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Gabriele Oettingen

Professor Of Psychology

    1985 …2019
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    Research Output 1985 2019

    2005

    Vom Träumen zum Tun [From dreaming to doing]

    Oettingen, G., 2005, Leistung – Lust und Last: Erziehen in einer Wettbewerbsgesellschaft [Achievement – Passion and Burden: Education in a competitive environment]. Bucher, AA., Lauermann, K. & Walcher, E. (eds.). Wien: Österreichischer Bundesverlag.

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

    2004

    Goal setting and goal striving

    Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., 2004, Emotion and motivation. Brewer, MB. & Hewstone, M. (eds.). Oxford, UK: Blackwell

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

    Planning and the implementation of goals

    Gollwitzer, P., Fujita, K. & Oettingen, G., 2004, Handbook of self-regulation: Research, theory, and applications. Baumeister, RF. & Vohs, KD. (eds.). New York: Guilford Press, p. 211-228

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

    The Projection of Implicit and Explicit Goals

    Kawada, C. L. K., Oettingen, G., Gollwitzer, P. & Bargh, J. A., Apr 2004, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 86, 4, p. 545-559 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    projection
    experiment
    learning
    competitiveness
    Learning

    The self-regulation of goal pursuit

    Oettingen, G., Bulgarella, C., Henderson, M. & Gollwitzer, P., Feb 23 2004, Motivational Analyses of Social Behavior: Building on Jack Brehm's Contributions to Psychology. Psychology Press Taylor & Francis Group, p. 225-244 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2003

    Self-regulation and conflict resolution

    Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., 2003, Social and psychological factors in conflict and its resolution: The Mid-Eastern and European experience. Nadler, A. & Dajani, M. (eds.). Brussels: European Commission

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

    The links among action-control beliefs, intellective skill, and school performance in Japanese, US, and German school children

    Little, T. D., Miyashita, T., Karasawa, M., Mashima, M., Oettingen, G., Azuma, H. & Baltes, P. B., Jan 2003, In : International Journal of Behavioral Development. 27, 1, p. 41-48 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Crows
    schoolchild
    Los Angeles
    Tokyo
    Berlin
    2002

    Motivation: History of the concept

    Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., 2002, International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences. Smelser, J. & Baltes, PB. (eds.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier, p. 10109-10112

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

    Psychology of motivation and actions

    Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., 2002, International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences. Smelser, J. & Baltes, PB. (eds.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier, p. 10105-10109

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

    Self-regulation and goal pursuit: Turning hope thoughts into behavior

    Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., 2002, In : Psychological Inquiry. 13, p. 304-307

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The motivating function of thinking about the future: Expectations versus fantasies

    Oettingen, G. & Mayer, D., Nov 2002, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 83, 5, p. 1198-1212 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    future expectation
    Fantasy
    performance
    self-regulation
    surgery

    The motivating function of thinking about the future: Expectations versus fantasies

    Oettingen, G. & Mayer, D., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 83, 5, p. 1198-1212 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    future expectation
    Fantasy
    performance
    self-regulation
    surgery

    Theorien der modernen Zielpsychologie [Theories of modern psychology of goals]

    Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., 2002, Theorien der Sozialpsychologie [Theories of Social Psychology]. Frey, D. & Irle, M. (eds.). Bern: Huber, p. 51-73

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

    Turning hope thoughts into goal-directed behavior

    Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., 2002, In : Psychological Inquiry. 13, 4, p. 304-307 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2001

    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

    Goal setting and goal striving

    Oettingen, G. & Gollwitzer, P., 2001, Blackwell handbook of social psychology: Intraindividual processes. Tesser, A. & Schwarz, N. (eds.). Oxford: Blackwell, p. 329-347

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

    Self-regulation of goal setting: Turning free fantasies about the future into binding goals

    Oettingen, G., Schnetter, K. & Pak, H. J., May 2001, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 80, 5, p. 736-753 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy
    self-regulation
    commitment
    present
    activation

    Self-regulation of goal setting: Turning free fantasies about the future into binding goals

    Oettingen, G., Schnetter, K. & Pak, H. J., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 80, 5, p. 736-753 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fantasy
    self-regulation
    commitment
    present
    activation

    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

    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

    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

    Motivation

    Gollwitzer, P., Delius, JD. & Oettingen, G., 2000, International handbook of psychology. Pawlik, K. & Rosenzweig, MR. (eds.). London, UK: Sage, p. 191-206

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

    Optimismus versus Realismus: Probleme und Lösungen einer andauernden Debatte [Optimism versus realism: Solutions to an ongoing debate]

    Oettingen, G., 2000, Psychologie und Zukunft [Psychology and future]. Moller, J. & Straub, B. (eds.). Gottingen: Hogrefe, p. 51-74

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

    The emergence and implementation of health goals

    Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., 2000, Understanding and changing health behavior: From health beliefs to self-regulation. Norman, P., Abraham, C. & Connor, M. (eds.). Amsterdam: Harwood Publishers, p. 229-260

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

    1999

    Free fantasies about the future and the emergence of developmental goals

    Oettingen, G., 1999, Action & self-development: Theory and research through the life span. Brandtstädter, J. & Lerner, RM. (eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, p. 315-342

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

    Where political system meets culture: Effects on efficacy appraisal

    Oettingen, G. & Maier, H., 1999, Personality and person perception across cultures. Lee, YT., McCauley, CR. & Draguns, J. (eds.). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum Press, p. 163-190

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

    Zukunftsdenken und irrationales Handeln an der Schwelle zum 3. Jahrtausend: Gedanken zur Zeitenwende aus psychologischer Sicht [Thinking about the future and irrational action at the millennium]

    Oettingen, G., 1999, Zeit, Zeitenwende, Ewigkeit: Die Menschen vor der Jahrtausendwende [Time, change, and eternity: Mankind at the turn of the millenium]. Baumgartner, HM. (ed.). Regensburg: Pustet, p. 62-84

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

    1998

    Self-Regulation and School Performance: Is There Optimal Level of Action-Control?

    Lopez, D. F., Little, T. D., Oettingen, G. & Baltes, P. B., Jul 1998, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 70, 1, p. 54-74 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Intelligence
    Longitudinal Studies
    Self-Control
    Psychology
    Research

    The emergence and implementation of health goals

    Gollwitzer, P. & Oettingen, G., 1998, In : Psychology and Health. 13, 4, p. 687-715 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Health
    Fantasy
    Psychology
    1997

    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

    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
    1996

    Positive fantasy and motivation

    Oettingen, G., 1996, The psychology of action: Linking cognition and motivation to behavior. Gollwitzer, PM. & Bargh, JA. (eds.). New York: Guilford Press, p. 236-259

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

    Subjektives Leistungsvermögen und objektive Schulleistung: intranationale und internationale Vergleichsstudien [Subjective efficacy and objective academic performance: intranational and international comparisons]

    Oettingen, G., Little, TD. & Baltes, PB., 1996, Jahrbuch. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (ed.). Göttingen: Vandenhoek & Ruprecht

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

    1995

    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

    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

    Cross-cultural perspectives on self-efficacy

    Oettingen, G., 1995, Self-efficacy in changing societies. Bandura, A. (ed.). Cambridge University Press, p. 149-176

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

    Explanatory style in the context of culture

    Oettingen, G., 1995, Explanatory style. Buchanan, GM. & Seligman, MEP. (eds.). Hillside, NJ: Erlbaum Press, p. 209-224

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

    1994

    Adäquate Selbsteinschätzung als Erziehungsziel: Die Selbstwirksamkeitsurteile Ostberliner Schulkinder [Adequate self-evaluation as an educational goal: Self-efficacy beliefs in East Berlin children].

    Oettingen, G. & Little, TD., 1994, Psychologische Aspekte des sozio-politischen Wandels in Ostdeutschland [Psychological aspects of the socio-political change in East Germany]. Trommsdorff, G. (ed.). Berlin: De Gruyter, p. 113-123

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

    Attributionsstil und expressives Verhalten in Ost- und West-Berlin [Explanatory style and expressive behavior in East and West Berlin]

    Oettingen, G., 1994, Psychologische Aspekte des sozio-politischen Wandels in Ostdeutschland [Psychological aspects of the socio-political change in East Germany]. Trommsdorff, G. (ed.). Berlin: De Gruyter, p. 144-153

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

    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

    Schulleistungsbezogene Kontrollüberzeugungen im Kulturvergleich [Performance-related control beliefs across culture]

    Oettingen, G., 1993, Bericht über den 38. Kongreß der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie in Trier 1992. Montada, L. (ed.). Göttingen: Hogrefe, p. 928-931

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

    1991

    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
    1990

    Pessimism and behavioral signs of depression in East versus West Berlin

    Oettingen, G. & Seligman, M. E. P., 1990, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 20, p. 207-220

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Pessimism and behavioural signs of depression in East versus West Berlin

    Oettingen, G. & Seligman, M. E. P., 1990, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 20, 3, p. 207-220 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Berlin
    Depression
    Newspapers
    Pessimism

    Phantasie und Realität [Fantasy and reality]

    Oettingen, G., 1990, Bericht über den 37. Kongreß der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Frey, D. (ed.). Göttingen: Hogrefe, p. 370-375

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