Yoobin Park and Dr. Geoff Macdonald find that when it comes to romantic partners, people gravitate toward similar personality traits from one relationship to the next.
Dr. Samantha Joel, Dr. Emily Impett, Dr. Geoff MacDonald, and Dr. Stephanie Spielmann find that people are less likely to initiate a breakup when they believe their partners are dependent on the relationship.
Dr. Nick Hobson, Dr. Geoff MacDonald, and Juensung Kim find that exposure to prosperity gospel makes people more likely to show an unrealistic sense of optimism for life and take more financial risks.
Dr. Samantha Joel, Dr. Geoff MacDonald, and Dr. Elizabeth Page-Gould explore the specific pros and cons people weigh when deciding to stay or leave a romantic relationship.
Dr. Jessica Maxwell finds that people who believe in sexual growth (versus sexual destiny) have happier sex lives in long-term relationships.
Dr. Geoff Macdonald finds that women rejected by an attractive suitor are more likely to subsequently reject (and be more critical of) an unattractive suitor.
Dr. Samantha Joel discusses why it may be better to under-promise and over-deliver when it comes to doing things to bolster your relationship.
Dr. Stephanie Spielmann finds that people with stronger fears about being single are willing to settle for less in their relationships.
Dr. Geoff MacDonald discusses the relationship between emotional and physical pain with Pat Morrison at Southern California Public Radio.
Kristina Schrage discusses her research on the effects of verbal and nonverbal communication on avoidantly attached partners' emotions.
Dr. Ravin Alaei, Germain Lévêque, Dr. Geoff Macdonald, and Dr. Nicholas Rule find that men's (but not women's) faces convey information about their approaches to relationships.
Yoobin Park, Dr. Matthew Johnson, Dr. Geoff MacDonald, and Dr. Emily Impett find that perceiving gratitude from a partner can reduce one's attachment anxiety.