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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 101 Citations 72,229 222 World Ranking 312 National Ranking 203

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2010 - Fellows of the Econometric Society

2008 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1960 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social psychology
  • Statistics

George Loewenstein spends much of his time researching Social psychology, Intertemporal choice, Cognition, Positive economics and Microeconomics. George Loewenstein interconnects Preference, Temporal discounting, Time preference and Exponential discounting in the investigation of issues within Intertemporal choice. His studies in Time preference integrate themes in fields like Discounting and Discounted utility.

His Cognition research integrates issues from Isolation and Cognitive psychology, Neuroeconomics. His Positive economics research incorporates elements of Feeling states, Welfare economics, Behavioral economics and Value. The study incorporates disciplines such as Present value, Payment, Valuation and Curse of knowledge in addition to Microeconomics.

His most cited work include:

  • Risk as feelings. (4011 citations)
  • Time Discounting and Time Preference: A Critical Review (3946 citations)
  • Separate Neural Systems Value Immediate and Delayed Monetary Rewards (2311 citations)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Incentive, Behavioral economics, Actuarial science and Cognitive psychology. His Social psychology study frequently intersects with other fields, such as Cognition. The concepts of his Incentive study are interwoven with issues in Psychological intervention, Randomized controlled trial and Public economics.

His Randomized controlled trial research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Financial incentives and Weight loss.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (26.46%)
  • Incentive (10.71%)
  • Behavioral economics (8.89%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Social psychology (26.46%)
  • Incentive (10.71%)
  • Randomized controlled trial (8.69%)

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

George Loewenstein mainly investigates Social psychology, Incentive, Randomized controlled trial, Positive economics and Preference. His research in Social psychology is mostly focused on Homophily. His Incentive study incorporates themes from Psychological intervention, Behavioral economics, Intervention and Weight loss.

George Loewenstein usually deals with Behavioral economics and limits it to topics linked to Test and Actuarial science. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Patient satisfaction, Needs assessment, Outpatient clinic and Medication adherence. George Loewenstein has included themes like Optimism, Pessimism, State of affairs, Information asymmetry and Public policy in his Positive economics study.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Habit formation in children: Evidence from incentives for healthy eating (60 citations)
  • Choose to Lose: Health Plan Choices from a Menu with Dominated Option (59 citations)
  • The under-appreciated drive for sense-making (58 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Social psychology
  • Statistics

George Loewenstein focuses on Social psychology, Incentive, MEDLINE, Actuarial science and Conflict of interest. His Social psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Economic anthropology and Energy. His research integrates issues of Intervention, Randomized controlled trial, Behavioral economics, Health promotion and Mental health in his study of Incentive.

His MEDLINE research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Family medicine, Drug, Cardiovascular agent and Public relations. His research in Actuarial science intersects with topics in Marketing, Payment, Anticipation and Set. His Conflict of interest research incorporates themes from Market share, Distrust and Anxiety.

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Best Publications

Time Discounting and Time Preference: A Critical Review

Shane Frederick;George Loewenstein;Ted O'Donoghue.
Journal of Economic Literature (2002)

7268 Citations

Risk as feelings.

George F. Loewenstein;Elke U. Weber;Christopher K. Hsee;Ned Welch.
Psychological Bulletin (2001)

6989 Citations

Separate Neural Systems Value Immediate and Delayed Monetary Rewards

Samuel M. McClure;David I. Laibson;George Loewenstein;Jonathan D. Cohen;Jonathan D. Cohen.
Science (2004)

3759 Citations

Out of control: Visceral influences on behavior

George Loewenstein.
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (1996)

3586 Citations

Neuroeconomics: How Neuroscience Can Inform Economics

Colin Camerer;George Loewenstein;Drazen Prelec.
Journal of Economic Literature (2005)

2796 Citations

Anomalies in Intertemporal Choice: Evidence and an Interpretation

George Loewenstein;Drazen Prelec.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1992)

2789 Citations

The psychology of curiosity: A review and reinterpretation.

George Loewenstein.
Psychological Bulletin (1994)

2274 Citations

The role of affect in decision making.

George Loewenstein;Jennifer S. Lerner.
(2003)

2222 Citations

Advances in Behavioral Economics

Colin F. Camerer;George Loewenstein;Matthew Rabin.
(2001)

2101 Citations

Time-inconsistent Preferences and Consumer Self-Control

Stephen J. Hoch;George F. Loewenstein.
Journal of Consumer Research (1991)

1994 Citations

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