* denotes postdoctoral, graduate, or undergraduate student co-author at time of publication or during project

Auger, E.**, Thai, S.**, Birnie-Porter, C., & Lydon, J. E. (in press). On creating deeper relationship bonds: Felt understanding enhances relationship identification. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Advance online publication. [OSF Project Page]
**Authors share lead authorship

Meyers, C., Thai, S., & Pauker, K. (in press). Navigating race in a racially diverse environment: An experience sampling study on the daily use of race in Hawai’i. The Journal of Social Psychology. Advance online publication.

Midgley, C., Lockwood, P., & Thai, S., (2024). Can the social network bridge social distancing? Social media use during the COVID-19 pandemic. Psychology of Popular Media, 13, 44-54. [OSF Project Page]

Thai, S., & Lockwood, P. (2024). Social-judgment comparisons in daily life. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 50, 38-57. [OSF Project Page]

Xie, S. Y.*, Thai, S., & Hehman, E. (2023). Everyday perceiver-context influences on impression formation: No evidence of consistent effects. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 49, 955-968. Advance online publication.
[postprint] [OSF Project Page]

Derbyshire, K.*, Thai, S., Midgley, C., & Lockwood, P. (2023). Love under lockdown: How changes in time with partner impacted stress and relationship outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 40, 2918-2945. [OSF Project Page]

Ford, B. Q.**, Feinberg, M.**, Lassetter, B.*†, Thai, S.†, & Gatchpazian, A.* (2023). The political is personal: Daily costs of politics on personal well-being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 125, 1-28. [OSF Project Page]
**Authors share lead authorship
†Authors contributed equally
Named one of APA’s Editor’s Choice articles, which represents the best science in each area of psychology, reflecting science that is exceptionally important, impactful, and deserves additional visibility for the whole field

Molnar, D. S., Thai, S., Blackburn, M.*, Zinga, D., Flett, G. L., & Hewitt, P. L. (2022). Dynamic changes in perfectionism and mental health pre-pandemic to during COVID-19 among adolescents. Child Development, 94, 254-271. [OSF Project Page]

Thai, S. (2022). Comparing you, me, and us: Social comparisons in the context of close relationships. Social Psychology and Personality Compass, 16, e12702. [postprint]

Debrosse, R., Thai, S., & Brieva, T.* (2022). When skinfolk are kinfolk: Higher perceived support and acceptance characterize close same-race relationships for people of color. Journal of Social Issues, 79, 21-49.

Willroth, E.*, Gatchpazian, A.*, Thai, S., Lassetter, B.*, Feinberg, M., & Ford, B. Q. (2022). The insulating function of sleep for well-being: Daily sleep attenuates the link between momentary affect and global well-being. Affective Science, 3, 318-329. [OSF Project Page]

Thai, S., Lockwood, P., & Page-Gould, E. (2022). The ups and downs of being us: Cross-relationship comparisons in daily life. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 48, 1717-1736.
[postprint] [OSF Project Page]

Midgley, C.*, Debues-Stafford, G.*, Lockwood, P., & Thai, S. (2021). She needs to see it to be it: The importance of same-gender athletic role models. Sex Roles, 85, 142-160.

Midgley, C.* Thai, S., Lockwood, P., Kovacheff, C.* & Page-Gould, E. (2021). When every day is a high school reunion: Social media comparisons and self-esteem. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 121, 285-307. [postprint] [OSF Project Page]

Thai, S., Lockwood, P., & Boksh, R. J. (2020). Committed to succeed: Commitment determines responses to upward relationship comparisons. Personal Relationships, 27, 303-335. [postprint] [OSF Project Page]

Tamminen, K.A., Page-Gould, E., Schellenberg, B., Palmateer, T.*, Thai, S., Sabiston, C.M., & Crocker, P.R.E. (2019). A daily diary study of interpersonal emotion regulation, the social environment, and team performance among university athletes. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 45, 101566. [open access link]

Thai, S. , Lockwood, P., Zhu, R.*, Li, Y.*, & He, J. C.* (2019). The family ties that protect: Expanded-self comparisons in parent-child relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 36, 1041-1066. [postprint] [OSF Project Page]

Thai, S., & Page-Gould. E. (2018). ExperienceSampler: An open-source scaffold for building smartphone apps for experience sampling. Psychological Methods, 23, 729-739. [postprint] [OSF Project Page] [GitHub Repository] [companion site]

Thai, S., Lockwood, P., Pinkus, R.T., & Chen, S. Y.* (2016). Being better than you is better for us: Attachment avoidance and social comparisons within romantic relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 33, 493 – 514. [pdf] [OSF Project Page]

Thai, S., & Lockwood. P. (2015). Comparing You = Comparing Me: Social comparisons of the expanded self. Personality and Social Psychological Bulletin, 41, 989 - 1004. [pdf] [OSF Project Page]

Meyer, J. P., Maltin, E. R., & Thai, S. (2012). Employee commitment and well-being. In J. Houdmont, S. Leka, & R. Sinclair (Eds.) (2012). Contemporary occupational health psychology: Global perspectives on research and practice (Vol 2., pp. 19 - 35). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.