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. Geoff MacDonald proposes using research on attachment to improve mentoring relationships.
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. Geoff MacDonald shares his thoughts on the need for attention and belonging.
Dr. Geoff MacDonald shares his expertise on romantic rejection, pain, and connection.
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. Geoff MacDonald shares his thoughts on social interaction and connection in singlehood.
Dr. Geoff MacDonald discusses the functionality of love-induced physical pain.
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 talks about his Human Sexuality seminar for psychology undergraduates at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Geoff MacDonald shares his thoughts on the physical pain that can accompany emotional pain.
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. Samantha Joel talks about how human touch can help foster a sense of belonging and connection.
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 insecure attachment, social threat, and reward perceptions with Dr. Bjarne Holmes.
Dr. Geoff MacDonald discusses the relationship between emotional and physical pain with Pat Morrison at Southern California Public Radio.
Dr. Geoff MacDonald finds that the body's response to social insult is similar to physical injury.
Dr. Geoff MacDonald discusses people's use of reverse psychology as a persuasion tactic and a way to garner interpersonal reassurance.
Dr. Geoff MacDonald discusses patterns of relationship conflict.
Dr. Geoff MacDonald discusses how higher self-esteem can lead to a better relationship.
Dr. Stephanie Spielmann finds that rebound relationships may be beneficial for anxiously attached individuals.
Dr. Geoff MacDonald discusses factors that may affect attraction between men and women.
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.