Recent Research

  1. To do, to have, or to share? Valuing experiences over material possessions depends on the involvement of others. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.[PDF file]
  2. Buying life experiences for the “right” reason: A validation of the motivations for experiential buying scale. Journal of Happiness Studies. [PDF file]
  3. In live interaction, does familiarity promote attraction or contempt?: A reply to Norton. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. [PDF file]
  4. Familiarity does indeed lead to attraction in live interaction. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. [PDF file]
  5. Perceived partner responsiveness minimizes defensive reactions to failure. Social Psychological and Personality Science. [PDF file]
  6. The relationship superiority effect is moderated by the relationship context. Journal of Experimental Social Psychologuy. 
  7. Are you happy for me? How sharing positive events with others provides personal and interpersonal benefits. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 
  8. Social structure shapes cultural stereotypes and emotions: A causal test of the stereotype content model. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. 
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