Sandra Murray

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-esteem and the quest for felt security: how perceived regard regulates attachment processes
    S L Murray
    Psychology Department, State University of New York at Buffalo, New Yrok 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 78:478-98. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint The self-fulfilling nature of positive illusions in romantic relationships: love is not blind, but prescient
    S L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 71:1155-80. 1996
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Through the looking glass darkly? When self-doubts turn into relationship insecurities
    S L Murray
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 75:1459-80. 1998
  9. 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. SELF ESTEEM AND RELATIONSHIP ENHANCEMENT PROCESS
    Sandra Murray; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. Perceived regard and relationship resilience
    Sandra Murray; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-esteem and the quest for felt security: how perceived regard regulates attachment processes
    S L Murray
    Psychology Department, State University of New York at Buffalo, New Yrok 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 78:478-98. 2000
    ..A dependency regulation model is proposed, wherein felt security in a partner's perceived regard is suggested as a prime mechanism linking self-esteem to relational well-being...
  2. ncbi request reprint The self-fulfilling nature of positive illusions in romantic relationships: love is not blind, but prescient
    S L Murray
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 71:1155-80. 1996
    ..In summary, intimates who idealized one another appeared more prescient than blind, actually creating the relationships they wished for as romances progressed...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Through the looking glass darkly? When self-doubts turn into relationship insecurities
    S L Murray
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo 14260 4110, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 75:1459-80. 1998
    ..In contrast, high self-esteem individuals reacted to self-doubts by becoming more convinced of their partners' continued acceptance, using their relationships as a resource for self-affirmation...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...

Research Grants8

  1. SELF ESTEEM AND RELATIONSHIP ENHANCEMENT PROCESS
    Sandra Murray; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  2. Perceived regard and relationship resilience
    Sandra Murray; Fiscal Year: 2007
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