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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 142 Citations 94,363 453 World Ranking 51 National Ranking 29
Best female scientists D-index 142 Citations 94,936 532 World Ranking 133 National Ranking 86

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Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Female Scientist Award

2011 - William James Fellow Award, Association for Psychological Science (APA)

1996 - Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Developmental psychology
  • Social psychology
  • Law

Nancy Eisenberg mostly deals with Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Prosocial behavior, Empathy and Emotionality. Her Developmental psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Social relation, Personal distress and Personality. Her Prosocial behavior research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Longitudinal study, Moral development, Personality development, Cognition and Moral reasoning.

Nancy Eisenberg works mostly in the field of Empathy, limiting it down to topics relating to Sympathy and, in certain cases, Distress and Morality, as a part of the same area of interest. Her work carried out in the field of Emotionality brings together such families of science as Negative emotionality, Social change, Anxiety, Emotional intensity and Coping. Her Self-control research integrates issues from Externalization, Anger, Attentional control and Temperament.

Her most cited work include:

  • The Relation of Empathy to Prosocial and Related Behaviors (1696 citations)
  • Emotion, regulation, and moral development. (1585 citations)
  • Social, emotional, and personality development (1541 citations)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Prosocial behavior, Empathy and Sympathy. She combines subjects such as Social relation, Anger and Personality with her study of Developmental psychology. She focuses mostly in the field of Social psychology, narrowing it down to matters related to Social competence and, in some cases, Social skills.

Her studies in Prosocial behavior integrate themes in fields like Attribution, Affect, Personality development, Cognition and Morality. Her research in Empathy intersects with topics in Helping behavior and Distress. The Self-control study combines topics in areas such as Parenting styles, Impulsivity and Child development.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Developmental psychology (76.75%)
  • Social psychology (35.54%)
  • Prosocial behavior (26.47%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Developmental psychology (76.75%)
  • Social psychology (35.54%)
  • Prosocial behavior (26.47%)

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

Her primary scientific interests are in Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Prosocial behavior, Clinical psychology and Empathy. Her Developmental psychology research focuses on Moderation and how it relates to Impulsivity. Her research in Social psychology focuses on subjects like Social competence, which are connected to Coping.

Nancy Eisenberg combines subjects such as Socialization and Moral reasoning with her study of Prosocial behavior. Her study focuses on the intersection of Empathy and fields such as Sympathy with connections in the field of Personal distress. Her work deals with themes such as Temperament, Emotionality and Longitudinal study, which intersect with Anger.

Between 2013 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Conscientiousness: Origins in Childhood?. (145 citations)
  • Empathy-Related Responding and Cognition: A “Chicken and the Egg” Dilemma (111 citations)
  • 15 Prosocial Development (103 citations)

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

  • Social psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Law

Her scientific interests lie mostly in Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Prosocial behavior, Clinical psychology and Young adult. Her studies deal with areas such as Psychological intervention and Empathy as well as Developmental psychology. Her Empathy research integrates issues from Sympathy and Socialization.

Nancy Eisenberg studied Social psychology and Mediation that intersect with Marital stress and Middle childhood. Her Prosocial behavior research includes themes of Social perception, Openness to experience, Moral reasoning, Personality and Morality. Her work in the fields of Clinical psychology, such as Coping, intersects with other areas such as Trait and Injury prevention.

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

The Relation of Empathy to Prosocial and Related Behaviors

Nancy Eisenberg;Paul A. Miller.
Psychological Bulletin (1987)

3526 Citations

Emotion, regulation, and moral development.

Nancy Eisenberg.
Annual Review of Psychology (2000)

3336 Citations

Parental socialization of emotion.

Nancy Eisenberg;Amanda Cumberland;Tracy L. Spinrad.
Psychological Inquiry (1998)

2719 Citations

Social, emotional, and personality development

Nancy Eisenberg;William Damon.
(1998)

2530 Citations

The Relations of Regulation and Emotionality to Children's Externalizing and Internalizing Problem Behavior

Nancy Eisenberg;Amanda Cumberland;Tracy L. Spinrad;Richard A. Fabes.
Child Development (2001)

2117 Citations

Sex Differences in Empathy and Related Capacities

Nancy Eisenberg;Randy Lennon.
Psychological Bulletin (1983)

1967 Citations

Dispositional emotionality and regulation: their role in predicting quality of social functioning.

Nancy Eisenberg;Richard A. Fabes;Ivanna K. Guthrie;Mark Reiser.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2000)

1845 Citations

The relation of empathy to aggressive and externalizing/antisocial behavior.

Paul A. Miller;Nancy Eisenberg.
Psychological Bulletin (1988)

1779 Citations

The roots of prosocial behavior in children

Nancy Eisenberg;Paul Henry Mussen.
(1989)

1577 Citations

Altruistic Emotion, Cognition, and Behavior (PLE: Emotion)

Nancy Eisenberg.
(2014)

1576 Citations

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