Eli J Finkel

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A brief intervention to promote conflict reappraisal preserves marital quality over time
    Eli J Finkel
    Northwestern University, Department of Psychology, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Psychol Sci 24:1595-601. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Using I³ theory to clarify when dispositional aggressiveness predicts intimate partner violence perpetration
    Eli J Finkel
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:533-49. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Arbitrary social norms influence sex differences in romantic selectivity
    Eli J Finkel
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:1290-5. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint An I3 theory analysis of human sex differences in aggression
    Eli J Finkel
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 32:279; discussion 292-311. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Self-regulatory failure and intimate partner violence perpetration
    Eli J Finkel
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:483-99. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The metamorphosis of Narcissus: communal activation promotes relationship commitment among narcissists
    Eli J Finkel
    Northwestern University, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:1271-84. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Vengefully ever after: destiny beliefs, state attachment anxiety, and forgiveness
    Eli J Finkel
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:871-86. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint High-maintenance interaction: inefficient social coordination impairs self-regulation
    Eli J Finkel
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:456-75. 2006
  9. doi request reprint So far away from one's partner, yet so close to romantic alternatives: avoidant attachment, interest in alternatives, and infidelity
    C Nathan DeWall
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:1302-16. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The attachment system in fledgling relationships: an activating role for attachment anxiety
    Paul W Eastwick
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:628-47. 2008

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint A brief intervention to promote conflict reappraisal preserves marital quality over time
    Eli J Finkel
    Northwestern University, Department of Psychology, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Psychol Sci 24:1595-601. 2013
    ..This study illustrates the potential of brief, theory-based, social-psychological interventions to preserve the quality of intimate relationships over time. ..
  2. doi request reprint Using I³ theory to clarify when dispositional aggressiveness predicts intimate partner violence perpetration
    Eli J Finkel
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:533-49. 2012
    ..Discussion emphasizes the importance of incorporating instigating, impelling, and inhibiting processes into theoretical and empirical analyses of IPV perpetration...
  3. doi request reprint Arbitrary social norms influence sex differences in romantic selectivity
    Eli J Finkel
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:1290-5. 2009
    ..These effects were mediated by increased self-confidence among rotators relative to sitters...
  4. ncbi request reprint An I3 theory analysis of human sex differences in aggression
    Eli J Finkel
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 32:279; discussion 292-311. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Self-regulatory failure and intimate partner violence perpetration
    Eli J Finkel
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:483-99. 2009
    ..These findings hint at the power of incorporating self-regulation dynamics into predictive models of IPV perpetration...
  6. doi request reprint The metamorphosis of Narcissus: communal activation promotes relationship commitment among narcissists
    Eli J Finkel
    Northwestern University, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:1271-84. 2009
    ..This work is the first to identify a mechanism by which narcissists can become more committed relationship partners...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vengefully ever after: destiny beliefs, state attachment anxiety, and forgiveness
    Eli J Finkel
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:871-86. 2007
    ..Results from Study 2 suggest that this interaction effect was significantly mediated through trust in the partner...
  8. ncbi request reprint High-maintenance interaction: inefficient social coordination impairs self-regulation
    Eli J Finkel
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:456-75. 2006
    ..These effects were not mediated through participants' conscious processes and emerged even with a nonconscious manipulation of high-maintenance interaction...
  9. doi request reprint So far away from one's partner, yet so close to romantic alternatives: avoidant attachment, interest in alternatives, and infidelity
    C Nathan DeWall
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:1302-16. 2011
    ..Thus, avoidant attachment predicted a broad spectrum of responses indicative of interest in alternatives and propensity to engage in infidelity, which were mediated by low levels of commitment...
  10. doi request reprint The attachment system in fledgling relationships: an activating role for attachment anxiety
    Paul W Eastwick
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:628-47. 2008
    ..Attachment anxiety seems to be a normative experience and may signal the activation of the attachment system during the earliest stages of romantic relationships...
  11. doi request reprint The strange case of sustained dedication to an unfulfilling relationship: predicting commitment and breakup from attachment anxiety and need fulfillment within relationships
    Erica B Slotter
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:85-100. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Implicit and explicit preferences for physical attractiveness in a romantic partner: a double dissociation in predictive validity
    Paul W Eastwick
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, TX, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:993-1011. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Self-respect and pro-relationship behavior in marital relationships
    Madoka Kumashiro
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 3270, USA
    J Pers 70:1009-49. 2002
    ..Self-respect reliably accounts for unique variance beyond variance attributable to self-esteem...
  14. doi request reprint The doormat effect: when forgiving erodes self-respect and self-concept clarity
    Laura B Luchies
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, 2029 Sheridan Road, Swift Hall, Room 102, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 98:734-49. 2010
    ..These studies reveal that, under some circumstances, forgiveness negatively impacts the self...
  15. doi request reprint Putting the brakes on aggression toward a romantic partner: the inhibitory influence of relationship commitment
    Erica B Slotter
    Department of Psychology, Villanova University, 800 LancasterAvenue, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:291-305. 2012
    ..Discussion emphasizes the importance of understanding instigating, impelling, and inhibiting processes in the perpetration of aggression toward intimate partners...
  16. doi request reprint Is love colorblind? Political orientation and interracial romantic desire
    Paul W Eastwick
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:1258-68. 2009
    ..Political orientation may be a key factor that influences the initiation of interracial romantic relationships...
  17. doi request reprint Loving freedom: concerns with promotion or prevention and the role of autonomy in relationship well-being
    Chin Ming Hui
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 105:61-85. 2013
    ..Both measurements and manipulations of participants' motivations for growth or security consistently supported these hypotheses...
  18. doi request reprint Mind-sets matter: a meta-analytic review of implicit theories and self-regulation
    Jeni L Burnette
    Department of Psychology, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA 23173, USA
    Psychol Bull 139:655-701. 2013
    ..Discussion emphasizes how the present theoretical analysis merges an implicit theory perspective with self-control theory to advance scholarship and unlock major new directions for basic and applied research...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dealing with betrayal in close relationships: does commitment promote forgiveness?
    Eli J Finkel
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:956-74. 2002
    ..In addition, the commitment-forgiveness association was mediated by cognitive interpretations of betrayal incidents; evidence for mediation by emotional reactions was inconsistent...
  20. doi request reprint When and why do ideal partner preferences affect the process of initiating and maintaining romantic relationships?
    Paul W Eastwick
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, TX, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:1012-32. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Does self-love lead to love for others? A story of narcissistic game playing
    W Keith Campbell
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 3013, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:340-54. 2002
    ..In contrast, self-esteem was negatively linked to manic love and positively linked to passionate love across studies. Implications for the understanding of narcissism in relationships are discussed...
  22. doi request reprint Middle class and marginal? Socioeconomic status, stigma, and self-regulation at an elite university
    Sarah E Johnson
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 100:838-52. 2011
    ..Taken together, these studies support the hypothesis that managing concerns about marginality can have deleterious consequences for self-regulatory resources...
  23. doi request reprint Ways of giving benefits in marriage: norm use, relationship satisfaction, and attachment-related variability
    Margaret S Clark
    Yale University, Department of Psychology, P O Box208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:944-51. 2010
    ..Overall, a picture of people valuing a communal norm and striving toward adherence to a communal norm emerged, with secure individuals doing so with more success and equanimity across time than insecure individuals...
  24. ncbi request reprint Selective versus unselective romantic desire: not all reciprocity is created equal
    Paul W Eastwick
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, 2029 Sheridan Boulevard, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:317-9. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Too proud to let go: narcissistic entitlement as a barrier to forgiveness
    Julie Juola Exline
    Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 7123, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:894-912. 2004
    ..Study 6 demonstrated that entitlement predicted diminished increases in forgiveness over time. Taken together, these results suggest that narcissistic entitlement is a robust, distinct predictor of unforgiveness...
  26. doi request reprint Perceived support for promotion-focused and prevention-focused goals: associations with well-being in unmarried and married couples
    Daniel C Molden
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, 2029 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:787-93. 2009
    ..We discuss the implications for forecasting and improving well-being among married couples...
  27. doi request reprint Sex differences in mate preferences revisited: do people know what they initially desire in a romantic partner?
    Paul W Eastwick
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 94:245-64. 2008
    ..E. Nisbett and T. D. Wilson's (1977) seminal article: Even regarding such a consequential aspect of mental life as romantic-partner preferences, people may lack introspective awareness of what influences their judgments and behavior...
  28. doi request reprint Who am I without you? The influence of romantic breakup on the self-concept
    Erica B Slotter
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 36:147-60. 2010
    ..As predicted, individuals experienced self-concept content change and reduced self-concept clarity post-breakup. Additionally, reduced clarity uniquely predicted post-breakup emotional distress...
  29. doi request reprint Navigating personal and relational concerns: the quest for equilibrium
    Madoka Kumashiro
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths College, University of London, London, UK
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:94-110. 2008
    ..In Study 4, experiences of disequilibrium predicted reduced well-being 6 months later. Collectively, these findings extend knowledge of how people regulate themselves toward equilibrium in pursuing 2 fundamental human concerns...
  30. doi request reprint Maintaining sexual desire in intimate relationships: the importance of approach goals
    Emily At Impett
    Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 5050, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 94:808-23. 2008
    ..Implications of these findings for maintaining sexual desire in long-term relationships are discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Executive self, self-esteem, and negative affectivity: relations at the phenotypic and genotypic level
    Michelle B Neiss
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton, England
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:593-606. 2005
    ..The unique genetic and non-shared environmental influences support the proposition that the executive self, self-esteem, and negative affectivity capture distinct and important differences between people...