The Japanese Psychological Association
We sponsor an annual academic convention that is organized by a planning committee at a different host university each year. The convention attracts about 4,000 participants and 1,200 presentations every year. Presenters must be JPA members as of the previous year and must have paid membership dues for the current year.
|2019||83rd Annual Convention
Ritsumeikan University Osaka Ibaraki Campus (OIC)
|2020||84st Annual Convention
September 8-10(tentative schedule)
Since our incorporation, we have sponsored public symposiums to promote understanding of psychology among the general public. The symposiums have been widely attended and well received.
JPA Research Awards
Every year, we award a number of outstanding research papers chosen from among those published during the previous year as original articles in JPA publications.
JPA Awards for International Contributions to Psychology
- ・Award for Distinguished Research
- ・Award for Distinguished Services
- ・Award for Distinguished Early and Middle Career Contributions
International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS)
As a comprehensive national psychological association, we represent Japan as one of the 70 IUPsyS member countries.
Every 4 years, the International Congress of Psychology is held over a period of 6 days. The 31st International Congress of Psychology(ICP2016) was held from July 24 through 29, 2016, in Yokohama.