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Media Presence of AASP

October 18, 2019 8:04 pm AASP has increased its outreach through various e-portal. At the Taipei conference livestreaming was done of three keynote addresses (Kitayama, Gelfand, and Hwang), the presidential address (Choi), and the talk of one featured speaker (Carlo) via our Facebook and Twitter account. The initiative was successful with around 200 people from around the world tuning in... View Article

2019 AASP Awards

October 18, 2019 7:47 pm Misumi Award Chang, C. T., Lee, Y. K., & Cheng, Z. H. (2017). Baby face wins? Examining election success based on candidate election bulletin via multilevel modeling. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 20(2), 97-112. Dou, K., Wang, Y. J., Li, J. B., Li, J. J., & Nie, Y. G. (2018). Perceiving high social mindfulness during... View Article

Call for Papers

October 18, 2019 7:33 pm Special Issue of the Asian Journal of Social Psychology on “Collective Remembering of Living Historical Memories” Special Issue Editors:James H. Liu and Sammyh S. Khan Collective remembering has both cultural/institutional and communicative/social elements, but the extent literature emphasizes the former over the later. The purpose of this special issue is to augment the literature (which... View Article

Asian Journal of Social Psychology Continues to Grow in 2019

October 18, 2019 7:18 pm Professor Allan B. I. BernardoEditor, AJSP and Chair of AASP’s Research and Publication Committee The middle of 2019 brought several good news about the growth of the Asian Journal of Social Psychology (AJSP).In June, the 2018 CiteScores (3-year impact factors) published by Elsevier and Scopus showed the CiteScore of AJSP rising to 1.30, which is... View Article

Biannual Conference of Korean Social and Personality Psychological Association (KSPPA) 2019

October 18, 2019 7:12 pm The Korean Social and Personality Psychological Association (KSPPA) held its biannual conference on May 25th at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, Korea.A symposium, titled “Trends and Challenges of Research on Personal and Social Identity” included three presentations that gave an overview of identity research and discussed empirical research evidence.Two invited presentations introduced recent findings from field... View Article

2019 AASP Summer School

October 18, 2019 6:54 pm The 2019 AASP Summer School was held in July 07-10, 2019, at Institute of Ethnology (IOE), Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. In total there were 36 applicants from different Asian countries and others (including Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Japan, China, Marcus, Australia and Taiwan) who were exposed to edge-cutting and insightful lessons from five excellent international... View Article

Small Group Meetings Report from Hong Kong.

October 18, 2019 6:39 pm AASP-IALSP Workshop on “Narratives of Identity: Bridging the Divides”   The Asian Association of Social Psychology (AASP) and the International Association of Language and Social Psychology (IALSP) have a long-standing Memorandum of Understanding to exchange symposia at one another’s conferences. Links between leading scholars in the two organizations have deepened to the extent where “Narratives... View Article

Small Group Meetings Report from Australia

October 18, 2019 6:32 pm Serving the Underserved in the Tropics: Making a Difference with Positive Psychology   On 29 June 2016 the United Nations celebrated the first ever International Day of the Tropics. The Tropics covers only 40% of the world’s surface area and is home to 40% of the world’s population, and 55% of the world’s children under... View Article

Small Group Meetings Report from Nanjing

October 18, 2019 6:18 pm AASP SGM “Wisdom Psychology” The First Small-Scale Group International Meeting on Wisdom Psychology, of which the theme is Diversity in Wisdom: Insights from Psychology, was successfully held in international lecture hall, the first floor of Tin Ka Ping south building in old campus of Nanjing normal university on October 27-28, 2018. The conference was hosted... View Article

Message from the President-Elect

October 18, 2019 6:10 pm Professor Sylvia Xiaohua ChenHong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong It is my great honor to serve the Asian Association of Social Psychology as President-Elect. As I undertake my first task, putting together this issue of the newsletter in collaboration with its editor and South Asia regional representative Roomana N. Siddiqui, I find myself in a... View Article