Leading psychologists and political scientists will discuss current research on topics aimed at furthering the understanding of political behavior. Topics will include political extremism, the role of genetics in politics, social categorization, intergroup contact and prejudice, and morality. In addition, we will host a graduate student talk, data blitz, poster session, and paper-swap. Our objectives are to break down boundaries between psychology and political science, and promote the next generation of political psychologists.
Ted Brader, University of Michigan
Mark Brandt, Tilburg University
Aleksandra Cichocka, University of Kent
Chris Dawes, New York University
Kurt Gray, University of North Carolina
Ingrid Haas, University of Nebraska
Amy Krosch, Cornell University
Linda Tropp, University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Student Talk: Graduate students are invited to submit proposals to give a 15-minute talk about first-authored work that will not be presented in a symposium at the main SPSP conference. Preference will be given to individuals who have not spoken at the preconference in previous years, but all submissions will be considered. Note that data must be collected and analyzed before submission of the abstract. Please email your title, 250-word abstract, and CV to email@example.com by November 1st. Please do not include any identifying information in the abstract. Proposals that are not accepted for the student talk may still be submitted for consideration for a poster, paper-swap, or data blitz presentation.
Poster Session: To be considered for a poster presentation, please email your title and 250-word abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 20th.
Paper Swap: We invite you to share your work with other conference attendees. Please bring copies of recently published papers, pre-prints, or papers-in-progress. To have your paper listed in the preconference program, please email your title and 250-word abstract to email@example.com by November 20th.
Data Blitz: Participants with outstanding first-authored poster and paper-swap submissions will be invited to present their work in rapid-pace form. Preference will be given to participants who have not spoken at the preconference in previous years, but all poster and paper-swap submissions will be considered for the data blitz.
Chadly Stern, University of Illinois
Joanna Sterling, New York University
8:00-9:00am: Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:15am: Welcoming Remarks
9:15-9:45am: Linda Tropp, University
of Massachusetts Amherst
9:45-10:15am: Chris Dawes,
New York University
10:15-10:45am: Amy Krosch,
10:45-11:10am: AM Coffee Break
11:10-11:40am: Ted Brader,
University of Michigan
1:00-1:30pm: Mark Brandt, Tilburg University
1:30-2:00pm: Aleksandra Cichocka,
University of Kent
2:00-2:30pm: Data Blitz
2:30-3:15pm: Poster Session & PM Break
3:15-3:45pm: Ingrid Haas,
University of Nebraska
3:45-4:15pm: Kurt Gray,
University of North Carolina
4:15-4:25pm: Closing Remarks