Happy 100th birthday Professor Ron Taft

Dear  SASP Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Professor Ron Taft, Life Member of SASP and a pioneering scholar in Australian social psychology, on his 100th birthday today. Ron has had a distinguished career in social psychology and is likely our oldest SASP member! There is a lovely tribute to Ron including his own reflections at the youtube […]

Generalization Processes – Talks Session 6

Generalization Processes – Talks Session 6 Chair: Oliver Christ Hermann Swart: Mediators and Moderators of the Secondary Transfer Effect of Direct and Extended Contact: Evidence from majority- and minority-status South Africans [live-streamed talk] AUTHORS’ LIST Hermann Swart (Stellenbosch University, South Africa), Simon Lolliot (University of British Columbia, Canada), Lizelle Openshaw (Stellenbosch University, South Africa), George […]

Technological and Analytical Advancements – Talks Session 7

Technological and Analytical Advancements – Talks Session 7 Chair: Linda Tropp Maria-Therese Friehs: Intergroup contact development: Disentangling between-person and within-person processes AUTHORS’ LIST Maria-Therese Friehs (Osnabrück University, Germany), Maarten van Zalk (Osnabrück University, Germany) E-mail: mariatherese.friehs@uni-osnabrueck.de SHORT ABSTRACT Longitudinal data on intergroup contact and attitudes are essential to identify potentially causal effects. However, many analytical […]

Developmental and Intimacy-Building Processes in Contact – Talks Session 5

Developmental and Intimacy-Building Processes in Contact – Talks Session 5 Chair: Fiona White Rachel Maunder: Reducing internalised stigma with intergroup contact AUTHORS’ LIST Rachel Maunder (University of Sydney, Australia), Fiona White (University of Sydney, Australia) E-mail: rachel.maunder@sydney.edu.au SHORT ABSTRACT Intergroup contact is typically used to reduce prejudice between groups. However, positive contact with members of […]