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Gabriele Oettingen

Professor Of Psychology

1985 …2019
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Research Output 1985 2019

2019
Randomized Controlled Trials
Smoking
Tobacco Products
Self Report
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Mental contrasting and conciliatory behavior in romantic relationships

Schrage, J., Schwörer, B., Krott, N. R. & Oettingen, G., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Motivation and Emotion.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students

Mental contrasting in DanceSport: The champion's mindset

Tay, I. Q., Valshtein, T. J., Krott, N. R. & Oettingen, G., Nov 1 2019, In : Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 45, 101511.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Athletes
Sports

Mental Contrasting With Implementation Intentions Reduces Drinking When Drinking Is Hazardous: An Online Self-Regulation Intervention

Wittleder, S., Kappes, A., Oettingen, G., Gollwitzer, P., Jay, M. & Morgenstern, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Health Education and Behavior.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drinking
Self-Control
Self-regulation
Intentions
Confidence Intervals

Paradoxical Knowing: A Shortcut to Knowledge and Its Antisocial Correlates

Gollwitzer, A. & Oettingen, G., Jan 1 2019, In : Social Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

goal attainment
common knowledge
aggression
flight
love

Relatedness needs and negative fantasies as the origins of obsessive thinking in romantic relationships

Valshtein, T. J., Mutter, E. R., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Motivation and Emotion.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fantasy
Thinking
Research
Meta-Analysis
Psychology

The Best Words: Linguistic Indicators of Grandiose Narcissism in Politics

Underberg, J. E., Gollwitzer, A., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Language and Social Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Narcissism
narcissism
Politics
Linguistics
Language

Using mental contrasting with implementation intentions to reduce bedtime procrastination: two randomised trials

Valshtein, T. J., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychology and Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sleep
Exercise
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Students
Costs and Cost Analysis
2018

Alcohol Intake Can Reduce Gambling Behavior

Wagner, G., Sevincer, A. T., Keim, R., Fähnrich, M. & Oettingen, G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gambling
Alcohols
Myopia
Cues
Placebos

Demand to Act and Use of Mental Contrasting

Sevincer, A. T., Tessmann, P. & Oettingen, G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Social Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching
act
demand
evidence
present

Downregulation of anger by mental contrasting with implementation intentions (MCII)

Gallo, I. S., Bieleke, M., Alonso, M. A., Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., Oct 4 2018, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 9, OCT, 1838.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anger
Down-Regulation
Emotions
Research

Explaining unexplainable food choices

Adriaanse, M. A., Kroese, F. M., Weijers, J., Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., Feb 1 2018, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 48, 1, p. O15-O24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food
Feeding Behavior
Vacuum
Psychology

Promoting the self-regulation of stress in health care providers: An internet-based intervention

Gollwitzer, P., Mayer, D., Frick, C. & Oettingen, G., Jun 15 2018, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 9, JUN, 838.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Personnel
Internet
Exercise
Control Groups
Workplace

Self-regulation of affect-health behavior relations

Sheeran, P., Webb, T. L., Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., Jan 1 2018, Affective Determinants of Health Behavior. Oxford University Press, p. 90-114 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Health Behavior
Health
Self-Control
2017

Changing Resident Physician Studying Behaviors: A Randomized, Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Goal Setting Versus Use of WOOP

Saddawi-Konefka, D., Baker, K., Guarino, A., Burns, S. M., Oettingen, G., Gollwitzer, P. & Charnin, J. E., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of graduate medical education. 9, 4, p. 451-457 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians
Anesthesiology
Medical Education
Intensive Care Units
Learning

Mental contrasting of a negative future with a positive reality regulates state anxiety

Brodersen, G. & Oettingen, G., Sep 20 2017, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 8, SEP, 1596.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anxiety
Foster Home Care
Research

Mental contrasting of counterfactual fantasies attenuates disappointment, regret, and resentment

Krott, N. R. & Oettingen, G., Oct 31 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Motivation and Emotion. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fantasy
Emotions
Social Psychology

Mental contrasting with implementation intentions (MCII) improves physical activity and weight loss among stroke survivors over one year

Marquardt, M. K., Oettingen, G., Gollwitzer, P., Sheeran, P. & Liepert, J., Nov 1 2017, In : Rehabilitation Psychology. 62, 4, p. 580-590 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survivors
Weight Loss
Stroke
Exercise
Teaching

Projection of visceral needs: Satisfaction of the need and similarity of the target person as moderators

Ahn, J. N., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., Jan 1 2017, In : Social Psychology. 48, 1, p. 54-59 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

need satisfaction
Thirst
moderator
projection
human being

Well Self-Regulated People Use Mental Contrasting

Timur Sevincer, A., Mehl, P. J. & Oettingen, G., Nov 1 2017, In : Social Psychology. 48, 6, p. 348-364 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

self-regulation
everyday life
Cognition
cognition
Students

Why did I do that? Explaining actions activated outside of awareness

Gantman, A. P., Adriaanse, M. A., Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., Mar 17 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Concept Formation
Ego
Self Concept
Research
Confabulation
2016

From thought to automatic action: Strategic and incidental action control by if-then planning

Martiny-Huenger, T., Bieleke, M., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., 2016, (Accepted/In press) Reflective and impulsive determinants of behavior. Deutsch, R., Gawronski, B. & Hofmann, W. (eds.). New York: Psychology Press, In press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

From thought to automatic action: Strategic and spontaneous action control by if-then planning

Martiny-Huenger, T., Bieleke, M., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., Sep 13 2016, Reflective and Impulsive Determinants of Human Behavior. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 69-84 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Task Performance and Analysis

Implementation intention and planning interventions in Health Psychology: Recommendations from the Synergy Expert Group for research and practice

Hagger, M. S., Luszczynska, A., de Wit, J., Benyamini, Y., Burkert, S., Chamberland, P. E., Chater, A., Dombrowski, S. U., van Dongen, A., French, D. P., Gauchet, A., Hankonen, N., Karekla, M., Kinney, A. Y., Kwasnicka, D., Hing Lo, S., López-Roig, S., Meslot, C., Marques, M. M., Neter, E. & 12 others, Plass, A. M., Potthoff, S., Rennie, L., Scholz, U., Stadler, G., Stolte, E., ten Hoor, G., Verhoeven, A., Wagner, M., Oettingen, G., Sheeran, P. & Gollwitzer, P., Jul 2 2016, In : Psychology and Health. 31, 7, p. 814-839 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behavioral Medicine
Politics
Research
Social Psychology
Health

Incomplete professional identity goals override moral concerns

Marquardt, M. K., Gantman, A. P., Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 65, p. 31-41 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lawyers
Aptitude
lawyer
profession
goal attainment

Mental Contrasting with Implementation Intentions Increases Goal-Attainment in Individuals with Mild to Moderate Depression

Fritzsche, A., Schlier, B., Oettingen, G. & Lincoln, T. M., Jan 13 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Cognitive Therapy and Research. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depression
Self Efficacy
Healthy Volunteers
Exercise

Pleasure Now, Pain Later: Positive Fantasies About the Future Predict Symptoms of Depression

Oettingen, G., Mayer, D. & Portnow, S., Mar 1 2016, In : Psychological Science. 27, 3, p. 345-353 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fantasy
Pleasure
Depression
Pain
Intuition

Pragmatic prospection: How and why people think about the future

Baumeister, R. F., Vohs, K. D. & Oettingen, G., Mar 1 2016, In : Review of General Psychology. 20, 1, p. 3-16 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Emotions
Brain
Thinking
Pessimism
Social Values
Intuition
value-orientation
intuition
information processing
Food
Meat
Quality of Life

The power of prospection: mental contrasting and behavior change

Oettingen, G. & Reininger, K. M., Nov 1 2016, In : Social and Personality Psychology Compass. 10, 11, p. 591-604 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fantasy
Power (Psychology)
Health
2015

Ego depletion and the use of mental contrasting

Sevincer, A. T., Schlier, B. & Oettingen, G., Aug 11 2015, In : Motivation and Emotion. 39, 6, p. 876-891 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ego
Automatic Data Processing
Self-Control

Future thought and the self-regulation of energization

Sevincer, A. T. & Oettingen, G., Jan 1 2015, Handbook of Biobehavioral Approaches to Self-Regulation. Springer New York, p. 315-329 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Brain
Motivation
Choice Behavior
Psychology
Pleasure

Goal projection in public places

Naju Ahn, J., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., Aug 1 2015, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 45, 5, p. 575-586 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motion Pictures

Holding a silver lining theory: When negative attributes heighten performance

Wesnousky, A. E., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 57, p. 15-22 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creativity
Impulsive Behavior
performance
creativity

Motivation: History of the Concept

Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., Mar 26 2015, International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 936-939 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

history
determinants
self-regulation
habits
cognition

Motivation, history of the concept

Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., 2015, International encyclopedia of social and behavioral sciences. Wright, J. (ed.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier, p. 936-939

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Motivation and actions

Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., 2015, International encyclopedia of social and behavioral sciences. Wright, J. (ed.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier, p. 887-893

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Motivation and Actions, Psychology of

Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., Mar 26 2015, International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 887-893 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

psychology
goal attainment
action research
attribution
guarantee

Planning promotes goal striving

Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., 2015, (Accepted/In press) Handbook of self-regulation: Research, theory, and applications. Vohs, KD. & Baumeister, RF. (eds.). 3rd ed. New York: Guilford Press, In press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Self-regulation: Principles and tools

Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., Jan 1 2015, Self-Regulation in Adolescence. Cambridge University Press, p. 3-29 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Motivation
Food
Food Quality
Costs and Cost Analysis
Self-Control

Self-regulation in adolescence

Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., Jan 1 2015, Cambridge University Press. 424 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Educational Psychology
Anthropology
Health
Self-Control
Motivation

Self-regulation of time management: Mental contrasting with implementation intentions

Oettingen, G., Kappes, H. B., Guttenberg, K. B. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Mar 1 2015, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 45, 2, p. 218-229 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Time Management
Students
Control Groups
Self-Control
Mothers

The problems with positive thinking and how to regulate them

Oettingen, G. & Cachia, JY., 2015, (Accepted/In press) Handbook of self-regulation: Research, theory, and applications. Vohs, KD. & Baumeister, RF. (eds.). 3rd ed. New York: Guilford Press, In press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Volition

Oettingen, G., Schrage, J. & Gollwitzer, P., Jul 16 2015, Handbook of Educational Psychology: Third Edition. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 104-117 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

Affective consequences of intentional action control

Gollwitzer, P., Martiny-Huenger, T. & Oettingen, G., 2014, Advances in motivation science. Elliot, AJ. (ed.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier, p. 49-83

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Cognition
cognition
Color Perception
Recycling
recycling

Alcohol myopia and goal commitment

Sevincer, A. T. & Oettingen, G., 2014, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 5, MAR, Article 169.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myopia
Alcohols
Alcohol Drinking
Placebos
Students