Behold the joint publications of Kristina Durante [Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing, University of Texas at San Antonio] and Vladas Griskevicius [Associate Professor, Marketing and Logistics, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota]:
“Boosting Beauty in an Economic Decline: Mating, Spending, and the Lipstick Effect,” Hill S. E., Rodeheffer, C., Griskevicius, V., Durante, K. M., & White, A.E. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2012).
“Sex Ratio and Women’s Careers: Does a Scarcity of Men Lead Women to Choose Briefcase Over Baby?” Durante, K. M., Griskevicius, V., Cantu, S.M., Simpson, J.A, & Tybur, J.M. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2012)
For background on some of their latest adventures, see (listed here more or less in the order in which they appeared):
- Retraction Watch’s report called “Psychological Science in the news again: CNN retracts story on hormone-voting link.”
- Kate Clancy’s report “Hot for Obama, But Only When This Smug Married Is Not Ovulating“
- SciCurious’s report “Friday Weird Science: Estrogen for President!“
BONUS (October 30, 2012): The Chronicle of Higher Education interviews researcher Durante, who says she stands by her research “100%. This is theory-driven science.”