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Gabriele Oettingen

Professor Of Psychology

    1985 …2019
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    Research Output 1985 2019

    2014
    Research
    Recognition (Psychology)
    Recognition Memory
    Distractor
    Inhibition (Psychology)

    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

    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

    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

    Mental Contrasting and Transfer of Energization

    Sevincer, A. T., Busatta, P. D. & Oettingen, G., Feb 2014, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 40, 2, p. 139-152 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Blood Pressure
    Physical Exertion
    Intelligence Tests
    Research
    Self-Control

    Mindful Mindlessness in Goal Pursuit

    Gantman, A. P., Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., Mar 21 2014, The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness. Wiley Blackwell, Vol. 1-2. p. 236-257 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Cues
    Psychology
    Research
    Self-Control

    Positive Thinking About the Future in Newspaper Reports and Presidential Addresses Predicts Economic Downturn

    Sevincer, A. T., Wagner, G., Kalvelage, J. & Oettingen, G., 2014, In : Psychological Science. 25, 4, p. 1010-1017 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Newspapers
    Economics
    Gross Domestic Product
    Fantasy
    Economic Development

    Selective Attention to In- and Out-Group Members Systematically Influences Intergroup Bias

    Martiny-Huenger, T., Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., Nov 13 2014, In : Social Psychological and Personality Science. 5, 8, p. 936-943 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Statistical Factor Analysis

    The emergence of goal pursuit: Mental contrasting connects future and reality

    Kappes, A. & Oettingen, G., 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 54, p. 25-39 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    study conditions
    interpersonal relation
    Interpersonal Relations
    present
    2013

    Action control by implementation intentions: The role of discrete emotions

    Maglio, S. J., Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., 2013, Decomposing the will. Clark, A., Kiverstein, J. & Vierkant, T. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 221-243

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

    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

    Construal level theory

    Gawrilow, C., Sevincer, AT. & Oettingen, G., 2013, Dorsch Lexikon der Psychologie. Wirtz, M. (ed.). Bern: Huber, p. 339

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

    Die Theorie der Fantasierealisierung [Fantasy Realization Theory]

    Oettingen, G. & Sevincer, AT., 2013, Dorsch Lexikon der Psychologie. Wirtz, M. (ed.). Bern: Huber, p. 535

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

    Anxiety
    Distance Perception
    Performance Anxiety
    Golf

    Foreseeing obstacles: Mental contrasting and intention formation

    Oettingen, G., Jan 1 2013, Acting Intentionally and its Limits: Individuals, Groups, Institutions: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Walter de Gruyter GmbH, p. 163-192 30 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Intentions

    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

    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

    Implementation intentions

    Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., 2013, Encyclopedia of behavioral medicine. Gellman, M. & Turner, JR. (eds.). New York: Springer-Verlag, p. 1043-1048 Part 9

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

    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

    Intention

    Gollwitzer, P., Gantman, A. P. & Oettingen, G., 2013, Encyclopedia of philosophy and the social sciences. Kaldis, B. (ed.). London, UK: Sage Publications

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

    Leistungszielorientierung [Performance goal]

    Job, V., Oettingen, G. & Sevincer, AT., 2013, Dorsch Lexikon der Psychologie. Wirtz, M. (ed.). Bern: Huber, p. 936-937

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

    Lernzielorientierung [Learning goal]

    Job, V., Sevincer, AT. & Oettingen, G., 2013, Dorsch Lexikon der Psychologie. Wirtz, M. (ed.). Bern: Huber, p. 958

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

    Mental contrasting changes the meaning of reality

    Kappes, A., Wendt, M., Reinelt, T. & Oettingen, G., Sep 2013, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 49, 5, p. 797-810 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Control Groups
    study goal
    present
    human being
    evaluation

    Mental contrasting with implementation intentions enhances self-regulation of goal pursuit in schoolchildren at risk for ADHD

    Gawrilow, C., Morgenroth, K., Schultz, R., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., 2013, In : Motivation and Emotion. 37, 1, p. 134-145 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
    Self-Control
    Parents
    Learning

    Mind wandering via mental contrasting as a tool for behavior change

    Oettingen, G. & Schwörer, B., 2013, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 4, SEP, Article 562.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Research
    Emotions
    Costs and Cost Analysis
    Problem Behavior
    Self-Control

    Mögliches Selbst (Possible self)

    Gawrilow, C., Oettingen, G. & Sevincer, AT., 2013, Dorsch Lexikon der Psychologie. Wirtz, M. (ed.). Bern: Huber, p. 1390

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

    Neurophysiological correlates of the self-regulation of goal pursuit

    Gallo, I. S., Cohen, A. L., Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., Jan 1 2013, Social Neuroscience and Public Health: Foundations for the Science of Chronic Disease Prevention. Springer New York, p. 19-34 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Magnetoencephalography
    Self-Control
    Electroencephalography
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Costs and Cost Analysis

    Positive fantasies dampen charitable giving when many resources are demanded

    Kappes, H. B., Sharma, E. & Oettingen, G., Jan 2013, In : Journal of Consumer Psychology. 23, 1, p. 128-135 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy
    Sierra Leone
    Cyclonic Storms
    Charitable giving
    Resources

    Promoting integrative bargaining: Mental contrasting with implementation intentions

    Kirk, D., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Apr 2013, In : International Journal of Conflict Management. 24, 2, p. 148-165 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    dyad
    Sales
    Railroad cars
    Planning
    Implementation intentions

    Prozesssimulation [process simulation]

    Sevincer, AT. & Oettingen, G., 2013, Dorsch Lexikon der Psychologie. Wirtz, M. (ed.). Bern: Huber, p. 1236

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

    Regulating goal pursuit through mental contrasting with implementation intentions

    Oettingen, G., Wittchen, M. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Jan 1 2013, New Developments in Goal Setting and Task Performance. Taylor and Francis, p. 523-548 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Implementation intentions

    Spontaneous Mental Contrasting and Selective Goal Pursuit

    Sevincer, A. T. & Oettingen, G., Sep 2013, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 39, 9, p. 1240-1254 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Using mental contrasting with implementation intentions to self-regulate insecurity-based behaviors in relationships

    Houssais, S., Oettingen, G. & Mayer, D., 2013, In : Motivation and Emotion. 37, 2, p. 224-233 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Research

    Zielablösezyklus [Disengagement cycle]

    Klinger, E., Sevincer, AT. & Oettingen, G., 2013, Dorsch Lexikon der Psychologie. Wirtz, M. (ed.). Bern: Huber, p. 1698

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

    Zielhierarchie [Goal hierarchy]

    Sevincer, AT. & Oettingen, G., 2013, Dorsch Lexikon der Psychologie. Wirtz, M. (ed.). Bern: Huber, p. 1701

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

    2012

    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

    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

    Goal Pursuit

    Gollwitzer, P. M. & Oettingen, G., Sep 18 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Human Motivation. Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Motivation
    Intelligence
    History
    Learning
    Psychology

    Mental Contrasting and the Self-Regulation of Responding to Negative Feedback

    Kappes, A., Oettingen, G. & Pak, H., Jul 2012, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 38, 7, p. 845-857 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mental Competency
    Self-Control

    Mental contrasting instigates goal pursuit by linking obstacles of reality with instrumental behavior

    Kappes, A., Singmann, H. & Oettingen, G., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 48, 4, p. 811-818 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    behavior expectation
    study behavior

    Mental contrasting of a dieting wish improves self-reported health behaviour

    Johannessen, K. B., Oettingen, G. & Mayer, D., Oct 2012, In : Psychology and Health. 27, SUPPL. 2, p. 43-58 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Health Behavior
    Food
    Students
    Health
    Direction compound

    Mental contrasting turns positive feedback on creative potential into successful performance

    Oettingen, G., Marquardt, M. K. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 48, 5, p. 990-996 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Creativity
    performance
    creativity
    Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)
    present

    Metacognitive processes in the self-regulation of goal pursuit

    Achtziger, A., Martiny, S. E., Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P. M., Jan 1 2012, Social Metacognition. Taylor and Francis, p. 121-139 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Needs and incentives as sources of goals

    Gollwitzer, P. M., Kappes, H. B. & Oettingen, G., Jan 1 2012, Goal-Directed Behavior. Taylor and Francis, p. 115-150 36 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Motivation

    Needs instigate positive fantasies of idealized futures

    Kappes, H. B., Schwörer, B. & Oettingen, G., Apr 2012, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 42, 3, p. 299-307 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy
    Drinking
    Research

    Positive fantasies predict low academic achievement in disadvantaged students

    Kappes, H. B., Oettingen, G. & Mayer, D., Feb 2012, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 42, 1, p. 53-64 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy
    Vulnerable Populations
    Students
    Vocational Education
    Social Class

    Wishful Information Preference: Positive Fantasies Mimic the Effects of Intentions

    Kappes, H. B. & Oettingen, G., Jul 2012, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 38, 7, p. 870-881 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy
    tebufenozide
    2011

    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