Publications

Elsaadawy, N., Carlson, E. C., & Human, L. J. (in press). Who influences meta-accuracy? It takes two to know the impressions we make. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 

Kerr, L. G., Borenstein-Laurie, J., Human, L. J. (2020). Are some first dates easier to read than others? The role of target well-being in distinctively accurate first impressions. Journal of Research in Personality, 88, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2020.104017 

Tissera, H., Kerr, L. G., Carlson, E. N., & Human, L. J. (2020). Social anxiety and liking: Towards understanding the role of metaperceptions in first impressions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advanced Online Publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000363 

Human, L. J., Rogers, K. H., & Biesanz, J. C. (2020). In-person, online, and up-close: The cross-contextual consistency of expressive accuracy. European Journal of Personality. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/per.2272

Kerr, L. G., Tissera, H., McClure, M. J., Lydon, J. E., Back, M. D., & Human, L. J. (2020). Blind at first sight? The role of distinctively accurate first impressions in romantic interest. Psychological Science. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797620919674

Rau, R., Carlson, E. N., Back, M. D., Barranti, M., Gebauer, J., Human, L. J., Leising, D., & Nestler, S. (2019). Evidence of global positivity and trait specificity in perceiver effects across person impression contexts. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000278

Human, L. J., Carlson, E. N., Geukes, K., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2020). Do accurate personality impressions benefit early relationship development? The bidirectional associations between accuracy and liking. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 118(1), 199–212doi: 10.1037/pspp0000214

Huelsnitz, C. O., Neel, R., & Human, L. J. (2020). Accuracy in perceptions of fundamental social motives: comparisons to perceptions of big five traits and associations with friendship quality. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 46, 3-19. doi: 10.1177/0146167219838546

Orehek, E., Human, L. J., Sayette, M. A., Dimoff, J. D., Winograd, R. P., & Sher, K. (2020). Self-expression while drinking alcohol: Does alcohol influence accuracy and positivity of personality expression? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 46, 109-123. doi: 10.1177/0146167219843933

Inagaki, T. K., & Human, L. J. (2020). Physical and social warmth: Warmer daily body temperature is associated with greater feelings of social connection. Emotion, 20, 1093-1097. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000618

Capozzi, F., Human, L. J., & Ristic, J. (2019). Attention promotes accurate impression formation. Journal of Personality, 88, 544-554. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12509

Human, L. J., Mignault, M. C., Biesanz, J. C., & Rogers, K. H. (2019). Why are well-adjusted people seen more accurately? The role of personality-behavior congruence in naturalistic social settings. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 117, 465-482. doi: 10.1037/pspp0000193

Human, L. J., & Mendes, W. B. (2018). Cardiac vagal flexibility and personality impressions: Examining a physiological correlate of perceptive accuracy. Journal of Personality, 86, 1065-1077. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12375

Mignault, M. C., & Human, L. J. (2018). Perceiving the disordered personality. Invited Commentary. European Journal of Personality, 32, 525-624. 10.1002/per.2174

Magee, C., Buchtel, E., Human, L. J., Murray, D. R., & Biesanz, J. C. (2018). Is personality variability associated with adjustment? Journal of Research in Personality, 72, 22-43. doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2016.08.005

Mignault, M. C., & Human, L. J. (2017). Hiring the good target: Toward more integration of expressive accuracy into personnel selection. Open Peer Commentary. European Journal of Personality, 31, 471-472. doi: 10.1002/per.2119

Human, L. J., Woolley, J. D., & Mendes, W. B. (2018). Effects of oxytocin administration on receiving help. Emotion, 18, 980-988. doi: 10.1037/emo0000369

Human, L. J., Thorson, K. R., Woolley, J. D., & Mendes, W. B. (2017). Combining oxytocin administration and positive emotion inductions: Examining associations with social perception and analytical performance. Hormones & Behavior, 90, 120-128. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2017.03.002

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Human, L. J. (in press). Interpersonal perception. In K. Sweeny & M. L. Robbins (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Health Psychology, Volume 2 (The Social Bases of Health Behavior). Wiley.

Orehek, E., & Human, L. J. (2017). Self-expression on social media: Do tweets present accurate and positive portraits of impulsivity, self-esteem, and attachment style?Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 60-70. doi: 10.1177/0146167216675332

Human, L. J., Chan, M., Ifthikhar, R., Williams, D., DeLongis, A., & Chen, E. (2016). Accuracy and positivity in adolescent perceptions of parent behavior: Links with adolescent psychological adjustment and proinflammatory profiles. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 796-805. doi: 10.1177/1948550616660590

Human, L. J., Dirks, M. D., DeLongis, A., & Chen, E. (2016). Congruence and incongruence in adolescents’ and parents’ perceptions of the family: Using response surface analysis to examine links with adolescent psychological adjustment. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 45, 2022-2035. doi: 10.1007/s10964-016-0517-z

Human, L. J., Thorson, K. R., & Mendes, W. B. (2016). Interactive effects between extraversion and oxytocin administration: Implications for positive social processes. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 735-744. doi: 10.1177/1948550616644964

Human, L.J., Whillans, A. V., Hoppmann, C., Klumb, P., Dickerson, S. S., & Dunn, E. W. (2015). Finding the middle ground: Curvilinear associations between positive affect variability and daily cortisol profiles. Emotion, 15, 705-720. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/emo0000071

Aknin, L. B., & Human, L. J. (2015). Give a piece of you: Gifts that reflect givers promote closeness. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 60, 8-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2015.04.006

Human, L. J., Chan, M., DeLongis, A., Roy, L., Miller, G. E., & Chen, E. (2014). Parental accuracy regarding adolescent daily experiences: Relationships with adolescent psychological adjustment and inflammatory regulation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 76, 603-610. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000105

Aiken, A., Human, L. J., Alden, L. E., & Biesanz, J. C. (2014). Try to find me: Social anxiety and first impressions. Behavior Therapy, 45, 851-862. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2014.08.001

Human, L. J., Biesanz, J. C., Finseth, S., Pierce, B, & Le, M. (2014). To thine own self be true: Psychological adjustment promotes judgeability via personality-behavior congruence. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106, 286-303. doi: 10.1037/a0034860

Human, L. J., & Biesanz, J. C. (2013). Targeting the good target: An integrative review of the characteristics and consequences of being accurately perceived. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 17, 248-272. doi: 10.1177/1088868313495593

Letzring, T. D. & Human, L. J. (2013). An examination of information quality as a moderator of accurate personality judgment: Information about thoughts and feelings and behaviors increases distinctive accuracy. Journal of Personality, 82, 440-451. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12075

Human, L. J., Sandstrom, G. M., Biesanz, J. C.,& Dunn, E. w> (2013). Accurate first impressions leave a lasting impression: The long-term effects of accuracy on relationsship development. Social Phsycological and Personality Science, 4, 395-402. doi: 10.1177/194855061246335

Human, L. J., Biesanz, J. C., Miller, G. E., Chen, E., Lachman, M., & Seeman, T. (2013). Is change bad? Personality change is associated with worse psychological well-being and greater metabolic syndrome. Journal of Personality, 81, 249-260. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12002

Human, L. J., & Biesanz, J. C. (2012). Accuracy and assumed similarity in first impressions of personality: Differing associations at different levels of analysis. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 106-110. doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2011.10.002

Human, L. J., Biesanz, J. C., Parisotto, K. L., & Dunn, E. W. (2012).  Your best self helps reveal your true self: Positive self-presentation results in more accurate personality impressions. Social Psychology and Personality Science, 3, 23-30. doi: 10.1177/ 1948550611407689

Human L. J., & Biesanz, J. C. (2011).   Target adjustment and self-other agreement: Utilizing trait observability to disentangle judgeability and self-knowledge. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 202-216. doi: 10.1037/a0023782

Human L. J., & Biesanz, J. C. (2011).  Through the looking glass clearly: Accuracy and assumed similarity in well-adjusted individuals’ first impressions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 349-364. doi: 10.1037/a0021850

Biesanz, J. C., Human, L. J., Paquin, A.-C., Chan, M., Parisotto, K. L., Sarracino, J. & Gillis, R. L. (2011). Do we know when our impressions of others are valid?  Evidence for realistic accuracy awareness in first impressions of personality. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 452-459. doi: 10.1177/1948550610397211

Lorenzo, G. L., Biesanz, J. C., & Human, L. J. (2010). What is beautiful is good and more accurately understood: Physical attractiveness and accuracy in first impressions of personality.  Psychological Science, 21, 1777-1782. doi: 10.1177/0956797610388048

Biesanz, J. C., & Human, L. J.  (2010).  The cost of forming more accurate impressions: Accuracy-Motivated perceivers see the personality of others more distinctively but less normatively than perceivers without an explicit goal. Psychological Science, 21, 589-594.  doi: 2010-09433-023

Dunn, E. W., Biesanz, J. C., Human, L., & Finn, S.  (2007). Misunderstanding the affective consequences of everyday social interactions: The hidden benefits of putting one’s best face forward. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92, 990-1005. doi: 10.1037/0022-3514.92.6.990

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