The Boston Couples Study
Zick Rubin, Letitia Anne Peplau and Charles T. Hill
Hill, C. T., Rubin, Z., & Peplau, L. A. (1976). Breakups before marriage: The end of 103 affairs. Journal of Social Issues, 32(1), 147-168.
Hill, C. T., Peplau, L. A., & Rubin, Z. (1981). Differing perceptions in dating couples. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 5(3), 418-434.
Hill, C. T., Peplau, L. A., & Rubin, Z. (1983). Use of contraceptives by college dating couples. Population and Environment: Behavioral and Social Issues, 6(1), 60-69.
Hill, C. T., Rubin, Z., Peplau, L. A., & Willard, S. (1979). The volunteer couple: Sex differences, couple commitment, and participation in research on interpersonal relationships. Social Psychology Quarterly, 42(4), 415-420.
Peplau, L. A. (1976). Impact of fear of success and sex-role attitudes on women’s competitive achievement. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 34, 561-568.
Peplau, L. A. (1976). Fear of success in dating couples. Sex Roles, 2, 249-258.
Peplau, L. A. (1979). Power in dating relationships. In J. Freeman (Ed.), Women: A feminist perspective , 2nd Ed. (pp. 106-121). Palo Alto, CA: Mayfield Publishing. Reprinted in the 3rd Edition (l984) and revised for the 4th Edition (l989).
Peplau, L. A., Rubin, Z., & Hill, C. T. (1976, November). The sexual balance of power. Psychology Today (pp. l42 ff.).
Peplau, L. A., Rubin, Z., & Hill, C. T. (1977). Sexual intimacy in dating couples. Journal of Social Issues, 33(2), 86-109.
Pleck, J. H. (1976). Male threat from female competence. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 44(4), 608-613.
Risman, B. J., Hill, C. T., Rubin, Z., & Peplau, L. A. (1981). Living together in college: Implications for courtship. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 43, 77-83.
Rubin, Z. (1974). Lovers and other strangers: The development of intimacy in encounters and relationships. American Scientist, 62, 182-190.
Rubin, Z., & Mitchell, C. (1976). Couples research as couples counseling: Some unintended effects of studying close relationships. American Psychologist, 31, 17-25.
Rubin, Z., Hill, C. T., Peplau, L. A., & Dunkel-Schetter, C. (1980). Self-disclosure in dating couples: Sex roles and the ethic of openness. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 42(2), 305-318.
Rubin, Z., Peplau, L. A., & Hill, C. T. (1981). Loving and leaving: Sex differences in romantic attachments. Sex Roles, 7(8), 821-835.
Stewart, A. J., & Rubin, Z. (1976). The power motive in dating couples. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 34, 305-309.
15-Year Followup of Participants
Peplau, L. A., Hill, C. T., & Rubin, Z. (1993). Sex-role attitudes in dating and marriage: A 15-year followup of the Boston Couples Study. Journal of Social Issues, 40(3), 31-52.
Peplau, L. A. (1994). Men and women in love. In D. L. Sollie & L. S. Leslie (Eds.), Gender, families, and close relationships: Feminist research journeys
(pp. 19-49). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Bui, K. T., Peplau, L. A., & Hill, C. H. (1996). Testing the investment model of relationship commitment and stability in a 15 year study of heterosexual couples. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22, 1244-1257.
Hill, C. T., & Peplau, L. A. (1998). Premarital predictors of relationship
outcomes: A 15-year followup of the Boston Couples Study. In T. N. Bradbury (Ed.), The developmental course of marital dysfunction (pp. 237-278.) New York: Cambridge University Press.
Vincent, P. C., Peplau, L. A., & Hill, C. T. (1998). A longitudinal application of the theory of reasoned action to women’s career behavior. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 28, 761-778.
Professor Charles T. Hill may be contacted at:
Department of Psychology, Whittier College, Whittier, CA 90608. Email: Chuck Hill <firstname.lastname@example.org>