• Chan, T., Michalak, N.M., Ybarra, O. (2018). When God is your only friend: Religious beliefs compensate for purpose in life in the socially disconnected. Journal of Personality. [.pdf] [preprint] [materials, data, analyses]
  • Raisanen, J.C., Chadwick, S.B., Michalak, N.M., van Anders, S.M. (2018) Average associations between sexual desire, testosterone, and stress in women and men over time. Archives of Sexual Behavior. [.pdf] [analyses]

Unpublished Manuscripts

  • Michalak, N.M., & Ackerman, J.M. (in prep). Mental representations of infected faces.
  • Michalak, N.M., & Ackerman, J.M. (in prep). Infectious disease has many faces: Are they all the same?
  • Lewis, N. A., Jr., & Michalak, N. M. (2nd revise & resubmit). Has stereotype threat dissipated over time? A cross-temporal meta-analysis. Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology.
  • Vohs, K.D., Lasaleta, J.D., Michalak, N.M., & Chaplin, L.N. (under review). With friends like these, who needs money? Feeling socially supported weakens the desire for money. Journal of the Association for Consumer Research.
  • Jones, B. C., DeBruine, L., Flake, J. K., Aczel, B., Adamkovic, M., Alaei, R., … & Babinčák, P. (2018). Social perception of faces around the world: How well does the valence-dominance model generalize across world regions? (Registered Report Stage 1). [.html]

Contributions to Edited Collections


  • Wang, I.W., Michalak, N.M., & Ackerman, J.M. (2018). Threat of Infectious Disease. In Zeigler-Hill, V. & Shackelford, T.K. (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Personality and Individual Differences. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. [book website] [.pdf]


  • Wang, I.W., Michalak, N.M., & Ackerman, J.M. (2016). Life history strategies. In Shackelford, T.K. & Weekes-Shackelford, V. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. New York City, NY: Springer. [.html] [.pdf]