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ESCoP Related Issues

The ESCoP Business Meeting

Dear Full Voting Members,                    
We kindly invite you to attend the ESCoP Business Meeting at the forthcoming Conference in Cyprus.
The meeting will take place on Friday evening (18.30 pm) at the Conference venue, in room Lara A-B.

The agenda of the meeting:
1. Introduction from the President 
2. Honorary members announcement
3. Secretary’s report
4. Treasurer’s report
5. JCP Editor’s report
We look forward to seeing you in Cyprus! 

Journal of Cognitive Psychology

Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Volume 27, Issue 7 contains the following articles:

Literal analysis and idiom retrieval in ambiguous idioms processing: A reading-time study
Cristina Cacciari & Paola Corradini
Pages: 797-811
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2015.1049178

Action starring narratives and events: Structure and inference in visual narrative comprehension
Neil Cohn & Eva Wittenberg
Pages: 812-828
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2015.1051535

The language dependent recall effect influences the number of items recalled in autobiographical memory reports
Benjamin Uel Marsh, Tomoe Kanaya & Kathy Pezdek
Pages: 829-843
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2015.1046876

Using the process dissociation procedure to estimate recollection and familiarity in working memory: An experimental and individual differences investigation
Vanessa M. Loaiza, Matthew G. Rhodes, Valérie Camos & David P. McCabe
Pages: 844-854
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2015.1033422

Spatial organisation between targets and cues affects the sequence effect of symbolic cueing
Qian Qian, Feng Wang, Yong Feng & Miao Song
Pages: 855-865
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2015.1048249

The impact of eye movements on a verbal creativity task
Jessica I. Fleck & David A. Braun
Pages: 866-881
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2015.1036057

Decision-making and feedback sensitivity: A comparison between older and younger adults
Carla Delpero, Giovanna Mioni, Jose Luis Rubio, Verónica Juárez Ramos, Emilio Gómez Milán & Franca Stablum
Pages: 882-897
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2015.1036759

The hidden side of the Ultimatum Game: The role of motivations and mind-reading in a two-level one-shot Ultimatum Game
Marco D’Addario, Luca Pancani, Erika Rosa Cappelletti, Andrea Greco, Dario Monzani & Patrizia Steca
Pages: 898-907
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2015.1042974

Other news

Conferences and workshops

The 18th International Conference on Cognitive, Psychological and Behavioural Sciences
Zurich, Switzerland
12-13 January 2016

ICCPBS 2016 aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Cognitive, Psychological and Behavioral Sciences. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, practical challenges encountered, and the solutions adopted in the field of Cognitive, Psychological and Behavioural Sciences.

Abstract submission: 12 September 2015
Early registration deadline: 12 December 2015

International Workshop On Reading and Developmental Dyslexia
Bilbao, Spain
5-7 May 2016

As part of its scientific activities, the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language with the UPV-EHU are pleased to announce the second edition of IWORDD. Our aim with this workshop is to promote exchange of ideas between world-class dyslexia experts through talks and round tables, and facilitate transfer of knowledge between practitioners and scientists. The ultimate goal is to understand the causes of dyslexia and improve detection protocols and remediation techniques. The workshop is split into two parts: Theoretical Perspectives (5-6 May) and From Theory to Practice (7 May), each of which should be registered for separately. In order to secure your place for this event, please register as soon as possible as the number of places is limited.

Abstract submission deadline: 20 January 2016
Early registration deadline: 1 March 2016

The 2nd International Meeting of Psychonomic Society
Granada, Spain
5-8 May 2016

The conference will be an outstanding platform to present your latest findings to an intellectually engaged, diverse and professionally dedicated community. We are excited that all areas of experimental psychological research will be represented during the conference. Abstracts may be submitted for oral presentations, posters and symposia. Abstracts Submission will be open on 10 June 2015.

Abstract submission deadline: 15 October 2015
Early bird registration deadline: 1 March 2016

The 28th Annual Convention of Association for Psychological Science
Chicago, USA
26-29 May 2016
The Association for Psychological Science is an organisation dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level.  The 28th convention program includes keynote addresses by Dan Ariely (Duke University) and Alison Gopnik (University of California, Berkeley), presidential symposium on The Cognitive Map chaired by C. Randy Gallistel (Rutgers University) and Symposium in honor of Janet Taylor Spence co-chaired by Kay Deaux and Lucia A. Gilbert. Submissions will open in October.
Abstract submission deadline for symposium: 1 December 2015
Poster submission deadline: 31 January 2016

The 18th International Conference on Applied Psychology
26-27 May 2016
Tokyo, Japan
ICAP 2016 is the premier interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Applied Psychology. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in this domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include but are not limited to: Applied Cognitive Psychology, Behaviour and Motor Control, Biological Psychology, Cognition and Action, Cognition and Cognitive Development, Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory and Cognition, Learning, Memory and Neural Development, Memory and Thought, and Perception and Attention.

Paper submission deadline: 26 November 2015

The 5th Implicit Learning Seminar
Lancaster, UK
23-25 June 2016
The 2016 Implicit Learning Seminar will bring together leading researchers from a variety of backgrounds (cognitive psychology, linguistics, neuroscience, computer science), who share an interest in the cognitive and neural bases of implicit-statistical learning. Confirmed keynote speakers: Carel ten Cate, Morten Christiansen, Axel Cleeremans and Linda Smith. We invite abstracts on any topic related to implicit-statistical learning (e.g. role of attention and awareness, incidental vs. intentional exposure, cross-modal learning, individual differences), employing one or more of a variety of methods (artificial grammar learning, sequence learning, cross-situational learning, etc.). We would particularly like to encourage submissions that focus on the role of implicit-statistical learning in language.
Submission open between: 1 December 2015 – 1 March 2016

Job offers

Research Assistant in Behavioural Neurophysiology of Reward, Risk and Decision Making, University of Cambridge, UK
Using awards from the Wellcome Trust and the European Research Council (ERC), we are aiming to fill one or two research assistant positions in behavioural neurophysiology and functional human neuroimaging. The positions are suitable for registering as PhD student at the University of Cambridge, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience. Candidates should have a degree in a relevant subject, have experience in single cell behavioural neurophysiology (neuronal recordings, optogenetics), human fMRI neuroimaging, behavioural economics and/or quantitative experimental psychology in mammalian species. We appreciate excellent social, writing and computer skills (including preferably knowledge in Matlab). The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance. Deadline for application: 15 September 2015.
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Research Assistant (Lab Manager) in Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
A Researcher Assistant position is available on a Wellcome Trust funded project concerning the neural, psychological, and computational basis of learning and decision-making. Applicants will be expected to hold a BA or BSc in psychology, cognitive science, computer science, or a closely related field. Some knowledge of the learning and decision making literatures is required, as is basic programming skills (e.g., python). Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills are a must for working in this team environment and establishing rapport with human participants. This appointment is funded for 2 years in the first instance. Deadline for application: 15 September 2015.
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Chaired Professors in Mathematical Psychology/Cognitive Sciences, University of California, USA
The Department of Cognitive Sciences at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites applications for faculty positions associated with the Falmagne Endowed Chairs in Mathematical Psychology/Cognitive Sciences. Applicants should have an exemplary track record of implementing innovative mathematical approaches to important questions in psychology or cognitive science. We are especially interested in candidates at the advanced Associate or Full Professor level whose research focus is in either human cognition or visual perception, and related areas of specialisation. Application review will commence on December 1, 2015 and continue until filled.
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Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada
The Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Cognitive Psychology. The appointment will begin July 1, 2016. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Psychology by the start date of the appointment, or shortly thereafter. He/she will be able to demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, letters of reference and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Candidates also must have a record of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees. Application deadline: 15 October 2015.
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Academic Vacancies in School of Psychology, Beijing Normal University, China
The School of Psychology at Beijing Normal University is a leading psychology institution in China. We are seeking outstanding applicants for research appointments in the fields of cognitive psychology, psychological measurement, developmental psychology, educational psychology, social psychology, health psychology and organizational behavior. Applicants for Postdoctoral Researcher positions should have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant field and strong research potential. Applicants for Research Fellow positions must also have excellent established records of research and scholarship. Contract Type: 5 years fixed term contract. Application deadline: 30 November 2015.
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Calls for papers

Journal of Numerical Cognition
Special issue: Domain-general factors influencing numerical and arithmetic processing

A special issue will be devoted to this topic, under guest editorship of: Silke Goebel (University of York, UK), Andre Knops (Humboldt University, Germany), Hans-Christof Nuerk (University of Tuebingen, Germany). Deadline for submissions: 30 April 2016.
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Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology
Call for research proposals

CRSP is the first social psychology journal to publish only pre-registered papers. The journal publishes high quality research that provides significant scientific advance, while having a strong focus on methodology and transparency in the research process. Authors submit their research proposals to the journal and these are reviewed and accepted on the basis of the substantive contribution and proposed methodology. All papers will then be published so long as the studies are conducted and analysed as agreed in the pre-registered proposal.
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