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Dr. Benjamin Hadden

Dr. Benjamin W. Hadden received in PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Houston, with a focus on interpersonal relationships. In particular, his research investigates the interplay between the self and relationships, focusing on how aspects of individuals influence their own and their romantic partners’ relational and personal outcomes. His research has focused on topics such as motivation, attachment, and subjective feelings of readiness, and how these relate to relationship cognitions, maintenance behaviors, and stability. His work often utilizes couples designs, daily and event-contingent diaries, and longitudinal approaches to test how characteristics of romantic partners influence relationship development.