8am-4:30pm, Thursday, January 17, 2013, Room 212/213, New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
The 5th annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) pre-conference on Psychology of Religion-Spirituality will feature invited research presentations, a poster session, and many opportunities for conversation. A continental breakfast, box lunch, and drinks are included in the registration fee. This pre-conference is funded in part by the Baylor's Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and a generous donation from The John Templeton Foundation.
Online registration/payment remains open: We will accept a few on-site registrations. Find Wade Rowatt at the preconference room to register and pay. The registration fee is $50 for students and $80 for post-docs and faculty. To register and pay online, please use the correct link at the top left of this page. Pre-registration prior to Jan. 11 includes a continental breakfast, box lunch, and drinks. Registration payments will also be used to defray costs of AV equipment and poster board rentals. Please email Wade_Rowatt@Baylor.edu if you have questions about registration and payment.
Poster session: The poster session (12:00-2:15) will feature 16 engaging research posters. A graduate student poster award will be announced in the afternoon. Many thanks to Taylor Newton (firstname.lastname@example.org) for organizing this session. CLICK HERE for a list of posters
2013 PROGRAM (times/order may change)
CLICK HERE for a preliminary printable program with titles/abstracts
8:00-8:55am: Continental breakfast (coffee, juice, fruit, pastries)
9:00-9:30: Kristin Laurin (Stanford University): Outsourcing Goal Pursuit to Powerful Gods
9:30-10:00: Adam Waytz (Northwestern University): Aversion to Playing God: A Key Principle Underlying Decisions about Morality, Science, and Technology
10:00-10:30: Steven Neuberg (Arizona State Universitiy): Religion and Conflict: Evidence from the Global Group Relations Project
11:00-11:30: Eric Wesselmann (Illinois State Univeristy): The Dynamics of Religious Commitment
11:30-12:00: Paul Williamson (Henderson State University): Religious Fundamentalism and Racial Prejudice: A Study Concerned with Implicit and Explicit Measurement
12:00–2:15: Box lunch and Poster Session, CLICK HERE for a list of posters
1:00–2:00: SPSP check-in (if registered for main conference)
2:30-3:00: Joe Ferrari (DePaul University): Meaningful Missions: Assessing a Faith-based University's Mission Perception and Activity
3:00-3:30: Kevin Rounding (Queen's University): Religions' Influence on Self-control
3:30-4:00: Ryan Ritter (University of Illinois): Twitter and Religious Cognition
4:00-4:30: Ralph Piedmont (Loyola University Maryland): Understanding Spirituality as a Personality Construct
Lodging: We encourage you to make hotel reservations by using the official SPSP 2013 housing bureau. The housing reservation site is schedule to open September 19, 2012.
The pre-conference planning committee consists of Wade C. Rowatt (Baylor), Eric Wesselmann (Illinois State), Taylor Newton (Central College), Kevin Ladd (Indiana University - South Bend), Jordan LaBouff (University of Maine), Megan Haggard & Linda Kang (Baylor). Special thanks to Renee Smith (RSVPevents) for event planning assistance.
Please email Wade_Rowatt@Baylor.edu if you any questions about this pre-conference.
To return to the SPSP 2013 conference page, please click here