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2020

Personality and coping in life challenge narratives

Greene, R. E., Cowan, H. R. & McAdams, D. P., Jun 2020, In : Journal of Research in Personality. 86, 103960.

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2019

Authenticity and inauthenticity in narrative identity

Wilt, J. A., Thomas, S. & McAdams, D. P., Jul 1 2019, In : Heliyon. 5, 7, e02178.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Psychopathology and the self: Human actors, agents, and authors

McAdams, D. P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Personality.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Rehabilitating Jung

McAdams, D. P. & Reischer, H. N., Apr 3 2019, In : Psychological Inquiry. 30, 2, p. 83-86 4 p.

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Second chances in The Wire: Perspectives from Psychology and the Judiciary

Pallmeyer, R. R. & McAdams, D. P., 2019, In : The University of Chicago Legal Forum. 2018, 9.

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The Empirical Structure of Narrative Identity: The Initial Big Three

McLean, K. C., Syed, M., Pasupathi, M., Adler, J. M., Dunlop, W. L., Drustrup, D., Fivush, R., Graci, M. E., Lilgendahl, J. P., Lodi-Smith, J., McAdams, D. P. & McCoy, T. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of personality and social psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

The single greatest life challenge: How late-midlife adults construct narratives of significant personal challenges

Cowan, H. R., Chen, X., Jones, B. K. & McAdams, D. P., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of Research in Personality. 83, 103867.

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2 Scopus citations

Transitions to older adulthood: Exploring midlife women's narratives regarding purpose in life

Ko, H. J., Hooker, K., Manoogian, M. M. & McAdams, D. P., Oct 7 2019, In : Journal of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing. 3, 2, p. 137-152 16 p.

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2018
3 Scopus citations

Identity development in cultural context: The role of deviating from master narratives

McLean, K. C., Lilgendahl, J. P., Fordham, C., Alpert, E., Marsden, E., Szymanowski, K. & McAdams, D. P., Aug 2018, In : Journal of Personality. 86, 4, p. 631-651 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Personality development through natural language

Lanning, K., Pauletti, R. E., King, L. A. & McAdams, D. P., May 1 2018, In : Nature human behaviour. 2, 5, p. 327-334 8 p.

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4 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations
2017

Associations between spontaneous parental perspective-taking and stimulated cytokine responses in children with asthma

Manczak, E. M., Levine, C. S., Ehrlich, K. B., Basu, D., McAdams, D. P. & Chen, E., Jul 2017, In : Health Psychology. 36, 7, p. 652-661 10 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Body Appraisal, Weight Management Goals, and Well-Being Among Midlife Men and Women

Newton, N. J., Russell, S. A. & McAdams, D. P., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Adult Development. 24, 1, p. 31-39 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Movies, books, and identity: Exploring the narrative ecology of the self

Breen, A. V., McLean, K. C., Cairney, K. & McAdams, D. P., Nov 1 2017, In : Qualitative Psychology. 4, 3, p. 243-259 17 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Parental Co-Construction of 5- to 13-Year-Olds' Global Self-Esteem Through Reminiscing About Past Events

Harris, M. A., Donnellan, M. B., Guo, J., McAdams, D. P., Garnier-Villarreal, M. & Trzesniewski, K. H., Nov 1 2017, In : Child development. 88, 6, p. 1810-1822 13 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Psychological well-being in elderly adults with extraordinary episodic memory

Maher, A. C., Kielb, S., Loyer, E., Connelley, M., Rademaker, A., Mesulam, M. M., Weintraub, S., McAdams, D., Logan, R. & Rogalski, E., Oct 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 10, e0186413.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Research Methods for Studying Narrative Identity: A Primer

Adler, J. M., Dunlop, W. L., Fivush, R., Lilgendahl, J. P., Lodi-Smith, J., McAdams, D. P., McLean, K. C., Pasupathi, M. & Syed, M., Jul 1 2017, In : Social Psychological and Personality Science. 8, 5, p. 519-527 9 p.

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48 Scopus citations

Studying the Motivated Agent Through Time: Personal Goal Development During the Adult Life Span

Dunlop, W. L., Bannon, B. L. & McAdams, D. P., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Personality. 85, 2, p. 207-219 13 p.

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5 Scopus citations

The appeal of the primal leader: Human evolution and Donald J. Trump

McAdams, D. P., 2017, In : Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture. 1, 2, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

The relation of ego integrity and despair to personality traits and mental health

Westerhof, G. J., Bohlmeijer, E. T. & McAdams, D. P., Jan 1 2017, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 72, 3, p. 400-407 8 p.

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16 Scopus citations
2016

A psychological trap: making sense of Donald Trump’s life and personality

McAdams, D. P., Aug 5 2016, In : The Guardian.

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Autobiographical memories of childhood and sources of subjectivity in parents' perceptions of infant temperament

Manczak, E. M., Mangelsdorf, S. C., McAdams, D. P., Wong, M. S., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. & Brown, G. L., Aug 1 2016, In : Infant Behavior and Development. 44, p. 77-85 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Dancers' stories: A narrative study of professional dancers

Warnick, J., Wilt, J. & McAdams, D. P., Mar 1 2016, In : Performance Enhancement and Health. 4, 1-2, p. 35-41 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Longitudinal purpose in life trajectories: Examining predictors in late midlife

Ko, H. J., Hooker, K., Geldhof, G. J. & McAdams, D. P., Nov 1 2016, In : Psychology and Aging. 31, 7, p. 693-698 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Personality Traits, Ego Development, and the Redemptive Self

Guo, J., Klevan, M. & McAdams, D. P., Nov 1 2016, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 42, 11, p. 1551-1563 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
20 Scopus citations

The mind of Donald Trump

McAdams, D. P., Jun 2016, In : The Atlantic.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

“How did that make you feel?” Influences of gender and parental personality on family emotion talk

Manczak, E. M., Mangelsdorf, S. C., McAdams, D. P., Wong, M. S., Schoppe-Sullivan, S. & Brown, G. L., Oct 2016, In : Merrill-Palmer Quarterly. 62, 4, p. 388-414 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2015

Four Functional Roles for Case Studies in Emerging Adulthood Research

Robinson, O. C. & McAdams, D. P., Dec 1 2015, In : Emerging Adulthood. 3, 6, p. 413-420 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Groups’ search for meaning: Redemption on the path to intergroup reconciliation

Rotella, K. N., Richeson, J. A. & McAdams, D. P., Sep 24 2015, In : Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. 18, 5, p. 696-715 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Narrating the Generative Life

McAdams, D. P. & Guo, J., Apr 18 2015, In : Psychological Science. 26, 4, p. 475-483 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

Tracing Three Lines of Personality Development

McAdams, D. P., Oct 2 2015, In : Research in Human Development. 12, 3-4, p. 224-228 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Variation in narrative identity is associated with trajectories of mental health over several years

Adler, J. M., Turner, A. F., Brookshier, K. M., Monahan, C., Walder-Biesanz, I., Harmeling, L. H., Albaugh, M., McAdams, D. P. & Oltmanns, T. F., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 108, 3, p. 476-496 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations
2014

Caring for the Earth: Generativity as a Mediator for the Prediction of Environmental Narratives from Identity Among Activists and Nonactivists

Alisat, S., Norris, J. E., Pratt, M. W., Matsuba, M. K. & McAdams, D. P., Jul 2014, In : Identity. 14, 3, p. 177-194 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Core and Surface Characteristics for the Description and Theory of Personality Differences and Development

Kandler, C., Zimmermann, J. & McAdams, D. P., Jan 1 2014, In : European Journal of Personality. 28, 3, p. 231-243 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations
36 Scopus citations

Posterior versus frontal theta activity indexes approach motivation during affective autobiographical memories

Walden, K., Pornpattananangkul, N., Curlee, A., McAdams, D. P. & Nusslock, R., Jan 1 2014, In : Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience. 15, 1, p. 132-144 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Regulatory focus in the life story: Prevention and promotion as expressed in three layers of personality

Manczak, E. M., Zapata-Gietl, C. & McAdams, D. P., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 106, 1, p. 169-181 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Selfless or Selfish? Generativity and Narcissism as Components of Legacy

Newton, N. J., Herr, J. M., Pollack, J. I. & McAdams, D. P., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of Adult Development. 21, 1, p. 59-68 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

The life narrative at midlife

McAdams, D. P., Jan 1 2014, In : New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. 2014, 145, p. 57-69 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Three languages for living a life that matters

McAdams, D. P., 2014, In : The Cresset. LXXVII, p. 43-46

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

Becoming Generative: Socializing Influences Recalled in Life Stories in Late Midlife

Jones, B. K. & McAdams, D. P., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of Adult Development. 20, 3, p. 158-172 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Narrative Identity

McAdams, D. P. & McLean, K. C., Jan 1 2013, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 22, 3, p. 233-238 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

401 Scopus citations
12 Scopus citations

Themes of self-regulation and self-exploration in the life stories of religious american conservatives and liberals

Mcadams, D. P., Hanek, K. J. & Dadabo, J. G., Apr 1 2013, In : Political Psychology. 34, 2, p. 201-219 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations