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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 35 Citations 5,298 154 World Ranking 5945 National Ranking 264

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Law
  • Cognition

Kai Sassenberg spends much of his time researching Social psychology, Regulatory focus theory, Priming, Social identity theory and Social group. His Social psychology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Power, Cognitive psychology and Social cognition. The Regulatory focus theory study combines topics in areas such as Organizational effectiveness, Leadership style, Workforce and Transformational leadership.

His Priming research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Categorization and Mindset. His Social identity theory research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Personal identity, Norm and Attitude change. The concepts of his Social group study are interwoven with issues in Social relation, Group cohesiveness, Public relations, Developmental psychology and Normative.

His most cited work include:

  • Common bond and common identity groups on the Internet: Attachment and normative behavior in on-topic and off-topic chats. (147 citations)
  • Don't stereotype, think different! Overcoming automatic stereotype activation by mindset priming (146 citations)
  • A Framework for Teachable Collaborative Problem Solving Skills (130 citations)

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

Kai Sassenberg focuses on Social psychology, Regulatory focus theory, Power, Social identity theory and Promotion. His Social psychology research incorporates elements of Developmental psychology and Task. His studies in Task integrate themes in fields like Social learning and Social comparison theory.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Social environment and Public relations in addition to Power. Kai Sassenberg works mostly in the field of Social identity theory, limiting it down to topics relating to Norm and, in certain cases, Group norms, as a part of the same area of interest. In his research, he undertakes multidisciplinary study on Promotion and Focus.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (84.88%)
  • Regulatory focus theory (19.02%)
  • Power (19.51%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Social psychology (84.88%)
  • Public relations (8.78%)
  • Cognitive psychology (10.73%)

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

Social psychology, Public relations, Cognitive psychology, Social psychology and Psychological intervention are his primary areas of study. Social identity theory, Ingroups and outgroups, Anger, Flexibility and Prejudice are among the areas of Social psychology where he concentrates his study. His Social identity theory study combines topics in areas such as Subversion, Norm and Referendum.

His study on Cognitive psychology also encompasses disciplines like

  • Interpersonal communication which connect with Hidden profile, Context, Mindset, Focus and Counterfactual thinking,
  • Cognitive appraisal, which have a strong connection to Feeling. His research integrates issues of False positive paradox, Sample size determination, Self-report study, Statistical power and Regulatory focus theory in his study of Social psychology. His studies deal with areas such as Honesty, Humility and Openness to experience as well as Psychological intervention.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Research in Social Psychology Changed Between 2011 and 2016: Larger Sample Sizes, More Self-Report Measures, and More Online Studies: (29 citations)
  • Research in Social Psychology Changed Between 2011 and 2016: Larger Sample Sizes, More Self-Report Measures, and More Online Studies: (29 citations)
  • Appraisal theories for emotion classification in text (5 citations)

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

  • Social psychology
  • Law
  • Cognition

His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Psychological intervention, Social identity theory, Norm and Conspiracy theory. His work on Ingroups and outgroups as part of his general Social psychology study is frequently connected to External pressure, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science. Kai Sassenberg has included themes like Honesty, Humility and Openness to experience in his Psychological intervention study.

Kai Sassenberg interconnects Social influence and Criminology in the investigation of issues within Conspiracy theory.

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Best Publications

A Framework for Teachable Collaborative Problem Solving Skills

Friedrich W. Hesse;Esther Care;Jürgen Buder;Kai Sassenberg.
(2015)

349 Citations

Don't stereotype, think different! Overcoming automatic stereotype activation by mindset priming

Kai Sassenberg;Gordon B. Moskowitz.
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (2005)

301 Citations

Transformational and Transactional Leadership and Followers’ Achievement Goals

Melvyn R. W. Hamstra;Nico W. Van Yperen;Barbara Wisse;Kai Sassenberg.
Journal of Business and Psychology (2014)

273 Citations

Common bond and common identity groups on the Internet: Attachment and normative behavior in on-topic and off-topic chats.

Kai Sassenberg.
Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice (2002)

257 Citations

Transformational-transactional leadership styles and follower's regulatory focus: Fit reduces followers' turnover intentions

Melvyn R. W. Hamstra;Nico W. Van Yperen;Barbara Wisse;Kai Sassenberg.
Journal of Personnel Psychology (2011)

234 Citations

Does relationship quality matter in e-services? A comparison of online and offline retailing

Gianfranco Walsh;Thorsten Hennig-Thurau;Thorsten Hennig-Thurau;Kai Sassenberg;Daniel Bornemann.
Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services (2010)

167 Citations

Why some groups just feel better: The regulatory fit of group power.

Kai Sassenberg;Kai J. Jonas;James Y. Shah;Paige C. Brazy.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2007)

162 Citations

Cognitive and strategic processes in small groups: effects of anonymity of the self and anonymity of the group on social influence.

Kai Sassenberg;Tom Postmes.
British Journal of Social Psychology (2002)

152 Citations

The attraction of social power: The influence of construing power as opportunity versus responsibility

Kai Sassenberg;Naomi Ellemers;Daan Scheepers.
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (2012)

124 Citations

Attitude change in computer-mediated communication: Effects of anonymity and category norms

Kai Sassenberg;Margarete Boos.
Group Processes & Intergroup Relations (2003)

112 Citations

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