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6-Jan-2014

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Contact: Chad Rummel
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202-524-6541
Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Parenting and happiness, social impacts on health, more: Featured talks for SPSP 2014

Annual conference media advisory 3

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) annual conference in Austin, TX, from Feb. 13-15, will feature 80 symposia and more than 2,000 posters on new research in a range of topics the link between parenting and happiness, social impacts on health, the environment's effects on creativity, factors in the academic gender gap, and more. Join 3,500 behavioral scientists in sunny Austin!

The meeting kicks off on Thursday, Feb. 13 with the Presidential Symposium on how big data and new technologies are changing the social sciences.

Among symposia of interest are the following:

Abstracts for all symposia are available on the meeting website.

SPSP is providing a Press Room (Room 16B) for registered members of the media to work and to attend a press briefing on Feb. 14 on the Science of First Impressions.

The Press Room, which will include Wi-Fi, will be open:

Register online now for the SPSP 2014 conference.

Book your hotel by Jan 22 to receive our discounted group rate at convenient downtown Austin hotels.

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Read our November 2013 Media Advisory for more information on other special sessions.

For all media inquiries, please contact:

Lisa M. Pinsker Munoz
Public Information Officer, SPSP
703-951-3195, spsp.publicaffairs@gmail.com
Twitter: @SPSPnews #SPSP2014



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