The Attraction and Relationships Preconference will continue this year at the annual meeting of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology.
The preconference will include a diverse set of talks on both attraction and close relationship processes, and an outside perspective keynote from Lisa Feldman Barrett.
When and Where:
The preconference will be held Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Westin Boston Waterfront. Room Marina 4 (Harbor Level).
We have a stellar line up of talks for 2017. You don’t want to miss them!
9:45-10:25 John Lydon: Self-control Strategies to Resist Attractive Alternatives: On Calibrating Motivation and Capacity
10:40-11:40 ‘Outside Perspective’ Keynote
Every year we invite a keynote speaker from outside the relationship area to connect with important advancements in psychological science and gain fresh perspectives on attraction and close relationships processes. Lisa Feldman Barrett’s work on how emotions are generated and function has important implications for relationship science.
11:40-12:20 Margaret Clark: Studying Emotion in Relational Context
1:45-2:25 Emily Impett: Not in the Mood: Should You Reject Your Partner Kindly or Engage in Sex Reluctantly?
2:40-3:20 Edward Lemay: Pro-Relationship Self-Centered Goals: The Interpersonal Benefits of Trying to be Valued by Others
4:00-4:10 Closing Remarks
You can register for the preconference via the main SESP conference site: