Robin Edelstein, Ph.D., University of Michigan Psychology

Selected Publications

Edelstein, R. S., Chopik, W. J., Saxbe, D. E., Wardecker, B. M., Moors, A. C., & LaBelle, O. P. (in press). Prospective and dyadic associations between expectant parents’ prenatal hormone changes and postpartum parenting outcomes. Developmental Psychobiology. PDF

Saxbe, D. E., Edelstein, R. S., Lyden, H. Wardecker, B. M., Chopik, W. J., & Moors, A. C. (in press). Fathers’ prenatal testosterone changes and hormonal synchrony with partners predicts greater postpartum relationship investment. Hormones and Behavior. PDF

Wardecker, B. M., Chopik, W. J., LaBelle, O. P. & Edelstein, R. S. (in press) Is narcissism associated with baseline cortisol in men and women? Journal of Research in Personality. PDF

Wardecker, B. M., Chopik, W. J., Boyer, M., & Edelstein, R. S. (2016). Individual differences in attachment are associated with usage and perceived intimacy of different communication media. Computers in Human Behavior, 59, 18-27. PDF

Chopik, W. J., & Edelstein, R.S. (2015). Preliminary validation of a romantic attachment orientation measure from the California Adult Q-Sort. Attachment and Human Development, 17, 570-585. PDF

Edelstein, R. S., Wardecker, B. M., Chopik, W. J., Moors, A. C., Shipman, E. L., & Lin, N. J. (2015). Prenatal hormones in first-time expectant parents: Longitudinal changes and within-couple correlations. American Journal of Human Biology, 27, 317-325. PDF

Moors, A. C., Conley, T. D., Edelstein, R. S., Chopik, W. J. (2015). Attached to monogamy? Avoidance predicts willingness to engage (but not actual engagement) in consensual non-monogamy. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 32, 222-240. PDF

Wardecker, B. M., Smith, L. K., Edelstein, R. S., & Loving, T. J. (2015). Intimate relationships then and now: How old hormonal processes are influenced by our modern psychology. Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology, 1, 150-176.PDF

Chopik, W. J., & Edelstein, R. S. (2014). Age differences in romantic attachment around the world. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 892-900. PDF

Chopik, W. J., Edelstein, R. S., van Anders, S. M., Wardecker, B. M., Shipman, E. L., & Samples-Steele, C. R. (2014). Too close for comfort? Adult attachment and cuddling in romantic and parent-child relationships. Personality and Individual Differences, 69, 212-216. PDF

Edelstein, R. S., van Anders, S. M., Chopik, W. J., Goldey, K. L., & Wardecker, B. M. (2014). Dyadic associations between testosterone and relationship quality in couples. Hormones and Behavior, 65, 401-407. PDF

Chopik, W. J., Edelstein, R. S., & Fraley, R. C. (2013). From the cradle to the grave: Age differences in attachment from early adulthood to old age. Journal of Personality, 81, 171-183. PDF

van Anders, S. M., Edelstein, R. S., Wade, R. L, & Samples-Steele, C. R. (2013). Descriptive experiences and sexual versus nurturant aspects of cuddling between adult romantic partners. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42, 553-560. PDF

Edelstein, R. S., Newton, N. J., & Stewart, A. J. (2012). Narcissism in midlife: The developmental course and correlates of women's narcissistic personality traits. Journal of Personality, 80,1179-1204. PDF

Edelstein, R. S., Kean, E. L., & Chopik, W. J. (2012). Women with an avoidant attachment style show attenuated estradiol responses to emotionally intimate stimuli. Hormones and Behavior, 16, 167-175. PDF

Edelstein, R. S., Chopik, W. J., & Kean, E. L. (2011). Sociosexuality moderates the association between relationship status and testosterone in men and women. Hormones and Behavior, 60, 248-255. PDF

Edelstein, R. S., Yim, I. S., & Quas, J. A. (2010). Narcissism predicts heightened cortisol reactivity to a psychosocial stressor in men. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 565-572. PDF

Edelstein, R. S., Stanton, S. J., Henderson, M. M., & Sanders, M. R. (2010). Endogenous estradiol levels are associated with attachment avoidance and implicit intimacy motivation. Hormones and Behavior, 57, 230-236. PDF

Stanton, S. J., & Edelstein, R. S. (2009). The physiology of women's power motive: Implicit power motivation is positively associated with estradiol levels in women. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 1109-1113. PDF

Levine, L. J., & Edelstein, R. S. (2009). Emotion and memory narrowing: A review and goal-relevance approach. Cognition and Emotion, 23, 833-875. PDF

Edelstein, R. S., & Gillath, O. (2008). Avoiding interference: Adult attachment and emotional processing biases. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 171-181. PDF

Edelstein, R. S., & Shaver, P. R. (2007). A cross-cultural examination of lexical studies of self-conscious emotions. In J. L. Tracy, R. W. Robins, & J. P. Tangney (Eds.), The self-conscious emotions: Theory and research (pp. 194-208). New York, NY: Guilford Press. PDF

Edelstein, R. S. (2006). Attachment and emotional memory: Investigating the source and extent of avoidant memory deficits. Emotion, 6, 340-345. Link

Edelstein, R. S., Luten, T., Ekman, P., & Goodman, G. S. (2006). Detecting lies in children and adults. Law and Human Behavior, 30, 1-10. PDF

Edelstein, R. S., Ghetti, S., Quas, J. A., Goodman, G. S., Alexander, K. W., Redlich, A. D., & Cordon, I. M. (2005). Individual differences in emotional memory: Adult attachment and long-term memory for child sexual abuse. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 1537-1548. PDF

Edelstein, R. S., Alexander, K. W., Shaver, P. R., Schaaf, J. M., Quas, J. A., Lovas, G. S., & Goodman, G. S. (2004). Adult attachment style and parental responsiveness during a stressful event. Attachment and Human Development, 6, 31-52. PDF

Edelstein, R. S., & Shaver, P. R. (2004). Avoidant attachment: Exploration of an oxymoron. In D. Mashek & A. Aron (Eds.), Handbook of closeness and intimacy (pp. 397-412). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Earlbaum Associates.PDF