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    • Our adventures make me feel secure: Novel activities boost relationship satisfaction through felt security 

      Cortes, Kassandra; Britton, Emily; Holmes, John G.; Scholer, Abigail A. (Elsevier, 2020-07)
      Past research has established the relational benefits of engaging in novel tasks with a romantic partner. However, little empirical evidence exists for the mechanisms responsible. The current research examined growth ...
    • The Role of Regulatory Focus Motivation in Experiencing Relationship Success 

      Cortes, Kassandra (University of Waterloo, 2019-04-26)
      Successful close relationships lie at the heart of people’s health and happiness. Relationship science has argued for several critical relationship qualities that are essential for the maintenance and well-being of romantic ...
    • Self-regulating the effortful “social dos”. 

      Cortes, Kassandra; Kammrath, Lara K.; Scholer, Abigail A.; Peetz, Johanna (American Psychological Association, 2014)
      In the current research, we explored differences in the self-regulation of the personal dos (i.e., engaging in active and effortful behaviors that benefit the self) and in the self-regulation of the social dos (engaging ...


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