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Location: TBA  |  Thursday, February 7  |  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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The Lifespan Social-Personality (LSP) Preconference highlights the importance of understanding and integrating lifespan methodology into social-personality research. LSP 2019 will feature symposia on aging, adult development, and psychopathology as well as a methods session on meta-analysis and an open poster session at which attendees present recent developmental social-personality work. Learn more about the Lifespan Social-Personality conference at https://lifespanprecon.weebly.com/


8:00 - 9:00: Breakfast

9:00 - 10:15: Symposium 1: Aging and Cognition and Social-Personality Psychology

Chairs: Karen Hooker, Oregon State University & Erik Noftle, Willamette University

  • Goal pursuit, health behaviors, and subjective cognitive difficulties: A microlongitudinal study of older adults (Eric Cerino, Shelbie Turner, & Karen Hooker, Oregon State University)
  • Lifespan models of personality and cognitive resilience: The Hawaii personality and health study (Grant W. Edmonds, Robert S. Wilson, & Sara E. Hampson, Oregon Research Institute)
  • The trajectory of personality in dementia (Angelina R. Sutin & Antonio Terracciano, Florida State University)
  • Personality in Relation to Biomarkers as Risk Factors for Dementia (Jan Duchek, David Balota, Andy Aschenbrenner)

10:15 - 10:30: Discussion

10:30 - 11:30: Symposium 2: Longitudinal Stability/Change in Personality Understood Broadly: Beyond the Big Five

Chairs: Gerard Saucier & Sanjay Srivastava, University of Oregon

  • Longitudinal stability and change in the Big Six, emphasizing honesty/propriety, a maturity principle, the Cumulative Continuity Principle, and a socialization principle of maturity (Cory Costello & Sanjay Srivastava, University of Oregon)
  • Ethics-relevant values in adulthood, their disposition-like stability and the dynamics of socialization toward inclusiveness (Amber Thalmayer & Gerard Saucier, University of Lausanne and University of Oregon)
  • The co-development in mid-life of purposefulness and achievement in work roles, and the degree to which this is attributable to conscientiousness (Sara Weston & Patrick Hill, Northwestern University and Washington University St. Louis)

11:30 - 11:45: Discussion

11:45 - 12:00: Get lunch

12:00 - 1:00: Transparency and Open Science Round Tables with Personality Dynamics, Processes, and Functioning Preconference

Chair: Sara Weston, Northwestern University

1:00 - 1:45: Poster Session

1:45 - 2:45: Symposium 3: Psychopathology Dynamics during Development

Chair: Chris Hopwood, University of California, Davis

  • How impulsivity measured via multiple methods dynamically impacts self-administered alcohol use during a drinking episode in young adults (Sarah Dermody, Oregon State University)
  • How mentalizing shapes the development of psychopathology during adolescence (Carla Sharp, University of Houston)
  • Personality heterogeneity among adolescents with conduct problems (Sylia Wilson, University of Minnesota)

2:45 - 3:00: Discussion

3:00 - 4:30: Methods Section: Modern Longitudinal Meta-Analysis

Chair: Jenn Lodi-Smith, Canisius College

  • Brief Introduction of PRISMA and MARS guidelines for meta-analysis (Jenn Lodi-Smith, Canisius College)
  • Introduction to the metafor package in R (Wolfgang Viechtbauer, Maastricht University)
  • Strengths and weaknesses in adjusting for publication bias in meta-analysis & open data in meta-analysis (Joe Hilgard, Illinois State University)
  • Introduction to integrative data analysis (Eileen Kranz Graham, Northwestern University)


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