Publications


Journal articles (peer-reviewed)

Grosz, M. P., Emons, W. H. M., Wetzel, E., Leckelt, M., Chopik, W. J., Rose, N., & Back, M. D. (in press). A comparison of unidimensionality and measurement precision of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory and the Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Questionnaire. Assessment. pdf

Human, L. J., Carlson, E. N., Geukes, K., Nestler, S. & Back, M. D. (in press). Do accurate personality impressions benefit early relationship development? The bidirectional associations between accuracy and liking. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. pdf

Leckelt, M., Richter, D., Schröder, C., Küfner, A. C. P., Grabka, M. M., & Back, M. D. (in press). The rich are different: Unraveling the perceived and self-reported personality profiles of high net-worth individuals. British Journal of Psychology. pdf

Oeberst, A., von der Beck, I., Back, M. D., Cress, U., & Nestler, S. (in press). Biases in the production and reception of collective knowledge: The case of hindsight bias in Wikipedia. Psychological Research. pdf

Veccione, M., Dentale, F., Graziano, M., Dufner, M., Wetzel, E., Leckelt, M., & Back, M. D. (in press). An Italian Validation of the Narcissism Admiration and Rivalry Questionnaire (NARQ): Further evidence for a two-dimensional model of grandiose narcissism. Applied Psychology Bulletin. pdf

Breil, S. M., Geukes, K., Wilson, R. E., Nestler, S., Vazire, S., & Back, M. D. (2019). Zooming into Real-Life Extraversion – how Personality and Situation Shape Sociability in Social Interactions. Collabra: Psychology, 5(1), 7. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.170   pdf

Geukes, K., Breil, S. M., Hutteman, R., Nestler, S., Küfner, A.C.P., Back, M.D. (2019). Explaining the longitudinal interplay of personality and social relationships in the laboratory and in the field: The PILS and the CONNECT study. PlosOne, 14(1), e0210424. pdf

Hall, J. A., Schlegel, K., Castro, V. L., & Back, M. D. (2019). What laypeople think the Big Five trait labels mean. Journal of Research in Personality, 78, 268-285. pdf

Mota, S., Leckelt, M., Geukes, K., Nestler, S., Humberg, S., Schröder-Abé, M., Schmukle, S. C., Back, M. D. (2019). A Comprehensive Examination of Narcissists’ Self-Perceived and Actual Socioemotional Cognition Ability. Collabra: Psychology, 5(1), 6. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.174  pdf

Weber, S., Geukes, K., Leckelt, M., & Back, M.D. (2019). The attractiveness of narcissists: Hard work or natural beauty? Self and Identity. https://doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2019.1575899  pdf

Back, M. D. (2018). Editorial: Continued Quality, Openness, and Curiosity at the European Journal of Personality. European Journal of Personality, 32, 3-5. pdf

Back, M. D. (2018). The structure and dynamics of (research on) personality and personality disorders: A Joint Journey. European Journal of Personality, 32, 496-498. pdf

Breil, S. M., & Back, M. D. (2018). What is measured within an assessment center: A detailed investigation of underlying cues. The Brunswik Society Newsletter, 33, 7-9. pdf

Geukes, K., van Zalk, M., & Back, M. D. (2018). Understanding personality development: An integrative state process model. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 42, 43-51. pdf

Hall, J. A., Back, M. D., Nestler, S., Frauendorfer, D., Schmid Mast, M., & Ruben, M. A. (2018). How do different ways of measuring individual differences in zero-acquaintance personality judgment accuracy correlate with each other? Journal of Personality, 86, 220-232. pdf

Hirschmüller, S., Schmukle, S. C., Krause, S., Back, M. D., & Egloff, B. (2018). Accuracy of self-esteem judgments at zero acquaintance. Journal of Personality, 86, 308-319. pdf

Humberg, S., Dufner, M., Schönbrodt, F. D., Geukes, K., Hutteman, R., Küfner, A. C. P., van Zalk, M. H. W., Denissen, J. J. A., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2018). Is accurate, positive, or inflated self-perception most advantageous for psychological adjustment? A competitive test of key hypotheses. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000204  Retrieved from osf.io/9w3bh  pdf  preprint  supplemental materials

Humberg, S., Dufner, M., Schönbrodt, F. D., Geukes, K., Hutteman, R., van Zalk, M. H. W., Denissen, J. J. A., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2018). Enhanced versus simply positive: A new condition-based regression analysis to disentangle effects of self-enhancement from effects of positivity of self-view. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 114(2), 303-322. doi:10.1037/pspp0000134 pdf  osf preprint  supplemental materials

Humberg, S., Dufner, M., Schönbrodt, F. D., Geukes, K., Hutteman, R., van Zalk, M. H. W., Denissen, J. J. A., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2018). Why Condition-Based Regression Analysis (CRA) is Indeed a Valid Test of Self-Enhancement Effects: A Response to Krueger et al. (2017). Collabra: Psychology, 4(1), 26. doi: http://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.137  pdf  open access article

Humberg, S., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2018). Response Surface Analysis in personality and social psychology: Checklist and clarifications for the case of congruence hypotheses. Social Psychological and Personality Science. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/1948550618757600 . Retrieved from osf.io/mhf2y  pdf  preprint supplemental materials

Leckelt, M., Wetzel, E., Gerlach, T. M., Ackerman, R. A., Miller, J. D., Chopik, W. J., … Back, M. D. (2018). Validation of the Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Questionnaire Short Scale (NARQ-S) in convenience and representative samples. Psychological Assessment, 30(1), 86–96. doi:10.1037/pas0000433. pdf (brief documentations of different versions of the NARQ can be found here)

Nestler, S., Geukes, K., & Back, M. D. (2018). Modeling intraindividual variability in three-level multilevel models. Methodology: European Journal of Research Methods for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, 14(3), 95-108.  pdf

Back, M. D. (2017). Editorial. European Journal of Personality, 31, 3–7. pdf

Breil, S.M., Geukes, K., Back, M. D. (2017). Using situational judgment tests and assessment centres in personality psychology: Three suggestions. European Journal of Personality, 31, 442-443. pdf

Geukes, K. & Back, M.D. (2017). Towards a process-based understanding of personality structure, development, consequences, and assessment: Systemizing personality processes into state domains and sequences. European Journal of Personality, 31, 543–545. pdf

Geukes, K., Nestler, S., Hutteman, R., Dufner, M., Küfner, A. C. P., Egloff, B., Denissen, J. J. A., & Back, M. D. (2017). Puffed-up but shaky selves: State self-esteem level and variability in narcissists. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 112(5), 769-786. pdf

Geukes, K., Nestler, S., Hutteman, R., Küfner, A.C.P., & Back, M.D. (2017). Trait Personality and State Variability: Predicting Individual Differences in Within- and Cross-Context Fluctuations in Affect, Self-Evaluations, and Behavior in Everyday Life. Journal of Research in Personality, 69, 124-138. pdf

Grosz, M. P., Lösch, T., & Back, M. D. (2017). The Narcissism-Overclaiming Link Revisited. Journal of Research in Personality, 70, 134-138. pdf

Mahmoodi, J., Leckelt, M., van Zalk, M.W. H., Geukes, K., & Back, M. D.(2017). Big Data approaches in social and behavioral science: Four key trade-offs and a call for integration. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 18, 57—62. doi:10.1016/j.cobeha.2017.07.001 pdf

Morf, C. C., Schürch, E., Küfner, A., Siegrist, P., Vater, A., Back, M., ... & Schröder-Abé, M. (2017). Expanding the nomological net of the Pathological Narcissism Inventory: German validation and extension in a clinical inpatient sample. Assessment, 24, 419-443. pdf

Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2017). Using cross-classified structural equation models to examine the accuracy of personality judgments. Psychometrika, 82, 475-497. pdf & Supplemental materials at OSF

Nestler, S., Geukes, K., Hutteman, R., & Back, M. D. (2017). Tackling longitudinal round-robin data: A Social Relations Growth Model. Psychometrika, 82, 1162–1181. pdf

Nestler, S., Leckelt, M., Back, M. D., von der Beck, I., Cress, U., & Oeberst, A. (2017). Produktion von naturwissenschaftlichen Informationen im Internet am Beispiel von Wikipedia. Psychologische Rundschau, 68, 172-176. pdf

Wurst, S. N., Gerlach, T. M., Dufner, M., Rauthmann, J. F., Grosz, M. P., Küfner, A. C. P., Denissen, J. J. A., & Back, M. D. (2017). Narcissism and romantic relationships: The differential impact of narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 112, 280-306. pdf supplemental

Allroggen, M., Back, M. D., & Plener, P. L. (2016). Kinder an die Macht? – Machiavellismus im Kindes- und Jugendalter [Power to the children? – Machiavellianism in children and adolescents]. Zeitschrift für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie, 44, 21-30. pdf

Geukes, K., Schönbrodt, F. D., Utesch, T. , Geukes, S., & Back, M. D. (2016). Wege aus der Vertrauenskrise – Individuelle Schritte hin zu verlässlicher und offener Forschung [Ways out of the crisis of confidence – Individual steps towards reliable and open science]. Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie, 23, 99-109.  osf-preprint  pdf

Krause, S., Back, M. D., Egloff, B., & Schmukle, S. C. (2016). Predicting self-confident behavior with implicit and explicit self-esteem measures. European Journal of Personality, 30, 648-662. pdf   OSF-page with Open data and script, Open material and supplementary analyses

Leckelt, M., Back, M. D., Foster, J. D., Hutteman, R., Jaeger, G., McCain, J., Twenge, J. M., & Campbell, W. K. (2016). Entering adulthood in a recession tempers later narcissism – But only in men. Journal of Research in Personality, 60, 8-11. pdf

Wetzel, E., Leckelt, M., Gerlach, T. M., & Back, M. D. (2016). Distinguishing subgroups of narcissists with latent class analysis. European Journal of Personality, 30, 374-389. pdf

Back, M. D. (2015). Editorial. Opening the process-black box: Mechanisms underlying the social consequences of personality. European Journal of Personality, 29, 91–96. pdf

Back, M. D., & Vazire, S. (2015). The social consequences of personality: Six suggestions for future research. European Journal of Personality, 29, 296–307.pdf

Carey, A. L., Brucks, M., Küfner, A. C. P., Holtzman, N. S., Deters, F. g., Back, M. D., Donnellan, M. B., Pennebaker, J. W., & Mehl, M. R. (2015). Narcissism and the Use of Personal Pronouns Revisited. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109, e1-e15. pdf

Dufner, M., Egloff, B., Hausmann, C., Wendland, L.-M., Neyer, F. J., & Back, M. D. (2015). Narcissistic tendencies among actors: Craving for admiration, but not at the cost of others. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 447-454. pdf

Geukes, K., & Back, M. D. (2015). Beyond cross-role self-concepts: Contextualized personality in action. European Journal of Personality, 29, 329-331 pdf

Grosz, M. P., Dufner, M., Back, M. D., & Denissen, J. J. A. (2015). Who is open to a narcissistic romantic partner? The roles of sensation seeking, trait anxiety, and similarity. Journal of Research in Personality, 58, 84-95. pdf

Hirschmüller, S., Egloff, B., Schmukle, S. C., Nestler, S. & Back, M. D. (2015). Accurate Judgments of Neuroticism at Zero Acquaintance: A Question of Relevance. Journal of Personality, 83, 221-228. pdf

Hutteman, R., Nestler, S., Wagner, J., Egloff, B., & Back, M. D. (2015). Wherever I may roam: Processes of self-esteem development from adolescence to emerging adulthood in the context of international student exchange. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 767-783. pdf

Küfner, A. C. P., Dufner, M., & Back, M. D. (2015). Das Dreckige Dutzend und die Niederträchtigen Neun – Kurzskalen zur Erfassung von Narzissmus, Machiavellismus und Psychopathie. [The Dirty Dozen and the Naughty Nine - Short scales for the assessment of narcissism, Machiavellianism and psychopathy] Diagnostica, 61, 76-91. pdf a brief documentation of the Dirty Dozen scales can be found here

Lawless DesJardins, N. M., Srivastava, S., Küfner, A. C. P., & Back, M. D. (2015). Who attains status? Similarities and differences across social contexts. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 692-700. pdf

Leckelt, M., Küfner, A. C. P., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2015). Behavioral processes underlying the decline of narcissists’ popularity over time. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109, 856-871. pdf

Nestler, S., Thielsch, M., Vasilev, E., & Back, M. D. (2015). Will they stay or will they go? Personality predictors of dropout in an online study. International Journal of Internet Science, 10 (1), 37-48. pdf

Krause, S., Back, M. D., Egloff, B., & Schmukle, S. C. (2014). Implicit interpersonal attraction in small groups: Automatically activated evaluations predict actual behavior toward social partners. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 671-679. pdf

Stopfer, J. M., Egloff, B., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2014). Personality expression and impression formation in online social networks: An integrative approach to understanding the processes of accuracy, impression management, and meta-accuracy. European Journal of Personality, 28, 73-94.pdf (Supplemental Online Material can be found here).

Back, M. D., Küfner, A. C. P., Dufner, M., Gerlach, T. M., Rauthmann, J. F., & Denissen, J. J. A. (2013). Narcissistic admiration and rivalry: Disentangling the bright and dark sides of narcissism. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 1013-1037.pdf (brief documentations of different versions of the NARQ can be found here)

Hirschmüller, S., Egloff, B., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2013). The dual lens model: A comprehensive framework for understanding self-other agreement of personality judgments at zero acquaintance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104, 335-353.pdf

Küfner, A. C. P., Nestler, S., & Back M. D. (2013). The two pathways to being an (un-)popular narcissist. Journal of Personality, 81, 184-195. pdf

Nestler, S. & Back, M.D. (2013). Applications and extensions of the lens model to understand interpersonal judgments at zero acquaintance. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 22, 374-379. pdf

Stopfer, J. M., Egloff, B., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2013). Being popular in online social networks: How agentic, communal, and creativity traits relate to judgments of status and liking. Journal of Research in Personality, 47, 592-598.pdf

Krause, S., Back, M. D., Egloff, B. & Schmukle, S. C. (2012). A new reliable and valid tool for measuring implicit self-esteem: The response-window affective priming task. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 28, 87-94.pdf

Nestler, S., Egloff, B., Küfner, A. C. P., & Back, M. D. (2012). An integrative lens model approach to bias and accuracy in human inferences: Hindsight effects and knowledge updating in personality judgments. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103, 698-717.pdf

Schönbrodt, F. D., Back, M. D., & Schmukle, S. C. (2012). TripleR: An R package for social relations analyses based on round robin designs. Behavior Research Methods, 44, 455-470.pdf

Asendorpf, J. B., Penke, L. & Back, M. D. (2011). From dating to mating and relating: Predictors of initial and long-term outcomes of speed-dating in a community sample. European Journal of Personality, 25, 16-30.pdf

Back, M. D., Baumert, A., Denissen, J. J. A., Hartung, F.-M., Penke, L., Schmukle, S. C., Schönbrodt, F. D., Schröder-Abé, M., Vollmann, M., Wagner, J., & Wrzus, C. (2011). PERSOC: A unified framework for understanding the dynamic interplay of personality and social relationships. European Journal of Personality, 25, 90-107.pdf

Back, M. D., Küfner, A. C. P., & Egloff, B. (2011). "Automatic or the people?" Anger on September 11, 2001, and lessons learned for the analysis of large digital data sets. Psychological Science, 22, 837-838.pdf Additional methodological details

Back, M. D., Penke, L., Schmukle, S. C., & Asendorpf, J. B. (2011). Knowing your own mate value: Sex-specific personality effects on the accuracy of expected mate choices. Psychological Science, 22, 984-989.pdf

Back, M. D., Penke, L., Schmukle, S. C., Sachse, K., Borkenau, P., & Asendorpf (2011). Why mate choices are not as reciprocal as we assume: The role of personality, flirting, and physical attractiveness. European Journal of Personality, 25, 120-132.pdf

Back, M. D., Schmukle, S. C. & Egloff, B. (2011). A closer look at first sight: Social relations lens model analyses of personality and interpersonal attraction at zero acquaintance. European Journal of Personality, 25, 225-238.pdf

Krause, S., Back, M. D., Egloff, B. & Schmukle, S. C. (2011). Reliability of implicit self-esteem measures revisited. European Journal of Personality, 25, 239-251. pdf

Nestler, S., Back, M. D., & Egloff, B. (2011). Psychometrische Eigenschaften zweier Skalen zur Erfassung interindividueller Unterschiede in der Präferenz zum Alleinsein. Diagnostica, 57, 57-67.pdf

Back, M. D., & Kenny, D. A. (2010). The Social Relations Model: How to understand dyadic processes. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 4, 855-870.pdf

Back, M. D., Küfner, A. C. P. & Egloff, B. (2010). The emotional timeline of September 11, 2001. Psychological Science, 21, 1417-1419.pdf Additional methodological details and results

Back, M. D., Schmukle, S. C., & Egloff, B. (2010). Why are narcissists so charming at first sight? Decoding the narcissism-popularity link at zero acquaintance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98, 132-145.pdf

Back, M. D., Stopfer, J. M., Vazire, S., Gaddis, S., Schmukle, S. C., Egloff, B. & Gosling, S. D. (2010). Facebook profiles reflect actual personality, not self-idealization. Psychological Science, 21, 372-374.pdf

Küfner, A. C. P., Back, M. D., Nestler, S., & Egloff, B. (2010). Tell me a story and I will tell you who you are! Lens model analyses of personality and creative writing. Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 427-435.pdf

Back, M. D. & Egloff, B. (2009). Yes we can! A plea for direct behavioral observation in personality research. European Journal of Personality, 23, 403-405.pdf

Back, M. D., Krause, S., Hirschmüller, S., Stopfer, J. M., Egloff, B. & Schmukle, S. C. (2009). Unraveling the three faces of self-esteem: A new information-processing sociometer perspective. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 933-937.pdf

Back, M. D., Schmukle, S. C. & Egloff, B. (2009). Predicting actual behavior from the explicit and implicit self-concept of personality. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 533-548.pdf

Back, M. D., Schmukle, S. C. & Egloff, B. (2008). Becoming friends by chance. Psychological Science, 19, 439-440.pdf

Back, M. D., Schmukle, S. C. & Egloff, B. (2008). How extraverted is honey.bunny77@hotmail.de? Inferring personality traits from email addresses. Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 1116-1122.pdf

Schmukle, S. C., Back, M. D. & Egloff, B. (2008). Validity of the five-factor model for the implicit self-concept of personality. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 24, 263-272.pdf

Schmukle S. C., Liesenfeld, S., Back, M. D. & Egloff, B. (2007). Second to fourth digit ratios and the implicit gender self-concept. Personality and Individual Differences, 43, 1267-1277.pdf

Back, M. D., Schmukle, S. C. & Egloff, B. (2006). Who is late and who is early? Big Five personality factors and punctuality in attending psychological experiments. Journal of Research in Personality, 40, 841-848.pdf

Back, M. D., Schmukle, S. C. & Egloff, B. (2005). Measuring task-switching ability in the Implicit Association Test. Experimental Psychology, 52, 167-179.pdf


Monographs and book chapters

Back, M. D. (in press). Mitja D. Back. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. New York, NY: Springer. pdf

Back, M. D., & Morf, C. C. (in press). Narcissism. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. New York, NY: Springer. pdf

Denissen, J. J. A., Rauthmann, J. F., & Back, M. D. (in press). European Association of Personality Psychology (EAPP). In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. New York, NY: Springer. pdf

Leising, D., & Back, M. D. (in press). Person perception and accuracy. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. New York, NY: Springer. pdf

Back, M. D. (2018). The Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Concept. In A. D. Hermann, A. Brunell, & J. Foster (Eds.), The Handbook of trait narcissism: Key advances, research methods, and controversies (pp. 57-67). New York, NY: Springer. pdf

Back, M. D., Küfner, A. C. P., & Leckelt, M. (2018). Early impressions of grandiose narcissists: A dual-pathway perspective. In A. D. Hermann, A. Brunell, & J. Foster (Eds.), The Handbook of trait narcissism: Key advances, research methods, and controversies (pp. 309-316). New York, NY: Springer. pdf

Grünberg, M., Mattern, J., Geukes, K., Küfner, A. C. P., & Back M. D. (2018). Assessing group interactions in personality psychology: The Münster Behavior Coding-System (M-BeCoSy). In E. Brauner, M. Boos, & M. Kolbe (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Group Interaction Analysis (pp. 602-611). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pdf

Wurst, S. N., & Back, M. D. (2018). Attraction, interpersonal. In M. H. Bornstein (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of lifespan human development (pp. 184-186). Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications. pdf

Back, M., & Nestler, S. (2017). Dual-process approaches to personality. In R. Deutsch, B. Gawronski, & W. Hofmann (Eds), Reflective and impulsive determinants of human behavior (pp. 137-154). New York, NY: Routledge. pdf

Geukes, K., van Zalk, M. H. W., & Back, M. D. (2017). Analyzing Processes in Personality Development. In J. Specht (Ed.). Personality development across the lifespan (pp. 455-472). San Diego: Elsevier. pdf

Back, M. D., & Nestler, S., (2016). Accuracy of Judging Personality. In J. A. Hall, M., Schmid Mast, & T. V., West (Eds.). The social psychology of perceiving others accurately (pp. 98-124). Cambridge University Press. pdf

Oeberst, A., Cress, U., Back, M. D., & Nestler, S. (2016). Individual versus collaborative information processing: The case of biases in Wikipedia. In U. Cress, H. Jeong, & J. Moskaliuk (Eds.), Mass collaboration and Education (pp. 165-185). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

von der Beck, I., Oeberst, A., Cress, U., Back, M. D., & Nestler, S. (2015). Hätte die Geschichte auch anders verlaufen können? Der Rückschaufehler zu Ereignissen in Wikipedia. In T. Wozniak, U. Rohwedder & J., Nemitz (Hrsg.), Wikipedia und Geschichtswissenschaft (S. 155-174). Oldenbourg: DeGruyter. pdf

Zimmermann, J., Hutteman, R., Nestler, S., Neyer, F. J., & Back, M. D.(2015). Und wenn Sie zurückkommen, sind Sie plötzlich erwachsen? Auslandserfahrungen als Kontext der Persönlichkeitsentwicklung. In Fachstelle für Internationale Jugendarbeit der Bundesrepublik Deutschland e.V. (Ed.), Forum Jugendarbeit International (pp. 203-213). Bonn: IJAB-Verlag.

Back, M. D. & Vazire, S. (2012). Knowing our Personality. In S. Vazire and T. D. Wilson (Eds.) Handbook of Self Knowledge (pp. 131-156). New York: Guilford. pdf

Back, M. D. (2008). Spontane interpersonelle Attraktion und Persönlichkeit: Eine längsschnittliche Social Relations Analyse. Saarbrücken: VDM. Buchhandel

Back, M. D. (2003). Implizite Persönlichkeitsdiagnostik mit dem IAT: Die Rolle exekutiver Kontrollprozesse. Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz: Diplomarbeit.

Software and other publications

Hellmann, J. H., Knausenberger, J., Echterhoff, G., & Back, M. D. (2017). Woher kommt die Angst vor Fremden und einer sogenannten Islamisierung? Pax Christi-Korrespondenz, 8, 13-21. pdf

Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2015). Cross-Classified Structural Equation Models for the Analysis of Lens Model Data. The Brunswik Society Newsletter, 30, 33-34. pdf

Hirschmüller, S., Egloff, B., Schmukle, S. C., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2014). A lens model approach to accurate personality judgments: The case of neuroticism and situational relevance. The Brunswik Society Newsletter, 29, 27-29. pdf

Stopfer, J. M., Egloff, B., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2013). Using lens model analysis to understand impression formation in online social networks. The Brunswik Society Newsletter, 28, 48-50. pdf

Nestler, S. & Back, M.D. (2012). Applications and extensions of lens model analyses in personality psychology. The Brunswik Society Newsletter, 27, 32-34. pdf

Schmukle, S. C., Schoenbrodt, F. D., & Back, M. D. (2009). Triple R: A package for round robin analyses using R (Version 0.1). Freely available via http://www.persoc.net and http://www.r-project.org.

Stopfer, J. M., Back, M. D. & Egloff, B. (2010). Persönlichkeit 2.0: Genauigkeit von Persönlichkeitsurteilen anhand von Online Social Network-Profilen. Datenschutz und Datensicherheit - DuD, 34, 459-462.


Unpublished Preprints

Back, M., Schmukle, S. C., & Egloff, B. (2019, January 15). From First Sight to Friendship: A Longitudinal Social Relations Analysis of Stability and Change in Interpersonal Attraction. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/7qptu   pdf

Wurst, S. N., Humberg, S., & Back, M. (2018). Rose-colored glasses in initial romantic encounters? Examining positive partner illusions and their interpersonal consequences in the very early stages of romantic acquaintance. Retrieved from https://osf.io/48sh2/  pdf  preprint

Wurst, S. N., Humberg, S., & Back, M. (2018). The impact of mate value in first and subsequent real-life romantic encounters. Retrieved from https://osf.io/adej3/  pdf  preprint