SESP Attraction and Relationships Preconference

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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.

2017 Schedule:

We have a stellar line up of talks for 2017. You don’t want to miss them!

8:30-9:00     Breakfast

9:00-9:05     Introduction

9:05-9:45      Norman Li:

9:50-10:30   John Lydon: Self-control Strategies to Resist Attractive Alternatives: On calibrating motivation and capacity

10.30-10.45  Break

10:45-11:25   Emily Impett: Not in the Mood? Sexual Rejection in Romantic Relationships

11:30-12:10   Edward Lemay: Pro-Relationship Self-Centered Goals: The Interpersonal Benefits of Trying to be Valued by Others

12:10-1:30:   Lunch

1:30-2:30     ‘Outside Perspective’ Keynote

Lisa Feldman Barrett: The Predictive Brain of Social Animals

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.

2.30-2.50   Break

2.50-3:30   Margaret Clark:

3:35-4.15    Eli Finkel: The All-Or-Nothing Marriage

4:15-4.20    Closing Remarks

 

Conference Organizers:

Jim McNulty[email]

Nickola Overall[email]

You can register for the preconference via the main SESP conference site:

SESP Conference Site

 

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