In the News
Social Support is Most Effective When provided Invisibly, Association for Psychological Science, original research
Here's Why Prince William Might Make a Good Hubby, Minneapolis Star Tribune, original research
Has Prince William Been Too Scarred by his Parents' Split?, Marie Claire Magazine, original research
Published articles and chapters
Howland, M., Armeli, S., Feinn, R. S., & Tennen, H. (2016). Daily emotional stress reactivity in
emerging adulthood: temporal stability and its predictors, Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 30.
doi: 10.1080/10615806.2016.1228904. [email for PDF]
Rafaeli, E., Gadassi, R., Howland, M., Boussi, A., & Lazarus, G. (2017). Seeing bad does good:
Relational benefits of accuracy regarding partners’ negative moods. Motivation & Emotion,
41. doi:10.1007/s11031-017-9614-x. [email for PDF]
Ehrenberg, E., Armeli, S., Howland, M., & Tennen, H. (in press). A daily process examination of episode-specific drinking to cope motivation among college students. Addictive Behaviors. [email for PDF]
Howland, M. , Farrell, A. K., Simpson, J. A., Rothman, A. J., Burns, R., Fillo, J., & Wlaschin, J. (Accepted, November 2015). Relational effects on physical activity: A dyadic approach to the theory of planned behavior. Health Psychology. PDF
Howland, M. (2015). Reading minds and being invisible: The role of empathic accuracy in invisible support provision. Social Psychological and Personality Science. PDF
Scherschel, H., Howland, M. & Mann, T. (2014). Effects of subtle and explicit health messages on food choice. Health Psychology. PDF
Howland, M. & Simpson, J. A. (2013). Attachment orientations and reactivity to aggressive humor in a social support context. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. PDF
Simpson, J. A. & Howland, M. (2012). Bringing the partner into attachment theory and research: A commentary on Mikulincer and Shaver . Journal of Family Theory and Review., 4,282-289.
Howland, M. & Hunger, J., & Mann, T. (2012). Friends don’t let friends eat cookies: Effects of restrictive eating norms on consumption among friends. Appetite, 59, 505-509. PDF
Shallcross, S., Howland, M., Bemis, J., Frazier, P., & Simpson, J. (2011). Not “capitalizing” on social capitalization interactions: The role of attachment insecurity. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 77-85. PDF
Howland, M. & Simpson, J. A. (2010). Getting in under the radar: A dyadic view of invisible support. Psychological Science, 21, 1878-1885. PDF
Howland, M. & Rafaeli, E. (2010). Bringing everyday mind reading into everyday life: Assessing empathic accuracy with daily diary data. Journal of Personality, 78, 1437-1468. PDF
Cuperman, R., Howland, M., Ickes, W. & Simpson, J. A. (2010). Motivated inaccuracy: Past and future directions, in Smith, J. L., Ickes, W., & Hodges, S. (Eds), Managing Interpersonal Sensitivity: Knowing When—and When Not—to Understand Others. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
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