Graduate Student Advisees:
- Kori Krueger
- Rebecca Walsh
Education & Training
- Ph.D., University of Waterloo
Close relationships; Emotional expressivity and self-disclosure; Self-esteem; Embodied cognition; Mood contagion; Interpersonal communication.
Orehek, E., & Forest, A. L. (2016). When people serve as means to goals: Implications of a motivational account of close personal relationships. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25, 79-84.
Wood, J. V. & Forest, A. L. (2016). Self-protective yet self-defeating: The paradox of low self-esteem people's self-disclosures. In J. M. Olson & M. P. Zanna (Eds), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, Volume 53, 131-181. Cambridge, MA: Academic Press.
Forest, A. L., Kille, D. R., Stehouwer, L., & Wood, J. V. (2015). Turbulent times, rocky relationships? Physical instability triggers risk regulation processes in established romantic relationships. Psychological Science, 26, 1261-1271.
Forest, A. L., Kille, D. R., Wood, J. V., & Holmes, J. G. (2014). Discount and disengage: How chronic negative expressivity affects partner responsiveness. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107, 1013-1032.
Forest, A. L., & Wood, J. V. (2012). When social networking is not working: Individuals with low self-esteem recognize but do not reap the benefits of self-disclosure on Facebook. Psychological Science, 23, 295-302.
Forest, A. L., & Wood, J. V. (2011). When partner caring leads to sharing: Partner responsiveness increases expressivity, but only for people with low self-esteem. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 843-848.