Relationship Matters Podcast Number 78 “Depression, emotion regulation and the demand and withdraw pattern during intimate relationship conflict: Dr Sarah Holley discusses her paper which investigates the relationship between depression and the demand/withdraw pattern common in conflict in romantic couples. Read the associated article here.
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Relationship Matters Podcast Number 77 “The wandering eye perceives more threats”: Dr Angela Neal talks about how anger builds within a relationship as people project their own attraction towards other people onto their partners’ and how this projection alters their perceptions of their partner’s attraction to others; increasing the perceived threat to the relationship. Read the associated article here.
Relationship Matters Podcast Number 76 “Feeling bad when your partner is away”: Dr Nathalie Meuwly discusses her recent study which explores the correlation between attachment insecurity and peoples negative cognitions and dysfunctional affect regulation when faced with potential relationship threats. Read the associated article here.
Relationship Matters Podcast Number 75 “Responses to intimate partners to attempts to change”: Dr Kieran Sullivan talks about her recent paper on her research on the effectiveness of intimate partners’ attempts to influence health behaviour through social control. Read the associated article here.
Relationship Matters Podcast Number 74 “Relationship satisfaction and the subjective distance of past relational events”: Professor Anne Wilson discusses her recent study on how current relationship satisfaction impacts on subjective temporal distance of memories. Read the associated article here.
Relationship Matters Podcast Number 73 “Touch reduces romantic jealousy in the anxiously attached”: Kaylyn Kim talks about her research on touch as a way to reduce romantic jealousy in anxiously attached partners.Read the associated article here.
Relationship Matters Podcast Number 72 “Cognitive processes underlying the self-other perspective in women’s judgements of sexual victimisation risk”: Dr Jenny Rinehart discusses her study on how women perceive risk of sexual victimisation for themselves and for others and the cognitive processes involved.Read the associated article here.
Relationship Matters Podcast Number 71 “What does it mean to feel loved?”: Dr Saeideh Heshmati of Pennsylvania State University, explains the findings of her recent study on individual and shared opinions on what makes people feel loved using cultural consensus theory.Read the associated article here.
Relationship Matters Podcast Number 70 “Marriage as a training ground”: Dr Tila Pronk of Tilburg University, discusses her paper which looks at whether partners’ levels of self-control and forgiveness change in the first four years of marriage.Read the associated article here.
Relationship Matters Podcast Number 69 “Swiping me off my feet: Explicating relationship initiation on Tinder”: Professor Leah E. LeFebvre of the University of Wyoming, talks about her paper which delves into how mobile dating apps like Tinder are changing how relationship initiating functions.Read the associated article here.