The Mind Science Foundation is proud to serve as the official registration sponsor for the second annual Humor Pre-Conference at the 2012 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference!
The pre-conference is sure to be a unique opportunity to gather those already involved with humor research and researchers interested in how the phenomena might play into their own interests. Highlights for the day-long event include three symposiums featuring the latest research on the Psychology of Humor and a poster session.
Tentative schedule of events:
8:00 am – 8:45 am
Registration, Coffee and Light Breakfast
8:45 am – 9:00 am
9:00 am – 9:50 am
9:50 am – 10:05 am
Coffee Break and Poster Set-up
10:30 am – 11:45 am
Symposium 1: Laughter and Its Relationship to Humor
11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch (provided with registration)
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Symposium 2: Humor and Emotion Regulation
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
Poster Session and SPSP Pre-registration
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Symposium 3: Contemporary Theories of Humor Debate
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Nina Strohminger, University of Michigan (Chair)
Josef Parvizi, Stanford School of Medicine
Marina Davia-Ross, University of Portsmouth
Michael Owren, Georgia State University
Andrea Samson, Stanford University (Chair)
Ursula Beermann, University of California at Berkeley
Christine Harris, University of California at San Diego
Salvatore Attardo, Texas A&M Commerce
Thomas Veatch, Seattle Washington
For more information on your registration, contact Meriam Good, Director of Programs & Development, Mind Science Foundation.
For more information on program content, contact Sean Guillory, PhD student in Cognitive Neuroscience, Psych & Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College.
Please send all questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.