Location: Hyatt Regency (HR) Centennial IV
The theme of the 2018 Advances in Cultural Psychology preconference is "Methodological and Conceptual Advancement in Cultural Psychology." Confirmed speakers include Dov Cohen, Fons van de Vijver, Michael Varnum, Krishna Savani, and Gail Ferguson.
A data blitz will allow advanced graduate students and post-docs to present their current research, and roundtable discussions will focus on more specific topics of interest to students and faculty.
Fons van de Vijver
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Deadline for submissions: December 20th, 2017 | Submit Here
Senior students and recent PhDs (degree received in 2014 or later) who would like to present their research in a 5-minute blitz are invited to submit an abstract for the data blitz session. Data must be collected prior to submission.
Everyone is welcome to submit an abstract to the poster session. Data must be collected prior to submission.
The Outstanding Contribution to Cultural Psychology Award is designed to recognize a scholar whose work has added substantially to the body of knowledge in cultural psychology and whose sustained contributions have significantly advanced our understanding of cultural variation and/or cultural processes.
Individuals may self-nominate or be nominated by others.
Nomination materials (one letter of recommendation detailing the nominee's contributions to cultural psychology, and the nominee’s CV) should be sent in one email to Jeanne Tsai (firstname.lastname@example.org) by November 15, 2017.
Nominees must be registered for the preconference by December 1, 2017.
Awardees will be announced at the upcoming cultural psychology preconference.
8:30AM: Continental Breakfast
9:05AM: Dov Cohen
-Metaphor and Communication
9:30AM: Krishna Savani
-Investigating the Black Box of Intercultural Learning Using Experimental Simulations in the Lab
9:55AM: Michael Varnum
-Making Psycho-History a Reality: the Emerging Science of Cultural Change
10:20AM: Coffee Break
10:40AM: Gail Ferguson
-A Primer on Remote Acculturation: Theory, Research, and Applications
11:05AM: Data Blitz Talks
-Jackson Lu: Regional ambient temperature predicts human personality
-Bokyung Park: Ideal affect match promotes microlending: People lend more to borrowers whose expressions match how people ideally want to feel
-Audrey Aday: Fitting in to feel like myself: Acculturation boosts state authenticity by increasing fit
-Igor de Almeida: Is international psychology diverse enough?
-Yen-Ping Chang: How do I let you know? Cultural variation in gratitude expressions between United States and Taiwan
-Anudhi Munasinghe: Are you an immigrant or an American? Americans opinions of and emotions toward immigrants
-Ashwini Ashokkumar: Restoring honor by slapping the daughter
-Allison Bair: Are all ideologies created equal?
12:00PM: Frontiers Talk
12:40PM: Roundtable Discussions
-Fons van de Vijer: Methodological challenges and advances in cross-cultural psychology
-Susan Cross: How to Get Your Work Published
-Carmit Tadmor & Angela Leung: Globalization and Multiculturalism
-Alana Conner: Using cultural psychology to solve real-world problems
1:30PM: Poster Session
2:30PM: Coffee Break
2:40PM: Fons van de Vijver
-Multilevel Models in Cross-Cultural Psychology: Why Underutilitzed?
3:05PM: Alana Conner
-From the Lab to the Field: Applying Cultural Psychology to Increase Innovation and Well-Being in Indian Textile Mills
3:30PM: Award Presentation: Outstanding Contribution to Advances in Cultural Psychology
4:25PM: Closing Remarks by Preconference Organizers