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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 81 Citations 54,298 166 World Ranking 811 National Ranking 521

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Statistics
  • Cognition

Michael E. McCullough spends much of his time researching Social psychology, Forgiveness, Developmental psychology, Personality and Gratitude. His research on Social psychology often connects related areas such as Well-being. His Forgiveness study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Interpersonal communication, Rumination, Interpersonal relationship and Aggression.

The various areas that Michael E. McCullough examines in his Developmental psychology study include Generalized anxiety disorder, Cognitive psychology, Oxytocin and Psychopathology. When carried out as part of a general Personality research project, his work on Temperament is frequently linked to work in Need to know, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of study. In the field of Gratitude, his study on Gratitude journal overlaps with subjects such as Social animal.

His most cited work include:

  • Handbook of Religion and Health (3246 citations)
  • Counting blessings versus burdens: An experimental investigation of gratitude and subjective well-being in daily life. (1826 citations)
  • The grateful disposition: A conceptual and empirical topography (1479 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Forgiveness, Developmental psychology, Interpersonal communication and Clinical psychology. His study in Personality, Gratitude, Empathy, Religiosity and Interpersonal relationship falls within the category of Social psychology. His studies in Empathy integrate themes in fields like Altruism and Prosocial behavior.

His work carried out in the field of Forgiveness brings together such families of science as Psychological intervention, Psychotherapist, Well-being, Value and Psychoanalysis. The Developmental psychology study combines topics in areas such as Neuroticism, Big Five personality traits, Association, Rumination and Oxytocin. His Interpersonal communication study frequently links to adjacent areas such as Feeling.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (57.47%)
  • Forgiveness (22.62%)
  • Developmental psychology (19.00%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2020)?

  • Social psychology (57.47%)
  • Empathy (9.95%)
  • Forgiveness (22.62%)

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

Social psychology, Empathy, Forgiveness, Prosocial behavior and Altruism are his primary areas of study. Social psychology is often connected to Cross-cultural in his work. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Dimension and Personality, Psychopathy.

In his study, Hostility, Variance, Item response theory and Value is inextricably linked to Conflict resolution, which falls within the broad field of Forgiveness. Interpersonal relationship and Sex factors is closely connected to Everyday life in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Prosocial behavior. His research investigates the connection between Altruism and topics such as Empathic concern that intersect with problems in Study Characteristics, Control, Helping behavior and Affect.

Between 2016 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Digital altruists: Resolving key questions about the empathy-altruism hypothesis in an internet sample (49 citations)
  • The unresponsive avenger: More evidence that disinterested third parties do not punish altruistically. (23 citations)
  • Cooperation: The roles of interpersonal value and gratitude (16 citations)

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

  • Social psychology
  • Statistics
  • Cognition

Michael E. McCullough spends much of his time researching Social psychology, Altruism, Empathic concern, Perspective-taking and Prosocial behavior. His multidisciplinary approach integrates Social psychology and Welfare in his work. His Empathic concern research incorporates elements of Study Characteristics, Control and Affect.

His Prosocial behavior research integrates issues from Conflict resolution, Variance, Item response theory, Forgiveness and Hostility. His study in Valuation is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Interpersonal communication, Sibling, Perception and Cooperative behavior. His studies deal with areas such as Anger, Insult, Aggression, Norm and Harm as well as Friendship.

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Best Publications

Handbook of Religion and Health

Harold George Koenig;Michael E. McCullough;David B. Larson.
(2001)

5685 Citations

The grateful disposition: A conceptual and empirical topography

Michael E. McCullough;Robert A. Emmons;Jo-Ann Tsang.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2002)

3553 Citations

Counting blessings versus burdens: An experimental investigation of gratitude and subjective well-being in daily life.

Robert A. Emmons;Michael E. McCullough.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2003)

2835 Citations

Interpersonal Forgiving in Close Relationships: II. Theoretical Elaboration and Measurement

McCullough Me;Rachal Kc;Sandage Sj;Worthington El.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1998)

2306 Citations

Conceptualizing Religion and Spirituality: Points of Commonality, Points of Departure

Peter C. Hill;Kenneth Ii. Pargament;Ralph W. Hood;Michael E. McCullough Jr..
Journal for The Theory of Social Behaviour (2000)

2260 Citations

Interpersonal forgiving in close relationships

Michael E. McCullough;Everett L. Worthington Jr.;Kenneth C. Rachal.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1997)

2168 Citations

Religiousness and depression: evidence for a main effect and the moderating influence of stressful life events.

Timothy B. Smith;Michael E. McCullough;Justin Poll.
Psychological Bulletin (2003)

1497 Citations

Religious Involvement and Mortality: A Meta-Analytic Review

Michael E. McCullough;William T. Hoyt;William T. Hoyt;David B. Larson;Harold G. Koenig.
Health Psychology (2000)

1419 Citations

Is gratitude a moral affect

Michael E. McCullough;Shelley D. Kilpatrick;Robert A. Emmons;David B. Larson.
Psychological Bulletin (2001)

1397 Citations

The Religious Commitment Inventory--10: Development, Refinement, and Validation of a Brief Scale for Research and Counseling.

Everett L. Worthington Jr.;Nathaniel G. Wade;Terry L. Hight;Jennifer S. Ripley.
Journal of Counseling Psychology (2003)

1331 Citations

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