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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

SSSP: ANNOUNCING THE 19TH SYDNEY SYMPOSIUM OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY: THE SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF LIVING WELL

11.03.2017, by Sibylle Classen

University of New South Wales, Australia
March 13-17, 2017

ANNOUNCING THE 19TH SYDNEY SYMPOSIUM OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY:
THE SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF LIVING WELL
13-17 March 2017
Convened by Joseph P. Forgas and Roy Baumeister

Now in its 19th year, the annual Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology will be held in the Coogee Bay Hotel, Sydney, hosted by the University of New South Wales. For the full program, list of participants and draft contributions, as well as for the programs of all previous Sydney Symposia, please see our website at

http://www.sydneysymposium.unsw.edu.au


Contributors and their topics for this year’s symposium include the following:

Amichai-Hamburger, Yair Shir Etgar (IDC, Herzliya, Israel): Internet and wellbeing
Baumeister, Roy (Florida State University and the University of Queensland): Happiness and Meaningfulness as Two Different and Not Entirely Compatible Versions of the Good Life
Crano, William (Claremont Graduate University): The social psychology of parental warmth and monitoring for future life outcomes
Dunn, Elizabeth & Dwyer, Ryan (University of British Columbia): The Future of Happiness
Fiedler, Klaus (University of Heidelberg, Germany): From a Hedonic Perspective on Good Life to an Analysis of Underlying Adaptive Principles
Forgas, J. P. (University of New South Wales, Sydney): Negative Affect and the Good Life: On the Cognitive, Motivational and Interpersonal Benefits of Negative Mood
Fredrickson, Barbara (University of North Carolina): The Biological Underpinnings of Positive Emotions and Purpose
Gable, Shelly L. (University of California, Santa Barbara): Satisfying and meaningful close relationships
Huppert, Felicia (University of Cambridge): Living life well: the role of mindfulness and compassion.
Lyubomirsky, Sonja (University of California, Riverside): Wither Happiness? When, How, and Why Might Positive Activities Undermine Well-being
Myers, David G. (Hope College): Religious Engagement and the Good Life
Sedikides, Constantine (University of Southampton, UK): Nostalgia Potentiates a Positive and Attainable Future
Shah, James (Duke University): For what it’s worth: The regulatory pleasure and purpose of a good life
Sheldon, Ken (University of Missouri): Understanding the good life: eudaimonic living involves well-doing, not well-being
Simpson, Jeffry A., Huelsnitz, Chloe & Jones, Rachel E. (University of Minnesota): Early social experiences and living well: A longitudinal view of adult physical health
Trope, Y. & Kalkstein, D. (New York University): Expansive and Contractive Learning Experiences: Cognitive Construals and the ‘Good Life’.
Von Hippel, William (University of Queensland) and Gonsalkorale, Karen University of Sydney): Evolutionary imperatives and the good life.