Publications

Journal articles & book chapters (peer-reviewed)


In revision
  1. Leckelt, M., Schmukle, S. C., & Egloff, B. (in revision). Robust Worldwide Evidence that Economic Inequality is Associated with Risk-Taking

  2. 2021
  3. [Preprint] Grosz, M., Hartmann, I., Dufner, M., Leckelt, M., Gerlach, T. M., Rauthmann, J. F., Denissen, J. J. A., Küfner, A. C. P., Back, M. D. (in press). A Process × Domain Assessment of Narcissism: The Domain-Specific Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Questionnaire. Assessment.


  4. 2020
  5. [PDF] Grosz, M.P., Leckelt, M., & Back, M. D. (2020). Personality predictors of social status attainment. Current Opinion in Psychology, 33, 52-56

  6. [PDF] Wehner, C., Maaß, U., Leckelt, M., Back, M. D., & Ziegler, M. (2020). Validation of the Short Dark Triad in a German sample: Structure, nomological network, and an ultrashort version. European Journal of Psychological Assessment

  7. [PDF] Mielke, I., Humberg, S., Leckelt, M., Geukes, K., & Back, M. D. (in press). Do narcissists self-enhance? Disentangling the associations between narcissism and positive versus enhanced self-views across aspects of narcissism, content domains, and comparison criteria. Social Psychological and Personality Science


  8. 2019
  9. [PDF] Leckelt, M., Geukes, K., Küfner, A. C. P., Niemeyer, L. M., Hutteman, R., Osterholz, S., … & Back, M. D. (2019). A Longitudinal Field Investigation of Narcissism and Popularity Over Time: How Agentic and Antagonistic Aspects of Narcissism Shape the Development of Peer Relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 46, 643-659

  10. [PDF] Leckelt, M., Richter, D., Wetzel, E., & Back, M. D. (2019). Longitudinal Associations of Narcissism with Interpersonal, Intrapersonal, and Institutional Outcomes: An Investigation Using a Representative Sample of the German Population. COLLABRA: PSYCHOLOGY, 5(1):26

  11. [PDF] Weber, S., Geukes, K., Leckelt, M., & Back, M. D. (in press). The attractiveness of narcissists: Hard work or natural beauty?. Self & Identity

  12. [PDF] Mota, S., Leckelt, M., Geukes, K., Humberg, S., Haffke, A., Schröder-Abé, M., Nestler, S., Schmukle, S., & Back, M. D. (2019). A Comprehensive Examination of Narcissists’ Self-Perceived and Actual Socioemotional Cognition Ability. COLLABRA: PSYCHOLOGY, 5(1): 6


  13. 2018
  14. [PDF] Leckelt, M., Richter, D., Schröder, C., Küfner, A. C. P., Grabka, M. M., & Back, M. D. (2018). The rich are different: Unraveling the perceived and self-reported personality profiles of high net-worth individuals. BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY

  15. [PDF (paywalled)] Vecchione, M., Dentale, F., Graziano, M., Dufner, M., Wetzel, E., Leckelt, M., & Back, M. D. (in press). An Italian validation of the Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Questionnaire (NARQ): Further evidence for a two-dimensional model of grandiose narcissism. APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY BULLETIN, 66

  16. [PDF] Leckelt, M., Wetzel, E., Gerlach, T. M., Ackerman, R. A., Miller, J. D., Chopik, W. J., …, Back, M. D. (2018). Validation of the Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Questionnaire short scale (NARQ-S) in convenience and representative samples. PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT, 30, 86—96

  17. [PDF] [book chapter] Back, M.D., Küfner, A.C.P., & Leckelt, M. (2018). Early Impressions of Grandiose Narcissists: A Dual-Pathway Perspective. In A. D. Hermann, A. Brunell, & J. Foster (Eds.), The Handbook of trait narcissism: Key advances, research methods, and controversies (pp. 309—316). New York, NY: Springer


  18. 2017
  19. [PDF] Mahmoodi, J., Leckelt, M., van Zalk, M.W.H., Geukes, K., & Back, M. D. (2017). Big Data approaches in social and behavioral science: Four key trade-offs and a call for integration. CURRENT OPINION IN BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, 18, 57—62

  20. [PDF] Grosz, M. P., Emons, W. H. M., Wetzel, E., Leckelt, M., Chopik, W. J., Rose, N., & Back, M. D. (in press). A Comparison of Unidimensionality and Measurement Precision of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory and the Narcissistic Admiration and Rivalry Questionnaire. ASSESSMENT

  21. [PDF] Nestler, S., Leckelt, M., Back, M. D., von der Beck, I., Cress, U., & Oeberst, A. (2017). The production of scientific information on the internet using the example of Wikipedia [Produktion von naturwissenschaftlichen Informationen im Internet am Beispiel von Wikipedia]. PSYCHOLOGISCHE RUNDSCHAU, 68, 172—176.


  22. 2016
  23. [PDF] Wetzel, E., Leckelt, M., Gerlach, T. J., & Back, M. D. (2016). Distinguishing subgroups of narcissists with latent class analysis. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PERSONALITY, 30, 374—389

  24. [PDF] Leckelt, M., Back, M. D., Foster, J. D., Hutteman, R., Jaeger, G., McCain, J., Twenge, J. M., & Campbell, W. K. (2016). Entering adulthood in a recession tempers later narcissism—But only in men. JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN PERSONALITY, 60, 8—11


  25. 2015
  26. [PDF] Leckelt, M., Küfner, A. C. P., Nestler, S., & Back, M. D. (2015). Behavioral processes underlying the decline of narcissists‘ popularity over time. JOURNAL OF PERSONALITY AND SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, 109, 856—871