Conference Program

The program includes a joint invited presentation by Gráinne Fitzsimons (Associate Professor of Psychology at Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business) and Eli Finkel (Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University) and a presidential address by David Dunning (Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan), several symposia, a data blitz session, a poster session as well as the Annual SSM Members Meeting.

The conference schedule of the 9th Annual Meeting can now be downloaded below.

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The 9th Annual Conference of The Society for the Study of Motivation, May 26, 2016

Time Agenda Point
08:00-08:30h Coffee and Registration
08:30-09:30h Presidential Address:
R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: Find out what it means to me
by David Dunning
09:30-10:45h SYMPOSIUM SESSION I:
Symposium 1: Advancing Issues in Effort Intensity Research
Symposium 2: Interpersonal Processes & Motivation
Symposium 3: How Motivation Works Across the Brain, Behavior, and Society: An Interdisciplinary Symposium
Part 1: The Motivated Process from Desire to Action
10:45-11:00h Coffee Break
11:00-12:15h SYMPOSIUM SESSION II:
Symposium 4: Endurance Performance: The Role of Self-Regulation Processes
Symposium 5: Self-Regulatory Forecasting
Symposium 6: How Motivation Works Across the Brain, Behavior, and Society: An Interdisciplinary Symposium
Part 2: Motivation in its Social Context
12:15-13:45h Lunch Break
13:45-14:15h Society Updates
SSM Young Scientist Poster Award (YSPA)
14:15-15:00h Keynote Address:
Transactive Goal Dynamics Theory
by Grainne Fitzsimons and Eli Finkel
15:00-15:15h Coffee Break
15:15-16:30h SYMPOSIUM SESSION III:
Symposium 7: Passion As a Psychological Construct: Roots and Recent Innovations
Symposium 8: Alcohol Use: Motivational Consequences, Predictors, and Interventions
Symposium 9: Unpacking the Motivational Toolkit: Factors that Influence the Pursuit of Personal and Interpersonal Goals
16:30-17:15h Data Blitz Session
17:15-17:30h Break
17:30-18:45h SYMPOSIUM SESSION IV:
Symposium 10: New Directions and Discoveries in Affirmation Research
Symposium 11: Bridging Human Motivational and Cognitive Neuroscience: The Self in Decision Making
Symposium 12: Self-Regulation in Social Context
18:45-20:00h Evening Reception and Poster Session


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