Meagan McDonald - The University of Texas at Austin Meagan’s research evaluates how individuals’ internal working models, or beliefs about the way relationships work, affect individuals' behaviors in relationships. Specifically, her work focuses on implicit theories of … [Read more...] about How Do People Share The News About Their Engagements?
You’re having a stressful week at work. You’ve had projects fail, presentations go awry, and to top it off, you just ended your week with a performance review that you don’t think went very well. As you arrive home, tired and just relieved to finally be there, you walk through … [Read more...] about “Give me a minute”…Before I Behave Badly
Chances are you had your first kiss when taking part in a kissing game -- you know those age-old games, like Spin-the-Bottle, Seven Minutes in Heaven, and Run-Chase-Kiss? These games tend to take place during the transition from childhood to adolescence (and maybe some office … [Read more...] about First, Best, Worst, Forbidden, and Regretted: Kisses and Kissing
Liz Keneski - Ph.D. Candidate - The University of Texas at Austin Liz's research centers around the intersection of romantic relationships, social networks, and health. Specifically, her research interests include social network support and romantic partner … [Read more...] about Infographic: What is the Ultimate Commitment?
When many people think of relationship aggression they stereotypically think of men hitting women, like the much publicized videotape of ex-NFL player Ray Rice knocking out his then fiancée, Janay, in an elevator in 2014. Observable forms of aggression such as this have helped … [Read more...] about Romantic Relationship Aggression – It Looks Different Than You May Think