Sandra L Murray

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Kindred spirits? The benefits of egocentrism in close relationships
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:563-81. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint When rejection stings: how self-esteem constrains relationship-enhancement processes
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:556-73. 2002
  3. doi request reprint The dynamics of relationship promotion: controlling the automatic inclination to trust
    Sandra L Murray
    Psychology Department, Park Hall, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 104:305-34. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Balancing connectedness and self-protection goals in close relationships: a levels-of-processing perspective on risk regulation
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 94:429-59. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Commitment insurance: compensating for the autonomy costs of interdependence in close relationships
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:256-78. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimizing assurance: the risk regulation system in relationships
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:641-66. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint For better or worse? Self-esteem and the contingencies of acceptance in marriage
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, NY 14260 4110, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:866-80. 2006
  8. pmc Fostering partner dependence as trust insurance: the implicit contingencies of the exchange script in close relationships
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:324-48. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The architecture of interdependent minds: A Motivation-management theory of mutual responsiveness
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    Psychol Rev 116:908-28. 2009
  10. pmc Signaling when (and when not) to be cautious and self-protective: impulsive and reflective trust in close relationships
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:485-502. 2011

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Kindred spirits? The benefits of egocentrism in close relationships
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:563-81. 2002
    ..Such egocentrism predicted greater feelings of being understood, and feeling understood mediated the link between egocentrism and satisfaction in marriage...
  2. ncbi request reprint When rejection stings: how self-esteem constrains relationship-enhancement processes
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:556-73. 2002
    ..Ironically, chronic needs for acceptance may result in low self-esteem people seeing signs of rejection where none exist, needlessly weakening attachments...
  3. doi request reprint The dynamics of relationship promotion: controlling the automatic inclination to trust
    Sandra L Murray
    Psychology Department, Park Hall, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 104:305-34. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Balancing connectedness and self-protection goals in close relationships: a levels-of-processing perspective on risk regulation
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 94:429-59. 2008
    ..For people low in self-esteem, however, the activation of connectedness goals triggers a control system that prioritizes self-protection goals and directs them away from situations where they need to trust or depend on their partner...
  5. doi request reprint Commitment insurance: compensating for the autonomy costs of interdependence in close relationships
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 97:256-78. 2009
    ..Such corrections put the marriages of low self-esteem people at risk: Failing to compensate for costs predicted declines in satisfaction over a 1-year period...
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimizing assurance: the risk regulation system in relationships
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:641-66. 2006
    ..The authors then describe the consequences of such situated "if--then" rules for relationship well-being and conclude by integrating other theoretical perspectives and outlining future research directions...
  7. ncbi request reprint For better or worse? Self-esteem and the contingencies of acceptance in marriage
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, NY 14260 4110, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 32:866-80. 2006
    ..Men also became especially distressed when their wives felt less accepted initially and (incorrectly) perceived their husbands' regard as contingent...
  8. pmc Fostering partner dependence as trust insurance: the implicit contingencies of the exchange script in close relationships
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:324-48. 2009
    ..When consciously deliberated, the exchange script elicited dependence promotion only for low self-esteem people...
  9. doi request reprint The architecture of interdependent minds: A Motivation-management theory of mutual responsiveness
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    Psychol Rev 116:908-28. 2009
    ..By imposing a procedural structure on the interdependent mind, the proposed model of mutual responsiveness reframes interdependence theory and generates important research questions for the future...
  10. pmc Signaling when (and when not) to be cautious and self-protective: impulsive and reflective trust in close relationships
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:485-502. 2011
    ..The studies further revealed that the effects of impulsive trust depend on working memory capacity: Being high on impulsive trust inoculated against reflective trust concerns for people low on working memory capacity...
  11. doi request reprint Tempting fate or inviting happiness?: unrealistic idealization prevents the decline of marital satisfaction
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:619-26. 2011
    ..The benefits of idealization remained in analyses that controlled separately for the positivity of partner perceptions and the possibility that better adjusted people might be in better relationships...
  12. ncbi request reprint Putting the partner within reach: a dyadic perspective on felt security in close relationships
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, Park Hall, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:327-47. 2005
    ..Thus, putting the partner more within the psychological grasp of low self-esteem people may effectively increase felt security in the partner's regard...
  13. ncbi request reprint Calibrating the sociometer: the relational contingencies of self-esteem
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:63-84. 2003
    ..Over the year, such self-esteem sensitivity to rejection predicted declines in the partner's satisfaction...
  14. ncbi request reprint Once hurt, twice hurtful: how perceived regard regulates daily marital interactions
    Sandra L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:126-47. 2003
    ..Ironically, chronically activated needs for belongingness might lead people who are trying to find acceptance to undermine their marriage...
  15. doi request reprint Managing motivational conflict: how self-esteem and executive resources influence self-regulatory responses to risk
    Justin V Cavallo
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 406 Schermerhorn Hall, 1190 Amsterdam Avenue MC 5501, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 103:430-51. 2012
    ..Self-esteem did not predict participants' responses when executive resources were impaired or when risk was absent. The regulatory function of self-esteem may be more resource-dependent than has been previously theorized...
  16. doi request reprint Shifting dependence: the influence of partner instrumentality and self-esteem on responses to interpersonal risk
    Sarah Gomillion
    1University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 40:57-69. 2014
    ..Reducing one's dependence on a partner to attain one's personal goals appears to reduce highs' incentive to connect, whereas it appears to increase lows' incentive to connect. ..