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Arnett, J. J., Trzesniewski, K. H., Donnellan, M. B. (in press). The dangers of generational myth‐making: Rejoinder to Twenge. Journal of Emerging Adulthood.
Campbell, D., Trzesniewski, K. H., Nathaniel, K., Enfield, R., Erbstein, N. (in press). Positive youth development as a strategic opportunity for California. California Agricultural. Health Families and Communities special issue.
Harris, M. A., Donnellan, M. B., & Trzesniewski, K. H. (2015, March). Assessing global self-esteem across the lifespan: Introducing the lifespan self-esteem scale. Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of SRCD, Philadelphia, PA.
Donnellan, M. B., Kenny, D.A., Trzesniewski, K. H., Lucas, R.E., & Conger, R.D. (2012). Using trait‐state models to evaluate the longitudinal consistency of global self-esteem from adolescence to adulthood. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 634‐645.
Donnellan, M. B., Trzesniewski, K. H., & Robins, R. W. (2011). Self-esteem: Enduring issues and controversies. In T. Chamorro-Premuzic, A. Furnham, & S. von Stumm (Eds.). Handbook of Individual Differences (pp. 718-746). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
Yeager, D.S., Trzesniewski, K. H., Tirri, K., Nokelainen, P., & Dweck, C.S. (2011). Adolescents’ implicit theories predict desire for vengeance after remembered and hypothetical peer conflicts: Correlational and experimental evidence. Developmental Psychology, 47, 1090-1107.
Witt, E. A., Donnellan, M. B., & Trzesniewski, K. H. (2011). Self-esteem, narcissism, and Machiavellianism: Implications for understanding antisocial behavior in adolescents and young adults. In Barry, C. T., Kerig, P. K., Stellwagen, K. K., & Barry, T. D. (Eds). Narcissism and Machiavellianism in youth: Implications for the development of adaptive and maladaptive behavior (pp. 47-67). Washington, DC: APA.
Bachman, J. G., O’Malley, P. M., Freedman-Doan, P., Trzesniewski, K. H., & Donnellan, M. B. (2011). Adolescent self-esteem: Differences in race/ethnicity, gender, and age. Self & Identity, 10, 445-473.
Trzesniewski, K. H., Kinal, M., & Donnellan, M. B. (2010). Self-enhancement and self-protection in developmental context. In M. Alicke, & C. Sedikides (Eds.), The Handbook of Self-Enhancement and Self-Protection (pp. 341-357). New York: Guilford.
Orth, U., Trzesniewski, K. H., & Robins, R. W. (2010). Self-esteem development from young adulthood to old age: A cohort-sequential longitudinal study. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98, 645-658.
*Donnellan, M. B., & Trzesniewski, K. H. (2010). Groundhog Day versus Alice in Wonderland, Dead Horses versus Red Herrings (or is it Swedish Fish?), and Hopefully Something Constructive: A Reply to Comments. Perspectives in Psychological Science, 5, 103-108.
*Trzesniewski, K. H., & Donnellan, M. B. (2009). Reevaluating the evidence for increasing self-views among high school students: More evidence for consistency across generations (1976-2006).Psychological Science, 20, 920-922.
*Donnellan, M. B., & Trzesniewski, K. H. (2009). How should we study generational “changes”– or should we? A critical examination of the evidence for “Generation Me”. Personality and Social Psychology Compass, 3, 1-10.
*Trzesniewski, K. H., & Donnellan, M. B. (2009). Are today’s young people really that different from previous generations? A skeptical perspective on “Generation Me”. The Jury Expert. (not peer-reviewed)
Orth, U., Robins, R. W., Trzesniewski, K. H., Maes, J., & Schmitt, M. (2009). Low self-esteem is a risk factor for depressive symptoms across the life span. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 188, 472-478.
*Trzesniewski, K. H., Donnellan, M. B., & Robins, R. W. (2008). Do today's young people really think they are so extraordinary? An examination of secular changes in narcissism and self-enhancement.Psychological Science, 19, 181-188.
Robins, R. W., Tracy, J. L., & Trzesniewski, K. H. (2008). Naturalizing the self. In John, O. P., Robins, R. W., & Pervin, L. A. (Editors). Handbook of personality: Theory and research (3rd Edition) (pp. 421-447). New York: Guilford.
Blackwell, L. A., Trzesniewski, K. H., & Dweck, C. S. (2007). Theories of intelligence and achievement across the junior high school transition: A longitudinal study and an intervention. Child Development, 78,246-263.
Trzesniewski, K. H., Donnellan, M. B., Caspi, A., Moffitt, T. E., Robins, R. W., & Poultin, R. (2006). Adolescent low self-esteem is a risk factor for adult poor health, criminal behavior, and limited economic prospects. Developmental Psychology, 42, 381-390.
Donnellan, M. B., Trzesniewski, K. H., & Robins, R. W. (2006). Personality and self-esteem development in adolescence. In D. K. Mroczek & T. Little (Eds.), Handbook of personality development (pp. 285-309). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.
Trzesniewski, K. H., Moffitt, T. E., Caspi, A., Taylor, A., & Maughan, B. (2006). Revisiting the association between reading ability and antisocial behavior: New evidence from a longitudinal behavior genetics study. Child Development, 77, 72-88.
Arseneault, L., Walsh, E., Trzesniewski, K. H., Newcombe, R., Caspi, A., & Moffitt, T. E. (2006). Bullying victimization uniquely contributes to adjustment problems in young children: A nationally representative cohort study. Pediatrics, 118, 130-138.
*Donnellan, M. B., Trzesniewski, K. H., Robins, R. W., Moffitt, T. E., & Caspi, A. (2005). Low self-esteem is related to aggression, antisocial behavior, and delinquency. Psychological Science, 16, 328-335.
Robins, R. W., Noftle, E. E., Trzesniewski, K. H., & Roberts, B. W. (2005). Do people know how their personality has changed? Correlates of perceived and actual personality change in young adulthood.Journal of Personality, 73, 489-521.
Trzesniewski, K. H., Robins, R. W., Roberts, B. W., & Caspi, A. (2004). Personality and self-esteem development across the lifespan. In P. T. Costa, Jr. and I. C. Siegler (Eds), Recent advances in psychology and aging (pp. 163-185). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science.
Roberts, B. W., Robins, R. W., Caspi, A., & Trzesniewski. K. (2003). Personality trait development in adulthood. In J. Mortimer & M. Shanahan (Ed.). Handbook of the life course (pp. 579-598). New York, NY: Kluwer Academic.
Robins, R. W., Hendin, H. M., & Trzesniewski, K. H. (2001). Measuring global self-esteem: Construct validation of a single-item measure and the Rosenberg Self-Esteem scale. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 151-161.