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Maxwell, J. A. & McNulty, J.K. (in press). No Longer in a ‘Dry Spell’: The Developing Understanding of How Sex Influences Romantic Relationships. Current Directions in Psychological Science.Download PDF

Maxwell, J. A., Muise, A., MacDonald, G., & Impett, E.A. (in press). Implicit Theories of Sexuality Scale. In Milhausen, R., Sakaluk, J. K., Fisher, T., Davis, C.M. & Yarber, W. (Eds). The Handbook of Sexuality-Related Measures (4th ed.).

Muise, A., Maxwell, J. A., Impett, E. A. (2018). What theories and methods from relationship research can contribute to sex research. Annual Review of Sex Research, 55, 540-562. Download PDF

Maxwell, J. A., Muise, A., MacDonald, G., Day, L. C., Rosen, N. O. & Impett, E. A. (2017) How Implicit Theories of Sexuality Shape Sexual and Relationship Well-Being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 112, 238-279.Download PDF
 Implicit Theories of Sexuality (“Sexpectations”) Scale & Scoring 

Maxwell, J. A., Spielmann, S. S., Joel, S., & MacDonald, G. (2013). Attachment theory as a framework for understanding responses to social exclusion. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 7, 444-456.Download PDF

Spielmann, S. S., MacDonald, G., Maxwell, J. A., Joel, S., Peragine, D., Muise, A., & Impett, E. A. (2013). Settling for less out of fear of being single. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 1049-1073. Download PDF

Spielmann, S. S., Maxwell, J. A., MacDonald, G., & Baratta, P. L. (2013). Don’t get your hopes up: Avoidantly attached individuals perceive lower social reward when there is potential for intimacy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 91-107.Download PDF