Selected Papers

Asendorpf, J. B., Penke, L., & Back, M. D. (2011). From dating to mating and relating: Predictors of initial and long-term outcomes of speed-dating in a community sample. European Journal of Personality, 25, 16-30.
Back, M. D., Baumert, A., Denissen, J. J. A., Hartung, F.-M., Penke, L., Schmukle, S. C., Schönbrodt, F. D., Schröder-Abé, M., Vollmann, M., Wagner, J., & Wrzus, C. (2011). PERSOC: A unified framework for understanding the dynamic interplay of personality and social relationships. European Journal of Personality, 25, 90-107.
Back, M. D. & Kenny, D. A. (2010). The Social Relations Model: How to understand dyadic processes. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 4, 855-870.
Back, M. D., Krause, S. Hirschmüller, S., Stopfer, J. M., Egloff, B. & Schmukle, S. C. (2009). Unraveling the three faces of self-esteem: A new information-processing sociometer perspective. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 933-937
Back, M. D., Küfner, A. C. P., Dufner, M., Gerlach, T. M., Rauthmann, J. F., & Denissen, J. J. A. (in press). Narcissistic admiration and rivalry: Disentangling the bright and dark sides of narcissism. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Back, M. D., Penke, L., Schmukle, S. C., & Asendorpf, J. B. (2011). Knowing your own mate value: Sex-specific personality effects on the accuracy of expected mate choices. Psychological Science, 22, 984-989.
Back, M. D., Penke, L., Schmukle, S. C., Sachse, K., Borkenau, P., & Asendorpf (2011). Why mate choices are not as reciprocal as we assume: The role of personality, flirting, and physical attractiveness. European Journal of Personality, 25, 120-132.
Back, M. D., Schmukle, S. C., & Egloff, B. (2011). A closer look at first sight: Social relations lens model analyses of personality and interpersonal attraction at zero acquaintance. European Journal of Personality, 25, 225-238.
Back, M. D., Schmukle, S. C., & Egloff, B. (2010). Why are narcissists so charming at first sight? Decoding the narcissism-popularity link at zero acquaintance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98, 132-145.
Back, M. D., Schmukle, S. C. & Egloff, B. (2008). Becoming friends by chance. Psychological Science, 19, 439-440.
Back, M. D., Schmukle, S. C. & Egloff, B. (2008). How extraverted is honey.bunny77@hotmail.de? Inferring personality traits from email addresses. Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 1116-1122.
Back, M. D., Stopfer, J. M., Vazire, S., Gaddis, S., Schmukle, S. C., Egloff, B. & Gosling, S. D. (2010). Facebook profiles reflect actual personality not self-idealization. Psychological Science, 21, 372-374.
Burk, W. J., Denissen, J. J. A., van Doorn, M., Branje, S. J. T., & Laursen, B. (2009). The vicissitudes of conflict measurement: Stability and reliability in the frequency of disagreements. European Psychologist, 14, 153-159. 
Denissen, J.J.A., Geenen, R., Selfhout, M., & van Aken, M. A. G. (2008). Single-item Big Five ratings in a social network design. European Journal of Personality, 22, 37-54.
Denissen, J. J. A., & Penke, L. (2008). Neuroticism predicts reactions to cues of social inclusion. European Journal of Personality, 22, 497-517.
Denissen, J. J. A., van Aken, M. A. G., & Dubas, J. S. (in press). It takes two to tango: How parents' and adolescents' personalities link to the quality of their mutual relationship. Developmental Psychology.
Hartung, F.-M., & Renner, B. (2013). Perceived and actual social discrimination: The case of overweight and social inclusion. Frontiers in Psychology, 4:147. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00147 
Hartung, F.-M., & Renner, B. (2011). Social curiosity and interpersonal perception: A judge x trait interaction. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 796-814. doi: 10.1177/0146167211400618 
Hirschmüller, S., Egloff, B., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2013). The dual lens model: A comprehensive framework for understanding self-other agreement of personality judgments at zero acquaintance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104, 335-353..
Küfner, A. C. P., Back, M. D., Nestler, S., & Egloff, B. (2010). Tell me a story and I will tell you who you are! Lens model analyses of personality and creative writing. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 427-435.
Küfner, A. C. P., Nestler, S., & Back M. D. (2013). The two pathways to being an (un-)popular narcissist. Journal of Personality, 81, 184-195.
Nestler, S.& Back, M.D. (in press). Applications and extensions of the lens model to understand interpersonal judgments at zero acquaintance. Current Directions in Psychological Science.
Nestler, S., Back, M. D., & Egloff, B. (2011). Psychometrische Eigenschaften zweier Skalen zur Erfassung interindividueller Unterschiede in der Präferenz zum Alleinsein. Diagnostica, 57, 57-67.
Nestler, S., Egloff, B., Küfner, A. C. P., & Back, M. D. (2012). An integrative lens model approach to bias and accuracy in human inferences: Hindsight effects and knowledge updating in personality judgments. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103, 698-717.
Neyer, F. J. & Wrzus, C. (in press). Personality Traits, Effects on Relationships. In H. T. Reiss & S. K. Sprecher (eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. 
Place, S. S., Todd, P. M., Penke, L., & Asendorpf, J. B. (2009). The ability to judge the romantic interest of others. Psychological Science, 20, 22-26.
Penke, L., & Asendorpf, J. B. (2008). Beyond global sociosexual orientations: A more differentiated look at sociosexuality and its effects on courtship and romantic relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 1113-1135.
Penke, L., & Denissen, J. J. A. (2008). Sex differences and lifestyle-dependent shifts in the attunement of self-esteem to self-perceived mate value: Hints to an adaptive mechanism? Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 1123-1129.
Schönbrodt, F. D., Back, M. D., & Schmukle, S. C. (2012). TripleR: An R package for social relations analyses based on round robin designs. Behavior Research Methods, 44, 455-470.
Schröder-Abé, M., Rudolph, A., Wiesner, A., & Schütz, A. (2007). Self-esteem discrepancies and defensive reactions to social feedback. International Journal of Psychology, 42, 174-183.
Schröder-Abé, M., & Schütz, A. (2007). Collective Self. In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Social Psychology, Vol. 1, pp. 154-155. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 
Selfhout, M. H. W., Burk, W. J., Denissen, J. J. A., Branje, S. J. T., van Aken, M. A. G., & Meeus, W. H. J. (in press). Emerging late adolescent friendship networks and Big Five personality traits: A social network approach. Journal of Personality. 
Selfhout, M. H. W., Denissen, J. J. A., Branje, S. J. T., & Meeus, W. H. J. (in press). In the eye of the beholder: Perceived, actual, and peer-rated similarity in personality, communication, and friendship intensity during the acquaintanceship processes. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 
Stopfer, J. M., Egloff, B., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (in press). Being popular in online social networks: How agentic, communal, and creativity traits relate to judgments of status and liking. Journal of Research in Personality
Sturaro, C., Denissen, J.J.A., van Aken, M. A. G., & Asendorpf, J.B. (2008). Person-environment transactions during emerging adulthood: The interplay between personality characteristics and social relationships. European Psychologist, 13, 1-11.
Todd, P. M., Penke, L., Fasolo, B., & Lenton, A. P. (2007). Different cognitive processes underlie human mate choices and mate preferences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 104, 15011-15016.
Vollmann, M., Antoniw, K., Hartung, F.-M., & Renner, B. (2011). Social support as mediator of the stress buffering effect of optimism: The importance of differentiating the recipients' and providers' perspective. European Journal of Personality, 25, 146-154. 
Vollmann, M. & Renner, B. (2010). Better liked but not more supported: Optimism and social support from a provider's perspective. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 2, 362-373.
Vollmann, M., Renner, B., & Weber, H. (2007). Optimism and social support: The providers' perspective. Journal of Positive Psychology, 2, 205-215.
Vollmann, M., Renner, B., Matiba, K., & Weber, H. (2007). Unterschiedliche Wertschätzung, aber gleiche Unterstützungsbereitschaft: Soziale Reaktionen auf Optimisten, Pessimisten und Realisten aus der Geberperspektive. Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, 15, 168-176.