What does the Society for personality and social psychology do?

The mission of SPSP is to advance the science, teaching, and application of social and personality psychology. SPSP members aspire to understand individuals in their social contexts for the benefit of all people.

What is the division of social psychology?

Social psychology focuses on three main areas: social thinking, social influence, and social behavior.

What is Spsp conference?

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s Annual Convention is the premier international event for more than 3,800 social and personality psychologists.

What does social psychology do?

Social psychologists study interpersonal and group dynamics and social challenges, such as prejudice, implicit bias, bullying, criminal activity and substance abuse. They research social interactions and the factors that influence them, such as group behavior, attitudes, public perceptions and leadership.

What is society personality?

Being an “interactionist” approach to social psychology, Society and Personality deals with people, not as isolated individuals, but as participants in groups.

What are the 7 big ideas of social psychology?

The major themes are:

  • Social cognition and perception.
  • The self in a social context.
  • Attitudes and persuasion.
  • Group decisions.
  • Attraction and close relationships.
  • Prosocial behavior.
  • Stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination.

What are the big ideas of social psychology?

Big Ideas of Social Psychology

  • We Construct Our Social Reality.
  • Social Influences Shape Behavior.
  • Personal Attitudes and Dispositions Shape Behavior.

What does Spsp stand for?


Acronym Definition
SPSP Society for Personality and Social Psychology
SPSP Sector Policy Support Programme (EU)
SPSP Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice
SPSP Savings and Profit Sharing Plan (life insurance)

How many people attend Spsp?

We typically expect between 3,500–4,000 attendees, including exhibitors, to join us for our Annual Conventions, though for our 2022 meeting we expect our numbers to look different than normal as we adapt during the COVID-19 pandemic. Can SPSP accommodate anyone with a disability?