Johnson, D. J., & Chopik, W. J. (in press). Geographic variation in the Black-violence stereotype. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Chopik, W. J., Newton, N. J., Ryan, L. H., Kashdan, T. B., Jarden, A. J. (in press). Gratitude across the life span: Age differences and links to subjective well-being. Journal of Positive Psychology.

Wofford, N. E., Defever, A. M., & Chopik, W. J. (in press). The vicarious effects of discrimination: How partner experiences of discrimination affect individual health. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Labelle, O. P., Wardecker, B. M., Chopik, W. J., & Edelstein, R. S. (in press). Attachment Processes. In K. Sweeny and M. Robbins (Eds.), Wiley Encyclopedia of Health Psychology.

Ryan, L. H., Newton, N. J., Chauhan, P. K., & Chopik, W. J. (in press). Effects of pre-retirement personality, health, and job lock on post-retirement subjective well-being. Translational Issues in Psychological Science.

Chopik, W. J., Edelstein, R. S., & Grimm, K. J. (in press). Longitudinal changes in attachment orientation over a 59-year period. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Chopik, W. J., Kim, E. S., & Smith, J. (in press). An examination of dyadic changes in optimism and physical health. Health Psychology.

Chopik, W. J., & Kitayama, S. (in press). Personality changes across the lifespan: Insights from a cross-cultural longitudinal study. Journal of Personality.

LaBelle, O. P., Wardecker, B. M., Chopik, W. J., & Edelstein, R. S. (in press). Attachment Processes. In K. Sweeny and M. Robbins (Eds.), Wiley Encyclopedia of Health Psychology.

Chopik, W. J., Bremner, R. H., Defever, A. M., & Keller, V. N. (in press). How (and whether) to teach undergraduates about the replication crisis in psychological science. Teaching of Psychology.

Lee, J. H., Chopik, W. J., & Schiamberg, L. B. (in press). Longitudinal associations between marital quality and sleep quality in older adulthood. Journal of Behavioral Medicine.

Grosz, M. P., Wilco, E. H. M., Wetzel, E., Leckelt, M., Chopik, W. J., Rose, N., & Back, M. D. (in press). A comparison of unidimensionality and measurement precision of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory and the Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Questionnaire. Assessment.

Leckelt, M., Wetzel, E., Gerlach, T., Ackerman, R. A., Miller, J. D, Chopik, W. J.…..Back, M. D. (in press). Validation of the Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Questionnaire short scale (NARQ-S) in convenience and representative samples. Psychological Assessment.

Wardecker, B. M., Chopik, W. J., Moors, A. C., & Edelstein, R. S. (in press). Avoidant attachment style. In V. Zeigler-Hill and T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences.

Chopik, W. J. (in press). Does personality change following spousal bereavement? Journal of Research in Personality.

Wardecker, B. M., Chopik, W. J., LaBelle, O. P., Edelstein, R. S. (in press). Is narcissism associated with baseline cortisol in men and women? Journal of Research in Personality.

Drewelies, J., Chopik, W. J., Hoppmann, C. A., Smith, J., Gerstorf, D. (in press). Linked lives: Dyadic associations of mastery beliefs with health (behavior) and health (behavior) change among older partners. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences.


Chopik, W. J., Rivard, R. V., & Cotten, S. R. (2017). Individual difference predictors of ICT use in older adulthood: A study of 17 candidate characteristics. Computers in Human Behavior, 76, 536-533. [PDF]

Bach, R., Defever, A. M., Chopik, W. J., & Konrath, S. H. (2017). Geographic variation in empathy: A state-level analysis. Journal of Research in Personality, 68, 124-130. [PDF]

Kubinski, J. S., Chopik, W. J., & Grimm, K. J. (2017). Change across the lifespan in a psychological measure of life history strategy. Evolution and Human Behavior, 38, 434-441. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J. (2017). Associations among relational values, support, health, and well-being across the adult lifespan. Personal Relationships, 24, 408-422. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., & Giasson, H. L. (2017). Age differences in explicit and implicit age attitudes across the lifespan. The Gerontologist, 57, S169-S177. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J. & Motyl, M. (2017). Is Virginia for Lovers? Geographic variation in adult attachment orientation. Journal of Research in Personality, 66, 38-45. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., O’Brien, E., & Konrath, S. H. (2017). Differences in empathic concern and perspective taking across 63 countries. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48, 23-38. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., & O’Brien, E. (2017). Happy you, healthy me? Having a happy partner is independently associated with better health in oneself. Health Psychology, 36, 21-30. [PDF]

Edelstein, R. S., Chopik, W. J., Saxbe, D. E., Wardecker, B. M., & Moors, A. C., & LaBelle, O. P. (2017). Prospective and dyadic associations between expectant parents’ prenatal hormone changes and postpartum parenting outcomes. Developmental Psychobiology, 59, 77-90. [PDF]

Saxbe, D. E., Edelstein, R. S., Lyden, H. M., Wardecker, B. M., Chopik, W. J., & Moors, A. C. (2017). Fathers’ decline in testosterone and synchrony with partner testosterone during pregnancy predicts greater postpartum relationship investment. Hormones and Behavior, 90, 39-47. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J. (2017). Death across the lifespan: Age differences in death-related thoughts and anxiety. Death Studies, 41, 69-77[PDF]


Chopik, W. J. (2016). The benefits of social technology use among older adults are mediated by reduced loneliness. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 19, 551-556[PDF]

Chopik, W. J., & Motyl, M. (2016). Ideological fit enhances interpersonal orientation. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 759-768. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., & Konrath, S. H. (2016). Political orientation moderates worldview defense in response to Osama bin Laden’s death. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 22, 396-400. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., & Edelstein, R. S. (2016). Adult Attachment Theory. In Susan Krauss Whitbourne (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging (pp. 29-34). London: Wiley-Blackwell. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J. (2016). Age differences in conscientiousness facets in the second half of life: Divergent associations with changes in physical health. Personality and Individual Differences, 96, 202-211. [PDF]

Wardecker, B. M., Chopik, W. J., Boyer, M. P., Edelstein, R. S. (2016). Individual differences in attachment are associated with usage and perceived intimacy of different communication media. Computers in Human Behavior, 59, 18-27. [PDF]


Chopik, W. J., & Edelstein, R. S. (2015). Preliminary validation of a romantic attachment orientation measure from the California Adult Q-Sort. Attachment and Human Behavior, 17, 570-585. [PDF]

Hudson, N. W., Fraley, R. C., Chopik, W. J., & Heffernan, M. E. (2015). Not all attachment relationships develop alike: Normative cross-sectional age trajectories in attachment to romantic partners, best friends, and parents. Journal of Research in Personality59, 44-55. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., O’Brien, E., Konrath, S. H., & Schwarz, N. (2015). MLK Day and racial attitudes: Liking the group more but specific exemplars less. Political Psychology, 36, 559-567. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., Kim, E. S., & Smith, J. (2015). Changes in optimism are associated with changes in health among older adults. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 814-822[PDF]

Edelstein, R. S., Wardecker, B. M., Chopik, W. J., Moors, A. C., Shipman, E. L., & Lin, N. J. (2015). Prenatal hormones in first-time expectant parents: Longitudinal changes and within-couple correlations. American Journal of Human Biology, 27, 317-325. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J. (2015). Relational attachment and ethical workplace behavior: The mediating role of emotional burnout. Personality and Individual Differences, 75, 160-164. [PDF]

Moors, A. C., Conley, T. D., Edelstein, R. S., & Chopik, W. J. (2015). Attached to monogamy? Avoidance predicts willingness to engage (but not actual engagement) in consensual non-monogamy. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 32, 222-240[PDF]


Chopik, W. J., Moors, A. C., & Edelstein, R. S. (2014). Maternal nurturance predicts declines in attachment avoidance in emerging adulthood. Journal of Research in Personality, 53, 47-53. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., & Edelstein, R. S. (2014). Age differences in romantic attachment around the world. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 892-900. [PDF]

Kim, E. S., Chopik, W. J., & Smith, J. (2014). Would you be healthier if your partner was more optimistic? The dyadic effect of optimism on health among older adults. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 76, 447-453. [PDF]

Konrath, S. H., Chopik, W. J., Hsing, C., & O’Brien, E. (2014). Changes in adult attachment styles in American college students over time: A meta-analysis. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 18, 326-348. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., & Peterson, C. (2014). Changes in technology use and adult attachment orientation from 2002-2012. Computers in Human Behavior, 38, 208-212. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., Edelstein, R. S., van Anders, S. M., Wardecker, B. M., Shipman, E. L., Samples-Steele, C. R. (2014). Too close for comfort? Adult attachment and cuddling in romantic and parent-child relationships. Personality and Individual Differences, 65, 212-216. [PDF]

Edelstein, R. S., van Anders, S. M., Chopik, W. J., Goldey, K. L., & Wardecker, B. M. (2014). Dyadic associations between testosterone and relationship quality in couples. Hormones and Behavior, 65, 401-407. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., Joshi, D. H., & Konrath, S. H. (2014). Historical changes in American self-interest: State of the Union addresses from 1790-2012. Personality and Individual Differences, 66, 128-133. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., Wardecker, B M., & Edelstein, R. S. (2014). Be Mine: Attachment avoidance predicts perceptions of relationship functioning on Valentine’s Day. Personality and Individual Differences, 63, 47-52[PDF]

Chopik, W. J., & Edelstein, R. S. (2014). Death of a salesman: Webpage-based manipulations of mortality salience. Computers in Human Behavior, 31, 94-99. [PDF]


Kruger, D. J., Fisher, M. L., Edelstein, R. S., Chopik, W. J., Fitzgerald, C., Strout, S. L. (2013). Was that cheating? Perceptions vary by sex, attachment anxiety, and behavior. Evolutionary Psychology, 11, 159-171. [PDF]

Chopik, W. J., Edelstein, R. S., & Fraley, R. C. (2013). From the cradle to the grave: Age differences in attachment from early adulthood to old age. Journal of Personality, 81, 171-183[PDF]


Edelstein, R. S., Kean, E. L., & Chopik, W. J. (2012). Estradiol responses to emotionally intimate stimuli are attenuated among women with an avoidant attachment style. Hormones and Behavior, 61, 167-175[PDF]


Edelstein, R. S., Chopik, W. J., & Kean, E. L. (2011). Sociosexuality moderates the association between relationship status and testosterone in men and women. Hormones and Behavior, 60, 248-255[PDF]