GAP Schedule


All meetings are 10:30-12:00 in 120 Lazenby Hall

FALL SEMESTER 2017: [Organizer = Duane Wegener]

Aug 25:  Amit Singh, Department of Marketing, OSU, Attitudinal ambivalence: Commitment to purchasing a product about which one feel’s conflicted.

Sept 1:  Laura Wallace, Source bias and trustworthiness:  Distinct influences on source credibility, attributions for position-taking, and persuasion.

Sept 8:  Kip Williams, Jeff Jackson, Steve Nida, Steve Harkins, Ren Sloan, and John Pryor, The OSU social psychology program: Then and now.

Sept 15: Daniel Rovenpor, The impact of emotion and locus of control on self-validation effects.

Sept 22:   Laura Wagner, Developmental psychology program, Ohio State University, Biasing social attitudes on speakers’ dialects.

Sept. 29: Geoff Durso, I like the way you think:  Assuming ‘good reasons’ in the similarity-attraction effect.

Oct 6:  Jake Teeny, Are opposers sorer losers?  Valence framing on expectations for and reactions to election outcomes.

Oct 13:  [No meeting, SESP]

Oct 20:  Nancy Xu, The need to evaluate subscales:  Implications for transmission and reception sets.

Oct 27:  Kathleen Patton, Influences of attitudinal ambivalence on attitude clarity.

Nov 3:  Luke Hinsenkamp, Effect of position extremity on depth of processing and persuasion.

Nov 10: [No meeting, Veteran’s Day Holiday]

Nov 17:   Asael Sklar, Selection for awareness [a practice job talk].

Nov 24:  [No meeting, Thanksgiving holiday]

Dec 1:  Anna Paley, Department of Marketing, Ohio State University, The role of perceived financial constraints on word of mouth.

SPRING SEMESTER 2018:  [Organizer = Baldwin Way]

Jan 12:  Nick O’Dell; Decision making beliefs dissertation proposal; Jake Teeny; Matching self-generated messages to affective versus cognitive attitudes.

Jan 19: Zachary Niese, Pre-existing goal commitment changes how people interpret experiences of effort.

Jan 26:  David Lee, To whom do you go for what support?  The role of social distance in support seeking.

Feb 2:  Taylor Ballinger, When different people see different bias differently.

Feb 9:  Josh Clarkson, Department of Marketing, University of Cincinnati, When expectations backfire:  How argument order expectancies influence advertising efficacy.

Feb 16:  Aviva Philipp-Mueller, Subjective vs. structural moral bases of attitudes.

Feb 23:  [No Meeting, Grad Recruitment Day]

Mar 2:  [No meeting, SPSP]

Mar 9:  Asael Sklar, Self-control, construal level, and the feeling of choice.

Mar 16:  [No meeting, OSU Spring break]

Mar 23:  Shelby Boggs, Valence asymmetry, disgust sensitivity, and dangerous world beliefs.

Mar 30:  Jaroth Lanzolotta, Understanding argument quality as a function of desirability and likelihood; Joe SievImpact of number of alternative choices on information seeking. 

Apr 6:  MPA Practice Talks, Luke Hinsenkamp, Jacob Teeny, Nancy Xu  

Apr 13:  [No meeting, MPA]

Apr 20:  Farewells from departing GAP members: (Geoff Durso, Kathleen Patton)