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 Publications

2022-2023

Tissera, H., Visserman, M. L., Impett, E. A., Muise, A., & Lydon, J. E. (2023). Understanding the links between perceiving gratitude and romantic relationship satisfaction using an accuracy and bias framework. Social Psychological and Personality Science. Advance online publication

https://doi.org/10.1177/19485506221137958

Visserman, M. L., Muise, A., Righetti, F., Horne, R. M., Le, B. M., Côté, S., & Impett, E. A. (2022). Lightening the load: Perceived partner responsiveness fosters more positive appraisals of relational sacrifices. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 123(4), 788–810https://doi.org/10.1037/pspi0000384

Visserman, M. L., Hoorens, V., & Vonk, R. (2022). Attractie en intieme relaties [Attraction and intimate relationships]. In R. Vonk & V. Hoorens (Eds.), Sociale Psychologie [Social Psychology], 5th edition, 195-254. Boom uitgevers Amsterdam.

Murphy, G., Horne, R. M., Visserman, M. L., & Impett, E. A. (2022). Relationship functioning following a large-scale sacrifice: Perceived partner prosociality buffers attachment insecurity. Journal of Family Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000994

Righetti, F., Visserman, M. L., & Impett, E. A. (2022). Sacrifices: Costly prosocial behaviors in romantic relationships. Current Opinion in Psychology, 44, 74–79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2021.08.031

2021

Carswell, K. L., Muise, A., Harasymchuk, C., Horne, R. M., Visserman, M. L., & Impett, E. A. (2021). Growing desire or growing apart? Consequences of personal self-expansion for romantic passion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 121, 354-377. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspi0000357

 

Visserman, M. L., Righetti, F., Muise, A., Impett, E. A. Joel, S., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2021). Taking stock of reality: Biased perceptions of the costs of romantic partners’ sacrifices. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 12, 54-62. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550619896671

Park, Y., Visserman, M. L., Sisson, N., Le, B. M., Stellar, J., & Impett, E. A. (2021). How can I thank you? Highlighting the benefits or costs when expressing gratitude. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407520966049

2020

Joel, S., Eastwick, P. W., Allison, C. J., Arriaga, X. B., Baker, Z. G., Bar-Kalifa, E., … Visserman, M. L., & Wolf, S. (2020). Machine learning uncovers the most robust self-report predictors of relationship quality across 43 longitudinal couples studies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117, 19061-19071. 

https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1917036117 

 

Zoppolat, G., Visserman, M. L., & Righetti, F. (2020). What a nice surprise: Sacrifice expectations and partner appreciation in romantic relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 37(2), 450-466. 

https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407519867145

2019

Visserman, M. L. (2019). Sacrifice in intimate relationships. In J. J. Ponzetti (Eds.), Macmillan Encyclopedia of Intimate Relationships and Families, 773-775, Cengage Learning Inc., Delaware.

 

Visserman, M. L., Impett, E. A., Righetti, F., Muise, A., Keltner, D., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2019). To “see” is to feel grateful? A quasi-signal detection analysis of romantic partners’ sacrifices. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 10, 317-325. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550618757599

 

Kim, J. J., Visserman, M. L., & Impett, E. A. (2019). Power in close intimate relationships. In C. R. Agnew & J. J. Harman (Eds.), Advances in Personal Relationships: Power in close relationships, 192-224, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108131490

2018

Thomson, R., Yuki, M., Talhelm, T., Schug, J., Kito, M., Becker, M. …, & Visserman, M. L. (2018). Relational mobility predicts social behaviors in 39 countries and is tied to historical farming and threat. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115, 7521–7526. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1713191115

 

Visserman, M. L., Righetti, F., Impett, E. A., Keltner, D., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2018). It's the motive that counts: Perceived sacrifice motives and gratitude in romantic relationships. Emotion, 18, 625-637. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000344

 

Righetti, F. & Visserman, M. L. (2018). I gave too much: Low self-esteem and the regret of sacrifices. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 9, 453-460. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550617707019

2017 and before

Visserman, M. L., Righetti, F., Kumashiro, M., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2017). Me or Us? Self-control promotes a healthy balance between personal and relationship concerns. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8(1), 55-65. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550616662121

Righetti, F., Gere, J., Hofmann, W., Visserman, M. L., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2016). The burden of empathy: Partners’ responses to divergence of interests in daily life. Emotion, 16, 684-690. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000163

Righetti, F., Balliet, D., Visserman, M. L., & Hofmann, W. (2015). Trust and the suppression of emotions during sacrifice in close relationships. Social Cognition, 33, 505-519. https://doi.org/10.1521/soco.2015.33.5.505

Visserman, M. L., Karremans, J. C. (2014). Romantic relationship status biases the processing of an attractive alternative’s behavior. Personal Relationships, 21, 324–334. https://doi.org/10.1111/pere.12035

Visserman, M. L., & Karremans, J. C. (2013). Een aantrekkelijk alternatief in een negatief daglicht: Een vertekening in het verwerken van gedragsinformatie bij mensen in een relatie. [Biased processing of an attractive alternative’s behavior] Summary paper in: Jaarboek Sociale Psychologie, 221-224.

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