The Annual Meeting of Political Communication “Communicate and doing politics in a pop democracy” was held in Rome from 14 to 16 December 2017. Together with Mauro Bertolotti and Thomas Nelson (Ohio University) I presented the paper “Pittsburgh or Paris? Framing issues in the policies on energy and climate”. We talked about our studies carried out both in Italy and USA to investigate how people react to messages highlighting advantages or disadvantages for the economy and the environment of programs aimed at increasing the use of renewable energy.
Returning from Padua, where the annual meeting of SIPI (Società Italiana di Psicologia dell'Invecchiamento) was held from 21 to 23 of May, 2016. Together with Mauro Bertolotti, we presented the paper "health or Well-being? Framing effects in nutrition communication addressing old people."
On December 1-2, 2017 an Expert Meeting organised by the “Ordine degli Psicologi del Lazio” was held to start a think-thank on the new perspectives in the psychology profession. Two involving and interesting debate days, which are summarised in the new website. On this page short videos on the two days, including an interview of mine which may also be found at this page.
We took part in EASP meeting, the European Association of Social Psychology, located in a wonderful Amsterdam. The farwell dinner was organised in the main hall of Krasnapolsky hotel. It was really worth it!!!
From 25 to 28 May 2017 I took part in the Small Group Meeting "Understanding psychological defese after failure", in Fyresdal, Norway. The meeting was supported by the European Association of Social Psychology and by Austre Nape.
The photos of the "Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology" are now online. The meeting was held last March in Sydney.
You can find a selection of the best shots that disclose different moments of the symposium, the acadamic and the leisure ones as well, everything was extremely pleasant!
Those who are interested can find the online translations which summerize the main chapters of the papers presented at the meeting, included Catellani, P. and Bertolotti, M. (2014). The perception of politicians’ morality: Attacks and defences.
Watch the video o research's presentation: “Better food for a better life” published on the Newsletter UCloud of the Università Cattolica. The Newsletter was recently introduced to the meeting “Reconnecting policy making and science: how do we do it?” an international digital agora organized by Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore held in Brussels the 11th of December in the framework of the Italian Presidency of the European Union.
The monographic paper in the ComPol journal is online with several in-depth analysis on the media emloyed in 2013 political campaign and on the related effects.
Inside the journal the paper with my contribution: Barisione, M., Catellani, P. & Garzia, D. (2014). Between Facebook and TV news. Media Exposure and Leader Perception in the 2013 Election Campaign in Italy. Comunicazione Politica, 6, 185-207.
Read the abstract ...
The texts of the contributions to be presented at the next "Sydney symposium of social psychology", 17-20 March, are now online.
Together with Mauro Bertolotti I'm presenting the following contribution:
Catellani, P. e Bertolotti, M. (2014). The perception of politicians’ morality: Attacks and defences.
È in corso di stampa il capitolo "Catellani, P. e Bertolotti, M. Identity, values, and food" nel volume a cura di F. Botturi & R. Zoboli (Eds.) Convivium: Representation, meaning, exclusion, sustainability, Milano, Vita & Pensiero.
Che rapporti ci sono tra il cibo che mangiamo, i nostri valori e la nostra identità? Per rispondere a questa domanda vediamo anzitutto che relazioni ci sono tra valori e scelte alimentari. Analizziamo poi più in dettaglio le motivazioni che sono alla base delle scelte alimentari e come queste motivazioni possono cambiare nel tempo.
Catellani, P. & Bertolotti, M.. The effects of counterfactual attacks on social judgments
has been just accepted for publication in Social Psychology.
From June 1 to 4, 2016 the Small Group Meeting "Counterfactual thinking in causality, emotion, communication, and behavior" was held in Aix-en-Provence, organized by Mauro Bertolotti, Ruth Byrne, Kai Epstude, Denis Hilton, and myself. The meeting was supported by the European Association of Social Psychology.
Catellani, P. e Bertolotti, M. Identity, values, and food,
in the volume F. Botturi & R. Zoboli (Eds.) Convivium: Representation, meaning, exclusion, sustainability, Milan, Vita & Pensiero.
Is there a relationship between the food we eat and our values and identity? To answer this question, we first look at what are the relations between personal values and food choices. We then take a more in-depth look at the motivations underlying our food choices and how such motivations can change in time.
Back from the Island of Vilm on the Baltic Sea. An extremely innovative and inspiring meeting held in an amzing location.
Alongsides with M. Bertolotti we presented the papaer: "The Agreement with Climate Change Policies. The Effects of Message Framing, Regulatory Focus, and National versus Supra-national Identity".