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❤️: Social support, empathy, friendship

😴: Task-based depletion

💭: Lay beliefs

🎓: Goal pursuit

🎯: Replication

Francis, Z., Weidmann, R., Bühler, J., Burriss, R., Wünsche, J., Grob, A., & Job, V. (in press). My willpower beliefs and yours: Investigating dyadic associations between willpower beliefs, social support, and relationship satisfaction in couples. European Journal of Personality.❤️💭


Smyth, A., Milyavskaya, M., Friese, M., Werner, K. M., Francis, Z., Frech, M.-L., Loschelder, D., Anderson, J. E., Inzlicht, M., Kolbuszewska, M., & Wang, K. (2023). What constitutes successful goal pursuit? Exploring the relation between subjective and objective measures of goal progress and attainment. Personality Science, e12017. [PDF] 🎓
Note. See for article correction.


Kashyap, V., & Francis, Z. (2023). Who believes in cross-age friendship? Predictors of the Belief in Intergenerational Friendship Scale in young adults. Journal of Aging Studies. [PDF] ❤️💭


Francis, Z. & Inzlicht, M. (2023). Expecting tasks to help or hurt subsequent cognitive performance: Variability, accuracy, and bias in forecasted after-effects. European Journal of Social Psychology, 53, 531-551. [Link to PDF] 😴💭

Francis, Z., Jebanesan, A., & Inzlicht, M. (2022). Leading us unto temptation? No evidence for an automatic asymmetrical association between goals and temptations. Collabra: Psychology, 8(1). [Link to PDF] 🎓🎯

Depow, G., Francis, Z., & Inzlicht, M. (2021). The experience of empathy in everyday life. Psychological Science, 32, 1198-1213. [PDF] ❤️

Francis, Z., Depow, G., & Inzlicht, M. (2021). Do early birds share their worms? How prosocial behavior and empathy vary across the day. Journal of Research in Personality, 90, 104055. [PDF] ❤️

Francis, Z., & Job, V. (2021). Intended responses to romantic partners' annoying behaviours vary with willpower beliefs. British Journal of Psychology, 112, 549-564. [PDF] 💭❤️


Francis, Z., Mata, J., Flückiger, L., & Job, V. (2021). Morning resolutions, evening disillusions: Theories of willpower affect how health behaviours change across the day. European Journal of Personality, 35, 398-415. 💭


Francis, Z., Sieber, V., & Job, V. (2020). You seem tired, but so am I: Willpower theories and intent to provide support in romantic relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 37, 738-757 [PDF] 💭❤️

Francis, Z., Milyavskaya, M., & Inzlicht, M. (2018). Development of a within-subject, repeated-measures ego depletion paradigm: Inconsistent results and future recommendations. Social Psychology, 49, 271-286. [PDF] 😴


Francis, Z. & Job, V. (2018). Lay theories of willpower. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 12(4), e12381. [PDF] 💭

Francis, Z., & Inzlicht, M. (2016). Ultimate and proximate causes of ego depletion. In E. R. Hirt, J. Clarkson, & L. Jia (Eds.), Self-Regulation and Ego Control. New York: Elsevier. [PDF] 😴

Collectively Authored Publications

Googeveen, S., Sarafoglou, A., Aczel, A., Aditya, Y., Alayan, A.J.,…Francis, Z., …Zarzeczna, N., Zhao, Y., Zijlmans, J., van Elk, M., & Wagenmakers, E. (2022). A many analysts approach to the relation between religiosity and well-being. Religion, Brain, & Behavior. [Link to PDF]


Tierney, W., Hardy, J., Ebersole, C.R., Viganola, D., Clemente, E.G., Gordon, M., Hoogeveen, S., Haaf, J., Almenberg, A.D., Johannesson, M., Pfeiffer, T., Vaughn, L., DeMarree, K., Igou, E., Chapman, H., Gantman, A., Vanaman, M., Wylie, J., Storbeck, J., Andreychik., M. R., McOhetres, J., Culture & Work Morality Forecasting Collaboration*, & Uhlmann, E., L. (2021). A creative destruction approach to replication: Implicit work and sex morality across cultures. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 93,104060. [Link to PDF] 🎯
* Authorship as member of the Culture & Work Morality Forecasting Collaboration

Hagger, M. S., Chatzisarantis, N.L.D., Alberts, H., Anggono, C.O., Batailler, C., Birt, A., Brand, R., Brandt, M.J., Brewer, G., Bruyneel, S., Calvillo, D.P., Campbell, W.K., Cannon, P.R., Carlucci, M., Carruth, N., Cheung, T., Crowell, A., De Ridder, D.T.D., Dewitte, S., Elson, M., Evans, J.R., Fay, B.A., Fennis, B.M., Finley, A., Francis, Z., Heise, E., Hoemann, H., Inzlicht, M., Koole, S.L., Koppel, L., Kroese, F., Lange, F., Lau, K., Lynch, B.P., Martijn, C., Merckelbach, H., Mills, N.V., Miyake, A., Mosser, A.E., Muise, M., Muller, D., Muzi, M., Nalis, D., Nurwanti, R., Otgaar, H., Philipp, M., Primoceri, P., Rentzsch, K., Ringos, L., Schlinkert, C., Schmeichel, B.J., Schoch, S.F., Schrama, M., Schütz, A., Stamos, A., Tinghög, G., Ullrich, J., vanDellen, M., Wimbarti, S., Wolff, W. Yusainy, C., Zerhouni, O., Zweinenberg, M. (2016). Does ego-depletion exist? Multiple high-powered replications of the resource-depletion effect. Perspectives in Psychological Science, 11(4), 546-573. [PDF] 🎯😴

* Contributing authors are in alphabetical order.

Forthcoming Manuscripts

Please see my C.V., and feel free to contact me for unpublished manuscripts.

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