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Gabriele Oettingen

Professor Of Psychology

    1985 …2019

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    Research Output

    2011

    If-then plans benefit executive functions in children with ADHD

    Gawrilow, C., Gollwitzer, P. M. & Oettingen, G., Jul 15 2011, In : Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology. 30, 6, p. 616-646 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Implicit theories moderate the relation of positive future fantasies to academic outcomes

    Kappes, H. B., Stephens, E. J. & Oettingen, G., Jun 1 2011, In : Journal of Research in Personality. 45, 3, p. 269-278 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Making goal pursuit effective: Expectancy-Dependent goal setting and planned goal striving

    Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Jan 1 2011, Psychology of Self-Regulation: Cognitive, Affective, and Motivational Processes. Taylor and Francis, p. 127-146 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Mental contrasting facilitates academic performance in school children

    Gollwitzer, A., Oettingen, G., Kirby, T. A., Duckworth, A. L. & Mayer, D., Dec 1 2011, In : Motivation and Emotion. 35, 4, p. 403-412 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mental contrasting promotes integrative bargaining

    Kirk, D., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Oct 4 2011, In : International Journal of Conflict Management. 22, 4, p. 324-341 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Planning promotes goal striving

    Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., 2011, Handbook of self-regulation: Research, theory, and applications. Vohs, KD. & Baumeister, RF. (eds.). 2nd ed. New York: Guilford Press, p. 162-185

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

    Positive fantasies about idealized futures sap energy

    Kappes, H. B. & Oettingen, G., Jul 1 2011, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 47, 4, p. 719-729 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Sad mood promotes self-initiated mental contrasting of future and reality

    Kappes, H. B., Oettingen, G., Mayer, D. & Maglio, S., Oct 1 2011, In : Emotion. 11, 5, p. 1206-1222 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Self-regulation strategies improve self-discipline in adolescents: Benefits of mental contrasting and implementation intentions

    Duckworth, A. L., Grant, H., Loew, B., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Jan 1 2011, In : Educational Psychology. 31, 1, p. 17-26 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2010

    A short goal-pursuit intervention to improve physical capacity: A randomized clinical trial in chronic back pain patients

    Christiansen, S., Oettingen, G., Dahme, B. & Klinger, R., Jun 1 2010, In : Pain. 149, 3, p. 444-452 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Implementation intentions and test anxiety: Shielding academic performance from distraction

    Parks-Stamm, E. J., Gollwitzer, P. M. & Oettingen, G., Feb 1 2010, In : Learning and Individual Differences. 20, 1, p. 30-33 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Intervention Effects of Information and Self-Regulation on Eating Fruits and Vegetables Over Two Years

    Stadler, G., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., May 1 2010, In : Health Psychology. 29, 3, p. 274-283 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Making sense of one's actions in an explanatory vacuum: The interpretation of nonconscious goal striving

    Parks-Stamm, E. J., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 46, 3, p. 531-542 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mental contrasting and the self-regulation of helping relations

    Oettingen, G., Stephens, E. J., Mayer, D. & Brinkmann, B., Aug 2010, In : Social Cognition. 28, 4, p. 490-508 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mental Contrasting of Future and Reality: Managing the Demands of Everyday Life in Health Care Professionals

    Oettingen, G., Mayer, D. & Brinkmann, B., Dec 7 2010, In : Journal of Personnel Psychology. 9, 3, p. 138-144 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Motivation

    Bargh, J. A., Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., 2010, Handbook of social psychology. Fiske, S., Gilbert, DT. & Lindzay, G. (eds.). 5th ed. New York: Wiley, p. 268-316

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

    Multiple trauma and mental health in former Ugandan child soldiers

    Klasen, F., Oettingen, G., Daniels, J. & Adam, H., Oct 1 2010, In : Journal of Traumatic Stress. 23, 5, p. 573-581 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Posttraumatic resilience in former Ugandan child soldiers

    Klasen, F., Oettingen, G., Daniels, J., Post, M., Hoyer, C. & Adam, H., Jul 1 2010, In : Child development. 81, 4, p. 1096-1113 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Self-regulation of commitment to reduce cigarette consumption: Mental contrasting of future with reality

    Oettingen, G., Mayer, D. & Thorpe, J., Oct 29 2010, In : Psychology and Health. 25, 8, p. 961-977 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Strategies of setting and implementing goals: Mental contrasting and implementation intentions

    Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., 2010, Social psychological foundations of clinical psychology. Maddux, JE. & Tangney, JP. (eds.). New York: Guilford Press, p. 114-135

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

    The Power of Planning: Self-Control by Effective Goal-striving

    Gollwitzer, P. M., Gawrilow, C. & Oettingen, G., May 1 2010, Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain. Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    When planning is not enough: Fighting unhealthy snacking habits by mental contrasting with implementation intentions (MCII)

    Adriaanse, M. A., Oettingen, G., Gollwitzer, P. M., Hennes, E. P., De Ridder, D. T. D. & De Wit, J. B. F., Dec 1 2010, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 40, 7, p. 1277-1293 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2009

    Alcohol Breeds Empty Goal Commitments

    Sevincer, A. T. & Oettingen, G., Aug 2009, In : Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 118, 3, p. 623-633 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Embodied goal pursuit

    Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Dec 1 2009, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 39, 7, p. 1210-1213 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Fantasies and motivationally intelligent goal setting

    Oettingen, G. & Stephens, E. J., 2009, The psychology of goals. Moskowitz, GB. & Grant, H. (eds.). New York: Guilford Press, p. 153-178

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

    Kluges Zielsetzen durch mentales Kontrastieren von Zukunft und Realität [Prudence in setting goals: Mental contrasting of future and reality]

    Oettingen, G. & Kluge, L., 2009, Prävention – Intervention – Konfliktlösung [Prevention-intervention-conflict resolution]. Iwers-Stelljes, T. (ed.). Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, p. 215-227

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

    Living on the edge: Shifting between nonconscious and conscious goal pursuit

    Gollwitzer, P., Parks-Stamm, E. J. & Oettingen, G., 2009, Oxford handbook of human action. Morsella, E., Bargh, JA. & Gollwitzer, PM. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 603-624

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

    Mental contrasting and goal commitment: The mediating role of energization

    Oettingen, G., Mayer, D., Timur Sevincer, A., Stephens, E. J., Pak, H. J. & Hagenah, M., May 1 2009, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 35, 5, p. 608-622 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mental contrasting of the future and reality to master negative feedback

    Oettingen, G. & Kappes, A., 2009, Handbook of imagination and mental simulation. Markman, KD., Klein, WMP. & Suhr, JA. (eds.). New York: Psychology Press, p. 395-412

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

    Physical Activity in Women. Effects of a Self-Regulation Intervention

    Stadler, G., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Jan 1 2009, In : American journal of preventive medicine. 36, 1, p. 29-34 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Psychologie des Zukunftsdenkens [Psychology of thinking about the future]

    Gawrilow, C., Sevincer, AT. & Oettingen, G., 2009, Handbuch der Allgemeinen Psychologie - Motivation und Emotion [Handbook of general psychology: motivation and emotion]. Brandstatter, V. & Otto, JH. (eds.). Göttingen: Hogrefe, p. 182-188

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

    Separable Brain Systems Supporting Cued Versus Self-Initiated Realization of Delayed Intentions

    Gilbert, S. J., Gollwitzer, P. M., Cohen, A. L., Oettingen, G. & Burgess, P. W., Jul 1 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition. 35, 4, p. 905-915 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Strategies of intention formation are re.ected in continuous MEG activity

    Achtziger, A., Fehr, T., Oettingen, G., Gollwitzer, P. & Rockstroh, B., Jan 5 2009, In : Social Neuroscience. 4, 1, p. 11-27 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ziele [Goals]

    Sevincer, AT. & Oettingen, G., 2009, Handbuch der Allgemeinen Psychologie - Motivation und Emotion [Handbook of general psychology: motivation and emotion]. Brandstatter, V. & Otto, JH. (eds.). Göttingen: Hogrefe, p. 37-45

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

    2008

    Goal pursuit in the context of culture

    Oettingen, G., Sevincer, A. T. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Dec 1 2008, Handbook of Motivation and Cognition Across Cultures. Elsevier Inc., p. 191-211 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    The question-behavior effect from an action control perspective

    Gollwitzer, P. M. & Oettingen, G., Apr 1 2008, In : Journal of Consumer Psychology. 18, 2, p. 107-110 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2007

    Action control by implementation intentions: Effective cue detection and efficient response initiation

    Parks-Stamm, E. J., Gollwitzer, P. M. & Oettingen, G., Apr 1 2007, In : Social Cognition. 25, 2, p. 248-266 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Applying theory-driven approaches to understanding and modifying clinicians' behavior: What do we know?

    Perkins, M. B., Jensen, P. S., Jaccard, J., Gollwitzer, P., Oettingen, G., Pappadopulos, E. & Hoagwood, K. E., Mar 2007, In : Psychiatric Services. 58, 3, p. 342-348 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Goal Setting and Goal Striving

    Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., Dec 10 2007, Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes. Wiley Blackwell, p. 329-347 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Implementation intentions and disengagement from a failing course of action

    Henderson, M. D., Gollwitzer, P. M. & Oettingen, G., Jan 2007, In : Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. 20, 1, p. 81-102 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mindsets and pre-conscious open-mindedness to incidental information

    Fujita, K., Gollwitzer, P. M. & Oettingen, G., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 43, 1, p. 48-61 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The role of goal setting and goal striving in medical adherence

    Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., 2007, Medical adherence and aging: Social and cognitive perspectives. Park, DC. & Liu, LL. (eds.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, p. 23-47

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

    2006

    Culture and self-efficacy in adolescents

    Oettingen, G. & Zosuls, K., 2006, Self-efficacy beliefs of adolescents. Pajares, F. & Urdan, T. (eds.). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, p. 245-265 (Adolescence and Education; vol. V).

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

    Fantasy Realization and the Bridging of Time

    Oettingen, G. & Thorpe, J., 2006, Judgments Over Time: The Interplay of Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors. Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Nonconscious goal pursuit: Acting in an explanatory vacuum

    Oettingen, G., Grant, H., Smith, P. K., Skinner, M. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Sep 1 2006, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 42, 5, p. 668-675 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Selbstregulierte Umsetzung von Verhaltensstandards im Längsschnitt: Eine Interventionsstudie [Self-regulated implementation of behavior standards: A longitudinal intervention study]

    Stadler, G., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., 2006, Qualität durch Standards? [Quality assurance by keeping standards?]. Eder, F., Gatsgaer, A. & Hofmann, F. (eds.). Münster: Waxmann Verlag, p. 113-137

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

    2005

    Bearbeitung von Entwicklungsaufgaben: Selbstregulation von Zielbindung und Zielablösung. [Solving developmental tasks: Self-regulation of goal engagement and goal disengagement]

    Oettingen, G., Stadler, G. & Sandmann, M., 2005, Bausteine einer Bildungsgangtheorie [Building a theory of trajectories in education]. Schenk, B. (ed.). Wiesbaden: Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften, p. 304-318

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

    Fantasies and the self-regulation of competence

    Oettingen, G. & Hagenah, M., 2005, Handbook of competence and motivation. Elliot, A. & Dweck, CS. (eds.). New York: Guilford Press, p. 647-665

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

    Gesundheit beginnt im Kopf: Von der Phantasie zum Ziel zum gesunden Lebensstil. [Health emerges from the mind: From fantasy to goal setting to healthy living]

    Stadler, G., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., 2005, Selbstregulation von Gesundheitsverhalten [Self-regulation of health behavior]. Thomas, H. (ed.). Hamburg, Germany: Deutsche Angestellten Krankenkasse, p. 1-39

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

    Turning fantasies about positive and negative futures into self-improvement goals

    Oettingen, G., Mayer, D., Thorpe, J. S., Janetzke, H. & Lorenz, S., Dec 1 2005, In : Motivation and Emotion. 29, 4, p. 237-267 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article