Selected Publications

*Haverford College student co-author 

Journal Articles

Davis, J. L., Le, B., Coy, A. E., *Rickert, J., *Regan, B., & *Ridgeway, K. (2015). Commitment to the environment: The role of subjective norms in college and community samples. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 45, 568-583.

*Emery, L. F., Muise, A., & *Alpert, E., & Le, B. (2015). Do we look happy? Perceptions of romantic relationship quality on Facebook. Personal Relationships, 22, 1-7.

*Emery, L. F., Muise, A., & *Dix, E. L., & Le, B. (2014). Can you tell that I'm in a relationship? Attachment and relationship visibility on Facebook. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 1466-1479.

*Emery, L. F., & Le, B. (2014). Imagining the white picket fence: Social class, future plans, and romantic relationship quality. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 653-661.

*Dix, E. L., *Emery, L. F., & Le, B. (2014). Commitment to the academic honor code: An investment model analysis of academic integrity. Social Psychology of Education, 17, 179-196.

Etcheverry, P. E., Le, B., Wu, T. F., & Wei, M. (2013). Attachment and the Investment Model: Distal and proximal predictors of relationship commitment, maintenance, and persistence. Personal Relationships, 20, 546-567. 

Coy, A. E., *Farrell, A. K., *Gilson, K. P., Davis, J. L., & Le, B. (2013). Commitment to the environment and student support for "green" campus initiatives. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, 3, 49-55.

Etcheverry, P. E., Le, B., & Hoffman, N. G. (2013). Predictors of friend approval for a romantic relationship. Personal Relationships, 20, 69-83.

Mashek, D., Le, B., Israel, K., & Aron, A. (2011). Wanting less closeness in romantic relationships. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 33, 333-345.

Crockett, E. E., Loving, T. J., Le, B., & *Korn, M. S. (2011). Predicting women’s and men’s coping strategies: Interdependence type matters. Journal of Social Psychology, 151, 710-726.

Davis, J. L., Le, B., & Coy, A. E. (2011). Building a model of commitment to the natural environment to predict ecological behavior and willingness to sacrifice. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 31, 257-265. [see write-up of this work in Science for Environment Policy]

Le, B.*Korn, M. S., Crockett, E. E., & Loving, T. J. (2011). Missing you maintains us: Missing a romantic partner, commitment, relationship maintenance, and physical infidelity. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 28, 653-667.

Le, B., Dove, N. L., Agnew, C. R., *Korn, M. S., & *Mutso, A. A. (2010). Predicting non-marital romantic relationship dissolution: A meta-analytic synthesis. Personal Relationships, 17, 377-390.
[supplemental list of all papers included in the meta-analysis]

Le, B., Loving, T. J., Lewandowski, G. W. Jr., *Feinberg, E. G., *Johnson, K. C., *Fiorentino, R., & *Ing, J. (2008). Missing a romantic partner: A prototype analysis. Personal Relationships, 15, 511-532.

Etcheverry, P. E., Le, B., & Charania, M. R. (2008). Perceived versus reported social referent approval and romantic relationship commitment and persistence. Personal Relationships, 15, 281-295.

Le, B., *Moss, W. B., & Mashek, D. (2007). Assessing relationship closeness on-line: Moving from an interval-scaled to continuous measure of including others in the self. Social Science Computer Review, 25, 405-409. [website]

Le, B., *Choi, H. N., & Beal, D. J. (2006). Pocket-sized psychology studies: Exploring daily-diary software for Palm Pilots. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 38, 325-332.

Etcheverry, P. E., & Le, B. (2005). Thinking about commitment: Accessibility of commitment and prediction of relationship persistence, accommodation, and willingness to sacrifice. Personal Relationships, 12, 103-123.

Le, B., & Agnew, C. R. (2003). Commitment and its theorized determinants: A meta-analysis of the Investment Model. Personal Relationships, 10, 37-57.

Le, B., & Agnew, C. R. (2001). Need fulfillment and emotional experience in interdependent romantic relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 18, 423-440.

Handbook Chapters

Agnew, C. R., & Le, B. (2015). Prosocial behavior in close relationships: An interdependence approach. In W. G. Graziano & D. Schneider (Eds.), Oxford handbook of prosocial behavior (pp. 362-375). New York: Oxford University Press.

Etcheverry, P. E., & Le, B. (2014). The influence of subjective norms on close relationships. In C. R. Agnew (ed.), Social influences on close relationships: Beyond the dyad (pp. 105-125). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Loving, T. J., Le, B., & Crockett, E. E. (2009). The physiology of feeling hurt. In A. Vangelisti (ed.), Feeling hurt in close relationships (pp. 359-375). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Agnew, C. R., Loving, T. J., Le, B., & Goodfriend, W. (2004). Thinking close: Measuring relational closeness as perceived self-other inclusion. In D. Mashek & A. Aron (eds.), Handbook of closeness and intimacy (pp. 103-115). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Edited Books

Lewandowski, G. W. Jr., Loving, T. J., Le, B., & Gleason, M. (eds.) (2011). The science of relationships: Answers to your questions about dating, marriage, and family. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt.

Other Chapters, Book Contributions, & Resources

Le, B., & *Emery, L. F. (2013). Relationships. In D. Dunn (ed.), Oxford bibliographies in psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Le, B. (2011). How does my sex life stack up to others? In G. W. Lewandowski Jr., T. J. Loving, B. Le, & M. Gleason (eds.), The science of relationships: Answers to your questions about dating, marriage, and family. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt.

Le, B. (2011). I believe for a relationship to work, partners must be “soul mates.” Am I right? In G. W. Lewandowski Jr., T. J. Loving, B. Le, & M. Gleason (eds.), The science of relationships: Answers to your questions about dating, marriage, and family. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt.

Le, B. (2011). What’s the best way to meet someone? In G. W. Lewandowski Jr., T. J. Loving, B. Le, & M. Gleason (eds.), The science of relationships: Answers to your questions about dating, marriage, and family. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt.

Le, B. (2009). Familiarity principle of attraction. In H. T. Reis & S. Sprecher (eds.), Encyclopedia of human relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Le, B., & *Farrell, A. K. (2009). Need fulfillment in relationships. In H. T. Reis & S. Sprecher (eds.), Encyclopedia of human relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Lewandowski, G. W. Jr., & Le, B. (2009). Fun in relationships. In H. T. Reis & S. Sprecher (eds.), Encyclopedia of human relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Le, B., & Lewandowski, G. W. Jr. (2007). Castaways, outcasts, and cyberball: Social isolation, interpersonal rejection, and ostracism on Exile Island. In R. J. Gerrig (ed.), The psychology of Survivor (pp. 145-157). Dallas, TX: BenBella Books.

Lewandowski, G. W. Jr., & Le, B. (2007). Outwitting to outlast: The role of impression management on Survivor. In R. J. Gerrig (ed.), The psychology of Survivor (pp. 57-70). Dallas, TX: BenBella Books.

 

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