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Gabriele Oettingen

Professor Of Psychology

1985 …2019
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Research Output 1985 2019

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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
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
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

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

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
2014
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
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

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

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
Anxiety
Distance Perception
Performance Anxiety
Golf

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

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