Baker, L. R. (in press). Gratitude increases recipients’ commitment through automatic partner evaluations, yet unreciprocated gratitude decreases commitment through deliberative evaluations. Social Psychology and Personality Science.
Girme, Y. U., Peters, B. J., Baker, L. R., Overall, N. C., Fletcher, G. J. O., Reis, H. T., Jamieson, J. P., & Sigal, M. J. (in press). Attachment anxiety and the curvilinear effects of expressive suppression on individuals’ and partners’ outcomes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Baker, L. R., McNulty, J. K., Brady, A. (g), & Montalvo, S. (g) (2020). A new measure of expected relationship satisfaction, alternatives, and investments supports the expectations of interdependence model. In L. E. VanderDrift, C. R. Agnew, & X. B. Arriaga (Eds.), Interdependence, Interaction, and Close Relationships (Advances in Personal Relationships). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [contact me for a copy]
Baker, L. R. & McNulty, J.K. (2020). The Relationship Problem Solving (RePS) Model: How partners influence one another to resolve relationship problems. Personality and Social Psychological Review, 24, 53-77.
Baker, L. R., Kane, M. J. & Russell, V. M. (2020). Romantic partners’ working memory capacity facilitates relationship problem resolution through recollection of problem-relevant information. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 149, 580–584. [contact me for a copy]
Brady, A. (g), Baker, L. R., & Miller, R. S. (2020). Look but don't touch?: Self-regulation determines whether noticing attractive alternatives increases infidelity. Journal of Family Psychology, 34, 135–144.
Pu, D. F., Rodriguez, C. M., & Baker, L. R. (2019). When couples disagree: Predicting informant differences in adults’ emotion regulation. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28, 1548–1557.
Girme, Y. U., Maniaci, M. R., Reis, H. T., McNulty, J. K., Carmichael, C. L., Gable, S. L., Baker, L. R., & Overall, N. C. (2018). Does support need to be seen? Daily invisible support promotes next day relationship well-being. Journal of Family Psychology, 32, 882-893.
Russell, V. M., Baker, L. R., McNulty, J. K., & Overall, N. C. (2018). “You’re forgiven, but don’t do it again!” Direct partner regulation buffers the costs of forgiveness. Journal of Family Psychology, 32, 435.
Tucker, M. C., Rodriguez, C. M., & Baker, L. R. (2017). Personal and couple level risk factors: Maternal and paternal parent-child aggression risk. Child Abuse & Neglect, 69, 213-222.
Rodriguez, C. M., Baker, L. R., Pu, D. F., & Tucker, M. C. (2017). Predicting parent-child aggression risk in mothers and fathers: Role of emotion regulation and frustration tolerance. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 26, 2529–2538.
Baker, L. R., McNulty, J.K., & VanderDrift, L.E. (2017). Expectations for future relationship satisfaction: Unique sources and critical implications for commitment. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146, 700-721. [contact me for a copy]
Baker, L. R., Cobb, R. A., McNulty, J. K., Lambert, N. M., & Fincham, F. D. (2017). Remaining in a situationally aggressive relationship: The role of relationship self-efficacy. Personal Relationships, 23, 591–604.
Baker, L. R., & Baumeister, R. F. (2017). Alone and impulsive: Self-regulatory capacity mediates and moderates the implications of exclusion. In K. W. Williams & Nida, S. A. (Eds.), Frontiers Handbook of Ostracism, Social Exclusion, & Rejection. New York: Psychology Press.
Baker, L. R., & McNulty, J.K. (2015). Adding insult to injury: Partner depression moderates the association between partner-regulation attempts and partners’ motivation to resolve interpersonal problems. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 839-852.
Meltzer, A. L., McNulty, J. K., Miller, S., Baker, L. R. (2015). A psychophysiological mechanism underlying women’s weight-management goals: Women desire and strive for greater weight loss near peak fertility. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 930-942.
Russell, V. M., McNulty, J. K., Baker, L. R., & Meltzer, A. L. (2014). The association between discontinuing hormonal contraceptives and wives’ marital satisfaction depends on husbands’ facial attractiveness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111, 17081-17086.
Baker, L. R., & McNulty, J.K. (2013). When low self-esteem encourages behaviors that risk rejection to increase interdependence: The role of relational self-construal. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104, 995-1018.
Baker, L. R., McNulty, J.K., Overall, N. C., Lambert, N. M., & Fincham, F. D. (2013). How do relationship maintenance behaviors affect individual well-being?: A contextual perspective. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4, 282-289.