Dr Sam Stronge

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Research Fellow


Sam is a post-doctoral research fellow working with the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study. Her research focuses on narcissism and how it develops over time and across generations. Sam has also authored several papers on Facebook use and its relationship with felt belonging, and body satisfaction across gender and age, in order to assess how new technologies are impacting on New Zealanders health and wellbeing.

Teaching | Current

Psych 204 Social Psychology

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Cichocka, A., Cislak, A., Stronge, S., Osborne, D., & Sibley, C. G. (2019). Does high self-esteem foster narcissism? Testing the bidirectional relationships between self-esteem, narcissistic admiration and rivalry. JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN PERSONALITY, 8310.1016/j.jrp.2019.103882
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Danny Osborne, Chris Sibley
  • Stronge, S., Shaver, J. H., Bulbulia, J., & Sibley, C. G. (2019). Only children in the 21st century: Personality differences between adults with and without siblings are very, very small. JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN PERSONALITY, 8310.1016/j.jrp.2019.103868
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/48621
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Joseph Bulbulia, Chris Sibley
  • Stronge, S., Cichocka, A., & Sibley, C. G. (2019). The heterogeneity of self-regard: A latent transition analysis of self-esteem and psychological entitlement. JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN PERSONALITY, 8210.1016/j.jrp.2019.103855
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Chris Sibley
  • Stronge, S., Overall, N. C., & Sibley, C. G. (2019). Gender differences in the associations between relationship status, social support, and wellbeing. Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association (Division 43), 33 (7), 819-829. 10.1037/fam0000540
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50710
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nickola Overall, Chris Sibley
  • Stronge, S., Mok, T., Ejova, A., Lee, C., Zubielevitch, E., Yogeeswaran, K., ... Sibley, C. G. (2019). Social Media Use Is (Weakly) Related to Psychological Distress. Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking, 22 (9), 604-609. 10.1089/cyber.2019.0176
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/48802
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Joseph Bulbulia, Chris Sibley, Danny Osborne, Elena Zubielevitch
  • Stronge, S. A. (2018). The Structure and Development of Self-Regard: Entitlement and Self-Esteem in New Zealand The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/37351
  • Stronge, S., Milojev, P., & Sibley, C. G. (2018). Are people becoming more entitled over time? Not in New Zealand. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44 (2), 200-213. 10.1177/0146167217733079
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42308
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Chris Sibley
  • Saeri, A. K., Cruwys, T., Barlow, F. K., Stronge, S., & Sibley, C. G. (2018). Social connectedness improves public mental health: Investigating bidirectional relationships in the New Zealand attitudes and values survey. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 52 (4), 365-374. 10.1177/0004867417723990
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Chris Sibley

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SCIENCE CENTRE 301 - Bldg 301
Level 2, Room 227
New Zealand