*denotes student author
Neff, L. A., & *Morgan, T. A., (2014). The rising expectations of marriage: What we do and do not know.Psychological Inquiry, 25, 95-100. doi: 10.1080/1047840X.2014.878234
Eastwick, P. W., Neff, L. A., Finkel. E. J., Luchies, L. B., & *Hunt, L. L. (2014). Is a meta-analysis a foundation or just another brick?: A comment on Meltzer, McNulty, Jackson, & Karney (2014). Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106, 429-434. doi: 10.1037/a0034767
Neff, L. A., & Geers, A. L. (2013). Optimistic expectations in early marriage: A resource or vulnerability for adaptive relationship functioning? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 38-60. doi: 10.1037/a0032600
Eastwick, P. W., +Hunt, L. L., & Neff, L. A. (2013). External validity, why art thou externally valid? Recent studies of attraction provide three theoretical answers. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 7, 275-288.
*Crockett, E., & Neff, L. A. (2013). When receiving help hurts: Gender differences in cortisol responses to spousal support. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(2), 190-197. doi: 10.1177/1948550612451621
Karney, B R., & Neff, L. A. (2013). Couples and stress: How demands outside a relationship affect intimacy within the relationship. In J. A. Simpson & L. Campbell (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Close Relationships (pp. 664-684). Oxford University Press. Link to chapter
*Buck, A. A. & Neff, L. A. (2012). Stress spillover in early marriage: The role of self-regulatory depletion. Journal of Family Psychology, 26(5), 698-708. doi:10.1037/a0029260
Eastwick, P. W., & Neff, L. A. (2012). Do ideal partner preferences predict divorce? A tale of two metrics. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3, 667-674. doi:10.1177/1948550611435941
Neff, L. A. (2012). Putting marriage in its context: The influence of external stress on early marital development. In L. Campbell & T. J. Loving (Eds.), Interdisciplinary Research on Close Relationships: The Case for Integration (pp. 179-203). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association. doi: 10.1037/13486-008
Geers, A. L., *Wellman, J. A., Seligman, L. D., *Wuyek, L. A., & Neff, L. A. (2010). Dispositional optimism, treatment goals, and engagement in treatment programs. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 33, 123-134.
Neff, L.A., & Karney, B. R. (2009). Stress and reactivity to daily relationship experiences: How stress hinders adaptive processes in marriage. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 435-450. Link to article
McNulty, J. K, Neff, L. A., & Karney, B. R. (2008). Physical attractiveness in marriage: Consequences for satisfaction and behavior. Journal of Family Psychology, 22, 135-143.
Neff, L A., & Karney, B. R. (2008). Compassionate love in early marriage. In B. Fehr, S. Sprecher & L. Underwood, (Eds.), The Science of Compassionate Love: Research, Theory and Applications (pp. 201-222). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. Link to chapter
Neff, L. A., & Karney, B. R. (2007). Stress crossover in early marriage: A longitudinal and dyadic perspective. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 69, 594-607. Link to article
Neff, L. A., & Karney, B. R. (2005). To know you is to love you: The implications of global adoration and specific accuracy for marital relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90, 480-497. Link to article
Neff, L. A., & Karney, B. R. (2005). Gender differences in social support: A question of skill or responsiveness? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 88, 79-90. doi: 10.1037/0022-3522.214.171.124
Neff, L. A., & Karney, B. R. (2004). How does context affect intimate relationships? Linking external stress and cognitive processes within marriage. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30, 134-148. Link to article
Neff, L. A., & Karney, B. R. (2003). The dynamic structure of relationship perceptions: Differential importance as a strategy of relationship maintenance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 1433-1446. Link to article
Neff, L. A., & Karney, B. R. (2002). Judgments of a relationship partner: Specific accuracy but global enhancement. Journal of Personality, 70, 1079-1112. Link to article
Neff, L. A., & Karney, B. R. (2002). Self-evaluation motives in close relationships: A model of global enhancement and specific verification. In P. Noller & J. A. Feeney (Eds.), Understanding marriage: Developments in the study of couple interaction (pp. 32-58). London: CambridgeUniversity Press.