Spadaro, G., Jin, & Balliet, D. (in press). Gender differences in cooperation across 20 societies: A meta-analysis.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.

†Yuan, M., †Spadaro, G., Jin, S., Wu, J., Kou, Y., Van Lange, P. A. M., & Balliet, D. (in press). Changes in Americans’ Levels of Cooperation Over Time: A Cross-Temporal Meta-Analysis. Psychological Bulletin. †Shared first authorship

Spadaro, G., Graf, C., Jin, S., Arai, S., Inoue, Y., Lieberman, E., Rinderu, I., Yuan, M., Van Lissa, C., & Balliet, D. (in press). Cross-societal variation in cooperation: A meta-analysis. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Spadaro, G., Tiddi, I., Columbus, S., Jin, S., Teije, A. t., & Balliet, D. (in press). The Cooperation Databank: Machine-Readable Science Accelerates Research Synthesis. Perspectives on Psychological Science. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/rveh3

Balliet, D., Molho, C., Columbus, S., & Cruz, T. D. D. (2021). Prosocial and Punishment Behaviors in Everyday Life. Current Opinion in Psychology.

Stocker, M., Heger, T., Schweidtmann, A., Ćwiek-Kupczyńska, H., Penev, L., Dojchinovski, M., Willighagen, E., Vidal, M. E., Turki, H., Balliet, D., Tiddi, I., Kuhn, T., Mietchen, D., Karras, O., Vogt, L., Hellmann, S., Jeschke, J. M., Krajewski, P., & Auer, S. (2022). SKG4EOSC-Scholarly Knowledge Graphs for EOSC: Establishing a backbone of knowledge graphs for FAIR Scholarly Information in EOSC. Research Ideas and Outcomes8, p.e83789. doi: 10.3897/rio.8.e83789


Romano, A., Sutter, M., Liu, J. H., Yamagishi, T., & Balliet, D. (2021). National parochialism is ubiquitous across 42 nations around the world. Nature Communications12(1), 1-8.

Számadó, S., Balliet, D., Giardini, F., Power, & Takács, K. (2021). The language of cooperation: Reputation and honest signaling. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.

Giardini, F., Balliet, D., Power, Számadó, S., & Takács, K. (in press). Four Puzzles of Reputation-Based Cooperation: Content, Process, Honesty, and Structure. Human Nature.

Dudzik, B., Columbus, S., Matej Hrkalovic, T., Balliet, D., & Hung, H. (in press). Recognizing perceived interdependence in face-to-face negotiations through multimodal analysis of nonverbal behavior. Proceedings of the 2021 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI ’21), October 18-22, Montreal, Canada.

Dores Cruz, T. D., Thielmann, I., Columbus, S., Molho, C., Wu, J., Righetti, F., de Vries, R., Koutsoumpis, A., Van Lange, P. A. M., Beersma, B., & Balliet, D. (2021). Gossip and Reputation in Everyday Life. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/y79qk

Solinger, O. N., Joireman, J., Vantilborgh, T., & Balliet, D. P. (2021). Change in unit‐level job attitudes following strategic interventions: A meta‐analysis of longitudinal studies. Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Romano, A., Sutter, M., Liu, J., & Balliet, D. (2021). Political Ideology, Cooperation, and National Parochialism Across 42 Nations. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.

Jin, S., Balliet, D., Romano, A., Spadaro, G., van Lissa, C. J., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., PsyCorona Collaboration, & Leander, N. P. (2021). Intergenerational Conflicts of Interest and Prosocial Behavior During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Personality and Individual Differences, 171, 110535.

*Romano, A., *Spadaro, G., Balliet, D., Joireman, J., Van Lissa, C., Jin, S., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., PsyCorona Collaboration, & Leander, N. P. (2021). Cooperation, Trust, and Behavioral Responses Across Societies During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 52(7), 622-642. *Shared first authorship

Wu, J., Balliet, D., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2021). Reputation: A fundamental route to human cooperation. In W. Wilczynski, & S. F. Brosnan (Eds.). Social cooperation and conflict: Biological mechanisms at the interface, Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press.


Thielmann, I., Spadaro, G., & Balliet, D. (2020). Personality and prosocial behavior: A theoretical framework and meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 146, 30-90.

*Columbus, S., *Molho, C., Righetti, F., & Balliet, D. (2020). Interdependence and cooperation in daily life. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. *shared first author.

Molho, C., Tybur, J. M., Van Lange, P. A. M., & Balliet, D. (2020). Direct and Indirect Punishment of Norm Violations in Daily Life.  Nature Communications.

Righetti, F., Balliet, D., Molho, C., Columbus, S., Faure, R., Bahar, Y., Iqmal, M., Semenchenko, A., & Arriaga, X. (2020). Fostering Attachment Security: The Role of Interdependent Situations. International journal of environmental research and public health17(20), 7648.

Wu, J., Balliet, D., Peperkoorn, L. S., Romano, A., & Van Lange, P. A. (2020). Cooperation in Groups of Different Sizes: The Effects of Punishment and Reputation-Based Partner Choice. Frontiers in Psychology10, 2956.

Townsend, C., Aktipis A., Balliet, D., & Cronk, L., (2020).  Generosity among the Ik of Uganda. Evolutionary Human Sciences, 2, 1-13.

Tiddi, I., Balliet, D., & Ten Teije, A. (2020). Fostering scientific meta-analyses with knowledge graphs : a case-study. In European Semantic Web Conference (pp. 287-303), Springer, Cham.

Akata, Z., Balliet, D., de Rijke, M., Dignum, F., Dignum, V., Eiben, G., Fokkens, A., Grossi, D., Hindriks, K., Hoos, H., Hung, H., Jonker, C., Monz, C., Neerincx, M., Oliehoek, F., Prakken, H., Schlobach, S., van der Gaag, L, van Harmelen, F., van Hoof, H., van Riemsdijk, B., vaan Wynsberghe, A., Verbrugge, R., Verheij, B., Vossen, P., & Welling, M. (2020). A Research Agenda for Hybrid Intelligence: Augmenting Human Intellect With Collaborative, Adaptive, Responsible, and Explainable Artificial Intelligence. Computer, 53(8), 18-28.

Peperkoorn L. S., Becker D. V, Balliet D, Columbus S, Molho C, et al. (2020) The prevalence of dyads in social life. PLOS ONE 15(12): e0244188. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0244188

Gerpott, F., Thielmann, I., & Balliet, D. (2020). Interdependence perspectives on the person and situation. In D. Wood, S. J. Read, P. D. Harms, & A. Slaughter (Eds.). Emerging Approaches to Measuring and Modeling the Person and Situation.

Balliet, D., Wu, J., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2020). Indirect reciprocity, gossip, and reputation-based cooperation. In A. W. Kruglanski, E. T. Higgins, & P.A.M. Van Lange (Eds.). Social Psychology: Handbook of Basic Principles. The Guilford Press, New York

Columbus, S., Righetti, F., & Balliet, D. (2020). Interdependent situations in close relationships. In L. Vanderdrift, C. Agnews, & X. Arriaga (Eds.) Interdependence, Interaction, and Relationships.  Cambridge University Press, New York.


Columbus, S., Thielmann, I., Balliet, D. (2019). Situational Affordances for Prosocial Behaviour: On the Interaction Between Honesty-Humility and (Perceived) Interdependence. European Journal of Personality, 33,655-673.

Molho, C., Balliet, D., & Wu, J. (2019). Hierarchy, power, and strategies to promote cooperation in social dilemmas. Games, 10, 1-15.

Wu, J., Balliet, D., Kou, Y., & Van Lange, P. A. (2019). Gossip in the Dictator and Ultimatum Games: Its Immediate and Downstream Consequences for Cooperation. Frontiers in Psychology10, 651.

Dores Cruz, T. D., Balliet, D., Sleebos, E., Beersma, B., Van Kleef, G. A., & Gallucci, M. (2019). Getting a Grip on the Grapevine: Extension and Factor Structure of the Motives to Gossip Questionnaire. Frontiers in psychology10, 1190.

Molho, C., & Balliet, D. (2019). Navigating interdependent social situations. In. D. Funder, J. Rauthmann, & R. Sherman (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Psychological Situations. New York: Oxford University Press.


Gerpott, F. H., Balliet, D., Columbus, S., Molho, C., & De Vries, R. E. (2018). How Do People Think About Interdependence? A Multidimensional Model of Subjective Outcome Interdependence. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 115, 716-742.

Tybur, J. M., Molho, C., & Balliet, D. (2018). Moralized disgust versus disgusting immorality: An adaptationist perspective. In Strohminger, N., & Kumar, V. (Eds.) The Moral Psychology of Disgust (pp. 11-26). Rowman & Littlefield, New York.

Aktipis, A., Cronk, L., Alcock, J., Ayers, J.D., Baciu, C., Balliet, D., Boddy, A.M., Curry, O.S., Krems, J.A., Muñoz, A. & Sullivan, D. (2018). Understanding cooperation through fitness interdependence. Nature Human Behaviour2(7), 429-431.

Balliet, D., Tybur, J. M., Wu, J., Antonellis, C., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2018). Political ideology, trust, and cooperation: In-group favoritism among republicans and democrats during a U.S. national election. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 62, 797-818.

Romano, A., Balliet, D., Yamagishi, T., & Liu, J. H. (2018). Reply to De Dreu: Shared Partner Nationality Promotes Ingroup Favoritism in Cooperation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 

Pletzer, J. L., Balliet, D. P., Joireman, J., Kuhlman, D. M., Voelpel, S. & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2018). Social value orientation, expectations, and cooperation: A meta-analysis. European Journal of Personality, 32, 62-83.


Romano, A., Balliet, D., Yamagishi, T., & Liu, J. H. (2017). Parochial trust and cooperation across 17 societies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114, 12702-12707.

Romano, A., & Balliet, D. (2017). Reciprocity outperforms conformity to promote cooperation. Psychological Science, 28, 1490-1502.

Wu, J., Balliet, D., Tybur, J. M., Arai, S., Van Lange, P. A. M., & Yamagishi, T. (2017). Life history strategy and human cooperation in economic games. Evolution and Human Behavior, 38, 496-505.

Romano, A., Balliet, D., & Wu, J. (2017). Unbounded indirect reciprocity: Is reputation-based cooperation bounded by group membership? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 71, 59-67.

Molho, C., Tybur, J.M., Güler, E., Balliet. D., & Hofmann, W. (2017). Disgust and anger relate to different aggressive responses to moral violations.  Psychological Science, 28, 609-619.

Balliet, D., Tybur, J. M., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2017). Functional interdependence theory: An evolutionary account of social situations. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 21, 361-388.


Wu, J., Balliet, D., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2016). Reputation, gossip, and human cooperation. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10, 350–364.

Wu, J., Balliet, D., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2016). Gossip versus punishment: The efficiency of reputation to promote and maintain cooperation. Scientific Reports, 6, 23919.

Wu, J., Balliet, D., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2016). Reputation management: Why and how gossip enhances generosity. Evolution and Human Behavior, 37, 193–201.

De Dreu, C. K. W.  & Balliet, D. (2016).  Intergroup competition may not be needed for shaping group cooperation and cultural group selection [commentary]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39, 24-25.


Wu., J., Balliet, D., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2015). When Does Gossip Promote Generosity? Indirect Reciprocity Under the Shadow of the Future. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6, 923-330.

Righetti, F.*, Balliet, D.*, Visserman, M., & Hofmann, W. (2015). Trust and the suppression of emotions during sacrifice in close relationships. Social Cognition. 33, 505-519. *equally share first authorship

Balliet, D., & Righetti, F. (2015). On developing the study of social situations [commentary]. European Journal of Personality, 29, 383-385.


Balliet, D., Wu, J., & De Dreu, C. K. W. (2014). In-group favoritism in cooperation: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 140, 1556-1581.

Van Lange, P. A. M., Balliet, D., Parks, C., & Van Vugt, M. (2014). Social Dilemmas: Understanding the Psychology of Human Cooperation. New York: Oxford University Press.

Balliet, D., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2014). How (and when) reward and punishment promote cooperation: An interdependence theoretical perspective. In P. A. M. Van Lange, B. Rockenback, & T. Yamagishi (Eds.). Social dilemmas: New perspectives on reward and punishment. New York: Oxford University Press.

Van Lange, P. A. M., & Balliet, D. Interdependence theory. (2014). J. A. Simpson, & J. F. Dovidio (Eds.). APA handbook of personality and social psychology: Interpersonal processes and intergroup relations (Volume 2). New York: APA Books.

De Dreu, C. K. W., Balliet, D. P., & Halevy, N. (2014). Parochial cooperation in humans: Forms and functions of self-sacrifice intergroup conflict. In A. Elliot (Ed.), Advances in Motivational Science (vol. 1, pp 1—47). New York: Elsevier.


Balliet, D., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2013). Trust, conflict, and cooperation: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 139, 1090-1112.

Balliet, D., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2013). Trust, punishment and cooperation across 18 societies: A Meta-analysis. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 8, 363-379.

Balliet, D., & Ferris, D. L. (2013). Ostracism and prosocial behavior: A social dilemma analysis. Ostracism and prosocial behavior: A social dilemma analysis. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 120, 298-308.

Balliet, D., & Pronk, T. M. (2013). Personality, self-control, and welfare-tradeoff ratios for revenge and forgiveness [commentary]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 16-17.


Joireman, J., Shaffer, M., Balliet, D., & Strathman, A. (2012). Promotion orientation explains why future-oriented people exercise and eat healthy: Evidence from the two-factor consideration of future consequences-14 scale. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1272-1287.


Balliet, D., Li, N. P., Macfarlan, S. J., & Van Vugt, M. (2011). Sex differences in cooperation: A meta-analytic review of social dilemmas. Psychological Bulletin, 137, 881-909.

Balliet, D., Li, N. P., & Joireman, J. (2011). Relating trait self-control and forgiveness among prosocials and proselfs: A test of compensatory and synergistic models. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 1090-1109.

Balliet, D., Mulder, L. B., & Van Lange, P.A.M. (2011). Reward, punishment, and cooperation: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 137, 594-615.

Van Lange, P. A. M., Schippers, M., & Balliet, D. (2011). Who volunteers in psychology experiments? A study of prosocial motivation in volunteering. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 279-284.


Balliet, D., & Joireman, J. (2010). Ego depletion reduces proselfs’ concern with the well-being of others. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 13, 227-239.

Balliet, D. (2010). Communication and cooperation in social dilemmas: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 54, 39-57.

Balliet, D. (2010). Conscientiousness and forgivingness: A meta-analysis. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 259-263.

Balliet, D. (2010). e-Research collaboration and the free-rider problem: Communication solutions to social dilemmas in computer mediated research collaborations. M. Anandarajan & A. Anandarajan (Eds.). e-Research collaboration: Theory, techniques, and challenges (pp. 277-288). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag.


Balliet, D., Parks, C., & Joireman, J. (2009). Social value orientation and cooperation in social dilemmas: A meta-analysis. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 12, 533-547.

Balliet, D., Joireman, J., Daniels, D., & George-Falvy, J. (2008). Empathy and the Schwartz value system: A test of an integrated hypothesis. Individual Differences Research, 6, 269-279.

Joireman, J., Balliet, D., Sprott, D., Spangenberg, E., & Schultz, J. (2008). Ego depletion, consideration of future consequences, and decision-making preferences: Implications for the self-regulation of behavior. Personality and Individual Differences, 45, 15-21.