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From Local to Global Psychology: Climate, Creativity, and Culture
Chair/Speakers: Paul A. M. van Lange, Michele J. Gelfand, Jackson Lu, Paul A. M. van Lange, Damian Murray, Michele J. Gelfand
Abstract: Since humans constantly experience and react to ambient temperature, we theorize that temperature shapes personality. Two large-scale studies on 59 Chinese cities (N = 5,587) and 12,499 U.S. zip codes (N = 1,660,638) revealed that individuals who grew up in milder temperatures scored higher on personality factors associated with socialization/stability and personal growth/plasticity.


”The Relationship between Over-Adaptation and Alexithymia : What Causes Over-Adaptation by Alexithymia?” (Natsuki Abe)
”Imagined Contact and Perceived Group Homogeneity: An Experimental Assessment” (Jesse Acosta)
”What is Interdependence from an Evolutionary Perspective?: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Measuring and Conceptualizing Fitness Interdependence” (Athena Aktipis)
”Reconsidering the Role of Brain Images on Judgments of Scientific Reasoning” (Jeanette Akuamoah)
”The Social Face Hypothesis: Evolutionary Evidence that Primates Evolved to Meet Demands of a Social World” (Daniel Albohn)
”Host Cultural Adoption, National Identification and Intergroup Discrimination: The Role of Cultural Norms of Integration” (Nolwenn Anier)
”Transcending Dishonor by Slapping and Ostracizing the Daughter: Lowering Self-Threat through Violence” (Ashwini Ashokkumar)
”The Relationship between Congruent Dimensions of the Self and Nostalgia” (Adrienne Austin)
”Creating and Pilot Testing Mock Social Media Profiles: College Students Detect Varying Levels of Depression” (Scott Avery)
”A Life History Approach to Phenotypic Correlates of Human Ejaculate Quality” (Nicole Barbaro)
”To Help or Not To Help? Detecting Depression on Mock Profiles and Forming Impressions of Electronic Interaction Partners” (Meaghan Barker)
”Understanding Communications of Violent Extremist Organizations through the Lens of Emotional Branding Paradigm” (Dilan Sinem Basaran)
”Cultivating versus Searching for Meaning in Life” (Jack Bauer)
”Who Falls in Love?: An Agent-Based Model of Romance” (Adam Bear)
”The Cure is a Wall: Behavioral Immune System Responses to Disease Metaphors” (Aaron Bermond)
”Is this the American Dream?: A Look at the Role of Urban and Rural Living with Income Mobility Perception” (Amy Biggerstaff)
”The Prologue of Nostalgia: Savoring Provides the Foundation for Nostalgic Memories, Whereas Nostalgia Points Optimistically towards the Future” (Marios Biskas)
”Applying the Narrative Arc Method to Explore the Linguistic Structure of Highly Rated Romance Novels” (Kate Blackburn)
”Reproductive Opportunity Not Patriarchal Pressure Correlates with Female Sexualization” (Khandis Blake)
”Do Women Expose Themselves to More Health-Related Risks in Certain Phases of the Menstrual Cycle?: A Meta-analytic Review” (Jordane Boudesseul)
”The Role of Abstraction in Denigrating Past Selves” (Jessie Briggs)
”Social Resources Increase Positive Social Expectations and the Adoption of Approach (vs. Avoidance) Social Goals” (Christopher Bromberg)
”Put a (Limbal) Ring on It: Women Perceive Men's Limbal Rings as a Health Cue in Short-Term Mating Domains” (Mitch Brown)
”Can Attributions Ease Envy?” (Tung Bui)
”Well-Being and the Valued Living Questionnaire” (James Bunde)
”Perception of Immuncompetence and Sexual Decision-Making: An Experimental Approach” (Eliza Calvo)
”Attributions of Healthy and Conventional Achievers in a Rigged Monopoly Game” (Donnah Canavan)
”How Did This Happen?: Asking How (but not Why) Following Negative Outcomes Predicts Intentions to Act” (Ashli Carter)
”Utilizing Social Identity as Protection Against Stereotype Threat” (Susie Chen)
”Informant Reported Life Satisfaction: A Behavioral Measurement of Well-Being” (Remy Cockerill)
”Activating an Organismic Growth Process through a Novel Intervention: The Existential Challenge” (Michael Corcoran)
”A Methodological Review of Selfie Studies in Social Psychology” (Charisse Corsbie-Massay)
”Detectability of Cultural Markers of Sexual Orientation” (Joanna Dare)
”Emotion Expressivity in U.S. American and Brazilian College Students: A Multi-Informant Multi-Method Comparison” (Ebenezer de Oliveira)
”What Makes Reducing Cancer Risk a Priority?: Understanding the Factors That Predict Prioritization of Melanoma Risk among High-Risk Individuals” (Danielle Drummond)
”Bad Gratitude: When “Thank You” Goes Wrong” (Patrick Dwyer)
”Acceptable Faux Pas?: The Effect of Foreign Language on Social Judgment” (Rebecca Dyer)
”Healthcare vs. Hawkishness: The Divergent Effects of Affect on Context-Driven Shifts in Attitudes” (Fade Eadeh)
”The Relevance of Person-City-Fit for Self-Esteem: A New Approach to Define Socio-Cultural Contexts” (Tobias Ebert)
”The Conflicted Ego: Exploring the Relationship of Narcissism and Conflict Management Styles in Personal and Workplace Situations” (Charles Elliott)
”Development and Validation of a Social Media Envy Scale” (Kaitlyn Elliott)
”Thinking About Race: How Contact with Multiracial People Reduces Racial Essentialism among People with Higher Levels of Racism” (Rachel Fine)
”Effect of Sexist Humor on Women’s View of Themselves” (Thomas Ford)
”The Secrets We Tell: How Motivation Affects Disclosure Outcomes” (Anthony Foster)
”Grateful Feelings Foster Self-Control: An Investigation of Gratitude, Self-Control, and Motivation” (Megan Fritz)
”The Effects of Self-Compassion and Empathy on Mental Health Help-Seeking Intentions” (James Fryer)
”The Link between Self-Concept and Achievement Motivation is Stronger in Individualist Societies and Weaker in Collectivist Ones” (Haoyi Fu)
”Bad News (for Mama and Papa) Bears: Parenting Goals Predict Need Satisfaction and Need Thwarting” (Julian Fuentes)
”Your Parents Prefer that You Date Someone Less Attractive” (Madeleine Fugere)
”Learning for Earning: Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations in College Students” (Manuel Galvan)
”Individual Differences in How Everyday Moral Language Reflects Political Orientation” (Ashley Garcia)
”Emotion Recognition: Mothers' influence on Speed and Accuracy” (Gabrielle Gelesko)
”Academic Career Aspirations Differ by Individual versus Relational Efficacy Beliefs” (Komi German)
”Dying is Unexpectedly Positive” (Amelia Goranson)
”Self-Esteem Motivation: Examining its Place in Self-Determination Continuum” (Tamara Gordeeva)
”Imagination is the Name of the Game: Competitive Mental Imagery Changes Mood but not Testosterone Levels in Women” (Jennifer Gray)
”Buying Happiness: Is It Written All Over Your Face?” (Paige Guge)
”Frequent Weight Stigma Predicts Psychological Distress Differently Depending on Coping Style, With a Tendency Towards Maladaptive Coping” (Lydia Hayward)
”Utility-Value Interventions and Undergraduate Persistence in the STEM Fields: The Role of Expectancies and Values” (Cameron Hecht)
”Environmental Factors Impacting Eating in the Absence of Hunger in Children Ages 3-14” (Megan Henderson)
”Guilt and Organ Donation Registration: The Good Effects of Feeling Bad” (Nicole Henniger)
”Different Role of Strong Ties and Weak Ties in Well-Being” (Cheongra Heo)
”Exploring the Role of Psychological Needs in Coping with Discrimination among a Sample of Latinos” (Whitney Heppner)
”Modeling Effects of Inferiority, Envy, and Misfortune Deservedness on Schadenfreude” (Charles Hoogland)
”Regulatory Focus and Connection to Instrumental Relationships” (Chin Ming Hui)
”Women's Mate Guarding is Different toward Women with Invested Fathers Versus Non-Invested Fathers” (Ashalee Hurst)
”Bad is True Here and Now, but not so much There and Then: On the Impact of Psychological Distance on the Negativity Bias” (Mariela Jaffe)
”Discontinuous Life: Imprisonment Experience, Autobiographical Reasoning and Generativity” (Tamari Jananashvili)
”Eating Their Feelings?: The Effects of Parenting Style on Adolescent Unhealthy Eating Behavior” (Rachael Jones)
”The Effect of Positive Affect and Threat on Perceived Group Similarity” (Lauren Jordan)
”Duration of Emotional Experience and its Relationship with Duration of Emotion-Eliciting Event: Using Experience Sampling Survey” (Michihiro Kaneko)
”Body in the Mind: Examining the Relationship between Body Movement and Language” (Hyewon Kang)
”The Psychological Benefits of Actively Fighting Prejudice” (Sarah Karamoko)
”Race and Body Cues: The Effects of Posture on Perceptions of Blacks” (Francine Karmali)
”The Role of Situational Cues and Individual Differences in the Self-Regulation of Distinctiveness” (Nicola Katzman)
”The Legitimizing Effects of Spatial Metaphors for Social Class” (Lucas Keefer)
”Relation of Values to Situation Experience in Daily Life” (Rebekka Kesberg)
”Positive Body Image, Fear of Fat, and Attentional Bias for Thin and Overweight Figures” (Neusha Khaleghi)
”Self-Consciousness and its Relation with Self-Esteem and Life-Satisfaction: A Study Across Age Groups” (SHIVIKA KHURANA)
”Want to Stick to Your Goal?: Think about "Dissimilar" Goal-Inconsistent Options You've Foregone!” (Hye-young Kim)
”Compartmentalization of Relational Selves and Its Relation to Interdependent vs. Independent View of Self” (Ryo Kogoe)
”Effect of Intergroup Reconciliation on Meta-Respect from Third Party” (Tomohiro Kumagai)
”Moral Contagion and Moral Disgust: A Reputation Management Account” (Thomas Kupfer)
”A Domain-General Questionnaire for Measuring Goal-Specific Approach, Avoidance, and Maintenance Motivation” (Shaun Lappi)
”Full STEM Ahead: Gender Similarities in Intention to Pursue STEM in Graduate School” (Sefora Lieber)
”Attractiveness Moderates Emotion Perception” (Sofie Lindeberg)
”Associations Among Posttraumatic Stress, Alexithymia, and Existential Isolation” (McKenzie Lockett)
”Self-Stigma and Etiological Beliefs about Symptoms among Individuals Diagnosed with an Anxiety Disorder: Relations with Symptom Severity and Symptom Improvement following CBT” (Rosemond Lorona)
”Subtle and Overt Linguistic Cues to Social Status Interact to Influence Person Perception in an Educational Context” (Sage Maliepaard)
”“Make your choice, I’ll tell your social class”: Social-Class Specific Models of Agency” (Medhi Marot)
”The Carrot or the Stick?: The Role of Glorification in the Effectiveness of Third-Party Strategies to Resolve Conflict” (Francois Martel)
”Inequality in Mindfulness: The Intersection of Subjective Socioeconomic Status and Mindfulness” (Jason Martin)
”Mindfulness and Expression of the True Self” (Lauren Ministero)
”The Influence of Self-Forgiveness and Perceptions of Self-Forgiveness on Relationship Satisfaction and Commitment” (Jaclyn Moloney)
”Religious Claims Lead to (Slow) Life History Inferences” (Jordan Moon)
”I’ll Only Copy You If You are Physically Attractive: Understanding the Difference Between Mate Poaching and Mate Choice Copying” (James Moran)
”Academic Discipline Moderates the Relationship Between Syllabi Word Use and Teaching Evaluations” (Laura Moreno)
”Single-Family versus Multi-Family Homes as Buffers Against Distress” (Carrie Morrison)
”Promoting Change at Work: How Organizational and Personal Mindsets Predict Employees’ Motivation and Developmental Willingness” (Katherine Muenks)
”Towards Collective Action: The Interaction of Self-Construal and Group Status” (Sahana Mukherjee)
”Nostalgic Memory ‘With’ a Target Enhances Anthropomorphism, but ‘Without’ a Target Decreased It” (Hiroko Nakamura)
”Effects of Differences in the Sense of Freedom and Openness of the Social Environment on the Well-Being of Japanese and American People” (Naoki Nakazato)
”Linguistic Measures of Genre-Typicality Differentiate between Critics’ and Audiences’ Ratings of Movie Scripts” (Taleen Nalabandian)
”Frontal Asymmetry to Alcohol Cues in an Impulsivity Paradigm” (Lauren Neal)
”The Associations between Non-Native Accents, Perceived Discrimination, and Depression among Vietnamese Americans” (Tuong Vy Nguyen)
”Imagery Perspective Guides Cognition by Changing Processing Style: Evidence from Reaction Time Tasks” (Zachary Niese)
”A Co-Acting Experience Enhances Intrinsic Motivation” (Takuma Nishimura)
”Solving the Puzzle of the Effectiveness of Parental Discipline: Accurate Discipline Predicts Better Outcomes” (Eunyoung Noh)
”Memories are Created by What We Do: How Life Experiences Lead to Positive Memories” (Karynna Okabe-Miyamoto)
”Faculty and Student Misperceptions about Safety, Challenge, and Discomfort in Higher Education Classrooms” (Kathryn Oleson)
”The Language of Romance: An Open Vocabulary Approach to Explore Women’s Desire to Read Romance Novels” (Omar Olivarez)
”Gender Moderates the Relationship Between Weight Stigma and Binge Eating among Individuals Higher in Body Weight” (Brandon Oliver)
”Impact of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election on Subjective Well-Being” (Kenneth Perez)
”Ingroup Identity Salience and Apology Generation” (Michael Perez)
”Eyes toward the Future: Associations among Hope, Narrated Agency, and Well-Being” (Joshua Perlin)
”Trait Anxiety Levels Inform Construal Level Processing in High Need for Cognition Individuals” (Rubie Peters)
”The Consequences of Lower Status on Testosterone Reactivity in Romantic Relationships” (Brett Peters)
”Do Stimulant Medications Enhance or Undermine Self-Perceptions of Authenticity in Persons with ADHD?” (David Pillow)
”Self-Conscious Emotions Moderate the Effect of Regulatory Focus on Risk Taking Propensity” (Aylar Pour Mohammad)
”Fighting for a Cause You Believe In: A Comparative Study of Collective Action between Activists and Non-Activists” (Maura Pozzi)
”More than Words: An Examination of the Linguistic Characteristics of Adult Attachment Interviews in a Sample of Human Service Professionals” (Ashley Priddy)
”Testing Strategies for Communicating Personal and Prosocial Utility Value” (Stacy Priniski)
”The Ties That Bind: Using Minimal Social Connections to Increase Women’s Identification with STEM” (Stephanie Reeves)
”Can Intergroup Contact Foster Solidarity across Social Divides?” (Nils Karl Reimer)
”Group Membership as a Resource: Empirical Evidence for the Effect of Group-Based Control on Health and Well-Being” (Susanne Relke)
”Predicting Memory Differences: Comparing Memory Biases for Self- versus Other-Relevant Information” (Anastasia Rigney)
”The Relationship between Authenticity and Desiring Awe Experiences” (Grace Rivera)
”Aversive Accent-ism: New Forms of Prejudice Against Nonnative Accented Speakers” (Janin Roessel)
”When Prevention Promotes Accessibility: Chronic Regulatory Focus May Predict Cognitive Accessibility for Instrumental Others” (Mallory Roman)
”Development and Validation of the Vegetarian Identity Questionnaire: Assessing Self-Perceptions of Animal Product Consumption” (Daniel Rosenfeld)
”Preferences For Emotions Based on Desired Appraisals: The Cases of Anger and Guilt” (Daniel Rovenpor)
”Above the Pale Blue Dot: Eliciting Awe and Humility in Immersive Virtual Environments” (Peter Ruberton)
”Racism Lay Beliefs and Racial Group Differences in Perceptions of Inequality” (Julian Rucker)
”The Good, the Bad, and the Plastic: The Relationship between Female Artificial Attractiveness Enhancement and Mating Strategy” (Alix Rudd)
”Self-Discontinuity (via Nostalgic Reverie for the Pre-Addicted Self) Promotes Behavior Change among Disordered Gamblers with Malleable Mindsets” (Melissa Salmon)
”At the Heart of Maximizing and Satisficing: Does Decision Style Predict Cardiovascular Challenge/Threat during Choice Overload?” (Thomas Saltsman)
”Attachment Avoidance, Community Connectedness and Internalized Heterosexism” (Shayne Sanscartier)
”Incidental Elevation Can Reduce Dehumanization” (Disa Sauter)
”Sex Differences in Jealousy: Does Sterilization Have an Effect?” (Cory Scherer)
”Does Using Person-First Language Reduce Stigma Towards People with Cancer?” (Allyson Schmidt)
”Who Wants to Quit the Job?: Linguistic Dimensions in Work Complaints Predict Employee Turnover Intention” (Yi-Tai Seih)
”Social Comparison Orientation, Stigma, and Self-Esteem in Community College Students” (Barbara Serra)
”The Dusty Frame: The Effects of Behavioral Immune System on the Framing Effect” (Baris Sevi)
”The Differential Effects of Boredom versus Ego-Depletion on Task Performance” (Meaghan Shaw)
”Grasping Connections by Way of Appreciation: Gratitude and Accuracy of Social Network Perception” (Yuma Shiraki)
”Lifting Me Up or Tearing You Down: Prestige and Dominance Motivation as Predictors of Benign and Malicious Envy” (Sara Smith)
”Mind-Altering Microbes: How Bacteria Shape Cognition, Affect, Development and Relationships” (Leigh Smith)
”Ingroup Morality, Political Ideology, and Intergroup Relations” (Brandon Stewart)
”The Sacrifices We Make for Success: How a Lack of Self-Compassion in Goal Pursuit Can Be Costly to Psychological Needs and Mental Health” (Andre St-Jacques)
”Anthropomorphic Descriptions of the Heider-Simmel (1944) Film are Unrelated to Emotional Intelligence” (Morgan Stosic)
”The Busy Life: How the Reframing of Busyness Increases Well-Being” (Steven Strycharz)
”The Effect of Childhood Unpredictability on Emotional Control and Relationship Quality: A Life History Perspective” (Ohad Szepsenwol)
”Latent Semantic Similarity in Initial Computer-Mediated Interactions: Moderating Effects of Time, Gender Composition, and Extraversion” (Vivian Ta)
”Group-Based Existential Threat and Mental Health: Anxiety Symptoms Elevate among People Preoccupied with Group-based Existential Threat via Collective Angst” (Nassim Tabri)
”Immersion in Nature Decreases Materialism” (Joseph Tavernier)
”Benefits and Loses from Bittersweet Experiences: The Role of Focusing on Affective Inconsistency of the Situation” (Ewa Trzebinska)
”Gender-Neutral Pronoun Increases Reading Time during Anaphora Resolution: Evidence from Swedish” (Hellen Vergoossen)
”On This Day: An Examination of the Relationship between Nostalgic Social Media Use and Trait Personality Characteristics” (Catherine Wall)
”The Curious Case of Disregarded Feedback: Women’s Responses to Mating-Relevant Feedback from Same and Opposite Sex Others” (Laureon Watson)
”Effects of Perceived Discrimination on Health Outcomes” (Emma Welch)
”Does Emotion Regulation Affect Attitudes toward Outgroups?” (Minja Westerlund)
”Approach Motivation Reduces Impulse Control: Influence of Pre- and Post-Goal States on Behavioral Inhibition” (Ricardo Wilhelm)
”Lexical Variation Over Time in Dementia Patients and Dementia Caretakers” (Jaclyn Williams)
”Measuring the Implicit Motives in Islamic State Propaganda” (Rebecca Wilson)
”Who Rides the Emotional Roller Coaster?: Examining Emotion Variability as a Link Between Socioeconomic Status and Well-Being” (Megan Wirtz)
”Meaning in the Misfortune of Others: Schadenfreude, Just World Beliefs, and the Experience of Meaning in Life” (John Womick)
”Executive Functioning and Emotions: Withdrawal-Oriented Emotions Facilitate Behavioral Inhibition” (Jordan Wylie)
”Mate Retention in High vs. Low Relationally Mobile Social Contexts: Why Men in Some Societies Do Not Invest Much in Their Attractive Mates” (Junko Yamada)
”An Experimental Test of Relative Judgment for Gratitude and Indebtedness” (Sophia University Akitomo Yamamoto)
”Punitive Mate Value: Punishment for Overselling Potential as a Relationship Partner” (Rachel zambrano)
”Simulation Induced Malleability: Imagining others Changes the Self” (Zidong Zhao)

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