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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 40 Citations 12,932 97 World Ranking 5576 National Ranking 558

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Social science
  • Psychotherapist

His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Theory of planned behavior, Developmental psychology, Consumption and Identity. His studies in Social psychology integrate themes in fields like Risk perception and Perception. His Theory of planned behavior studies intersect with other subjects such as Health behavior and Self-efficacy.

His Developmental psychology study combines topics in areas such as Cognitive Mediation and Predictive power. Paul Sparks combines Consumption and Operationalization in his research. His work investigates the relationship between Identity and topics such as Self-concept that intersect with problems in Social cognition, Social environment and Nature connectedness.

His most cited work include:

  • SELF-IDENTITY AND THE THEORY OF PLANNED BEHAVIOR - ASSESSING THE ROLE OF IDENTIFICATION WITH GREEN CONSUMERISM (814 citations)
  • The theory of planned behaviour and health behaviours. (668 citations)
  • Engaging with the natural environment : the role of affective connection and identity (367 citations)

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

His scientific interests lie mostly in Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Theory of planned behavior, Perception and Consumption. His study involves Theory of reasoned action, Identity, Self-affirmation, Ambivalence and Moderation, a branch of Social psychology. His work focuses on many connections between Developmental psychology and other disciplines, such as Personality, that overlap with his field of interest in Self-control.

His work on Subjective norm as part of his general Theory of planned behavior study is frequently connected to Self-concept, Social cognition, Moral obligation and Health behavior, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science. In general Perception, his work in Risk perception is often linked to Food processing linking many areas of study. Consumption is intertwined with Outcome, Construct, Operationalization and Optimism in his research.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (66.34%)
  • Developmental psychology (26.73%)
  • Theory of planned behavior (24.75%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2020)?

  • Social psychology (66.34%)
  • Self-affirmation (8.91%)
  • Theory of planned behavior (24.75%)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Self-affirmation, Theory of planned behavior, Measure and Developmental psychology. Paul Sparks has included themes like Action and Morality in his Social psychology study. Paul Sparks works mostly in the field of Self-affirmation, limiting it down to topics relating to Psychotherapist and, in certain cases, Young adult.

His Reasoned action approach study in the realm of Theory of planned behavior interacts with subjects such as Identity, Theory of reasoned action, Philosophy of psychology and Legal norm. The concepts of his Identity study are interwoven with issues in Argument and Similarity. His research on Developmental psychology often connects related areas such as Implementation intention.

Between 2012 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Identifying motivations and barriers to minimising household food waste (271 citations)
  • Predicting household food waste reduction using an extended theory of planned behaviour (136 citations)
  • Moderating effects of pro-environmental self-identity on pro-environmental intentions and behaviour: A multi-behaviour study (67 citations)

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

  • Social psychology
  • Social science
  • Psychotherapist

Paul Sparks mainly focuses on Social psychology, Self-affirmation, Theory of planned behavior, Food waste and Developmental psychology. Paul Sparks integrates many fields in his works, including Social psychology and Decision rule. His Theory of planned behavior research incorporates a variety of disciplines, including Injury prevention, Suicide prevention, Path analysis, Human factors and ergonomics and Binge drinking.

His Developmental psychology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Identity and Social connectedness. Paul Sparks interconnects Grounded theory, Feeling and Openness to experience in the investigation of issues within Marketing. His Socioeconomics study incorporates themes from Qualitative research, Norm and Embarrassment.

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Best Publications

The theory of planned behaviour and health behaviours.

Mark Conner;Paul Sparks.
(1996)

1746 Citations

SELF-IDENTITY AND THE THEORY OF PLANNED BEHAVIOR - ASSESSING THE ROLE OF IDENTIFICATION WITH GREEN CONSUMERISM

Paul Sparks;Richard Shepherd.
(1992)

1356 Citations

Engaging with the natural environment : the role of affective connection and identity

Joe Hinds;Paul Sparks.
Journal of Environmental Psychology (2008)

809 Citations

Identifying motivations and barriers to minimising household food waste

Ella Graham-Rowe;Donna C. Jessop;Paul Sparks.
Resources Conservation and Recycling (2014)

609 Citations

Application of the theory of planned behaviour to two dietary behaviours: Roles of perceived control and self-efficacy

Rachel Povey;Mark Conner;Paul Sparks;Rhiannon James.
(2000)

480 Citations

PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF THE POTENTIAL HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH FOOD-PRODUCTION AND FOOD-CONSUMPTION - AN EMPIRICAL-STUDY

Paul Sparks;Richard Shepherd.
(1994)

465 Citations

Alcohol Consumption and the Theory of Planned Behavior: An Examination of the Cognitive Mediation of Past Behaviorid

Mark Conner;Rachel Warren;Stephen Close;Paul Sparks.
Journal of Applied Social Psychology (1999)

458 Citations

ASSESSING AND STRUCTURING ATTITUDES TOWARD THE USE OF GENE TECHNOLOGY IN FOOD-PRODUCTION - THE ROLE OF PERCEIVED ETHICAL OBLIGATION

Paul Sparks;Richard Shepherd;Lynn J. Frewer.
(1995)

429 Citations

Self‐Identity and the Theory of Planned Behavior: A Useful Addition or an Unhelpful Artifice?1

Paul Sparks;Carol A. Guthrie.
Journal of Applied Social Psychology (1998)

416 Citations

Ambivalence and Attitudes

Mark Conner;Paul Sparks.
European Review of Social Psychology (2002)

370 Citations

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