Exploring the Dark Figure of Hate: A Comparison of Official Police Reports and Private Victimization Experiences

Alisha Salerno
Police Response to Developmental Disability

Conferences as usual!