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Ong, A. D, Gardner, S. Urganci, B., Günaydın, G., and Selçuk, E. (in press). Affective reactivity, resting heart rate variability, and marital quality: A 10-year longitudinal study of U.S. adults. Journal of Family Psychology. pdf

Ong, A. D. (in press). Resilience: Measures and models. In D. Gu & M. E. Dupre (Eds.), Encyclopedia of gerontology and population aging. Springer.

Ong, A. D., & Cammarata, C. (in press). Resilience theory of, not just the trait dimension. In. B. J. Carducci (Ed.). The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

Rush, J. Ong, A. D., Hofer, S. M., & Horn, J. L. (in press). Capturing the complexity and dynamics of positive human health: Conceptual and methodological considerations. In S. Lopez, L. Edwards, & S. Marques (Eds.). Handbook of positive psychology (3rd). Oxford University Press. pdf


Ong. A. D., & Williams, D. R. (2019). Lifetime discrimination, global sleep quality, and inflammation burden in a multiethnic sample of middle-aged adults. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 25, 82-90. pdf

Stanton, S. C., Selçuk, E., Farrell, A. K., Slatcher, R. B., & Ong, A. D. (2019). Perceived partner responsiveness, daily negative affect reactivity, and all-cause mortality: A 20-year longitudinal study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 81, 7-15. pdf


Bayraktaroglu, D., Günaydin, G., Selçuk, E., & Ong, A. D. (2018). A daily diary investigation of the link between television watching and positive affect. Journal of Happiness Studies, 20, 1-13. pdf

Benson, L., Ram, N., Almeida, D., Zautra, A., & Ong, A. D. (2018). Fusing biodiversity metrics into investigations of daily life: Illustrations and recommendations with emodiversity. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 73, 74-86. pdf

Ong, A. D., Benson, L. Zautra, A., & Ram, N. (2018). Emodiversity and biomarkers of inflammation. Emotion, 13, 3-14. pdf

Ong, A. D., & Burrow, A. L. (2018). Affective reactivity to daily racial discrimination as a prospective predictor of depressive symptoms in African American graduate and post-graduate students. Development and Psychopathology, 30, 1649-1659. pdf

Ong, A. D., Deshpande, S. R., & Williams, D. R. (2018). Biological consequences of unfair treatment. In J. M. Causadias, E. Telzer, & N. Gonzales (Eds.). Handbook of culture and biology interplay: Bridging evolutionary adaptation and development (pp. 279-316). Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

Ong, A. D., & Kim, S. (2018). Joviality. In M. H. Bornstein (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of lifespan human development (pp. 1226-1227). SAGE Publications.

Ong, A. D., Sin, N. L., & Ram, N. (2018). Distinguishing between enduring and fragile positive affect: Implications for health and well-being in midlife. In C. D. Ryff, & R. F. Krueger (Eds.). Oxford Handbook of integrative health science (pp. 343-354). Oxford University Publishing. pdf

Ong, A. D., Standiford, T., & Deshpande, S. R. (2018). Hope and stress resilience. In S. J. Lopez, & M. Gallagher (Eds.). Oxford handbook of hope (pp. 255-286). Oxford University Press. pdf

Tasfiliz, D., Selçuk, E., Günaydin, G., Slatcher, R. B., Corriero, E. F., & Ong, A. D. (2018). Patterns of perceived partner responsiveness and well-being in Japan and the United States. Journal of Family Psychology, 32, 335-365. pdf


Ong, A. D., & Burrow, A. (2017). Microaggressions and daily experience: Depicting life as it is lived. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12, 173-175. pdf

Ong, A. D., Cerrada, C., Lee, R., & Williams, D. R. (2017). Stigma consciousness, racial microaggressions, and sleep disturbance among Asian Americans. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 8, 72-81. pdf

Ong, A. D., Kim, S., Young, S., & Steptoe, A. (2017). Positive affect and sleep: A systematic review. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 35, 21-32. pdf

Ong, A. D., & Ram, N. (2017). Fragile and enduring positive affect: Implications for adaptive aging. Gerontology, 63, 263-269. pdf

Ong, A. D., Williams, D. R., Ujuonu, N., & Gruenewald, T. L. (2017). Everyday unfair treatment and multisystem biological     dysregulation in African-American adults. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 23, 27-35. pdf

Ong, A. D., Zautra, A., & Finan, P. H. (2017). Inter- and intra-individual variation in emotional complexity: Methodological considerations and theoretical implications. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 15, 22-26. pdf

Selçuk, E., Stanton, S., Slatcher, R., & Ong, A. D. (2017). Perceived partner responsiveness predicts better sleep quality through lower anxiety. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8, 83-92pdf

Sin, N. L., Ong, A. D., Stawski, R. S., & Almeida, D. M. (2017). Daily positive events and diurnal cortisol rhythms: Examination of between-person differences and within-person variation. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 83, 91-100. pdf

Zilioli, S., Imami, L., Ong, A. D., Lumley, M. A., & Gruenewald, T. (2017). Discrimination and anger control as pathways linking socioeconomic disadvantage to allostatic load in midlife. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 103, 83-90. pdf


Günaydin, G., Selçuk, E., & Ong, A. D. (2016). Trait reappraisal predicts affective reactivity to daily positive and negative events. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1000. pdf

Ong, A. D., Burrow, A. L., & Cerrada, C. (2016). Seeing the other in the self: The impact of Barack Obama and cultural socialization on perceptions of self-other overlap among African Americans. Social Cognition, 34, 589-603. pdf

Ong, A. D., & Löeckenhoff, C. L. (Eds.). (2016). Emotion, aging, and health. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Ong, A. D., & Patterson, A. (2016). Eudaimonia, aging, and health: A review of underlying mechanisms. In J. Vittersø (Ed.). Handbook of eudaimonic wellbeing (pp. 371-378). Springer.

Ong, A. D., Uchino, B., & Wethington, E. (2016). Loneliness and health in older adults: A mini-review and synthesis. Gerontology,   62, 443-449. pdf 

Reid, M. C., Ong, A. D., & Henderson, C. R., Jr. (2016). Why we need nonpharmacologic approaches to manage chronic low back pain in older adults. JAMA Internal Medicine, 176, 338-339. pdf

Selçuk, E., Günaydin, G., Ong, A. D., & Almeida, D. M. (2016). Does perceived partner responsiveness predict hedonic and eudaimonic well-being? A 10-year longitudinal study. Journal of Marriage and Family, 78, 311-325. pdf

Sturgeon, J. A., Arewasikporn, A., Okun, M. A., Davis, M. C., Ong, A. D., & Zautra, A. J. (2016). The psychosocial context of financial stress: Implications for inflammation and psychological health. Psychosomatic Medicine, 78, 134-143. pdf

Thoemmes, F. & Ong, A. D. (2016). A primer on inverse-probability-of-treatment weighting and marginal structural models. Emerging Adulthood, 4, 40-59. pdf

Uchino, B. N., Ong, A. D., Queen, T., & Kent, R. G. (2016). Theories of social support in health and aging. In. J. Smith, V. Bengtson, & R. Settersten (Eds.), Handbook of theories of aging (3rd Ed.) (pp. 235-258). Spring Publishing Company.


Ong, A. D., Bastarache, E. D., & Steptoe, A. (2015). Positive affect as risk and resilience in sleep. In M. Feldner & K. Babson (Eds.), Sleep and affect: Assessment, theory, and clinical implications (pp. 276-285). CA: Elsevier.

Ong, A. D., & Zautra, A. J. (2015). Intraindividual variability in mood and mood regulation in adulthood. In M. Diehl, K. Hooker, & M. Sliwinski (Eds.), Handbook of intraindividual variability across the lifespan (pp. 198-215). New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Ong, A. D., Zautra, A. J., & Reid, M. C. (2015). Chronic pain and the adaptive significance of positive emotions. American Psychologist, 70, 283-284. pdf

Sin, N. L., Graham-Engeland, J. E., Ong, A. D., & Almeida, D. M. (2015). Affective reactivity to daily stressors is associated with inflammation. Health Psychology, 34, 1154-1165. pdf

Slatcher. R. B., Selçuk, E., & Ong, A. D. (2015). Perceived partner responsiveness predicts diurnal cortisol profiles ten years later. Psychological Science26, 972-982. pdf

Zilioli, S., Slatcher, R. B., Ong, A. D., & Gruenewald, T. (2015). Purpose in life predicts allostatic load ten years later. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 79, 451-457. pdf


Burrow, A. Sumner, R., & Ong, A. D. (2014). Perceived change in life satisfaction and daily negative affect: The moderating role of purpose in life. Journal of Happiness Studies, 15, 579-592. pdf

Ong, A. D., & Phinney, J. S. (2014). On the psychometric properties of the Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure - Revised (MEIM-R). Human Development, 57, 7-11. pdf

Riffin, C., Ong, A. D., & Bergeman, C. S. (2014). Positive emotions and health in adulthood and later life. In P. Verhaeghen & C. Hertzog (Eds.), Emotion, social cognition, and everyday problem solving during adulthood (pp. 115-127). New York: Oxford Press. pdf

Vrangalova, Z., & Ong, A. D. (2014). Who benefits from casual sex? The moderating role of sociosexuality. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 883-891. pdf

Zhang, G., Browne, M. W., Ong, A. D., & Chow, S. M. (2014). Analytic standard errors for exploratory process factor analysis. Psychometrika, 79, 444-469. pdf


Darbonne, A., Uchino, B., & Ong, A. D. (2013). What mediates links between age and well-being? A test of social support and interpersonal conflict as potential interpersonal pathways. Journal of Happiness Studies, 14, 951-963. pdf

Fuller-Rowell, T. E., Ong, A. D., & Phinney, J. S. (2013). National identity and perceived discrimination predict changes in ethnic identity commitment: Evidence from a longitudinal study of Latino college students. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 62, 406-426. pdf

Moskowitz, J., Clark, M., Ong, A. D., & Gruber, J. (2013). The role of positive affect on thinking and decision-making: A tribute to Alice Isen. In J. Gruber & J. T. Moskowitz (Eds.), Positive emotion: Integrating the light sides and dark sides (pp. 72-77). New York: Oxford University Press.

Ong, A. D., Bonanno, G. A., & Bergeman, C. S. (2013). Positive emotions in the aftermath of loss. In J. Gruber & J. T. Moskowitz (Eds.), Positive emotion: Integrating the light sides and dark sides (pp. 269-280). New York: Oxford University Press.

Ong, A. D., Burrow, A. L., Fuller-Rowell, T. E., Ja, N., & Sue, D. W. (2013). Racial microaggressions and daily well-being among     Asian Americans. Journal of Counseling Psychology60, 188-199. pdf

Ong, A. D., Exner-Cortens, D., Riffin, C., Steptoe, A., Zautra, A., & Almeida, D. (2013). Linking stable and dynamic features of     positive affect to sleep. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 46, 52-61. pdf

Selçuk, E., & Ong, A. D. (2013). Perceived partner responsiveness moderates the association between received emotional support and all-cause mortality. Health Psychology32, 231-235. pdf


Coccaro, E. F., Ong, A. D., Seroczynski, D., & Bergeman, C. S. (2012). Affective intensity and lability: Heritability in adult male twins. Journal of Affective Disorders, 136, 1011-1016. pdf

Fuller-Rowell, T. E., Evans, G. W., & Ong, A. D. (2012). Poverty and health: The mediating role of perceived discrimination. Psychological Science, 23, 734-739. pdf

Johansson, G., Evans, G. W., Cederström, C., Rydstedt, L. W, Fuller-Rowell, T. E., & Ong, A. D. (2012). The effects of urban bus driving on blood pressure and musculoskeletal problems: A quasi-experimental study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 74, 89-92. pdf

Ong, A. D., Burrow, A. L., & Fuller-Rowell, T. (2012). Positive emotions and the social broadening effects of Barack Obama. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 18, 424-428. pdf

Ong, A. D., Rothstein, J. D., & Uchino, B. N. (2012). Loneliness accentuates age differences in cardiovascular responses to social evaluative threat. Psychology and Aging27, 190-198. pdf


Fuller-Rowell, T. E., Burrow, A. L., & Ong, A. D. (2011). Changes in racial identity among African American college students following the election of Barack Obama. Developmental Psychology, 47, 1608-1618. pdf

Ong, A. D., Fuller-Rowell, T., Bonanno, G. A., & Almeida, D. (2011). Spousal loss predicts alterations in diurnal cortisol activity through prospective changes in positive emotion. Health Psychology30, 220-227. pdf

Ong, A. D., Mroczek, D. K., & Riffin, C. (2011). The health significance of positive emotions in adulthood and later life. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 5, 538-551. pdf

Ong, A. D., & Peterson, C. (2011). The health benefits of nature: Introduction to the special issue. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 3, 229. pdf

Russell, A., Bergeman, C. S., Deboeck, P., Baird, B., Montpetit, M., & Ong, A. D. (2011). Emotion control during later life: The relationship between global perceptions and daily experience. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 1084-1088. pdf

Zhang, G., Chow, S. M., & Ong, A. D. (2011). A sandwich-type standard error estimator of SEM models with multivariate time series. Psychometrika, 76, 77-96. pdf


Burrow, A. L., & Ong, A. D. (2010). Racial identity as a moderator of daily exposure and reactivity to racial discrimination. Self and Identity, 9, 383-402. pdf

Ong, A. D. (2010). Pathways linking positive emotion and health in later life. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19, 358-362. pdf

Ong, A. D., & Bergeman, C. S. (2010). The socioemotional basis of resilience in later life. In P. Fry & C. Keyes (Eds.). New frontiers in resilient aging: Life-strengths and well-being in late life (pp. 239- 257). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Ong, A. D., Fuller-Rowell, T., & Bonanno, G. A. (2010). Prospective predictors of positive emotions following spousal loss. Psychology and Aging, 25, 653-660. pdf

Ong, A. D., Fuller-Rowell, T., & Phinney, J. S. (2010). Measurement of ethnic identity: Recurrent and emergent issues. Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research, 10, 39-49. pdf

Ong, A. D., Zautra, A. J., & Reid, M. C. (2010). Psychological resilience predicts decreases in pain catastrophizing through positive emotions. Psychology and Aging, 25, 516-523. pdf

Torres, L., & Ong, A. D. (2010). A daily diary investigation of Latino ethnic identity, discrimination, and depression. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 15, 561- 568. pdf

Wells, N. M., Evans G. W., Beavis, A., & Ong, A. D. (2010). Early childhood poverty, cumulative risk exposure, and body mass index trajectories through young adulthood. American Journal of Public Health, 100, 2507-2512. pdf


Ong, A. D. (2009). On the measurement and mismeasurement of happiness: Contemporary theories and methodological directions. In A. Dutt & B. Radcliff (Eds.). Happiness, economics, and philosophy: New lessons for old problems (pp. 33-44). Northhampton: Edward Elgar.

Ong, A. D., Bergeman, C. S., & Boker, S. M. (2009). Resilience comes of age: Defining features in later adulthood. Journal of Personality, 77, 1777-1804. pdf

Ong, A. D., Bergeman, C. S., & Chow, S. M. (2009). Positive emotions as a basic building block of resilience in adulthood. In J. Reich, A. Zautra, & J. Hall (Eds.). Handbook of adult resilience: Concepts, methods, and applications (pp. 81-93). New York: Guilford.

Ong, A. D., & Fuller-Rowell, T. (2009a). Experience sampling method. In S. J. Lopez & A. Beauchamp (Eds.), Encyclopedia of positive psychology (pp. 369-371). Blackwell Publishing.

Ong, A. D. & Fuller-Rowell, T. (2009b). Longitudinal methods. In S. J. Lopez & A. Beaucham (Eds.). Encyclopedia of positive psychology (pp. 589-592). Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Ong, A. D., Fuller-Rowell, T., & Burrow, A. L. (2009). Racial discrimination and the stress process. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology96, 1259–1271. pdf

Ong, A. D., & Zautra, A. J. (2009). Modeling positive human health: From covariance structures to dynamic systems. In C. R. Snyder & S. J. Lopez (Eds.). Handbook of positive psychology (2nd Ed., pp. 97-104). Oxford University Press. pdf


Merluzzi, T. V., & Ong, A. D. (2008). Psychological well-being. In F. Leong (Ed.). Encyclopedia of counseling psychology. (pp. 361-362). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Ong, A. D., & Edwards, L. M. (2008). Positive affect and adjustment to perceived racism. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 27, 105-126. pdf

Reid, M. C., Papaleontiou, M., Ong, A. D., Breckman, R., Wethington, E., & Pillemer, K. (2008). Self-management strategies to reduce pain and improve function among older adults in community settings: A review of the evidence. Pain Medicine, 4, 409-424. pdf


Edwards, L. M., Ong, A. D., & Lopez, S. J. (2007). Hope measurement in Mexican American youth. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 29, 225-241. pdf

Ong, A. D., & Bergeman, C. S. (2007). Psychosocial theories of aging. In K. S. Markides, D. Blazer, L. G. Branch, & S. Studenski (Eds.). Encyclopedia of health and aging (pp. 480-483). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Phinney, J. S., & Ong, A. D. (2007a). Conceptualization and measurement of ethnic identity: Current status and future directions. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 54, 271-281. pdf

Phinney, J. S., & Ong, A. D. (2007b). Ethnic identity development in immigrant families. In J. Lansford, K. Deater-Deckard, & M. Bornstein (Eds.). Immigrant families in contemporary society (pp. 51-68). New York: Guilford Press


Bergeman, C. S., & Ong, A. D. (2006a). Behavioral genetics. In J. E. Birren (Ed.), Encyclopedia of gerontology, (2nd Ed., pp. 149-159). Elsevier.

Bergeman, C. S., & Ong, A. D. (2006b). Natural experiments: What behavioral genetic approaches can tell us about human potential. In A. D. Ong & M. van Dulmen (Eds.). Oxford handbook of methods in positive psychology (pp. 266-281). New York: Oxford Press.

Ong, A. D., Bergeman, C. S., Bisconti, T. L., & Wallace, K. A. (2006). Psychological resilience, positive emotions, and successful adaptation to stress in later life. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology91, 730-749. pdf

Ong, A. D., Edwards, L. M., & Bergeman, C. S. (2006). Hope as a source of resilience in later a adulthood. Personality and Individual Differences, 41, 1263-1273. pdf

Ong, A. D., Horn, J. L., & Walsh, D. A. (2006). Stepping into the light: Modeling the intraindividual dimensions of hedonic and eudaimonic well-being. In A. D. Ong & M. van Dulmen (Eds.). Oxford handbook of methods in positive psychology (pp. 12-28). New York: Oxford University Press.

Ong, A. D., Phinney, J. S., & Dennis, J. (2006). Competence under challenge: Exploring the protective role of parental support and ethnic identity in Latino college students. Journal of Adolescence, 29, 961-979. pdf

Ong, A. D., & van Dulmen, M. (Eds.). (2006). Oxford handbook of methods in positive psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.

van Dulmen, M., & Ong, A. D. (2006). New methodological directions for the study of adolescent competence and adaptation. Journal of Adolescence, 29, 851-856. pdf


Ong, A. D. (2005). Positive human health [Review of L. G. Aspinwall & U. M. Staudinger, (Eds.), A psychology of human strengths]. Journal of Moral Education, 34, 373-376.

Ong, A. D., & Allaire, J. (2005). Cardiovascular intraindividual variability in later life: The influence of social connectedness and     positive emotions. Psychology and Aging20, 476-485. pdf

Ong, A. D., Bergeman, C. S., & Bisconti, T. L. (2005). Unique effects of daily perceived control on anxiety symptomatology during conjugal bereavement. Personality and Individual Differences, 38, 1057-1067. pdf


Ong, A. D., & Bergeman, C. S. (2004a). The complexity of emotions in later life. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 59B, P55-60. pdf

Ong, A. D., & Bergeman, C. S. (2004b). Resilience and adaptation to stress in later life: Empirical perspectives and conceptual implications. Ageing International, 29, 219-246. pdf

Ong, A. D., Bergeman, C. S., & Bisconti, T. L. (2004). The role of daily positive emotions during conjugal bereavement. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 59B, P158-167. pdf


Ong, A. D. & Phinney, J. S. (2002). Personal goals and depression among Vietnamese-American and European-American young adults. Journal of Social Psychology, 142, 97-108. pdf

Phinney, J. S., & Ong, A. D. (2002). Adolescent-parent disagreements and life satisfaction in families from Vietnamese- and European-American backgrounds. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 26, 556-561. pdf


Cobb, N. J., Ong, A. D., & Tate, J. (2001). Reason-based evaluations of wrongdoing in religious and moral narratives. International Journal of Psychology of Religion, 11, 259-276. pdf

Ong, A. D. & Walsh, D. A. (2001). Nicotine dependence, depression, and the moderating role of goal cognitions. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 15, 252-254. pdf


Ong, A. D. & Weiss, D. J. (2000). The impact of anonymity on responses to sensitive questions. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 30, 1691-1708. pdf

Phinney, J. S., Ong, A. D., & Madden, T. (2000). Cultural values and intergenerational value discrepancies in immigrant and non-immigrant families. Child Development, 71, 528-539. pdf