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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 159 Citations 142,444 338 World Ranking 25 National Ranking 13
Best female scientists D-index 162 Citations 144,435 416 World Ranking 53 National Ranking 37
Best Scientists D-index 162 Citations 144,435 416 World Ranking 756 National Ranking 484

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Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Female Scientist Award

2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award

2017 - APA Distinguished Scientific Award for the Applications of Psychology, American Psychological Association

2008 - Fellow of the American Educational Research Association

2005 - E. L. Thorndike Award, American Psychological Association

1996 - James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award, Association for Psychological Science

1982 - Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Social science

Her main research concerns Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Academic achievement, Self-concept and Competence. She has researched Developmental psychology in several fields, including Social relation, Expectancy-value theory, Social environment and Perception. Her work on Need for achievement, Socialization, Expectancy theory and Personality development as part of her general Social psychology study is frequently connected to Perspective, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science.

The concepts of her Academic achievement study are interwoven with issues in Social work, Self-efficacy, Context effect and Anger. Poverty and Child rearing is closely connected to Self-esteem in her research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Self-concept. Her Competence research includes themes of Role modeling, Sociology of sport and Language arts.

Her most cited work include:

  • Motivational beliefs, values, and goals. (3934 citations)
  • Expectancy-Value Theory of Achievement Motivation. (3861 citations)
  • Expectancies, values and academic behaviors (2621 citations)

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

Her primary areas of investigation include Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Self-concept, Academic achievement and Mathematics education. Her Developmental psychology research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Social environment, Perception and Competence. Much of her study explores Social psychology relationship to Social perception.

Her Self-concept research includes elements of Self-esteem and Aptitude. Her Academic achievement research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Social relation, Self-efficacy and Need for achievement. Her research on Mathematics education often connects related topics like Early adolescents.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Developmental psychology (56.74%)
  • Social psychology (28.37%)
  • Self-concept (19.39%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Developmental psychology (56.74%)
  • Mathematics education (13.24%)
  • Task (6.15%)

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

Her primary scientific interests are in Developmental psychology, Mathematics education, Task, Self-concept and Cognitive psychology. She has included themes like Identity, Health psychology and Student perceptions in her Developmental psychology study. Her research in Self-concept intersects with topics in Reading skills, Mixture modeling, Educational psychology and Child development.

Her biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Instrumental and intrinsic value, Situated and Expectancy-value theory. Her Expectancy-value theory research integrates issues from Women in STEM fields and Task value. As part of one scientific family, she deals mainly with the area of Value, narrowing it down to issues related to the Social cognitive theory, and often Social cognition, Self-efficacy, Competence and Academic achievement.

Between 2017 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • From expectancy-value theory to situated expectancy-value theory: A developmental, social cognitive, and sociocultural perspective on motivation (102 citations)
  • From expectancy-value theory to situated expectancy-value theory: A developmental, social cognitive, and sociocultural perspective on motivation (102 citations)
  • School Transitions in Early Adolescence: What Are We Doing to Our Young People? (100 citations)

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

  • Social psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Social science

Jacquelynne S. Eccles mostly deals with Developmental psychology, Expectancy-value theory, Cognitive psychology, Task and Adolescent development. Her study of Academic achievement is a part of Developmental psychology. Her Academic achievement study which covers Social cognition that intersects with Need for achievement.

Her Adolescent development study combines topics in areas such as School environment, Context, Early adolescence and Erikson's stages of psychosocial development. In her study, Social psychology is strongly linked to Femininity, which falls under the umbrella field of Context. Her work on Self-esteem as part of general Social psychology study is frequently connected to Criterion validity, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

Motivational beliefs, values, and goals.

Jacquelynne S. Eccles;Allan Wigfield.
Annual Review of Psychology (2002)

8223 Citations

Expectancy-Value Theory of Achievement Motivation.

Allan Wigfield;Jacquelynne S. Eccles.
Contemporary Educational Psychology (2000)

7717 Citations

Expectancies, values and academic behaviors

J. Eccles.
Achievement and achievement motives (1983)

6196 Citations

Development during adolescence: The impact of stage-environment fit on young adolescents' experiences in schools and in families.

Jacquelynne S. Eccles;Carol Midgley;Allan Wigfield;Christy Miller Buchanan.
American Psychologist (1993)

4332 Citations

Motivation to succeed.

Jacquelynne S. Eccles;Allan Wigfield;Ulrich Schiefele.
(1998)

2792 Citations

The development of achievement task values: A theoretical analysis

Allan Wigfield;Jacquelynne S Eccles.
Developmental Review (1992)

2639 Citations

Student Council, Volunteering, Basketball, or Marching Band: What Kind of Extracurricular Involvement Matters?

Jacquelynne S. Eccles;Bonnie L. Barber.
Journal of Adolescent Research (1999)

2563 Citations

Age and Gender Differences in Children's Self‐ and Task Perceptions during Elementary School

Jacquelynne Eccles;Allan Wigfield;Rena D. Harold;Phyllis Blumenfeld.
Child Development (1993)

2394 Citations

Changes in Children’s Self‐Competence and Values: Gender and Domain Differences across Grades One through Twelve

Janis E. Jacobs;Stephanie Lanza;D. Wayne Osgood;Jacquelynne S. Eccles.
Child Development (2002)

2191 Citations

In the Mind of the Actor: The Structure of Adolescents' Achievement Task Values and Expectancy-Related Beliefs

Jacquelynne S. Eccles;Allan Wigfield.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (1995)

2015 Citations

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