​Baldwin, M. & Keefer, L.A. (in press). Being here and now: The benefits of belonging in space and time. Journal of Happiness Studies. PREPRINT OSF

​Wulf, T. & Baldwin, M. (in press). Being a kid again: Playing Pokémon Go contributes to well-being through nostalgia. Studies in Communication and Media. PREPRINT OSF

Keefer, L.A., McGrew, S.J., Brown, M.,Baldwin, M.(in press). Beyond presence and search: A person-level analysis of the meaning in life questionnaire. International Journal of Positive Psychology.


Baldwin, M., & Mussweiler, T. (2018). The culture of social comparison. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115, E9067-E9074. PDF

Baldwin, M., Molina, L. E., & Naemi, P. (2018). Family ties: Exploring the influence of family legacy on self and identity. Self and Identity, 1–21. LINK

Baldwin, M., White, M. H., Sullivan, D. (2018). Nostalgia for America’s past can buffer collective guilt. European Journal for Social Psychology, 48, 433–446. LINK

Lammers, J. & Baldwin, M. (2018). Past-focused temporal communication overcomes conservatives’ resistance to liberal political ideas. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 114, 599-619. LINK

Baldwin, M, Landau M. J., & Swanson, T. (2018). Metaphors can give life meaning, Self and Identity, 17, 163-193. LINK


Gravelin, C., Biernat, M., & Baldwin, M. (2017). The impact of power on blaming the victim of sexual assault. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. LINK


Baldwin, M., & Lammers, J. (2016). Past-focused environmental comparisons promote pro-environmental outcomes for conservatives. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, 14953-14957. LINK

Pre 2016

Baldwin, M., Biernat, M., & Landau, M. J. (2015). Remembering the real me: Nostalgia offers a window to the intrinsic self. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 128–147. LINK

Baldwin, M., & Landau, M. J. (2014). Exploring nostalgia’s influence on psychological growth. Self and Identity, 13, 162-177. LINK

Baldwin, M., Keefer, L.A., Gravelin, C. R., & Biernat, M., (2012). Perceived importance of cross-race targets facilitates recall: Support for a motivated account of face memory. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 16, 505-515. LINK

Shapiro, J. R., Baldwin, M., Williams, A. M., & Trawalter, S. (2011). The company you keep: Fear of rejection in intergroup interaction. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 221-227. LINK