The International Society for the Study of Individual Differences

Videos of ISSID 2011 London UK

Day 1 AM: Emotional intelligence and psychological health

  1. Gorgens-Ekermans, G.: Developing emotional intelligence for increased stress management and better psychological and physical health
  2.  Saklofske, D. H.: Associations of emotional intelligence and coping style with perceived stress and academic performance in students
  3.  Zeidner, M.: The role of emotional intelligence in coping with compassion fatigue among health professionals
  4.  Parker, J. D. A.: Addiction-related behaviours in adolescence and young adulthood: Relationship with emotional intelligence
  5.  Petrides, K. V.: Trait emotional intelligence and mental health

Day 1 PM: Genetic brain imaging, biomarker and lifestyle effects on intelligence across the life course: New results from the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936

  1.  Deary, I.: Intelligence across the lifecourse: Its determinants and its (sometimes unexpected) consequences
  2.  Davies, G.: A genome-wide association study of non-pathological cognitive ageing
  3.  Penke, L.: Brain white matter integrity, brain size, and cognitive ability across the lifespan: Results from over 700 participants
  4.  Gow, A.: Activity, engagement and cognitive ageing
  5.  Johnson, W.: Charting the changes from ages 70-73: Can we spot deleterious ageing in the LBC1936?

Day 1 Keynote Speakers

Neubauer, A. C.: Where in the brain is creativity? Looking down on divergent thinking
Ackerman, P. L.: Cognitive, Affective, and Conative Individual Differences: Communalities, Uniquenesses, and Prospects for Integration

Day 2 AM: On the interplay of intelligence and personality in predicting achievement criteria

  1.  Steinmayr, R.: On the interplay of intelligence and personality in predicting achievement criteria
  2.  Spinath, B.: Intelligence, personality and motivation as mediators between families' socio-economic background and children's school achievement
  3.  De Soete, B.: Cognitive ability and personality as predictors of academic performance and job performance
  4.  von Stumm, S.: What makes individual merit?
  5.  Johnson, W.: Unpacking the dynamic developments of personality and achievement in adolescence

Day 2 PM: Determinants of career success: Are we forgetting something important?

  1. Bond, F.: The role of psychological flexibility in job performance
  2.  Ahmetoglu, G.: Entrepreneurship: Time for psychologists to wake up?
  3.  Duckworth, A. L.: Selecting for grit: Using data from resumes to quantify passion and perseverance for long=term goals
  4.  Hogan, R.: Father murder and ambition: The psychology of career success
  5.  Furnham, A.: Attractiveness and carerr success

Day 2 Keynote Speakers

Hogan, R.: Psychology and Economics: The Origins of Employability
Gottfredson, L.: The sociology of biological intelligence

Day 3 AM: New insights from behavioural genetic studies of personality, cognition, ability and behaviour

  1. Gottschling, A.: The prediction of school achievement from a behaviour genetic perspective: Results from the German twin study on Cognitive Ability, Self-Reported Motivation, and School Achievement
  2.  Greven, C.: Why do children with ADHD experience learning difficulties? A genetic study of more than 10,000 twins
  3.  Walter, N. T.: Interaction effect of functional variants of the BDNF and DRD2/ANKK1 gene is associated with alexithymia in healthy human subjects
  4.  Markett, S.: Individual differences in executive control - molecular genetic and neurobiological influences
  5.  Kovas, Y.: Number sense is innate, but is it heritable? Putting numerical cognition under the genetic microscope

Day 3 PM: Recent behavioural genetic contributions to individual differences research

  1. Boomsma, D.: Longitudinal genetic studies of personality and psychiatric disorders in children and adults
  2.  Bates, T.: Theory-driven behavior genetics: An example from psychological wellbeing
  3.  Veselka, L.: The dark triad of personality: A behavioral genetic exploration
  4.  Plomin, R.: Generalist Genes
  5.  Segal, N: Virtual twin studies: What they tell us about human behavior
  6.  Spinath, F.: Behavior genetics and panel studies: Advantages of using a genetically sensitive multi-group design
  7.  Johnson, W.: Recent behavioural genetic contributions to individual differences research

Day 3 Keynote Speakers

Plomin, R.: Quantitative Genetics in the Era of Molecular Genetics