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2021 | Forthcoming
Cook, C. L., Krems, J. A., & Kenrick, D. T. (accepted for publication). Fundamental motives illuminate a broad range of individual and cultural variations in thought and behavior. Current Directions in Psychological Science. [Paper]
Krems, J. A., *Claessens, S., Fales, M. R., Campenni, M., Haselton, M. G., & Aktipis, A. (2021). An agent-based model of the female rivalry hypothesis for concealed ovulation in humans. Nature Human Behaviour. [Paper Link] [Data, Code, Model]
Krems, J. A., *Ko, A., *Moon, J., & Varnum, M. E. W. (2021). Lay beliefs about gender and sexual behavior: First evidence for a pervasive, robust (but seemingly unfounded) stereotype. Psychological Science. [Paper] [Data + Code]
Krems, J. A., Williams, K. E. G., Kenrick, D. T., & Aktipis, A. (2021). Friendship jealousy: One tool of friendship maintenance? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 120(4), 977 -1012. [Paper] [Pre-registrations] [Data + Code]
*Kierns, N., *Tsotsoros, C., *Addante, S., *Laymen, H., Krems, J. A., Pearl, R., Tomiyama, J. A., & Hawkins, M. A. W. (2021). Adverse Childhood Experiences Associated with Greater Internalization of Weight Stigma in Women with Excess Weight. Obesities.
*Moon, J. W., Krems, J. A., & Cohen, A. B.. (2021). Is there anything good about atheists? Exploring positive and negative stereotypes of the religious and nonreligious. Social Psychological and Personal Science. [Pre-print] [Pre-registration, Data, + Code]
Varnum, M. E. W., Krems, J. A., *Wormley, A., Morris, C. & Grossmann, I. (2021). Why are song lyrics becoming simpler? A time series analysis of lyrical complexity in six decades of American popular music. PLOS ONE. [Paper] [Data + Code]
Fisher, M., & Krems, J. A. (forthcoming chapter). An evolutionary review of female intrasexual competition. In D. Buss (Ed.), The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. Wiley & Sons.
*Ko, A., *Pick, C., *Kwon, J. Y., *Barlev, M., Krems, J. A., Varnum, M. E. W., …& Kenrick, D. T. (2020). Family matters: Rethinking the social psychology of human motivation. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 15(1), 173-201. [PDF] [OSF]
Krems, J. A., & Conroy-Beam, D. (2020). First tests of Euclidean preference integration in friendship: Euclidean friend value and power of choice on the friend market. Evolution & Human Behavior, 41(3), 188-198. [PDF] | [Data + Code]
Krems, J. A., *Rankin, A. M., & *Northover, S. B. (2020). Women’s strategic defenses against same-sex aggression: Evidence from sartorial choices. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 11(6), 770-781. [Link] | [Data, Code, + Materials]
Neuberg, S. L, Williams, K. E. G., Sng, O., *Pick, C. M., Neel, R., Krems, J. A., Pirlott, A. G. (2020). Toward capturing the functional and nuanced nature of social stereotypes: An affordance management approach. In B. Gawronski, (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 62 (p. 245-304). [Link]
Krems, J. A., *Bradshaw, H., & *Merrie, L. (2020). Intrasexual aggression. In J. Mogliski & T. Shackelford (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology and Romantic Relationships. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Krems, J. A., & Wilkes, J. (2019). Why are conversations limited to about four people? A theoretical exploration of the conversation size constraint. Evolution and Human Behavior, 40(3), 140 -147. [Link]
*Moon, J. W., Krems, J. A., Cohen, A. B., & Kenrick, A. B. (2019). Is nothing sacred? Religion, sex, and reproductive strategies. Current Directions in Psychology, 28(4), 361-365. [PDF]
Aktipis, A., Cronk, L.,† Alcock, A., Ayers, J., Balliet, D., Boddy, A. Curry, O. S., Krems, J. A.,Munoz, A., Sullivan, D., Sznycer, D., Wasielewski, H., Wilkinson, G., & Winfrey, P. (2018). Understanding cooperation through fitness interdependence. Nature Human Behavior, 2(7), 429-431. [PDF]
† Trailing authors listed in alphabetical order
Kenrick, D. T., & Krems, J. A. (2018). Well-being, self-actualization, and fundamental motives: An evolutionary perspective. In E. Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), e-Handbook of subjective well-being. Online resource: Nobascholar.
Vaillancourt, T., & Krems, J. A. (2018). The development of female aggression in evolutionary perspective. In S. M. Coyne & J. M. Ostrov (Eds.), The development of relational aggression. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Krems, J. A., Kenrick, D. T., & Neel, R. (2017). Individual perceptions of self-actualization: What functional motives are linked to fulfilling one’s full potential? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43(9), 1337- 1352. [PDF] [Materials]
Krems, J. A., & Varnum, M. E. W. (2017). More than just climate: The role of other ecological dimensions in explaining human aggression across societies [commentary]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, e89. [Data]
Krems, J. A., Dunbar, R. I. M., & Neuberg, S. L. (2016). Something to talk about: Are conversation sizes constrained by mental modeling abilities? Evolution and Human Behavior, 36(6), 423-428. [Data]
Krems, J. A., Neel, R., Neuberg, S. L., Puts, D. A., & Kenrick, D. T. (2016). Women selectively guard their (desirable) mates from ovulating women. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101(4), 551-573.
2015 | Prior
David-Barrett, T., Rotkirch, A., Carney, J., Behncke Izquierdo, I., Krems, J. A., Townley, D., McDaniell, E., Byrne-Smith, A., & Dunbar, R. I. M. (2015). Women favor dyadic relationships, but men prefer clubs: Cross-cultural evidence from social networking. PLOS ONE, 10(3), e0118329.
Krems, J. A., & Dunbar, R. I. M. (2013). Clique size and network characteristics in hyperlink cinema: Constraints of evolved psychology. Human Nature, 24(4), 414-429.
Krems, J. A., Neuberg, S. L., Filip-Crawford, G., & Kenrick, D. T. (2015). Is she angry? (Sexually desirable) Women ‘see’ anger on female faces. Psychological Science, 26(11), 1655-1663.
* denotes undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral researcher