“Nothing (about behavior) makes sense except in the light of evolution.” Theodosius Dobzhansky
“Nothing (about behavior) makes sense except in the light of evolution.” Theodosius Dobzhansky

Women’s Consumer Behavior

Kim, Aekyoung, Kristina M. Durante, Vladas Griskevicius, and Lambrianos Nikiforidis, “The Effect of Fertility on Women’s Luxury Spending”, working paper. View PDF

Jones, Aziza, Kristina M. Durante, and Sarah E. Hill, “Motherhood and Luxury Spending”, working paper.

Durante, Kristina M. and Ashley Rae Arsena (2015), “Playing the Field: The Effect of Fertility on Women’s Desire for Variety”,  Journal of Consumer Research, 41 (2), 1372-1391. View PDF

Nikiforidis, Lambrianos, Ashley Rae Arsena, and Kristina M. Durante, (2015) “Fertility and Women’s Competition,” In M. Fisher (Ed.),  Handbook of Women and Competition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Durante, Kristina M., Vladas Griskevicius, Stephanie M. Cantu, and Jeffry A. Simpson (2014), “Money, Status, and the Ovulatory Cycle”, Journal of Marketing Research, 51 (1), 27-39. View PDF

Hill, Sarah E., Christopher D. Rodeheffer, Vladas Griskevicius, Kristina M. Durante, and Andrew E. White (2012), “Boosting Beauty in an Economic Decline: Mating, Spending, and the Lipstick Effect,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103 (2), 275-291. View PDF

Durante, Kristina M., Vladas Griskevicius, Sarah E. Hill, Carin Perilloux, and Norman P. Li (2011), “Ovulation, Female Competition, and Product Choice: Hormonal Influences on Consumer Behavior,” Journal of Consumer Research, 37 (6), 921-934. View PDF

Hill, Sarah E. and Kristina M. Durante (2011), “Courtship, Competition, and the Pursuit of Attractiveness: Mating Goals Facilitate Health-Related Risk-Taking and Strategic Risk Suppression in Women,” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37 (3), 383-394. View PDF

Durante, Kristina M. and Gad Saad (2010), “Strategic Shifts in Women’s Social Motives and Behaviors: Implications for Corporate Organizations,” In M. Day, A. Stanton, I. Welpe (Eds.) Neuroeconomics and The Firm. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Hill, Sarah E. and Kristina M. Durante (2009), “Do Women Feel Worse to Look Their Best? Testing the Relationship between Self-Esteem and Fertility Status across the Menstrual Cycle,” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35 (12), 1592-1601. View PDF

Durante, Kristina M., Norman P. Li, and Martie G. Haselton (2008), “Changes in Women’s Choice of Dress across the Ovulatory Cycle: Naturalistic and Laboratory Task-Based Evidence,”  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34 (11), 1451-1460. View PDF

Close Relationships

Durante, Kristina M., Paul W. Eastwick, Eli J. Finkel, Steven W. Gangestad, and Jeffry A. Simpson (2016), “Pair-Bonded Relationships and Romantic Alternatives: Toward an Integration of Evolutionary and Relationship Science Perspectives”,  Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 53, 1-74. View PDF

Eastwick, Paul W. and Kristina M. Durante (2015), “Adaptive Workarounds”, Current Opinion in Psychology, 1 (1), 92-96. View PDF

Durante, Kristina M., Ashley Rae Arsena, and Vladas Griskevicius (2014), “Fertility Can Have Different Effects for Single and Non-Single Women,” Psychological Science, 25 (5), 1150-1152. View PDF

Cantu, Stephanie M., Jeffry A. Simpson, Vladas Griskevicius, Yanna J. Weisberg, Kristina M. Durante, and Daniel J. Beal (2014), “Fertile and Selectively Flirty: Women’s Behavior Toward Men Changes Across the Ovulatory Cycle”,  Psychological Science, 25 (2), 431-438. View PDF

Durante, Kristina M., Ashley Rae, and Vladas Griskevicius (2013), “The Fluctuating Female Vote: Politics, Religion, and the Ovulatory Cycle”,  Psychological Science, 24 (6), 1007-1016. View PDF

Durante, Kristina M., Vladas Griskevicius, Jeffry A. Simpson, Stephanie M. Cantu, and Norman P. Li (2012), “Ovulation Leads Women to Perceive Sexy Cads as Good Dads,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103 (2), 292-305. View PDF

Durante, Kristina M., Vladas Griskevicius, Jeffry A. Simpson, Stephanie M. Cantu, and Joshua M. Tybur (2012), “Sex Ratio and Women’s Career Choice: Does a Scarcity of Men Lead Women to Choose Briefcase over Baby?,”  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103 (1), 121-134. View PDF

Bailey, Drew H., Kristina M. Durante, and David C. Geary (2011), “Men’s Perception of Women’s Attractiveness is Calibrated to Relative Mate Value and Dominance of the Women’s Partner,” Evolution & Human Behavior, 32 (2), 138-146.

Li, Norman P., Vladas Griskevicius, Kristina M. Durante, Peter K. Jonason, Derek J. Pasisz, and Katherine Aumer (2009), “An Evolutionary Perspective on Humor: Sexual Selection or Interest Indication?,” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35 (7), 923-936.

Durante, Kristina M. and Norman P. Li (2009), “Oestradiol Level and Opportunistic Mating in Women,” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biology Letters, 5 (2), 179-182. View PDF

Li, Norman P. and Kristina M. Durante (2007), “Sex and Mating,” In W. A. Darity, Jr. (Ed.). International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd Ed.). Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference.

Roney, James R., Katherine N. Hanson, Kristina M. Durante, and Dario Maestripieri (2006), “Reading Men’s Faces: Women’s Mate Attractiveness Judgments Track Men’s Testosterone and Interest in Infants,”  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 273 (1598), 2169-2175.

Maestripieri, Dario, James R. Roney, Nicole DeBias, Kristina M. Durante, and Geertrui M. Spaepen (2004), “Father Absence, Menarche and Interest in Infants among Adolescent Girls,” Developmental Science, 7 (5), 560-566.

Stress

Kim, Aekyoung, Juliano Laran, and Kristina M. Durante, “The Effect of Stress on Consumer Engagement” working paper.

Durante, Kristina M., and Juliano Laran (2016), “The Effect of Stress on Consumer Saving and Spending”, Journal of Marketing Research, 53, 814-828. View PDF

Family Spending

Nikiforidis, Lambrianos, Kristina M. Durante, Joseph P. Redden, and Vladas Griskevicius (2018), “Do Mothers Spend More on Daughters While Fathers Spend More on Sons?”, Journal of Consumer Psychology, 28, 149-156. View PDF

Durante, Kristina M., Vladas Griskevicius, Joseph P. Redden, and Andrew E. White (2015), “Spending on Daughters in Economic Recessions”,  Journal of Consumer Research,42 (3), 435-457. View PDF

Evolution and Consumer Behavior

Durante, Kristina M., and Vladas Griskevicius (2018), “Evolution and Consumer Psychology”, Consumer Psychology Review, forthcoming.

Durante, Kristina M., and Vladas Griskevicius (2016), “Evolution and Consumer Behavior”, Current Opinion in Psychology, 10, 27-32. View PDF

Griskevicius, Vladas and Kristina M. Durante (2015) “Evolution and Consumer Behavior”, In M. Norton, D. Rucker, and C. Lamberton (Eds.)  The Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Psychology. New York: Cambridge University Press. View PDF

Griskevicius, Vladas, Jeffry A. Simpson, Kristina M. Durante, John Kim, and Stephanie M. Cantu, (2012) “Evolution, Social Influence, and Sex Ratio,” In D. Kenrick, N. Goldstein, and S. Braver (Eds.), Six Degrees of Social Influence: Science, Application, and the Psychology of Robert Cialdini. New York: Oxford University Press.

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