Journal articles (peer-reviewed)

in press
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in press

Kraft, L., Czarna, A. Z., Utesch, K., Back, M. D., & Dufner, M. (in press). Do objective and peer-perceived qualities moderate the effect of narcissism on social outcomes? Collabra: Psychology. pdf

Scharbert, J., Dein, L. M., Kroencke, L., Nestler, S., Back, M. D., & Utesch, K. (in press). Narcissists’ affective well-being: Associations of grandiose narcissism with state affect level and variability. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.. pdf

Scharbert, J., Utesch, K., Reiter, T. F., ter Horst, J., van Zalk, M., Back, M. D., & Rau, R. (in press). If you were happy and you know it, clap your hands! Testing the peak-end rule for retrospective judgments of well-being in everyday life. European Journal of Personality.pdf

Wieczorek, L. L., Utesch, K., Grund, S., & Wagner, J. (in press). Moody and in love? The role of neuroticism and romantic relationships for momentary affect in adolescence. European Journal of Personality. https://doi.org/10.1177/08902070231215375 pdf

2024

Scharbert, J., Humberg, S., Kroencke, L., Reiter, T., Sakel, S., Horst, J. ter, Utesch, K., Gosling, S. D., Harari, G., Matz, S. C., Schoedel, R., Stachl, C., Aguilar, N. M. A., Amante, D., Aquino, S. D., Bastias, F., Bornamanesh, A., Bracegirdle, C., Campos, L. A. M., . . . Back, M. D. (2024). Psychological well-being in Europe after the outbreak of war in Ukraine. Nature Communications, 15(1), 1202. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-024-44693-6 pdf

2023

Geukes, K., Hecht, V., Utesch, T., Bläsing, B., & Back, M. D. (2023). Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest dancer of them all? A naturalistic lens model study on the judgment of dance performance. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 67, 102436. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2023.102436 pdf

Härtel, T. M., Leckelt, M., Grosz, M. P., Küfner, A. C. P., Geukes, K., & Back, M. D. (2023). Pathways from narcissism to leadership emergence in social groups. European Journal of Personality, 37(1), 72-94. doi.org/10.1177/08902070211046266 pdf

Humberg, S., Gerlach, T. M., Franke-Prasse, T., Geukes, K., & Back, M. D. (2023). Is (Actual or Perceptual) Personality Similarity Associated With Attraction in Initial Romantic Encounters? A Dyadic Response Surface Analysis. Personality Science4, 1-25. https://doi.org/10.5964/ps.7551 supplemental materials pdf

Kroencke, L., Humberg, S., Breil, S. M., Geukes, K., Zoppolat, G., Balzarini, R. N., Alonso-Ferres, M., Slatcher, R. B., & Back, M. D. (2023). Extraversion, social interactions, and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic: Did extraverts really suffer more than introverts? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 125(3), 649–679. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000468 preprint supplemental materials pdf

Kroencke, L., Kuper, N., Mota, S., Geukes, K., Zeigler-Hill, V., & Back, M. D. (2023). Narcissistic status pursuit in everyday social life: A within-person process approach to the behavioral and emotional dynamics of narcissism. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 125(6),1519–1541. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000467 preprint supplemental materials pdf

Meijerink-Bosman, M., Back, M. D., Geukes, K. Leenders, R. & Mulder, J. (2023) Discovering trends of social interaction behavior over time: An introduction to relational event modeling. Behavior Research Methods, 55, 997–1023. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-022-01821-8 pdf

Mota, S., Mielke, I., Kroencke, L., Geukes, K., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2023). Daily dynamics of grandiose narcissism: Distribution, stability, and trait relations of admiration and rivalry states and state contingencies. European Journal of Personality, 37(2), 207–222. https://doi.org/10.1177/08902070221081322 preprint supplemental material pdf

Ryvkina, E., Kroencke, L., Geukes, K., Scharbert, J., & Back, M. D. (2023). Understanding psychological responses to the COVID-19 pandemic through ESM data: The EMOTIONS project. Journal of Open Psychology Data, 11(1), Article 6. https://doi.org/10.5334/jopd.83 https://osf.io/6kzx3/ pdf

Scharbert, J., Reiter, T., Sakel, S., ter Horst, J., Geukes, K., Gosling, S. D., Harari, G. M., Kroencke, L., Matz, S., Schoedel, R., Shani, M., Stachl, C., Talaifar, S., Aguilar, N. M. A., Amante, D., Aquino, S. D., Bastias, F., Biesanz, J. C., Bornamanesh, A., . . . Back, M. D. (2023). A global experience-sampling method study of well-being during times of crisis: The CoCo project. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, e12813. https://doi.org/10.1111/spc3.12813 preprint supplemental materials pdf

Utesch, K., Hecht, V., Utesch, T., Bläsing, B., & Back, M. D. (2023). An application of Brunswik’s Lens Model to the judgment of dance. The Brunswik Society Newsletter, 38, 30-32. pdf

Vecchione, M., Vacca, M., Dentale, F., Lombardo, C., Geukes, K., & Back, M. D. (2023). The associations between grandiose narcissism and perfectionism: New insights into an old debate, Personality and Individual Differences, 215, 112395 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2023.112395 pdf

Vecchione, M., Vacca, M., Dentale, F., Spagnolo, G., Lombardo, C., Geukes, K., & Back, M. D. (2023). Prospective associations between grandiose narcissism and perfectionism: A longitudinal study in adolescence. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 41, 172–186. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjdp.12441 pdf

Weidmann, R., Chopik, W. J., Ackerman, R. A., Allroggen, M., Bianchi, E. C., Brecheen, C., Campbell, W. K., Gerlach, T. M., Geukes, K., Grijalva, E., Grossmann, I., Hopwood, C. J., Hutteman, R., Konrath, S., Küfner, A. C. P., Leckelt, M., Miller, J. D., Penke, L., Pincus, A. L., . . . Back, M. D. (2023). Age and gender differences in narcissism: A comprehensive study across eight measures and over 250,000 participants. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 124(6), 1277–1298. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000463 pdf

Wunsch, K., Pixa, N. H., & Utesch, K. (2023). Open Science in German Sport Psychology: State of the art and future directions. Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie, 30(4), 156-166. https://doi.org/10.1026/1612-5010/a000406 pdf

2022

Breil, S. M., Schweppe P. C., Geukes K., Biesanz, J. C., Quintus M., Wagner, J., Wrzus, C., Nestler, S., Back, M. D. (2022). The incremental validity of average states: A replication and extension of Finnigan and Vazire (2018). Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 123(3), e23–e37. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000408 pdf

Hellmann, J. H., Schlechter, P., Knausenberger, J., Bollwerk, M., Geukes, K., & Back, M. D. (2022). Measuring perceived realistic physical threat imposed by migrants: Scale development and validation. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 38(4), 332–342. https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000668 pdf

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. (2022). The true role that suppressor effects play in condition-based regression analysis: None. A reply to Fiedler (2021). Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 123(4), 884–888. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000428 preprint supplemental materials pdf

Rau, R., Carlson, E. N., Dufner, M., Geukes, K., Kraft, L., Krause, S., Nikoleizig, L., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2022). Positive peer perceptions over time: Personality explains variation at zero-acquaintance, popularity explains differential change. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 123(2), 423–443. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000407 pdf

Zettler, I., Schild, C., Lilleholt, L., Kroencke, L., Utesch, T., Moshagen, M., Böhm, R., Back, M. D., & Geukes, K. (2022). The role of personality in COVID-19 related perceptions, evaluations, and behaviors: Findings across five samples, nine traits, and 17 criteria. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 13, 299-310. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F19485506211001680

2021

Hater, L., Schulte, J., Geukes, K., Buhlmann, U., & Back, M. D. (2021) Disentangling the contributions of agentic, antagonistic, and neurotic narcissism to drive for thinness and drive for muscularity. PLoSONE, 16(6): e0253187. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0253187 pdf

Mielke, I., Humberg, S., Leckelt, M., Geukes, K., & Back, M. D. (2021). Do narcissists self-enhance? Disentangling the associations between narcissism and positive versus enhanced self-views across aspects of narcissism, content domains, and comparison criteria. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 12(5), 580–592.  https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550620930543 supplemental materials pdf

Nestler, S., Geukes, K., Zaun, T., & Eckes, T. (2021). On the role of response styles in the study of intraindividual variability. Collabra: Psychology, 7(1), 29929. https://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.29929  pdf

Weber, S., Geukes, K., Leckelt, M., & Back, M.D. (2021). The attractiveness of narcissists: Hard work or natural beauty? Self and Identity, 20(2) 235-267. https://doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2019.1575899  pdf

2020

Hannuschke, M., Gollwitzer, M., Geukes, K., Nestler, S., Back, M. D. (2020). Neuroticism and interpersonal perception: Evidence for positive, but not negative, biases. Journal of Personality, 88, 217–236. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12480 pdf

Human, L. J., Carlson, E. N., Geukes, K., Nestler, S. & Back, M. D. (2020). Do accurate personality impressions benefit early relationship development? The bidirectional associations between accuracy and liking. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 118(1),  199-212. https://psycnet.apa.org/doi/10.1037/pspp0000214 pdf

Kroencke, L., Geukes, K., Utesch, T., Kuper, N., & Back, M. D. (2020). Neuroticism and emotional risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Research in Personality, 89, 104038. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2020.104038 pdf

Leckelt, M., Geukes, K., Küfner, A.C.P., Niemeyer, L.M., Huttemann, R., Osterholz, S., Egloff, B., Nestler, N., & Back, M.D. (2020). A longitudinal field investigation of narcissism and popularity over time: How agentic and antagonistic aspects of narcissism shape the development of peer relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 46, 643-659. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0146167219872477 pdf

Mota, S., Humberg, S., Krause, S., Fatfouta, R., Geukes, K., Schröder-Abé, M., & Back, M. D. (2020). Unmasking Narcissus: A competitive test of existing hypotheses on (agentic, antagonistic, neurotic, and communal) narcissism and (explicit and implicit) self-esteem across 18 samples. Self and Identity, 19(4), 435–455. http://doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2019.1620012 pdf

Rau, R., Thielmann, I., Breil, S. M., Geukes, K., Krause, S., Nikoleizig, L., Back, M. D., & Nestler, S. (2020). Do perceiver effects in interpersonal perception predict cooperation in social dilemmas?. Collabra: Psychology, 6(1), 35. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.332 pdf

van Zalk, M. H. W., Nestler, S., Geukes, K., Hutteman, R., & Back, M. D. (2020). The codevelopment of extraversion and friendships: Bonding and behavioral interaction mechanisms in friendship networks. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 118(6), 1269–1290. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000253 pdf

2019

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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210424 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. (2019). Is accurate, positive, or inflated self-perception most advantageous for psychological adjustment? A competitive test of key hypotheses. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 116(5), 835–859. doi:10.1037/pspp0000204 pdf  preprint  supplemental materials

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

Rau, R., Nestler, S., Geukes, K., Back, M. D., & Dufner, M. (2019). Can other-derogation be beneficial? Seeing others as low in agency can lead to an agentic reputation in newly formed face-to-face groups. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 117(1), 201-227. https://psycnet.apa.org/doi/10.1037/pspp0000250 pdf

2018

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. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0165025416677847 pdf

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 open access article pdf

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.  https://doi.org/10.1037/pas0000433 pdf

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. https://doi.org/10.1027/1614-2241/a000150 pdf

Utesch, T., Dreiskämper, D., Naul, R., & Geukes, K. (2018). Understanding physical (in-) activity, overweight, and obesity in childhood: Effects of congruence between physical self-concept and motor competence. Scientific Reports, 8, 5908. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-24139-y  pdf

2017

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., Harvey, J. T., Trezise, A., & Mesagno, C. (2017). Personality and performance in real-world competitions. Testing trait activation of fear of negative evaluation, dispositional reinvestment, and athletic identity in the field. Psychology of Sport and Excercise, 30, 101-109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2017.02.008  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. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000093 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2016.06.003 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 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cobeha.2017.07.001 pdf

Nestler, S., Geukes, K., Hutteman, R., & Back, M. D. (2017). Tackling longitudinal round-robin data: A social relations growth model. Psychometrika, 82, 1162–1181. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11336-016-9546-5 pdf

Utesch, T., Dreiskämper, D., & Geukes, K. (2017). Open Science in der Sportwissenschaft? Ein Wegweiser zur Präregistrierung von Forschungsvorhaben und zu offenem Material, offenen Daten und offenem Code. Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie, 24, 92-99. https://doi.org/10.1026/1612-5010/a000205 pdf

2012 - 2016

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

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

Geukes, K., Mesagno, C., Hanrahan, S. J., & Kellmann, M. (2013). Activation of self-focus and self-presentation traits under private, mixed, and public pressure. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, 50-59. pdf

Geukes, K., Mesagno, C., Hanrahan, S. J., & Kellmann, M. (2013). Performing under pressure in private: Activation of self-focus traits. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 11, 11-23. pdf

Geukes, K., Mesagno, C., Hanrahan, S. J., & Kellmann, M. (2012). Testing an interactionist perspective on the relationship between personality and performance under public pressure. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 13, 243-250. pdf

Monographs and book chapters

Geukes, K., Morf C. C., & Back, M. D. (2020). Narcissism. In D. Hackfort & R. J. Schinke (Eds.), The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Vol. 1: Theoretical and Methodological Concepts (pp. 375-390). Routledge. pdf

Geukes, K. & Nestler, S. (2020). Personality Assessment II: Within-person variability assessment approaches. In D. Hackfort & R. J. Schinke (Eds.), The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Vol. 1: Theoretical and Methodological Concepts (p. 455-466). Routledge. pdf

Geukes, K., Hanrahan, S., & Back. M. D. (2019). Person, Situation und Person-Situation-Interaktion im Sport. In J. Schüler, M. Wegner, & H. Plessner (Eds.), Sportpsychologie - Grundlagen und Anwendung (pp. 309-336). Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-56802-6_13

Geukes K., & Utesch T. (2019). Longitudinal Models. In Hackfort, D., Schinke, R., Strauss, B. (Eds.), Dictionary of Sport Psychology (p. 165). Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Ehrlenspiel, F., Geukes, K., & Beckmann, J. (2018). Stress, Angst und Leistung im Leistungssport. In R. Fuchs & M. Gerber (Hrsg.), Handbuch Stressregulation und Sport. (S. 391-416) Heidelberg: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-49322-9_19

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. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316286302.042 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-804674-6.00028-4 pdf

Mesagno, C., Geukes, K., & Larkin, P. (2015). Choking under pressure: A review of current debates, literature, and interventions. In S.D. Mellalieu & S. Hanton (Eds.). Contemporary advances in sport psychology: A review (pp. 148-174). New York: Routledge. pdf

Geukes, K. (2012/2013). When the stakes are high: An application of the interactionist principle of trait activation to the prediction of performance under pressure. Dissertation: Ruhr-Universität Bochum/The University of Queensland.