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Our Embargo Policy
The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) operates on a fluid embargo system. Studies publishing in our journals Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (PSPB), Personality and Social Psychology Review (PSPR) and co-sponsored journal Social Psychological and Personality Science (SPPS) are under embargo until they are published online or in print, whichever occurs first. Studies accepted to publish in these journals that are open access, have online pre-publication copies, or are otherwise accessible and publicly available online ahead of final publication, are not subject to embargo.
We encourage reporters to work from final copies of studies, as details may change as papers go through revision.
SPSP's 20th Annual Convention will take place in Portland, Oregon from February 7-9, 2019. At the convention, symposium sessions will cover a wide array of subject areas in social and personality science. Addtionally, thousands of attendees will present their research in poster sessions throughout the weekend and award sessions will recognize many for their contributions to social and personality science. Be the first to catch their cutting-edge research.
Read up on the latest research in SPSP’s three publications:
- Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin publishes original empirical papers in all areas of personality and social psychology
- Personality and Social Psychology Review publishes original theoretical papers and conceptual review articles in personality and social psychology
- Social Psychological and Personality Science is a short reports journal in social and personality psychology, and a collaboration from ARP, EASP, SESP, SPSP, AASP, and SASP
An amusing commercial shows someone having a bad day, and how that person’s mood affects each person down the line, with more bad moods. This emotional “contagion” may be a real-world phenomenon, and it appears that what we experience online can have a similar effect.