Call for Blog Articles: Latin American Early Career Scholars

Call for Blog Articles: Latin American Early Career Scholars The ISPP Blog publishes short articles about research or issues of interest to the political psychology community. Each year the Early Career Committee (ECC) invites Early Career Scholars (graduate students or scholars who have received their PhD within the past 8 years) to contribute articles to… Read More Call for Blog Articles: Latin American Early Career Scholars

Call for Blog Articles: Early Career Scholars 1st Edition 2020

Call for Blog Articles: Early Career Scholars 1st Edition 2020 The ISPP Blog publishes short articles about research or issues of interest to the political psychology community. Each year the Early Career Committee (ECC) invites Early Career Scholars (graduate students or scholars who have received their PhD within the past 8 years) to contribute articles… Read More Call for Blog Articles: Early Career Scholars 1st Edition 2020

Early Career Committee Members 2019-2020

Early Career Committee Members 2019-2020 Greetings from the ISPP Early Career Committee! On this post we would like to introduce our Early Career Committee (ECC) and briefly describe the function of the different teams! First, we introduce our ECC chairs, who are responsible for its coordination: Ex-Officio Chair: Patricio Saavedra Morales  Patricio is currently a Ph.D.… Read More Early Career Committee Members 2019-2020

Professional Development Panels (Lisbon 2019)

Professional Development Panels (Lisbon 2019) By Amanda Friesen (IUPUI) and Angel Saavedra Cisneros (SNC) Early career scholars access guidance, information and advice from a variety of sources – mentors, peers, alumni, academic Twitter, and so on. One of the main objectives of ISPP’s Early Career Committee is to be another source of mentorship and engagement… Read More Professional Development Panels (Lisbon 2019)

Distrust in name only: News readers and fake sources

Distrust in name only: News readers and fake sources By Bernhard Clemm (European University Institute) The fake news problem has made politicians, companies, and academics wonder: How can we separate the Internet’s informational wheat from the chaff? And who can do it? In a novel study, I exposed news readers to content from sources with… Read More Distrust in name only: News readers and fake sources

Share if this makes your blood boil! Information representation and emotions in far-right visuals

Share if this makes your blood boil! Information representation and emotions in far-right visuals By Ofra Klein (European University Institute) An image of a blonde girl walking hand in hand with a woman in a burqa was shared on the Facebook page of the British National Party (BNP). The description stated: “OUTRAGE: The politicians, police… Read More Share if this makes your blood boil! Information representation and emotions in far-right visuals

ECC Chair: ISPP needs to reach (and learn from) Southeast and East Asia.

ECC Chair: ISPP needs to reach (and learn from) Southeast and East Asia. By Patricio Saavedra Morales (University of Sussex) Dear colleagues, In my last column for this newsletter, I argued that one of the main challenges our scientific society needed to address was its internationalization. However, last time I did not mention that internalization… Read More ECC Chair: ISPP needs to reach (and learn from) Southeast and East Asia.

Not just prejudice: How feeling deprived as a group is related to the extreme right vote

Not just prejudice: How feeling deprived as a group is related to the extreme right vote By Karolina Urbanska (The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom / Laboratoire de Psychologie Sociale et Cognitive, Université Clermont Auvergne, France) The popularity of the extreme right (ER) political parties is on the rise in Europe (Rydgren, 2007). In France, for example,… Read More Not just prejudice: How feeling deprived as a group is related to the extreme right vote

On the Pacific Meeting on the Psychology of Social Change in Santiago, Chile

On the Pacific Meeting on the Psychology of Social Change in Santiago, Chile Yasin Koc (University of Groningen) On 13-14 December 2018, I attended the Pacific Meeting on the Psychology of Social Change in Santiago, Chile. The meeting was co-organised by Roberto Gonzalez, Anna Wlodarcyzk, and Craig McGarty, hosted at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile… Read More On the Pacific Meeting on the Psychology of Social Change in Santiago, Chile

Apply to be a Member of the ISPP Early Career Committee (ECC)

Apply to be a Member of the ISPP Early Career Committee (ECC) The ISPP Early Career Committee (ECC) is now accepting applications to the 2019-2020 ECC! To make our committee more representative of ISPP’s membership, we encourage applications from every continent.  Applications due by May 3, 2019. To apply online or for more information, visit https://www.ispp.org/ecc (Note: you must also… Read More Apply to be a Member of the ISPP Early Career Committee (ECC)