Publications

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

*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.

*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.

Knee, C. R., *Porter, B., & *Rodriguez, L.  (2014).  Self-determination and regulation of conflict in romantic relationships.  In N. Weinstein (Ed.), Integrating human motivation and interpersonal relationships:  Theory, research, and application. Springer.

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.

*Wickham, R.E., & Knee, C.R. (2013). Examining temporal processes in diary studies.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

*Rodriguez, L., Neighbors, C.N., & Knee, C.R. (2013). Problematic alcohol use and marital distress: An interdependence theory perspective. Addiction Research & Theory, 1-19.

Knee, C. R., & *Petty, K. N. (2013).  Implicit theories of relationships:  Destiny and growth beliefs.  In J. Simpson & L. Campbell (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of close relationships.  Oxford: New York.

*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. 

*Petty, K. N., Knee, C. R., & Joseph, A. K. (2013).  Sunscreen use among recreational cyclists:  How intentions predict reported behavior.  Psychology and Health, 18, 439-447. 

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

*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.

*Uysal, A., & Knee, C. R. (2012).  Self-handicapping as self-control failure.  Journal of Personality, 80, 59-79.   

*Rodriguez, L.M., & Knee, C. R. (2011).  Love, liking, and lupus: House and Relationships.  In L. Martin & T. Cascio (Eds.), House and psychology. Wiley.

Knee, C. R., & *Uysal, A. (2011). The role of autonomy in promoting healthy dyadic, familial, and parenting relationships across cultures.  In Chirkov, V., Ryan, R. M., & Sheldon, K. (Eds.), Human autonomy in cross-cultural context:  Cross-cultural advancements in positive psychology (95-110). Springer Science and Business Media.  

*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. 

Knee, C. R., & *Lin, H. L. (2009).  Beliefs, destiny and growth.  In Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher (Eds.),Encyclopedia of Human Relationships.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

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.

Knee, C. R., & *Bush, A. (2008). Relationship beliefs and their role in relationship initiation. In S. Sprecher, A., Wenzel, & J. Harvey (Eds.), The handbook of relationship initiation. Erlbaum.

*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.

*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., & *Canevello, A. (2006). Implicit theories of relationships and coping in romantic relationships. In K. Vohs & E. Finkel (Eds.), Self and Relationships: Connecting Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Processes. Guilford Press.

Knee, C.R., *Lonsbary, C., *Canevello, A., & *Patrick,H. (2005). Self-determination and conflict in romantic relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 89 (6), 997-1009.

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

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.

*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.

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

*Neighbors, C., & Knee, C.R. (2003). Self-determination and the impact of social comparison information. Journal of Research in Personality, 37(6), 529-546.

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.

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.

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.

*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.

Hodgins, H.S., & Knee, C.R. (2002). The integrating self and conscious experience. In E. L. Deci & R. M. Ryan (Eds.), Handbook of self-determination research. University of Rochester Press.

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.

Knee, C.R., & Boon, S.D. (2001). When the glass ishalf-empty: Framing effects and evaluations of a romantic partner’s attributes. Personal Relationships, 8, 249-263.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Reis, H.T., & Knee, C.R. (1996). What we know, what we don’t know, and what we need to know about relationship knowledge structures. In G.F.O. Fletcher & J. Fitness (Eds.), Knowledge structures and interaction in close relationships: A social psychological approach. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

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.