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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 95 Citations 57,326 297 World Ranking 416 National Ranking 12

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Awards & Achievements

2017 - German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina - Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Psychology and Cognitive Sciences

2003 - Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)

1996 - Member of Academia Europaea

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Cognition
  • Epistemology

His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Cognition, Action, Implementation intention and Goal setting. His Social psychology study incorporates themes from Mindset, Social cognition and Action control. His Cognition research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Cognitive psychology and Recall.

His work deals with themes such as Mental representation, Developmental psychology, Metacognition, Cognitive science and Functional magnetic resonance imaging, which intersect with Action. His Goal setting study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Health action process approach, Content theory and Goal orientation. His Situational ethics research incorporates elements of Dissociation and Goal pursuit.

His most cited work include:

  • Implementation intentions: Strong effects of simple plans. (3593 citations)
  • Implementation intentions and goal achievement: A meta-analysis of effects and processes (1935 citations)
  • The automated will: Nonconscious activation and pursuit of behavioral goals. (1467 citations)

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

Peter M. Gollwitzer focuses on Social psychology, Action, Implementation intention, Cognitive psychology and Cognition. His work is connected to Goal pursuit, Affect, Goal orientation, Set and Goal setting, as a part of Social psychology. The various areas that Peter M. Gollwitzer examines in his Action study include Perspective and Cognitive science.

His Implementation intention study combines topics in areas such as Situational ethics, Attentional control, Applied psychology and Automaticity. His Cognitive psychology research incorporates themes from Stimulus and Mindset. His study looks at the relationship between Cognition and topics such as Developmental psychology, which overlap with Mental contrasting.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (86.03%)
  • Action (29.61%)
  • Implementation intention (28.49%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Social psychology (86.03%)
  • Implementation intention (28.49%)
  • Action (29.61%)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Implementation intention, Action, Cognitive psychology and Affect. His research ties Morality and Social psychology together. His Implementation intention research focuses on Applied psychology and how it relates to Set, Strengths and weaknesses and Mental exercise.

His Action course of study focuses on Process management and Originality, Face and Value. His Cognitive psychology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Cognition and Visual attention. In his research, Brief intervention, Clinical psychology, Psychological intervention and Intervention is intimately related to Mindset, which falls under the overarching field of Affect.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Implementation intention and planning interventions in Health Psychology: Recommendations from the Synergy Expert Group for research and practice. (120 citations)
  • Social Value Orientation Moderates the Effects of Intuition versus Reflection on Responses to Unfair Ultimatum Offers (63 citations)
  • Social Value Orientation Moderates the Effects of Intuition versus Reflection on Responses to Unfair Ultimatum Offers (63 citations)

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

  • Social psychology
  • Cognition
  • Epistemology

Peter M. Gollwitzer spends much of his time researching Social psychology, Implementation intention, Action, Automaticity and Intervention. His Social psychology and Ultimatum game study in the realm of Social psychology interacts with subjects such as Social value orientations, Intuition and Course of action. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Prefrontal cortex, Response inhibition, Balance and Attentional control.

His Action study frequently links to other fields, such as Group performance. To a larger extent, he studies Cognition with the aim of understanding Automaticity. The concepts of his Intervention study are interwoven with issues in Mental exercise and Strengths and weaknesses.

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Best Publications

Implementation intentions: Strong effects of simple plans.

Peter M. Gollwitzer.
American Psychologist (1999)

6260 Citations

Implementation intentions and goal achievement: A meta-analysis of effects and processes

Peter M. Gollwitzer;Paschal Sheeran.
Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (2006)

3345 Citations

The automated will: Nonconscious activation and pursuit of behavioral goals.

John A. Bargh;Peter M. Gollwitzer;Peter M. Gollwitzer;Annette Lee-Chai;Kimberly Barndollar;Kimberly Barndollar.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2001)

2858 Citations

Goal Achievement: The Role of Intentions

Peter M. Gollwitzer.
European Review of Social Psychology (1993)

2299 Citations

Action phases and mind-sets

Peter M. Gollwitzer.
(1990)

2080 Citations

The psychology of action : linking cognition and motivation to behavior

Peter M. Gollwitzer;John A. Bargh.
Journal of Psychophysiology (1999)

1985 Citations

Implementation intentions and effective goal pursuit

Peter M. Gollwitzer;Veronika Brandstätter.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1997)

1708 Citations

Thought contents and cognitive functioning in motivational versus volitional states of mind

Heinz Heckhausen;Peter M. Gollwitzer.
Motivation and Emotion (1987)

1635 Citations

Symbolic self-completion

Robert A. Wicklund;Peter M. Gollwitzer.
(1982)

1581 Citations

The Volitional Benefits of Planning

Peter M. Gollwitzer.
(1996)

1187 Citations

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