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Society for the Science of Motivation

Welcome to the Society for the Science of Motivation!

The Society for the Science of Motivation is an international, interdisciplinary organization of researchers who study motivation. Its mission is to encourage inquiry into all aspects of motivation from a variety of disciplines and perspectives, and to facilitate the dissemination of findings to a broad scientific audience.

The Society for the Science of Motivation provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information, foster discussion of new ideas and findings on motivation among researchers, and encourage exchange and collaboration in research. It will do this through a list serve, online information exchange, annual conferences, and a journal dedicated exclusively to motivation research.

Open letter to motivational researchers by SSM members Arie Kruglanski, E. Tory Higgins, Richard Sorrentino, Rex Wright, Roy Baumeister, and Andrew Elliot.

Council of the Society for the Science of Motivation:
Andrew Elliot (President, University of Rochester), Ayelet Fishbach (President-Elect, University of Chicago), E. Tory Higgins (Past-President, Columbia University), James Fryer (Secretary-Archivist, State University of New York at Potsdam), Julie Huang (Treasurer, Stony Brook University), Catalina Kopetz (Wayne State University), E. J. Masicampo (Wake Forest University), Marina Milyavskaya (Carleton University), Marylene Gagne (The University of Western Australia), Thomas Goetz (University of Konstanz), Paschal Sheeran (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

SSM Young Scientist Poster Award Committee:
Kerstin Brinkmann (chair, Université de Genève), Marieke Roskes (Free University Amsterdam), Ekaterina Damer (University of Sheffield), Idit Shalev (Ben Gurion University of the Negev), Greg Gero (Monrovia Unified School District), Nicolas Silvestrini (Université de Genève), Janna Kline (Rutgers University), Marina Milyavskaya (Carleton University), Mirko Wegner (Humboldt University Berlin), Rex A. Wright (University of North Texas)

SSM Early Career Award Committee:
Kerstin Brinkmann (chair, Université de Genève), Rex A. Wright (University of North Texas), Judith Harackiewicz (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Richard M. Ryan (University of Rochester), Andrew Elliot (University of Rochester)

SSM Conference Program Committee 2019:
Grainne Fitzsimons (SSM program chair, Duke University), Rebecca Neel (SSM local arrangements chair, University of Toronto), Elliot Berkman (University of Oregon), Jessica Carnevale (SUNY Purchase), Patricia Chen (National University of Singapore), Ruud Custers (Utrecht University), Szu Chi Huang (Stanford University), Denise de Ridder (Utrecht University), Fuschia Sirois (University of Sheffield), Michelle vanDellen (University of Georgia), Kaitlin Woolley (Cornell University)

SSM Publication Committee:
Arie W. Kruglanski (co-chair, University of Maryland), Rex A. Wright (co-chair, University of North Texas), Ayelet Fishbach (University of Chicago), Michele J. Gelfand (University of Maryland), E. Tory Higgins (Columbia University)

SSM Elections Committee 2018:
Peter Gollwitzer (chair, New York University), Idit Shalev (Ben Gurion University), Pier-Éric Chamberland (University of Quebec in Trois-Rivieres), Ruta Lasauskaite (Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel)


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