Peer-reviewed articles

  1. Stanciu, A. (2020). Stereotype accommodation concerning older people. PsyArXiv. [PREPRINT]
  2. Witte, E.H., Stanciu, A., & Zenker, F. (2020). A simple measure for the predictive accuracy of an empirical construct. PsyArXiv. [PREPRINT]
  3. Stanciu, A. (2020). Value systems as motivational forces for the suppression of ageism towards older people amongst young adults: an analysis across countries. Ageing & Society, (online first). [OPEN]
  4. Witte, E.H., Stanciu, A.* & Boehnke K. (2020). A new empirical approach to inter-cultural comparisons of value preferences based on Schwartz’s theory. Frontiers in Psychology, Cultural Psychology, 11, 1723. [OPEN](*corresponding author)
  5. Ko, A., Pick, C.M., Kwon, J.Y., Barlev, M., Krems, J.A., Varnum, M.E.W…Stanciu, A…Kenrick, D.T. (2020). Family matters: Rethinking the Psychology of human social motivation. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 15, 173-201. (download)
  6. Stanciu, A., Vauclair, C.-M. & Rodda, N. (2019). Evidence for stereotype accommodation as an expression of immigrants socio-cognitive adaptation. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 72, 76-86. (download)
  7. Stanciu, A. & Vauclair, C.-M. (2018). Stereotype accommodation: A socio-cognitive perspective on migrants’ cultural adaptation. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 49, 1027-1047. (version before publication download here)
  8. Stanciu, A. & Vos, M.W. (2017). Stereotype-based faultlines and out-group derogation in diverse teams: The moderating roles of task stereotypicality and need for cognition. The Journal of Social Psychology, 157, 352-365. doi:10.1080/00224545.2016.1218321 download here (Note: This is the corrected citation to Stanciu (2017); see corrigendum here)
  9. Stanciu, A., Cohrs, C.J., Hanke, K. & Gavreliuc, A. (2017). Within-culture variation in the content of stereotypes: Application and development of the stereotype content model in an Eastern European culture. The Journal of Social Psychology, 157, 611-628. doi:10.1080/00224545.2016.1262812 download here
  10. Stanciu, A. (2015). The underlying structure of diverse work groups: A literature review on faultlines and diversity outcomes. Romanian Journal of Applied Psychology, 17, 63-71. download here
  11. Stanciu, A. (2015). Four sub-dimensions of stereotype content: Explanatory evidence from Romania. International Psychology Bulletin, 19, 14-20. download here

Books & book chapters

  1. Stanciu, A. (2017). Overall and contextually-bound well-being. Life satisfaction of Romanian migrant-emerging-adults as the outcome of a mediated association acculturation-adaptation. In R. Dimitrova (Ed.), Well-being of Youth and Emerging Adults across Cultures. Springer Series on Cross-Cultural Advancements in Positive Psychology. (book description)
  2. Stanciu, A. (2010). Uniforma vestimentară. Ipostază a conformării astăzi. [Dressing uniform. A modern instance of conformity]. Iași, Romania: Lumen. (in Romanian) (available here)

Manuscripts Under Review

  1. Pick, M.C., Ko, A., Kenrick, D.T., Awad, E., Barry, O., Boonyasiriwat, W…, Stanciu, A…Varnum, M.E.W. (under review). Fundamental social motives: A new way to think about culture. @ Nature.


Stanciu, A. (2017). On the cognitive adaptation of migrants: Changes in migrants’ personal stereotypes while acculturating to their host countries. Doctoral dissertation at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences. download here

Manuscripts in Preparation

  1. English, A.S., Xinyi, C.Z., Stanciu, A., & Kulich, S.J. (2020). Ethnic stereotype formation and its impact on sojourner adaptation: A case of Chinese migrant workers in Montenegro. (revisions)
  2. Kotzur, P.F.1, Stanciu, A.1, Friehs, M-T., Farcas, D., Kislioglu, R., Koc, Y….Van Zalk, M. (2020). Back to basics: The measurement structure and comparability of stereotype dimensions across social groups, cultural contexts, and time. (1shared authorship; preregistred; manuscript partially written)
  3. Smallenbroek, O.1, Stanciu, A.1, Arant, R. & Boehnke, K. (2020). Are values really stable throughout adulthood? Evidence from two German panel studies. (1shared authorship; analysis stage, manuscript partially written)
  4. Witte, E.H., Stanciu, A., & Zenker, F. (2020b). What is a good empirical theory in Psychology and how to measure it? (manuscript partially written)