Recent Publications

Vaughan-Johnston, T., Quickert, R., & MacDonald, T.K. (in press). Psychological Flexibility Under Fire: Testing the Incremental Validity of Experiential Avoidance. Personality and Individual Differences.

MacDonald, T. K., McKenna, & C. Mouck, L. C. (2016). The Person and the Partner: Individual differences moderate the relationship between partner feedback and condom use. AIDS and Behavior, 20, 185-196.

Corace, K., Srigley, J. A., Hargadon, D. P., Yu, D., MacDonald, T. K., Fabrigar, L. R., & Garber, G. 2016). Using behavior change frameworks to improve healthcare worker influenza vaccination rates: A systematic review. Vaccine, 34, 3235–3242.

Cappel, J., MacDonald, T. K., & Pukall, C. F. (2016). For new mothers, the relationship matters: Relationship characteristics and postpartum sexuality. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 25, 126-137.

Karimiha, G., Rehman, U., & MacDonald, T. K (2015). The Individual and Relational Risks of Providing Support to an Inconsolable Partner. Personal Relationships, 22, 604-620.

Srigley, J. A., Corace, K., Hargadon, D. P., Yu, D., MacDonald, T. K., Fabrigar, L. R., & Garber, G. (2015). Applying psychological frameworks of behavior change to improve healthcare worker hand hygiene: A systematic review. Journal of Hospital Infection, 91, 202-210.

Carter, A. M., Fabrigar, L. R., MacDonald, T. K., & Monner, L. J. (2013). Investigating the Interface of the Investment Model and Adult Attachment Theory. European Journal of Social Psychology, 43, 661-672.

Refling, E. J., Calnan. C., Fabrigar, L. R., MacDonald, T. K., Johnson, V. C., & Smith, S. M. (2013). To Partition or Not to Partition Evaluative Judgments: Comparing Measures of Structural Ambivalence. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4, 387-394.

Ng, A., Hynie, M., & MacDonald, T. K. (2012). Culture Moderates the Pliability of Ambivalent Attitudes. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 43, 1313-1324.

Ebel-Lam, A., Fabrigar, L., MacDonald, T. K., & Jones, S. (2010). Balancing causes and consequences: The proportionality principle in explanations for complex social events. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 32, 348-359.

Fabrigar, L.R., Wegener, D T., & MacDonald, T.K.  (2010).  Distinguishing between prediction and influence: Multiple processes underlying attitude-behavior consistency. In C.R. Agnew, D.E. Carlston, W.G. Graziano, & J.R. Kelly (Eds.), Then a miracle occurs: Focusing on behavior in social psychological theory and research. New York, NY: Oxford University Press

Waller, K., & MacDonald, T.K. (2010). Trait Self-Esteem Moderates the Effect of Initiator Status on Emotional and Cognitive Responses to Romantic Relationship Dissolution. Journal of Personality, 78, 1271-1299.

Ebel-Lam, A.P., MacDonald, T.K., Zanna, M.P., & Fong, G.T. (2009). An Experimental Investigation of the Interactive Effects of Alcohol and Sexual Arousal on Intentions to Have Unprotected Sex. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 31, 226-233

MacDonald, T.K., & Hynie, M. (2008). Ambivalence and Unprotected Sex: Failing to Predict Sexual Activity is associated with Decreased Condom Use. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38, 1092-1107.

Klein, W. M.P., Geaghan, T.R., & MacDonald, T.K. (2007). Unplanned Sexual Activity as a Consequence of Alcohol Use: A Prospective Study of Risk Perceptions and Alcohol Use among College Freshmen. Journal of American College Health, 56, 317-323.  

Hynie, M., MacDonald, T.K., & Marques, S. (2006). Self-conscious emotions and self-regulation in the promotion of condom use. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 1059-1071.

Starzyk, K.B., Holden. R.R., Fabrigar, L.R., & MacDonald, T.K. (2006). The Personal Acquaintance Measure: A Tool for Appraising One's Acquaintance with Any Person. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90, 833-947.

Ditto, P.H., Pizarro, D.A., Epstein, E., Jacobson, J.A., & MacDonald, T. K.  (2006). Motivational Myopia: Visceral Influences on Risk Taking Behavior. Journal of Behavioral Decision-Making, 19, 99-113.

Dal Cin. S., MacDonald, T.K., Fong, G.T., Zanna, M. P., & Elton, T.E. (2006). Remembering the Message: Using a Reminder Cue to Increase Condom Use Following a Safer Sex Intervention. Health Psychology, 25, 448-443.

Fabrigar, L.R., MacDonald, T.K., & Wegener, D T. (2005). The origin and structure of attitudes. In D. Albarracin, B.T. Johnson, & M.P. Zanna (Eds.), Handbook of attitudes and attitude change. (pp. 79-124). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.