Brummelman, E. (Ed.) (2020). Psychological perspectives on praise. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780429327667LM

Brummelman, E. (2019). Bewonder mij! Overleven in een narcistische wereld [Admire me! Surviving in a narcissistic world]. Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Nieuwezijds. ISBN 9789057124730

Understanding and addressing inequality in education (npj Science of Learning, in progress ), edited by E. Brummelman, N. Van Atteveldt, S. Wolf, & J. Sierksma

The nature of love revisited: How social bonds shape development (Developmental Science, in progress ), edited by P. A. Bos, M. Hendricx-Riem, E. Brummelman, & H. Bortfeld

Origins of children’s self-views (Child Development, Volume 88, Issue 6, 2017 ), edited by E. Brummelman & S. Thomaes

Dark personality traits: Challenges and innovations (Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Volume 126, Issue 7, 2017), edited by S. Thomaes, E. Brummelman, J. D. Miller, & S. O. Lilienfeld

Hofer, S., Heine, J. H., Besharati, S., Yip, J., Reinhold, F., & Brummelman, E. (2024). Self-perceptions as mechanisms of achievement inequality: Evidence across 70 countries. npj Science of Learning, 9, Article 2. doi:10.1038/s41539-023-00211-9
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Brummelman, E., & Sedikides, C. (2023). Unequal selves in the classroom: Nature, origins, and consequences of socioeconomic disparities in children’s self-views. Developmental Psychology, 59(11), 1962–1987. doi:10.1037/dev0001599
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Schoneveld, E., & Brummelman, E. (2023). “You did incredibly well!”: Teachers’ inflated praise can make children from low-SES backgrounds seem less smart (but more hardworking). npj Science of Learning, 8, Article 31. doi:10.1038/s41539-023-00183-w
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Stamkou, E., Brummelman, E., Dunham, R., Nikolić, M., & Keltner, D. (2023). Awe sparks prosociality in children. Psychological Science, 34, 455–467. doi:10.1177/09567976221150616
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Hensums, M., Brummelman, E., Larsen, H., van den Bos, W., & Overbeek, G. (2023). Social goals and gains of adolescent bullying and aggression: A meta-analysis. Developmental Review, 68, 101073. doi:10.1016/j.dr.2023.101073
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Nikolić, M., Brummelman, E., Orobio de Castro, B. & Colonnesi, C. (2023). Parental socialization of guilt and shame in early childhood. Scientific Reports, 13, 11767doi:10.1038/s41598-023-38502-1
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Wesarg, C., Ebbes, R., Hensums, M., Wagemaker, E., Zaharieva, M.S., Staaks, J. P. C., van den Akker, A. L., Visser, I., Hoeve, M., Brummelman, E., Dekkers, T. J., Schuitema, J. A., Larsen, H., Colonnesi, C., Jansen, B. R. J., Overbeek, G., Huizenga, H. M., & Wiers, R. W. (2023). Development and socialization of self-regulation from infancy to adolescence: A meta-review differentiating between self-regulatory abilities, goals, and motivation. Developmental Review, 69, 101090. doi:10.1016/j.dr.2023.101090
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Tang, Y., Brummelman, E., Novin, S., Assink, M., & Thomaes, S. (2023). Children’s domain-specific self-evaluations and global self-worth: A preregistered cross-cultural meta-analysis. International Journal of Behavioral Development. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/01650254231190926
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Van Trigt, S., Colonnesi, C., Brummelman, E., Jorgensen, T. D., & Nikolić, M. (2023). Autistic traits and self-conscious emotions in early childhood. Child Development. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/cdev.13921
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van Dijk, A., Brummelman, E., & de Castro, B. O. (2023). “I’m not here to push you:” Raising adolescents’ treatment engagement via autonomy support. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 164, 104304. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2023.104304
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Brummelman, E., Grapsas, S., & Van der Kooij, K. (2022). Parental praise and children’s exploration: A virtual reality experiment. Scientific Reports12, 4967. doi:10.1038/s41598-022-08226-9
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Brummelman, E. (2022). How to raise children’s self-esteem? Comment on Orth and Robins (2022). American Psychologist, 77, 20–22. doi:10.1037/amp0000943
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Brummelman, E., Nikolić, M., Nevicka, B. & Bögels, S. M. (2022). Early physiological indicators of narcissism and self-esteem in children. Psychophysiology, 59, e14082. doi:10.1111/psyp.14082
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Grapsas, S., Brummelman, E., Dufner, M., & Denissen, J. J. A. (2022). Affective contingencies of narcissism. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 123, 444–462. doi:10.1037/pspp0000406
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Gürel, Ç., Brummelman, E., & Overbeek, G. (2022). Proudly moving forward and feeling connected: Temporal comparisons relate to adolescents’ desire for growth and relatedness. Emotion, 22, 1224–1238. doi:10.1037/emo0000920
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Weeland, J., Brummelman, E., Jaffee, S. R., Chhangur, R. R., van der Giessen, D., Matthys, W., Orobio de Castro, B., & Overbeek, G. (2022). Does caregivers’ use of praise reduce children’s externalizing behavior? A longitudinal observational test in the context of a parenting program. Developmental Psychology, 58, 1371–1385. doi:10.1037/dev0001357
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Brummelman, E., Nevicka, B., & O’Brien, J. M. (2021). Narcissism and leadership in children. Psychological Science, 32, 354–363. doi:10.1177/0956797620965536
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Grapsas, S., Denissen, J. J. A., Lee, H. Y., Bos, P. A., & Brummelman, E. (2021). Climbing up or falling down: Narcissism predicts physiological sensitivity to social status in children and their parents. Developmental Science, 24, e13062. doi:10.1111/desc.13062
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Brummelman, E., & Sedikides, C. (2020). Raising children with high self-esteem (but not narcissism). Child Development Perspectives, 14, 83–89. doi:10.1111/cdep.12362
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Grapsas, S., Brummelman, E., Back, M. D., & Denissen, J. J. A. (2020). The “why” and “how” of narcissism: A process model of narcissistic status pursuit. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 15, 150–172. doi:10.1177/1745691619873350
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Gürel, Ç., Brummelman, E., Sedikides, C., Overbeek, G. (2020). Better than my past self: Temporal comparison raises children’s pride without triggering superiority goals. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 149, 1554–1566. doi:10.1037/xge0000733
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Thomaes, S., Tjaarda, I., Brummelman, E., & Sedikides, C. (2020). Effort self-talk benefits the mathematics performance of children with negative competence beliefs. Child Development, 91, 2211–2220. doi:10.1111/cdev.13347
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Nikolić, M., van der Storm, L., Colonnesi, C., Brummelman, E., Kan, K. J., & Bögels, S. M. (2019). Are socially anxious children poor or advanced mindreaders? Child Development, 90, 1424–1441. doi:10.1111/cdev.13248
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Brummelman, E., Terburg, D., Smit, M., Bögels, S. M., & Bos, P. A. (2019). Parental touch reduces children’s social vigilance. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 35, 87–93. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2018.05.002
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Brummelman, E., & Gürel, Ç. (2019). Childhood narcissism: A call for interventions. Journal of Affective Disorders, 244, 113–114. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2018.10.101
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Brummelman, E. (2018). The emergence of narcissism and self-esteem: A social-cognitive approach. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 15, 756–767. doi:10.1080/17405629.2017.1419953

Brummelman, E., Nikolić, M., & Bögels, S. M. (2018). What’s in a blush? Physiological blushing reveals narcissistic children’s social-evaluative concerns. Psychophysiology, 55, e13201. doi:10.1111/psyp.13201
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Nikolić, M., Brummelman, E., Colonnesi, C., de Vente, W., & Bögels, S. M. (2018). When gushing leads to blushing: Inflated praise leads socially anxious children to blush. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 106, 1–7. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2018.04.003

Brummelman, E., Nelemans, S. A., Thomaes, S., & Orobio de Castro, B. (2017). When parents’ praise inflates, children’s self-esteem deflates. Child Development, 88, 1799–1809. doi:10.1111/cdev.12936

Brummelman, E., & Thomaes, S. (2017). How children construct views of themselves: A social-developmental perspective. Child Development, 88, 1763–1773. doi:10.1111/cdev.12961

Kalisch, R., Baker, D. G., Basten, U., Boks, M. P., Bonanno, G. A., Brummelman, E., … DFG Collaborative Research Center CRC1193 “Neurobiology of Resilience” (2017). The resilience framework as a strategy to combat stress-related disorders. Nature Human Behaviour, 1, 784–790doi:10.1038/s41562-017-0200-8
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Thomaes, S., Brummelman, E., Miller, J. D., & Lilienfeld, S. O. (2017). The dark personality and psychopathology: Towards a brighter future. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126, 835–842. doi:10.1037/abn0000305
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Thomaes, S., Brummelman, E., & Sedikides, C. (2017). Why most children think well of themselves. Child Development, 88, 1873–1884. doi:10.1111/cdev.12937

Ridderinkhof, A., de Bruin, E. I., Brummelman, E., & Bögels, S. M. (2017). Does mindfulness meditation increase empathy? An experiment. Self and Identity, 16, 251–269. doi:10.1080/15298868.2016.1269667
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Brummelman, E., Crocker, J., & Bushman, B. J. (2016). The praise paradox: When and why praise backfires in children with low self-esteem. Child Development Perspectives, 10, 111–115. doi:10.1111/cdep.12171
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Brummelman, E., Thomaes, S., & Sedikides, C. (2016). Separating narcissism from self-esteem. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25, 8–13doi:10.1177/0963721415619737
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Weeland, J., Slagt, M., Brummelman, E., Matthys, W., Orobio de Castro, B., & Overbeek, G. (2015). 5-HTTLPR expression outside the skin: An experimental test of the emotional reactivity hypothesis in children. PLOS ONE, 10, e0141474. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141474
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Brummelman, E., Thomaes, S., Nelemans, S. A., Orobio de Castro, B., Overbeek, G., & Bushman, B. J. (2015). Reply to Kealy et al.: Theoretical precision in the study of narcissism and its origins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112, E2987. doi:10.1073/pnas.1507468112
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Brummelman, E., Thomaes, S., Nelemans, S. A., Orobio de Castro, B., Overbeek, G., & Bushman, B. J. (2015). Origins of narcissism in children. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112, 3659–3662doi:10.1073/pnas.1420870112
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Brummelman, E., & Walton, G. M. (2015). “If you want to understand something, try to change it”: Social-psychological interventions to cultivate resilience. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 38, 24–25. doi:10.1017/S0140525X14001472

Bos, P. A., Brummelman, E., & Terburg, D. (2015). Cognition as the tip of the emotional iceberg: A neuro-evolutionary perspective. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 38, 18. doi:10.1017/S0140525X14000879

Thomaes, S., Sedikides, C., Reijntjes, A., Brummelman, E., & Bushman, B. J. (2015). Emotional contrast or compensation? How support reminders influence the pain of acute peer disapproval in preadolescents. Developmental Psychology, 51, 1438–1449doi:10.1037/dev0000041
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Brummelman, E., Thomaes, S., Nelemans, S. A., Orobio de Castro, B., & Bushman, B. J. (2015). My child is God’s gift to humanity: Development and validation of the Parental Overvaluation Scale (POS). Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 665–679. doi:10.1037/pspp0000012
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Brummelman, E., Thomaes, S., Walton, G. M., Poorthuis, A. M. G., Overbeek, G., Orobio de Castro, B., & Bushman, B. J. (2014). Unconditional regard buffers children’s negative self-feelings. Pediatrics, 134, 1119–1126. doi:10.1542/peds.2013-3698
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Brummelman, E., Thomaes, S., Orobio de Castro, B., Overbeek, G., & Bushman, B. J. (2014). “That’s not just beautiful—that’s incredibly beautiful!”: The adverse impact of inflated praise on children with low self-esteem. Psychological Science, 25, 728–735. doi:10.1177/0956797613514251
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Brummelman, E., Thomaes, S., Overbeek, G., Orobio de Castro, B., van den Hout, M. A., & Bushman, B. J. (2014). On feeding those hungry for praise: Person praise backfires in children with low self-esteem. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 9–14. doi:10.1037/a0031917
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Brummelman, E., Thomaes, S., Slagt, M., Overbeek, G., Orobio de Castro, B., & Bushman, B. J. (2013). My child redeems my broken dreams: On parents transferring their unfulfilled ambitions onto their child. PLOS ONE, 8, e65360. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065360
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Thomaes, S., Brummelman, E., Reijntjes, A., & Bushman, B. J. (2013). When Narcissus was a boy: Origins, nature, and consequences of childhood narcissism. Child Development Perspectives, 7, 22–26. doi:10.1111/cdep.12009
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Brummelman, E. (2023). ‘Niet iedereen hoeft een Einstein te zijn.’ Waarom kansarme leerlingen vaak een negatief zelfbeeld hebben, en hoe je dit kunt voorkomen. Didactief, 10, 42–43.
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Brummelman, E. (2022). Geven we kinderen te veel of te weinig complimenten? Over de zin en onzin van complimenteren [Do we praise children too much or too little? On the sense and nonsense of praise]. Pedagogiek in Praktijk, 27, 16–20.
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Nikolić, M., & Brummelman, E. (2020). Zelfbewuste emoties in de kindertijd [Self-conscious emotions in childhood]. Kind en Adolescent, 41, 330–336. doi:10.1007/s12453-020-00239-3
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Brummelman, E. (2016). Narcistische kinderen [Narcissistic children]. De Psycholoog, 51, 10–19.
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Van Loenen, M., & Brummelman, E. (2015). De gevaren van intuïtief complimenteren [The dangers of praising intuitively]. In-Mind Magazine, 3.
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Brummelman, E. (2014). Zoete woorden met een bittere nasmaak: Kan het complimenteren van kinderen met lage zelfwaardering averechts werken? [Sweet words that leave a bitter taste: Can praising children with low self-esteem backfire?]. Kind en Adolescent, 35, 108–112. doi:10.1007/s12453-014-0014-7
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Brummelman, E., & Thomaes, S. (2010). Opvoeding en de ontwikkeling van grandioos en kwetsbaar narcisme: Een overzicht [Parenting and the development of grandiose and vulnerable narcissism: An overview]. Kind en Adolescent, 31, 116–130. doi:10.1007/BF03089712
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Brummelman, E., & Thomaes, S. (2009). Grandioos en kwetsbaar narcisme [Grandiose and vulnerable narcissism]. PsychoPraxis, 11, 11–15. doi:10.1007/BF03080431
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Brummelman, E., & Dweck, C. S. (2020). Paradoxical effects of praise: A transactional model. In E. Brummelman (Ed.), Psychological perspectives on praise (pp. 55–64). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
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Brummelman, E., & Grapsas, S. (2020). Can praise contribute to narcissism in children? In E. Brummelman (Ed.), Psychological perspectives on praise (pp. 84–92). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
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Brummelman, E., Gürel, Ç., Thomaes, S., & Sedikides, C. (2018). What separates narcissism from self-esteem? A social-cognitive perspective. In A. D. Hermann, A. Brunell, & J. Foster (Eds.), Handbook of trait narcissism: Key advances, research methods, and controversies (pp. 47–55). New York, NY: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-92171-6_5

Thomaes, S., & Brummelman, E. (2018). Parents’ socialization of narcissism. In A. D. Hermann, A. Brunell, & J. Foster (Eds.), Handbook of trait narcissism: Key advances, research methods, and controversies (pp. 143–148). New York, NY: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-92171-6_15

Crocker, J., & Brummelman, E. (2018). The self: Dynamics of persons and their situations. In K. Deaux and M. Snyder (Eds.), Handbook of personality and social psychology (2nd ed., pp. 265–287). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190224837.013.11

Brummelman, E. (2018). Praise. In M. H. Bornstein (Ed.), The Sage encyclopedia of lifespan human development (pp. 1708–1709). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. doi:10.4135/9781506307633.n639

Thomaes, S., Brummelman, E., & Sedikides, C. (2018). Narcissism: A social-developmental perspective. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. D. Shackelford (Eds.), Handbook of personality and individual differences (pp. 377–396). London, England: Sage. doi:10.4135/9781526451248.n16

Thomaes, S., & Brummelman, E. (2016). Narcissism. In D. Cicchetti (Ed.), Developmental psychopathology (3rd ed., Vol. 4, pp. 679–725). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. doi:10.1002/9781119125556.devpsy316
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Brüninghaus, J., van Hest, E., Leijten, P., Orobio de Castro, B, Overbeek, G., & Brummelman, E. (2022). Wie is de wetenschapper? Een lespakket om kinderen spelenderwijs kennis te laten maken met wetenschap [Who’s the scientist? Educational material to engage children in playful ways with science]. Research Institute of Child Development and Education, University of Amsterdam. doi:10.17605/OSF.IO/8WBCV
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