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SPSPotlight: October 2017

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Looking for a Halloween Costume?

In honor of Halloween, learn tricks (or treats!) that presenters use to overcome nerves when they “put on the costume of a Great Public Speaker/Confident Social-Personality Psychologist.”

SPSP Members Weigh In: Establishing Academic Collaborations, Part II

SPSP members share their advice on things to consider before committing to an academic collaboration, including compatibility of collaborators, alignment of expectations, existing commitments, and more. Read Part I.

Ideas for Enriching Your Academic CV as a Graduate Student

There are many things that graduate students can do to build an academic CV, including publishing papers, presenting at academic conferences, volunteering for professional organizations, and giving invited talks.


SPSP Announcements

Apply for the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research!

If you are an undergraduate from an under-represented ethnic group, and will be graduating in Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Spring 2019, apply for a 2018 SPUR internship today! Participating students conduct social-personality psychology research and research-related activities full-time for eight weeks.


Apply for an Undergraduate Student Poster Award Today

If you are a first author on a #SPSP2018 poster, and a current undergraduate student, apply for an Undergraduate Student Poster Award! This award recognizes poster presentations characterized by excellence, clarity, and personal knowledge.

2018 Convention Updates

#SPSP2018 Registration Now Open – Register Today!

Registration for the 2018 Annual Convention taking place March 1-3, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia is now open! Register early to get your top pick of the 30 preconferences being offered.


Secure Your #SPSP2018 Housing

Secure your housing in the official SPSP hotel block now, and take advantage of discounted rates before our block is full.

Upcoming Dates of Interest

October 30, 2017 – Undergraduate Student Poster Awards submission deadline

November 10, 2017 – Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) application deadline

January 15, 2018 – SPSP 2018 Annual Convention Early Bird registration deadline – registering by this date saves you up to $120 off the regular student member registration rate. Plus, as a student member, you save up to $330 off the nonmember registration rate!


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