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Zoppolat, G., Visserman, M., & Righetti, F. (in press). What is Normal? Sacrifice Expectations and Partner Appreciation in Romantic Relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
Kotabe, H., Righetti, F., & Hofmann, W. (in press). How anticipated emotions guide self-control judgments. Frontiers in Psychology.
Sintemaartensdijk, I., & Righetti, F. (in press). Who does most of the work? High self-control individuals compensate for low self-control partners. Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology.
Columbus, S., Righetti, F., & Balliet, D. (in press). Interdependent situations in close relationships. In L. Vanderdrift, C. Agnews, & X. Arriaga (Eds.) Interdependence, Interaction, and Relationships. Cambridge University Press, New York.
Visserman, M. L., Impett, E. A., Righetti, F., Muise, A., Keltner, D., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2019). To “see” is to feel grateful? A quasi-signal detection analysis of romantic partners’ sacrifices. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 10, 317-325.
Faure, R., Righetti, F., Seibel, M., & Hofmann, W. (2018). Speech is silver, nonverbal behavior is gold: How implicit partner evaluations affect dyadic interactions in close relationships. Psychological Science, 29, 1731-1741. [PDF]
Righetti, F. & Visserman, M. (2018). I gave too much: Low self-esteem and the regret of sacrifices. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 9, 453-460. [PDF]
Visserman, M. L., Righetti, F., Impett, E. A., Keltner, D., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2018). It's the motive that counts: Perceived sacrifice motives and gratitude in romantic relationships. Emotion, 18, 625-637.
Righetti, F. & Impett, E. A. (2017). Sacrifices in close relationships: Motives, emotions and relationship outcomes. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 11, e12342. [PDF]
Kobis, N., van Prooijen, J., Righetti, F., & Van Lange, P. (2017). The road to bribery and corruption: Slippery slope or steep cliff? Psychological Science, 28, 297-306.
Visserman, M. L., Righetti, F., Kumashiro, M., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2017). Me or us? Self-control promotes a healthy balance between personal and relationship concerns. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8, 55-65.
Righetti, F., Gere, J., Visserman, M. L., Hofmann, W., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2016). The burden of empathy: Partners’ response to divergence of interests in daily life. Emotion, 16, 684-690.
Kobis, N. C., van Prooijen, J., Righetti, F., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2016). Prospection in individual and interpersonal corruption dilemmas. Review of General Psychology, 20, 71-85.
Finkenauer, C. & Righetti, F. (2016). Trust and the perception of self-control: Knowing when to trust others. In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), Handbook of self-regulation: Research, theory, and applications. New York: Guilford.
Righetti, F.*, Balliet, D.*, Visserman, M. L., & Hofmann, W. (2015). Trust and the suppression of emotions during sacrifice in close relationships. Social Cognition, 33, 505-519. * These authors contributed equally to this work
Kobis, N., Van Prooijen, J., Righetti, F., & Van Lange, P. (2015). “Who doesn't?" - The impact of descriptive norms on corruption. PlosOne, 10 (6): e0131830.
Balliet, D. & Righetti F. (2015). On developing the study of social situations [Commentary]. European Journal of Personality.
Righetti, F., Luchies, L. B., Van Gils, S., Slotter, E. B., Witcher, B., & Kumashiro (2015). The prosocial vs. proself power holder: How power influences sacrifice in romantic relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 779–790.
Pronk, T. & Righetti, F. (2015). How executive control promotes happy relationships and a well-balanced life. Current Opinion in Psychology, 1, 14-17.
Righetti F., Kumashiro M., & Campbell, S. B. (2014). Goal difficulty and openness to interpersonal goal support. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 1107-1118.
Righetti, F., Finkenauer, C., & Finkel, E. J. (2013). Low self-control promotes the willingness to sacrifice in close relationships. Psychological Science, 24, 1533-1540.
Muusses, L. D., Finkenauer C., Kerkhof, P. & Righetti, F. (2013). Compulsive internet use, perceived self-control and trust. Communication Research.
Righetti, F., & Kumashiro, M. (2012). Interpersonal goal support in achieving ideals and oughts: The role of dispositional regulatory focus. Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 650-654.
Finkenauer, C., & Righetti, F. (2011). Understanding in close relationships: An interpersonal approach. European Review of Social Psychology, 22, 316-363.
Righetti, F., Finkenauer, C., & Rusbult, C. E. (2011). The benefits of interpersonal regulatory fit for individual goal pursuit. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 720-736. doi: 10.1037/a0023592
Righetti, F., & Finkenauer, C. (2011). If you are able to control yourself I will trust you: The role of self-control in interpersonal trust. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 874-886. doi:10.1037/a0021827
Schneider, I. K., Konijn, E. A., Righetti, F., & Rusbult, C. E (2011). A healthy dose of trust: The relationship between interpersonal trust and health. Personal Relationships, 18, 668-676. doi:10.1111/j.1475-6811.2010.01338.x
Righetti, F., Rusbult, C. E., & Finkenauer, C. (2010). Regulatory focus and the michelangelo phenomenon: How close partners promote one another’s ideal selves. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 972-985. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2010.06.001
Finkenauer, C., Kerkhof, P., Righetti, F., & Branje, S. J. T. (2009). Living together apart: Perceived concealment as signal of exclusion in marital relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 1410–1422. doi:10.1177/014616720933962
Finkenauer, C., & Righetti, F. (2009). Understanding. In Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Van Lange, P., & Righetti, F. (2009). Willingness to sacrifice. In Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Rusbult, C.E. & Righetti, F. (2009). The investment model. In Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.