Vitae & Publications

For a full list of publications, see my vitae or view my Google Scholar profile.

Selected publications are available for download. These links provide access to the articles for your own personal use. Any further/multiple distribution, publication, or commercial use of this copyrighted material requires permission from the publisher.

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C., Simpson, J. A., & Fletcher, G. J. O. (2015). “All or nothing”: Attachment avoidance and the curvilinear effects of partner support.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 450-475. [pdf]

Campbell, L., & Fletcher, G. J. O. (On-line, January, 2015). Ideals, standards, and romantic relationships. Current Opinion in Psychology.

Fletcher, G. J. O., Simpson, J. A., Campbell, L., & Overall, N. C. (2015). Pair bonding, romantic love, and evolution: The curious case of Homo sapiens. Perspectives on Psychological Science.  [pdf]

Fletcher, G. J. O., Simpson, J. A., Campbell, L., & Overall, N. C.  (2013). The science of intimate relationships. New York: Wiley-Blackwell. [view on Amazon]

Fletcher, G. J. O., Kerr, P. S. G., Li, N. P., & Valentine, K. A. (2014). Predicting romantic interest and decisions in the very early stages of mate selection: Standards, accuracy, and sex differences. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 540-550. [pdf]

Li, N. P., Yong, J. C., Tov, W., Sng, O., Fletcher, G. J. O., Valentine, K. A., Fann, J., & Balliet, D. B. (2013). Mate preferences do predict attraction and choices in the early stages of mate selection. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 757-776. [pdf]

Overall, N. C., Fletcher, G. J. O., & Kenny, D. A. (2012). When bias and insecurity promote accuracy: Mean-level bias and tracking accuracy in couples’ conflict discussions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 642-655. [pdf]

Overall, N.C., Fletcher, G. J. O., & Simpson, J.A. (2010). Helping each other grow: Romantic partner support, self-improvement, and relationship quality. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 11, 1496-1513. [pdf]

Lackenbauer, S. D., Campbell, L., Rubin, H., Fletcher, G. J. O., & Troister, T. (2010). Seeing clearly through rose-coloured glasses: The unique and combined benefits of being perceived accurately and in a positively biased manner by romantic partners. Personal Relationships, 17, 475-493. [pdf]

Overall, N. C., & Fletcher, G. J. O. (2010). Perceiving regulation from intimate partners: Reflected appraisal processes in close relationships. Personal Relationships, 17, 433-456. [pdf]

Fletcher, G. J. O., & Kerr, P. S. G. (2010). Through the eyes of love: Reality and illusion in intimate relationships. Psychological Bulletin, 136, 627-658. [pdf]

Fletcher, G. J. O., & Kerr, P. S. G. (2009). Why dispositions won’t go away. Behavior and Philosophy, 37, 119-125. [pdf]

Overall, N.C., Fletcher, G. J. O., & Simpson, J.A. (2009). Regulating partners in intimate relationships: The costs and benefits of different communication strategies. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 96, 620-639. [pdf]

Boyes, A. D., & Fletcher, G. J. O. (2007). Meta-awareness of bias in intimate relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92, 286-306. [pdf]

Overall, N.C., Fletcher, G.J.O., & Simpson, J.A. (2006). Regulation processes in intimate relationships: The role of ideal standards. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 662-685. [pdf]

Overall, N. C., Fletcher G. J. O., & Friesen, M. (2003). Mapping the intimate relationship mind: Comparisons between three models of attachment representations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 1479-1493. [pdf]

Thomas, G., & Fletcher, G. J. O. (2003). Mind-reading accuracy in intimate relationships: Assessing the roles of the relationship, the target, and the judge. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 1079-1094. [pdf]

Fletcher, G. J. O., & Thomas, G. (2000). On-line cognition and behavior in marital interaction: A longitudinal study. Personal Relationships, 7, 111-130. [pdf]

Fletcher, G. J. O., Simpson, J., & Thomas, G. (2000). The measurement of relationship quality components: A confirmatory factor analytic study. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 26, 340-354. [pdf]

Fletcher, G. J. O., Simpson, J. A., & Thomas, G. (1999). Ideals in intimate relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 76, 72-89. [pdf]

Fletcher, G. J. O. (1996). Realism versus relativism in psychology. American Journal of Psychology, 109, 409-429. [pdf]

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