Edelstein, Robin S.
Early Life and Educational Background
Robin Edelstein was born on January 13, 1975, in Los Angeles, California.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1997, and her Ph.D. in Social/Personality Psychology from the University of California, Davis, in 2005. Her Ph.D. was completed under the supervision of Phillip Shaver and Gail Goodman, and her dissertation focused on the implications of individual differences in adult attachment for attention to and memory for emotional experiences and information. In particular, she was interested in why individuals with an avoidant attachment style (i.e., those who are uncomfortable with closeness) have difficulty remembering potentially threatening information and the mechanisms that might contribute to these difficulties. After completing her Ph.D., Edelstein spent 2 years as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior at the University of California,...
- Chopik, W. J., Edelstein, R. S., & Grimm, K. J. (in press). Longitudinal changes in attachment orientation over a 59-year period. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.Google Scholar
- Edelstein, R. S., & Chin, K. (in press). Hormones and close relationship processes: Neuroendocrine bases of partnering and parenting. In O. C. Schultheiss & P. H. Mehta (Eds.), Routledge international handbook of social neuroendocrinology. Abingdon: Routledge.Google Scholar
- Edelstein, R. S., Ghetti, S., Quas, J. A., Goodman, G. S., Alexander, K. W., Redlich, A. D., & Cordon, I. M. (2005). Individual differences in emotional memory: Adult attachment and long-term memory for child sexual abuse. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 1537–1548.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
- Saxbe, D. E., Edelstein, R. S., Lyden, H., Wardecker, B. M., Chopik, W. J., & Moors, A. C. (2017). Fathers’ decline in testosterone and hormonal synchrony with partner testosterone during pregnancy predicts greater postpartum relationship investment. Hormones and Behavior, 90, 39–47.CrossRefGoogle Scholar