Represents the best and the brightest in new research, theory, and practice in the area of experimental social psychology
1. Self-Distancing: Theory, Research, and Current Directions Ethan Kross and Ozlem Ayduk 2. Found in Confusion: How Responses to Inconsistencies Underlie our Motivations Steven Heine and Travis Proulx 3. Intergroup Perception and Cognition Kerry Kawakami, David Amodio and Kurt Hugenberg 4. The intrapersonal and interpersonal dynamics of self-regulation in the leadership process Kai Sassenberg and Melvyn Hamstra 5. Debates in Evolutionary and Social Psychology: Sex Differences in Jealousy and Women's Preferences Across the Ovulatory Cycle John Edlund, Brad Sagarin, Aaron Lukaszewski and Martie Haselton
Dr. James Olson obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Waterloo and has been a faculty member at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada, since 1978. He served as Chair of the Psychology Department from 1998 to 2003. He has conducted research on many topics, including attitudes, justice, social cognition, and humor. He has published more than 100 articles and chapters and has co-edited 15 books. He is a co-organizer of the Ontario Symposium on Personality and Social Psychology, a well-known series of conferences on various topics in personality and social psychology. He has served as an Associate Editor of three scientific journals, including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology from 1995 to 1998. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.