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Gabriele Oettingen

Professor Of Psychology

    1985 …2019
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    Research Output 1985 2019

    Article

    A comparative-longitudinal study of action-control beliefs and school performance: On the role of context

    Little, T. D., Lopez, D. F., Oettingen, G. & Baltes, P. B., 2001, In : International Journal of Behavioral Development. 25, 3, p. 237-245 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Berlin
    Longitudinal Studies
    longitudinal study
    school
    performance

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Cues
    Automation
    Research

    Agency, Control, and Means-Ends Beliefs About School Performance in Moscow Children: How Similar Are They to Beliefs of Western Children?

    Stetsenko, A., Little, T. D., Oettingen, G. & Baltes, P. B., Mar 1995, In : Developmental Psychology. 31, 2, p. 285-299 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Moscow
    school
    performance
    Interviews
    interview

    Agency, control and means-ends beliefs about school performance in school-children: Cross-cultural study

    Stetsenko, A., Little, T., Oettingen, G. & Baltes, P., 1997, In : Voprosy Psikhologii. 6, p. 3-23 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Moscow
    Equipment and Supplies
    Aptitude
    Nexus
    Cognition
    cognition
    Color Perception
    Recycling
    recycling

    Alcohol Affects Goal Commitment by Explicitly and Implicitly Induced Myopia

    Sevincer, A. T., Oettingen, G. & Lerner, T., 2012, In : Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 121, 2, p. 524-529 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Myopia
    Alcohols
    Students
    Placebos
    Alcohol

    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

    Alcohols
    Placebos
    Myopia

    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

    Alcohol intake leads people to focus on desirability rather than feasibility

    Sevincer, A. T. & Oettingen, G., 2013, In : Motivation and Emotion. 37, 1, p. 165-176 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Alcohols
    Students
    Placebos
    Myopia

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

    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

    Health Behavior
    Mental Health
    health behavior
    Behavioral Sciences
    Textbooks

    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 2010, In : Pain. 149, 3, p. 444-452 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Back Pain
    Chronic Pain
    Randomized Controlled Trials
    Pain Clinics
    Cognitive Therapy

    Causality, Agency, and Control Beliefs in East Versus West Berlin Children: A Natural Experiment on the Role of Context

    Oettingen, G., Little, T. D., Lindenberger, U. & Baltes, P. B., Mar 1994, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 66, 3, p. 579-595 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Berlin
    causality
    Causality
    experiment
    school grade

    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

    Children's Action-Control Beliefs About School Performance: How Do American Children Compare With German and Russian Children?

    Little, T. D., Oettingen, G., Stetsenko, A. & Baltes, P. B., Oct 1995, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 69, 4, p. 686-700 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    school
    performance
    Berlin
    Moscow
    Los Angeles

    Culture and future thought

    Oettingen, G., Sep 1997, In : Culture and Psychology. 3, 3, p. 353-381 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy
    Motivation
    Psychology
    cultural psychology
    action theory

    Das phantasierte Selbst und seine bedeutung für die entwicklung über die lebensspanne

    Translated title of the contribution: The fantasized self and life-span developmentOettingen, G., 1997, In : Zeitschrift fur Sozialpsychologie. 28, 1-2, p. 76-91 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy
    Ego
    life-span
    life planning
    human being

    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
    Research
    Recognition (Psychology)
    Recognition Memory
    Distractor
    Inhibition (Psychology)

    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

    Effective self-regulation of goal attainment

    Oettingen, G., Hönig, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., 2000, In : International Journal of Educational Research. 33, 7-8, p. 705-732 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    goal attainment
    self-regulation
    experiment
    development theory
    present
    Anxiety
    Distance Perception
    Performance Anxiety
    Golf

    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

    Embodied goal pursuit

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Emotion and control in the planning of goals

    Maglio, S. J., Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., Oct 1 2014, In : Motivation and Emotion. 38, 5, p. 620-634 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Emotions
    Anger
    Research

    Expectancy effects on behavior depend on self-regulatory thought

    Oettingen, G., Jun 2000, In : Social Cognition. 18, 2, p. 101-129 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy

    Expectation, fantasy, and weight loss: Is the impact of positive thinking always positive?

    Oettingen, G. & Wadden, T. A., Apr 1991, In : Cognitive Therapy and Research. 15, 2, p. 167-175 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy
    Weight Loss
    Weights and Measures
    Weight Reduction Programs
    Optimism

    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

    From Fantasy to Action: Mental Contrasting With Implementation Intentions (MCII) Improves Academic Performance in Children

    Duckworth, A. L., Kirby, T. A., Gollwitzer, A. & Oettingen, G., Nov 2013, In : Social Psychological and Personality Science. 4, 6, p. 745-753 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy
    Vulnerable Populations

    Future thought and behaviour change

    Oettingen, G., 2012, In : European Review of Social Psychology. 23, 1, p. 1-63 63 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy
    Research
    Costs and Cost Analysis

    Gender effects in children's beliefs about school performance: A cross-cultural study

    Stetsenko, A., Little, T. D., Gordeeva, T., Grasshof, M. & Oettingen, G., Mar 2000, In : Child Development. 71, 2, p. 517-527 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cultural studies
    gender
    Aptitude
    school
    performance

    Goal projection and giving help

    Oettingen, G., Ahn, J. N., Gollwitzer, P., Kappes, A. & Kawada, C. L. K., 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 54, p. 204-214 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    projection
    human being
    self-concept
    Self Concept

    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
    Task Performance and Analysis

    Gone exercising: Mental contrasting promotes physical activity among overweight, middle-aged, low-SES fishermen

    Sheeran, P., Harris, P., Vaughan, J., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Jul 2013, In : Health Psychology. 32, 7, p. 802-809 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Exercise
    Fantasy
    Behavioral Medicine
    Intention to Treat Analysis
    Telephone

    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

    If-then plans benefit delay of gratification performance in children with and without ADHD

    Gawrilow, C., Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., Oct 2011, In : Cognitive Therapy and Research. 35, 5, p. 442-455 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Frontal Lobe
    Inpatients
    Outpatients
    Research
    Self-Control

    If-then plans benefit executive functions in children with ADHD

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Executive Function
    Short-Term Memory
    Research

    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

    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

    disengagement
    self-regulation
    Social Adjustment
    Disengagement
    Intentions

    Implementation intentions and test anxiety: Shielding academic performance from distraction

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Anxiety
    anxiety
    Students
    performance
    Short-Term Memory

    Implicit theories and motivational focus: Desired future versus present reality

    Sevincer, A. T., Kluge, L. & Oettingen, G., Feb 2014, In : Motivation and Emotion. 38, 1, p. 36-46 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Aptitude
    Intelligence
    Sports
    Emotions
    Psychology

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy
    Students
    Anger
    Intelligence
    Anxiety

    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

    Inducing self-regulation of goal pursuit increases self-discipline in school children at risk and not at risk for ADHD

    Gawrilow, C., Morgenroth, K., Schultz, R., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., 2013, In : Motivation and Emotion. 37, p. 134-145

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle