August 2022 – Welcome to the second issue of the SAS Newsletter!

The Society for Affective Science (SAS) is delighted to share its second Newsletter. The August issue includes reflections on the 2022 conference, updates from the SAS Student Committee, and spotlights on cutting-edge science. This is an initiative of the SAS Membership and Outreach Committee.

Do you have ideas for an upcoming SAS Newsletter? Want to feature your research or the research of another scientist? Let us know via our feedback form.

Conference Report

The SAS 2022 virtual meeting was a great success, featuring 58 regular conference sessions, 2 preconferences, and nearly 700 attendees.

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Diversity Salon Reflections

Dr Lameese Eldesouky ran one of the most well-attended sessions at the 2022 SAS conference — a salon exploring the benefits and challenges of increasing cross-cultural diversity in affective science. Read Dr Eldesouky’s reflections on the salon, including her suggestions for moving forward as a field.

TACKLING CROSS-CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN SAS…

Student Spotlight: Livia Sacchi

Do you know a student (undergrad or graduate) who should be featured for their contribution to the study of affective science? Submit your nominations to amoriah.smith@mail.utoronto.ca

We are excited to feature the contributions and work of Livia Sacchi, the current Vice-President of the SAS Student Committee (SASSC).

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SAS Student Committee Update

The SAS student committee (“SASSC”) plays an integral role in our society’s functioning. We highlight our student committee’s ongoing contributions to the SAS student body and the broader SAS community as a whole.

READ ABOUT SASSC HERE…