Publications

French, J. E., McNulty, J. K., Makhanova, A., Maner, J. K., Eckel, L. A., Nikonova, L., & Meltzer, A. L. (2022). An empirical investigation of the roles of biological, relational, cognitive, and emotional factors in explaining sex differences in dyadic sexual desire. Biological Psychology.

Krems, J. A., Merrie, L. A., Short, V., Duarte, K., Rodriguez, N., French, J. E., Sznycer, D., & Byrd-Craven, J. (2022). Third-party perceptions of what “counts” as (male and) female status: Using emotion inferences to explore status criteria. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 10:860797.

Schafer, K. M., Daurio, A., French, J. E., Rogers, M., Meltzer, A. L., Cougle, J., & Joiner, T. (2022). The relation between anger and suicidal ideation: Investigations in two samples. Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Hicks, L. L., Meltzer, A. L., French, J. E., Altgelt, E. E., Turner, J. A., & McNulty, J. K. (2022). Perceptions of infectability to disease moderate the association between daily concerns about contractiving COVID-19 and satisfaction with sex. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

French, J. E., & Meltzer, A L. (2020). The implications of changing hormonal contraceptive use after relationship formation. Evolution and Human Behavior, 41, 274-283.

French, J. E., Whitley, K. A., Altgelt, E. E., & Meltzer, A. L. (2020). Attachment anxiety in young adulthood is associated with childhood unpredictability and predicts intentions to engage in unprotected sex. Personality and Individual Differences, 159.

French, J. E., Altgelt, E., & Meltzer, A. L. (2019). The implications of sociosexuality for marital satisfaction and dissolution. Psychological Science, 30, 1460-1472.

French, J. E., & Meltzer, A. L. (2019). Maximizing tendencies in marriage: Accentuating the implications of readily observable partner characteristics for intimates’ satisfaction. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45, 1468-1481.

French, J. E., & Meltzer. A. L. (2018). Mate choice effects. In T. Shackelford & V. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. New York: Springer.

Altgelt, E., Reyes, M., French. J. E., Meltzer, A. L., & McNulty, J. K. (2018). Who should we trust sexually? The big five as predictors of sexual infidelity. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 35, 600-614.

Meltzer, A. L., Makhanova, A., Hicks, L. L., French, J. E., McNulty, J. K., & Bradbury, T. N. (2017). Quantifying the sexual afterglow: The lingering benefits of sex and their implications for pair-bonded relationships. Psychological Science, 28, 587-598.

French, J. E., Meltzer, A. L., & Maner, J. K. (2017). Men’s perceived partner commitment and mate guarding: The moderating role of partner’s hormonal contraceptive use. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 2, 173-186.

Oltmanns, J. R., Markey, P. M., & French, J. E. (2016). Dissimilarity in physical attractiveness within romantic dyads and differential mate retention behaviors. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 34, 565-577.

Markey, P. M., French, J. E., & Markey, C. N. (2015). Violent movies and severe acts of violence: Sensationalism versus science. Human Communication Research, 41, 155-173.

Markey, P. M., Males, M., French, J. E., & Markey, C. N. (2015). Lessons from Markey et al. (2015) and Bushman et al. (2015): Sensationalism and integrity in media research. Human Communication Research, 41, 184-203.

Markey, P. M., Markey, C. N., & French, J. E. (2015). Violent video games and real-world violence: Rhetoric versus data. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 4, 277-295.