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Location: A107/108/109 |  Thursday, February 7  |  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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The Intervention Science preconference brings together researchers united by an interest in turning social psychology outward to understand and address pressing societal problems. In this preconference’s third year, we will discuss the science of effective theory-driven interventions with an emphasis on research that uses diverse theoretical approaches to address a broad range of social issues across the world. 2019’s speakers, Alia Crum,Andrea DinneenMarYam HamedaniJohannes HaushoferHazel MarkusJason OkonofuaBetsy Levy PaluckAlexandra Scacco, and Lauren Young, conduct interventions across a wide variety of cultural contexts to reduce prejudice, promote equity in schools and policing, increase political participation, improve health and financial wellbeing, and more. 

We invite abstract submissions to to present in our poster session (open to all attendees) and/or to give an early career data blitz (open to graduate students and recent PhDs). All submissions are due on October 31, 2018 (see instructions below).


Alia Crum, Stanford University
Andrea Dinneen, Duke University Center for Advanced Hindsight
MarYam Hamedani, Stanford Center for Social Psychological Answers to Real-world Questions
Johannes Haushofer, Princeton University
Hazel Markus, Stanford University
Jason Okonofua, University of California, Berkeley
Betsy Levy Paluck, Princeton University
Alexandra Scacco, Berlin Social Science Center
Lauren Young, University of California, Davis
Early Career Data Blitz Speakers:
Christina Bauer, Freie Universität Berlin
Megan Fritz, University of California, Riverside
Samantha Moore-Berg, University of Pennsylvania and Beyond Conflict Innovation Lab
Katharine Scott, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sherry Wu, Princeton University


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Call for Poster and Data Blitz Submissions:

We invite attendees who would like to present a poster or early career data blitz on their intervention research to submit abstracts using the new SPSP Preconference Submission Portal. The portal will be open from September 1st - October 31st

Submissions for this preconference are now closed.

Eligibility: Poster submissions are open to all attendees; early career data blitz submissions are open to doctoral students and recent PhDs (degree earned 2014 or later). If you fit the criteria for both submissions, you are welcome to submit your abstracts to both categories by checking the boxes for both “Poster” and “Data Blitz.”

Note that data must be collected prior to submission and that all presenters must be registered for the Intervention Science preconference. Our poster session will take place during the lunch hour and the data blitz will be in the afternoon. We look forward to your submissions and will announce all poster and data blitz acceptances by November 16. 


Kate Turetsky
Rebecca Littman
Valerie Purdie Greenaway


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