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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 32 Citations 4,598 147 World Ranking 6738 National Ranking 3764

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social psychology
  • Social science

His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Self-control, Digital piracy, Social learning theory and Low self-control. His Social psychology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Sample and Occupational safety and health. In Self-control, George E. Higgins works on issues like Juvenile delinquency, which are connected to Causal model and Parenting styles.

His research in Digital piracy intersects with topics in Computer security, Criminal justice, Criminology and Internet privacy. His study in Social learning theory is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Structural equation modeling and Social learning. His study looks at the relationship between Developmental psychology and topics such as Test, which overlap with Empirical research.

His most cited work include:

  • can low self-control help with the understanding of the software piracy problem? (157 citations)
  • A Longitudinal Assessment of the Victim-Offender Overlap (147 citations)
  • A Test of Gottfredson and Hirschi's General Theory Using Structural Equation Modeling (125 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Social psychology, Criminology, Developmental psychology, Self-control and Criminal justice. George E. Higgins interconnects Structural equation modeling and Sample in the investigation of issues within Social psychology. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Ethnic group, Racial profiling and Public opinion.

His Juvenile delinquency, Low self-control and Young adult study in the realm of Developmental psychology connects with subjects such as Suicide prevention. As a part of the same scientific study, George E. Higgins usually deals with the Criminal justice, concentrating on Clinical psychology and frequently concerns with Psychiatry. The Social learning theory study which covers Digital piracy that intersects with Internet privacy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (41.81%)
  • Criminology (24.14%)
  • Developmental psychology (17.24%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Criminology (24.14%)
  • Clinical psychology (11.21%)
  • Developmental psychology (17.24%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

George E. Higgins mostly deals with Criminology, Clinical psychology, Developmental psychology, Social psychology and Criminal justice. The concepts of his Criminology study are interwoven with issues in Social policy, Racial profiling and Public opinion. The Clinical psychology study combines topics in areas such as Social support and Sample.

His study in the field of Juvenile delinquency is also linked to topics like Injury prevention, Human factors and ergonomics, Suicide prevention and Binge drinking. In general Social psychology study, his work on Social learning theory often relates to the realm of College education, thereby connecting several areas of interest. His Social learning theory study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Social learning, Cyberstalking and Self-control.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • I’m Watching You: Cyberstalking Behaviors of University Students in Romantic Relationships (26 citations)
  • The Effectiveness of Parole Supervision: Use of Propensity Score Matching to Analyze Reincarceration Rates in Kentucky: (10 citations)
  • Crossing Boundaries Online in Romantic Relationships: An Exploratory Study of The Perceptions of Impact on Partners by Cyberstalking Offenders (8 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Social psychology
  • Social science

His main research concerns Social psychology, Social learning theory, Developmental psychology, Clinical psychology and Propensity score matching. His primary area of study in Social psychology is in the field of Self-control. His Self-control study also includes fields such as

  • Social control theory and related Sample,
  • Peer effects that intertwine with fields like Deviance.

George E. Higgins usually deals with Social learning theory and limits it to topics linked to Social learning and Engineering ethics, Social change and Foundation. His work carried out in the field of Clinical psychology brings together such families of science as Criminal justice and Reliability. His study explores the link between Propensity score matching and topics such as Racial profiling that cross with problems in Police department, Citation, Public relations and Applied psychology.

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Best Publications

A Longitudinal Assessment of the Victim-Offender Overlap

Wesley G. Jennings;George E. Higgins;Richard Tewksbury;Angela R. Gover.
Journal of Interpersonal Violence (2010)

233 Citations

can low self-control help with the understanding of the software piracy problem?

George E. Higgins.
Deviant Behavior (2004)

224 Citations

Digital Piracy: An Examination of Three Measurements of Self-Control

George E. Higgins;Scott E. Wolfe;Catherine D. Marcum.
Deviant Behavior (2008)

188 Citations

Potential Factors of Online Victimization of Youth: An Examination of Adolescent Online Behaviors Utilizing Routine Activity Theory

Catherine D. Marcum;George E. Higgins;Melissa L. Ricketts.
Deviant Behavior (2010)

187 Citations

Digital Piracy: Assessing the Contributions of an Integrated Self‐Control Theory and Social Learning Theory Using Structural Equation Modeling

George E. Higgins;Brian D. Fell;Abby L. Wilson.
Criminal Justice Studies (2006)

182 Citations

A Test of Gottfredson and Hirschi's General Theory Using Structural Equation Modeling

John J. Gibbs;Dennis Giever;George E. Higgins.
Criminal Justice and Behavior (2003)

179 Citations

Does Social Learning Theory Condition the Effects of Low Self-Control on College Students' Software Piracy?

George E. Higgins;David A. Makin.
(2004)

161 Citations

Neutralizing Potential and Self-Reported Digital Piracy: A Multitheoretical Exploration Among College Undergraduates

Robert G. Morris;George E. Higgins.
Criminal Justice Review (2009)

154 Citations

Exploring the Link Between Low Self-Control and Violent Victimization Trajectories in Adolescents:

George E. Higgins;Wesley G. Jennings;Richard Tewksbury;Chris L. Gibson.
Criminal Justice and Behavior (2009)

142 Citations

Prison staff and work stress: The role of organizational and emotional influences

Richard Tewksbury;George E. Higgins.
American Journal of Criminal Justice (2006)

136 Citations

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