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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 143 Citations 144,180 385 World Ranking 50 National Ranking 28

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2010 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2000 - Donald T. Campbell Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology

1992 - Presidential Medal of Freedom, United States

1990 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

1985 - Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Cognition
  • Social science

Richard E. Petty focuses on Social psychology, Persuasion, Attitude change, Cognition and Persuasive communication. The study incorporates disciplines such as Developmental psychology, Need for cognition and Social cognition in addition to Social psychology. In general Persuasion study, his work on Elaboration likelihood model and Argument quality often relates to the realm of Scrutiny, thereby connecting several areas of interest.

The concepts of his Attitude change study are interwoven with issues in Consistency, Credibility, Active listening and Cognitive dissonance. His Cognition research incorporates elements of Cognitive psychology, Recall, Mood, Stereotype and Impression management. Richard E. Petty interconnects Cognitive response, Negatively associated, Matching and Effort justification in the investigation of issues within Persuasive communication.

His most cited work include:

  • The elaboration likelihood model of persuasion (4964 citations)
  • The need for cognition. (3686 citations)
  • Central and Peripheral Routes to Advertising Effectiveness: The Moderating Role of Involvement (3396 citations)

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

Richard E. Petty mainly investigates Social psychology, Persuasion, Attitude change, Cognition and Cognitive psychology. His research integrates issues of Developmental psychology, Metacognition and Social cognition in his study of Social psychology. His Social cognition study frequently intersects with other fields, such as Social perception.

His work on Elaboration likelihood model and Argument quality as part of general Persuasion research is frequently linked to Elaboration, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science. His research on Attitude change often connects related topics like Attitude. Cognitive psychology connects with themes related to Need for cognition in his study.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (70.23%)
  • Persuasion (41.14%)
  • Attitude change (25.23%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Social psychology (70.23%)
  • Persuasion (41.14%)
  • Cognition (21.59%)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Persuasion, Cognition, Cognitive psychology and Attitude change. In his study, Sample is strongly linked to Certainty, which falls under the umbrella field of Social psychology. His Persuasion research incorporates themes from Psychological intervention, Credibility, Perception and Psychotherapist, Happiness.

His Cognition research incorporates elements of Developmental psychology and Feeling. Cognitive psychology is often connected to Elaboration likelihood model in his work. His Elaboration likelihood model research integrates issues from Metatheory and Audit.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response. (915 citations)
  • Consensus-based care recommendations for adults with myotonic dystrophy type 1. (42 citations)
  • Replicating and fixing failed replications: The case of need for cognition and argument quality (27 citations)

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

  • Social psychology
  • Cognition
  • Social science

His scientific interests lie mostly in Social psychology, Persuasion, Attitude change, Cognition and Affect. His Social psychology study frequently involves adjacent topics like Information processing. His Persuasion research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Matching, Perception, Psychotherapist and Embodied cognition.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Objectification, Cognitive psychology, Situated cognition and Social perception. His Cognition research includes elements of Anger, Adaptive behavior and Behavior change. His Affect research focuses on Elaboration likelihood model and how it relates to Need for cognition and Null result.

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Best Publications

The elaboration likelihood model of persuasion

Richard E. Petty;John T. Cacioppo.
Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (1986)

12630 Citations

Message Elaboration versus Peripheral Cues

Richard E. Petty;John T. Cacioppo.
(1986)

8838 Citations

Central and peripheral routes to persuasion: An individual difference perspective.

John T. Cacioppo;Richard E. Petty;Chuan Feng Kao;Regina Rodriguez.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1986)

7802 Citations

The need for cognition.

John T. Cacioppo;Richard E. Petty.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1982)

7799 Citations

Central and Peripheral Routes to Advertising Effectiveness: The Moderating Role of Involvement

Richard E. Petty;John T. Cacioppo;David W. Schumann.
Journal of Consumer Research (1983)

6804 Citations

Attitudes and Persuasion: Classic and Contemporary Approaches

Richard E. Petty;John T. Cacioppo.
(1981)

6404 Citations

THE EFFICIENT ASSESSMENT OF NEED FOR COGNITION

John T. Cacioppo;Richard E. Petty;Chuan Feng Kao.
Journal of Personality Assessment (1984)

3917 Citations

DISPOSITIONAL DIFFERENCES IN COGNITIVE MOTIVATION : THE LIFE AND TIMES OF INDIVIDUALS VARYING IN NEED FOR COGNITION

John T. Cacioppo;Richard E. Petty;Jeffrey A. Feinstein;W. Blair G. Jarvis.
Psychological Bulletin (1996)

3210 Citations

Personal involvement as a determinant of argument based persuasion

Richard E. Petty;John T. Cacioppo;Rachel Goldman.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1981)

2765 Citations

The Effects of Involvement on Responses to Argument Quantity and Quality: Central and Peripheral Routes to Persuasion

Richard E. Petty;John T. Cacioppo.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1984)

2469 Citations

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