Vale Christine Critchley

Dear Colleagues, We are very sorry to share with you some very sad news. Professor Christine Critchley of the Department of Psychological Sciences, Swinburne University, unexpectedly passed away on Wednesday evening. Christine has been an important part of the social psychology community and her passing will be felt by many staff and students. Christine believed […]

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 […]