Audio/Video Resources

Recent Audio/Video Lectures


They Love Me, They Love Me Not – And Why It Matters

This video is a TEDx UConn talk by Ronald P. Rohner, PhD. Dr. Rohner was a speaker at the TEDx UConn series on April 9, 2017 as a catalyst for change. He summarized his six decades of research in this talk.

Clinical Applications of IPARTheory

The video is a workshop on Clinical Applications of Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection Theory. Host: Dr. Brigitte Khoury. Speakers: Dr. Ronald P. Rohner, Dr. David Rising, & Dr. Tatiana Melendez-Rhodes.

Neuropsychology and Acceptance-Rejection

Dr. Rohner's talk is on neuropsychological perspectives on "How Rejection Shapes Who We Are". The talk was given on the Dr. Dee Show, October 16, 2016.


His portion of the show begins around 28 minutes into the program. In order to listen to just this portion of the show, slide your cursor along the audio bar to 28:20


Benefits of Affection Given & Affection Received. This lecture was given by Ronald P. Rohner, Ph.D., in Portugal, November, 2013.

Introduction to Parental Acceptance-Rejection Theory: A Video Lecture was given by Ronald. P. Rohner, Ph.D. in Spain, November, 2013.


Ronald P. Rohner sponsered by UNED Facultad de Psicologia spoke on “Benefits of Affection Given and Affection Received: Introduction to Parental Acceptance-Rejection Theory” and “Testing the Central Postulates of Parental Acceptance-Rejection Theory: a Summary of Meta-Analytic Studies.”

Ronald P. Rohner is Professor Emeritus, Director of Ronald and Nancy Rohner Center for the Study of Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection and former President of the International Society for Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection (ISIPAR)

*The first 6.5 minutes of introductions are in Spanish. The lecture itself is in English.

Getting Involved!

Hundreds of researchers, practitioners and students (both undergraduates and graduate) around the world are engaged in research and advocacy on interpersonal acceptance and rejection. If you are interested in getting involved in research or advocacy on interpersonal acceptance and rejection, we welcome you. Please visit our “Contact Us” tab at the top of this page to contact one of us about your interests. We also invite you to join the International Society for Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection.

isipar logo