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Publications

(Current and former students are highlighted with an asterisk * before their names.)

*Hadden, B. W., & Knee, C. R. (in press). Finding meaning in us: The role of meaning in life in romantic relationships. The Journal of Positive Psychology.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2016.1257057

*Baker, Z. G., *Tou, R. Y. W., *Bryan, J. L., & Knee, C. R. (2017). Authenticity and well-being: Exploring positivity and negativity in interactions as a mediator. Personality and Individual Differences, 113, 235-239.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2017.03.018

Weinstein, N., *Rodriguez, L. M., Knee, C. R., & Kumashiro, M. (2016). Self-determined self-other overlap: Interacting effects on partners’ perceptions of support and well-being in close relationships. Journal of Research in Personality, 65, 130-139.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2016.10.011

*Hadden, B. W., *Rodriguez, L. M., Knee, C. R., DiBello, A. M., *Baker, Z. G., & (2016). An actor-partner interdependence model of attachment and need fulfillment in romantic dyads. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 349-357.  
https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550615623844

*Rodriguez, L. M., Øverup, C. S., *Wickham, R. E., Knee, C. R., & *Amspoker, A. B. (2016). Communication with former romantic partners and current relationship outcomes. Personal Relationships, 23, 409-424.
doi: 10.1111/pere.12133

*Neighbors, C., Lewis, M. A., LaBrie, J., DiBello, A.M., Young, C. M., Rinker, D. V., Litt, D.,   *Rodriguez, L., Knee, C. R., Hamor, E., Jerabeck, J. M., & Larimer, M. E. (2016). A multi-site randomized trial of normative feedback for heavy drinking: Social comparison versus social comparison plus correction of normative misperceptions. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 84, 238-247.
http://psycnet.apa.org/doi/10.1037/ccp0000067

*Hadden, B. W., Knee, C. R., DiBello, A. M., & *Rodriguez, L. M. (2015). High alternatives, low investments, no problem: A motivation perspective on the investment model. Motivation Science, 4, 244-261. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/mot0000026 

*Hadden, B. W., *Rodriguez, L. M., Knee, C. R., & *Porter, B. W. (2015). Relationship autonomy and support provision in romantic relationships. Motivation and Emotion, 39, 359-373.
doi: 10.1007/s11031-014-9455-9

*Hadden, B. W. & Knee, C. R. (2015). Who am I in it for? Interpersonal goals and secure base support. Self and Identity, 14, 675-691.
doi: 10.1080/15298868.2015.1062796

*Rodriguez, L. M., *Hadden, B. W., & Knee, C. R. (2015). Not all ideals are equal: Intrinsic and extrinsic ideals in relationships. Personal Relationships, 22, 138-152.
doi: 10.1111/pere.12068

*Hadden, B.W., Smith, C.V., & Knee, C. R. (2014). The way I make you feel: How relatedness and compassionate goals promote partner’s relationship satisfaction. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 9, 155-162.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2013.858272 

*Rodriguez, L. M., Knee, C. R., & *Neighbors, C. (2014). Relationships can drive some to drink: Relationship-contingent self-esteem and drinking problems. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 31, 270-290.
DOI: 10.1177/0265407513494037

*Hadden, B. W., Overup, C. S., & Knee, C. R. (2014). Removing the ego: Need fulfillment, self-image goals, and self-presentation. Self and Identity, 13, 274-293.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15298868.2013.815398 

*Rodriguez, L. M., *Neighbors, C., & Knee, C. R. (2013). Problematic alcohol use and marital distress: An interdependence theory perspective. Addiction Research and Theory, 22, 294-312.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/16066359.2013.841890

Knee, C. R., *Hadden, B. W., *Porter, B., & *Rodriguez, L. M. (2013). Self-determination theory and romantic relationship processes. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 17, 307-324.
https://doi.org/10.1177/1088868313498000

*Wickham, R. E., & Knee, C. R. (2013). Examining temporal processes in diary studies. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 1184-1198.     
10.1177/0146167213490962

*Petty, K. N., Knee, C. R., & Joseph, A. K. (2013). Sunscreen use among recreational cyclists: How intentions predict reported behavior. Journal of Health Psychology, 18, 439-447.
https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105312444644

*Wickham, R. E., & Knee, C. R. (2012). Where theory and method converge: Interdependence theory and the actor-partner interdependence model. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 16, 375-393.
doi: 10.1177/1088868312447897

*Uysal, A., *Lin, H. L., Knee, C. R., & *Bush, A. L. (2012). The association between self-concealment from one's partner and relationship well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin,38, 39-51.
doi: 10.1177/0146167211429331

*Uysal, A., & Knee, C. R. (2012). Self-handicapping as self-control failure. Journal of Personality. 80, 59-79.  
doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.2011.00715.x  

*Neighbors, C. N., Lindgren, K. P., Knee, C. R., Fossos, N., & DiBello, A. (2011). The influence of confidence on associations among personal attitudes, perceived injunctive norms and alcohol consumption. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 25, 714-720.     
http://dx.doi.org/10.1037%2Fa0025572

*Uysal, A., *Lin, H. L., & Knee, C. R. (2010). The role of need satisfaction in self-concealment and well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 187-199.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167209354518 

Knee, C. R., *Canevello, A., *Bush, A. L., & *Cook, A. (2008). Relationship-contingent self-esteem and the ups and downs of romantic relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 608-627.
doi: 10.1037/0022-3514.95.3.608

*Patrick, H., Knee, C. R., *Canevello, A., & *Lonsbary, C. (2007). The role of need fulfillment in relationship functioning and well-being: A self-determination perspective. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92, 434-457.
doi: 10.1037/0022-3514.92.3.434

*Lin, H., & Knee, C. R. (2006). So far and yet so close:  Predictors of closeness in local and long-distance relationships. Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research, 11, 127-135.

Knee, C.R., *Lonsbary, C., *Canevello, A., & *Patrick, H. (2005). Self-determination and conflict  in romantic relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 89, 997-1009.
http://psycnet.apa.org/doi/10.1037/0022-3514.89.6.997

Zuckerman, M., Knee, C.R., Kieffer, S.C., & Gagne, M. (2004). What individuals believe they can and cannot do: Explorations of realistic and unrealistic control beliefs. Journal of Personality Assessment, 82 (2), 215-232.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/s15327752jpa8202_9

Knee, C.R., *Patrick, H., *Vietor, N.A., & *Neighbors, C. (2004). Implicit theories of relationships: Moderators of the link between conflict and commitment. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30 (5), 617-628.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167203262853

*Neighbors, C., Larimer, M.E., Geisner, I.M., & Knee, C.R. (2004). Feeling controlled and drinking motives among college students: Contingent self-esteem as a mediator. Self and Identity,3, 207-224.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13576500444000029

*Patrick, H., *Neighbors, C., & Knee, C.R. (2004). Appearance-related social comparisons: The role of contingent self-esteem and self-perceptions of attractiveness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30 (4), 501-514.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167203261891

*Neighbors, C., & Knee, C.R. (2003). Self-determination and the impact of social comparison information. Journal of Research in Personality, 37(6), 529-546.
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0092-6566(03)00047-3 

Knee, C.R., *Patrick, H., & *Lonsbary, C. (2003). Implicit theories of relationships: Orientations toward evaluation and cultivation. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 7(1), 41-55.
doi: 10.1207/S15327957PSPR0701_3

Zuckerman, M., Gagne, M., Nafshi, I., Knee, C.R., & Kieffer, S.C. (2002). Testing discrepancy effects: A critique, a suggestion, and an illustration. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 34(3), 291-303.
doi: 10.3758/BF03195457 

Knee, C. R., *Patrick, H., *Vietor, N.A., *Nanayakkara, A., & *Neighbors, C. (2002). Self-determination as growth motivation in romantic relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28(5), 609-619.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167202288005

*Neighbors, C., & *Vietor, N.A., & Knee, C.R. (2002). A motivational model of driving anger and aggression. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28(3), 324-335.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167202286004

Knee, C.R., & *Neighbors, C. (2002). Self-determination, perception of peer pressure, and drinking among college students. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 32(3), 522-543.
doi:10.1111/j.1559-1816.2002.tb00228.x

Knee, C.R., & Boon, S.D. (2001). When the glass is half-empty: Framing effects and evaluations of a romantic partner’s attributes. Personal Relationships, 8, 249-263. 10.1111/j.1475-6811.2001.tb00039.x

Knee, C.R., *Nanayakkara, A., *Vietor, N.A., & *Neighbors, C., & *Patrick, H. (2001). Implicit theories of relationships: Who cares if romantic partners are less than ideal? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27(7), 808-819.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167201277004

Knee, C.R., *Neighbors, C., & *Vietor, N. (2001). Self-determination theory as a framework for understanding road rage. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 31(5), 889-904.
doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2001.tb02654.x

Carvajal, S.C., Wiatrek, D.E., Evans, R.I., Knee, C.R., & Nash, S.G. (2000). Psychological  determinants of the onset and escalation of smoking: Cross-sectional and prospective findings in multiethnic middle school samples. Journal of Adolescent Health, 27(4), 255-  265.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1054-139X(00)00124-5

Acitelli, L.K., Rogers, S., & Knee, C.R. (1999). The role of identity in the link between relationship thinking and relationship satisfaction. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships,16(5), 591-617.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407599165003

Knee, C.R. (1998). Implicit theories of relationships: Assessment and prediction of romantic relationship initiation, coping, and longevity. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74(2), 360-370. 

Knee, C. R., & Zuckerman, M. (1998). A nondefensive personality: Autonomy and control as moderators of defensive coping and self-handicapping. Journal of Research in Personality, 32, 115-130.

Zuckerman, M., Kieffer, S.C., & Knee, C.R. (1998). Consequences of self-handicapping: Effects on symptom reporting, coping, and academic performance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74(6), 1619-1628.

Knee, C.R., & Zuckerman, M. (1996). Causality orientations and the disappearance of the self-serving bias. Journal of Research in Personality, 30, 76-87.

Zuckerman, M., & Knee, C.R. (1996). The relation between overly positive self-evaluation and adjustment: A comment on the Colvin et al. (1995) article. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70, 1250-1251.

Zuckerman, M., Knee, C.R., Kieffer, S.C., Rawsthorne, L., & Bruce, L.M. (1996). Beliefs in Realistic and Unrealistic Control: Assessment and Implications. Journal of Personality, 64(2), 435-464.

Zuckerman, M., Knee, C.R., Hodgins, H.S., & Miyake, K. (1995). Hypothesis confirmation: the joint effect of positive test strategy and acquiescence response set. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 68, 52-60.

Bernieri, F.J., Davis, J.M., Rosenthal, R., & Knee, C.R. (1994). Interactional synchrony and rapport: Measuring synchrony in displays devoid of sound and facial affect. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 20(3), 303-311.