Public Release:  Announcing press briefings and media registration for Society for Personality and Social Psychology 2013

Annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Society for Personality and Social Psychology

January 17-19, 2013, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA

Discover the science behind how people think, interact, and behave in an ever-changing world.

SPSP invites members of the press to attend its annual meeting January 17-19, 2013, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Come see the latest scientific research in a diverse array of topics - secrets and privacy online, stereotypes and prejudice, morality, status and power, happiness, openness in data, free will, relationships, and more.

More sessions than ever - 90 symposiums and more than 2,000 posters.

Registered members of the press will have access to a press room with Wi-Fi and the following exclusive press briefings:

  • How Stereotypes Shape Women's Identities and Careers
    Fri., Jan. 18, 2013
    1:30-2:15 p.m.

  • Giving, Getting, and Gratitude
    Sat., Jan. 19, 2013
    8:45-9:30 a.m.

  • Bullying, Relationships, and Personality: How the Social Media World Maps to Social Reality
    Sat., Jan. 19, 2013
    1:30-2:15 p.m.

Other special events and sessions:

  • Thurs., Jan. 17, 5:00-7:00 p.m.: Presidential symposium on the "Contributions of Personality to Health, Biological and Clinical Psychology." Three distinguished personality researchers will describe research connecting personality with important psychological issues, including the DSM-5 and lifespan studies on health.

  • Fri., Jan. 18, 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Symposium session on "Openness in Scientific Reporting: Potential and Reaction," in the wake of recent controversies over data reporting practices in the psychological sciences.

  • Fri., Jan. 18, 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., AND Sat., January 19, 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Data Blitz - split into 2 sessions this year - that each wraps a different variety of topics - financial risk-taking, long-distance in relationships, morality, political psychology, self-regulation, and health goals - into 75-minutes.

Accredited press can apply now for complimentary press registration to attend the annual SPSP meeting!

Discounted hotel rooms are available at the Hilton Riverside, just steps away from the conference center.

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For all media inquiries, please contact:

spsp.publicaffairs@gmail.com
Twitter: @SPSPnews #SPSP2013
www.spspmeeting.org

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