Kristina M Durante
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Kristina Durante

Post-Doctoral Associate


  • BS 1995
    Mass Communication Boston University

  • MA 2004
    Social Science University of Chicago

  • PhD 2009
    Social Psychology University of Texas at Austin


  • Influences of hormones and the ovulatory cycle on consumption
  • The consumer behavior of women and families

Selected Works

  • "Oestradiol Level and Opportunistic Mating in Women," Kristina M. Durante and Norman P. Li, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biology Letters, 5, 179-182.
  • "Changes in Women's Choice of Dress across the Ovulatory Cycle: Naturalistic and Laboratory Task-Based Evidence," Kristina M. Durante, Norman P. Li, and Martie G. Haselton, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 1451-1460.
  • "Ovulation, Female Competition, and Product Choice: Hormonal Influences on Consumer Behavior," Kristina M. Durante, Vladas Griskevicius, Sarah E. Hill, Carin Perilloux, and Norman P. Li, Journal of Consumer Research, (forthcoming).
  • "Courtship, Competition, and the Pursuit of Attractiveness: Mating Goals Facilitate Health-Related Risk-Taking and Strategic Risk Suppression in Women," Sarah E. Hill and Kristina M. Durante, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, (forthcoming).

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