Peer-Reviewed Publications

Makhanova, A., Plant. E. A., Monroe, A. E., & Maner, J. K. (2019). Binding together to avoid illness: Pathogen avoidance and moral worldviews. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 13, 182-204.

Gassen, J., Makhanova, A., Maner, J. K., Plant, E. A., Eckel, L. A., Nikonova, L., ... & Hill, S. E. (2019). Experimentally-induced inflammation predicts present focus. Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology, 5, 148-163.

Gassen, J., Prokosch, M. L., Makhanova, A., Eimerbrink, M., White, J. D., Proffitt Leyva, R. P. … Hill, S. E. (in press). Behavioral immune system activity predicts downregulation of chronic basal inflammation. PLOS ONE, 13, e0203961.

Makhanova, A., McNulty, J. K., Eckel, L. A., Nikonova, L., & Maner, J. K. (2018). Sex differences in testosterone reactivity during marital conflict. Hormones and Behavior, 105, 22-27.

Reynolds, T. A.*, Makhanova, A.*, McNulty, J. K., Marcinkowska, U., Jasienska, G., Eckel, L. A., Nikonova, L., & Maner, J. K. (2018). Progesterone and women’s anxiety across the menstrual cycle. Hormones and Behavior, 102, 34-40.

            * Authors contributed equally

McNulty, J. K., Meltzer, A. L., Makhanova, A., & Maner, J. K. (2018). Attentional and evaluative biases help people maintain relationships by avoiding infidelity. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 115(1), 76-95.

Makhanova, A., McNulty, J. K., & Maner, J. K. (2017). Relative Physical Position as an Impression Management Strategy: Sex Differences in its Use and Implications. Psychological Science, 28(5), 567-577.

Meltzer, A. L., Makhanova, A., Hicks, L. L., French, J. E., McNulty, J. K., & Bradbury, T. (2017). Quantifying the sexual afterglow: The lingering benefits of sex for pair-bonded relationships. Psychological Science, 28(5), 587-598.

Makhanova, A., Miller, S. L., & Maner, J. K. (2015). Germs and the outgroup: Chronic and situational disease concerns affect intergroup categorization. Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, 9(1), 8-19. 


Makhanova, A. & Miller, S. L. (2013). Female fertility and male mating: Women's ovulatory cues influence men's physiology, cognition, and behavior, Social Psychology and Personality Compass, 7, 389-400.