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Selected papers by SCNC members: 

  1. forthcoming. +Kate Vinita Fitch, Molly Copeland, & jimi adams. (+ = mentored student.) “What Predicts Romantic Tie Reciprocation among a Sample of Adolescents?” Social Networks.  
  1. Money, Victoria L. “Demonstrating anticipatory deflection and a preemptive measure to manage it: An extension of Affect Control Theory.” Social Psychology Quarterly, 86(2):151-169.
  1. Harrell, Ashley & Joseph Quinn. “Shared Identities and the Structure of Exchange Distinctly Shape Cooperation.” Social Forces, 102: 223-241. DOI: 10.1093/sf/soad011
  1. Harder Nicolas L. & Matthew E. Brashears. An improved approach for ecological modeling of social phenomena in Blau space. PLoS ONE 18(8): e0289934. 
  1. jimi adams† & Michał Bojanowski†. († authors contributed equally.) “Do NBA Teams Avoid Trading Players within their Division?” Network Science. doi: 10.1017/nws.2023.18
  1. jimi adams† & Miranda J. Lubbers†. († authors contributed equally.) “Social Network Data Collection: Principles and Modalities.” Chapter 40 in McLevey J, Carrington P, & Scott J (eds.) Handbook of SNA, 2nd Edition. SAGE.
  1. jimi adams & +Kate Vinita Fitch. (+ = mentored student.) “Who’s Social Capital? Visualizing Citation & Co-Citation Patterns of a Fragmented Concept.” Socius 9:1-4. doi: 10.1177/23780231231184766
  1. +Nicholas W. Landry & jimi adams. (+ = mentored student.) “On limitations of uniplex networks for modeling multiplex contagion.” PLoS One 18(1):e0279345. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0279345
  1. jimi adams, Elizabeth Lawrence, +Joshua Goode, David R. Schaefer, & Stefanie Mollborn. (+ = mentored student.) “Peer Network Dynamics of Adolescents’ Health Lifestyles.” Journal of Health & Social Behavior 63(1): 125-141. doi: 10.1177/00221465211054394
  1. Andrea Buchwald, Jude Bayham, jimi adams, David Bortz, Katie Colburn, Olivia Zarella, Meghan Buran, Jonathan Samet, Debashis Ghosh, Rachel Herlihy, & Elizabeth J. Carlton. “Estimating the Impact of State-Wide Policies to Reduce Spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in Real Time.” Emerging Infectious Diseases 27(9): 2312-2322. doi: 10.3201/eid2709.204167
  1. Wilson, Travis, andJun Zhao. “Coolness and Admiration Diverge in Early Adolescence Among African-American Students in Low-income Urban Schools.” Journal of Educational Psychology. 113(2): 411-22. 
  1. Sun, Hui, and Matthew E, Brashears, Edward Bishop Smith. “Network Representation Capacity: How Social Relationships are Represented in the Human Mind.” Personal Networks: Frontiers of Ego Network Analysis, Mario Small, Brea Perry and Bernice Pescosolido (eds.), Cambridge University Press.
  1. Quinn, Joseph M and James W Moody. “Computational Modeling” in SAGE Research Methods Foundations. London, UK: Sage Publications Ltd. DOI: 10.4135/9781526421036945708
  1. Harder Nicolas L. & Matthew E, Brashears. “Predicting organizational recruitment using a hybrid cellular model: new directions in Blau space analysis.” Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory 26: 320-349. – this would crosslink with the HBS model project
  1. Brashears, Matthew E., Laura Aufderheide Brashears and Nicolas L. Harder. “Where you are, what you want, and what you can do: The role of master statuses, personality traits, and social cognition in shaping ego network size, structure, and composition.” Network Science, 8: 356-380.
  1. Brashears, Matthew E. and Laura Aufderheide Brashears. “Compression Heuristics, Social Networks, and the Evolution of Human Intelligence.” In Network Science in Cognitive Psychology (Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology), Michael S. Vitevitch (ed). Routledge: New York, NY.
  1. Rözer, Jesper J., Bas Hofstra, Matthew E. Brashears and Beate Volker. “Does unemployment lead to isolation? The consequences of unemployment for social networks.” Social Networks, 63: 100-111.
  1. Zhao, Jun, Dawn T. Robinson, and Chyi-In Wu. “Isolation but Contagion? A Structural Account to Depression Homophily.” Social Psychology Quarterly, 83: 363-382.
  1. jimi adams. Gathering Social Network Data #180 in QASS Series. SAGE.
  1. Brashears, Matthew E. and Eric Quintane. “The Weakness of Tie Strength.” Social Networks, 55: 104-115.
  1. Rozer, Jesper and Matthew E. Brashears. “Partner selection and social capital in the status attainment process.” Social Science Research, 73: 63-79.
  1. Brashears, Matthew E. and Laura Aufderheide Brashears. “The Enemy of my Friend is Easy to Remember: Balance as a Compression Heuristic.” pgs. 1-31 in Advances in Group Processes, Shane Thye & Edward Lawler (eds.), Bingley, UK: Emerald Insight.
  1. Brashears, Matthew E. and Laura Aufderheide Brashears. “Do Contemporary People Have Fewer Friends than they Used To?” in Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, (eds.) Robert Scott and Stephen Kosslyn, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.
  1. Brashears, Matthew E. “’Trivial’ Topics and Rich Ties: The Relationship Between Discussion Topic, Alter Role, and Resource Availability Using the ‘Important Matters’ Name Generator.” Sociological Science, 1: 493-511.
  1. Brashears, Matthew E. “Humans use Compression Heuristics to Improve the Recall of Social Networks.” Nature Scientific Reports, 3: 1513.
  1. Brashears, Matthew E. “Small networks and high isolation?: A reexamination of American discussion networks.” Social Networks. 33: 331-341. 

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