H-Index & Metrics Best Publications

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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 38 Citations 37,172 56 World Ranking 5187 National Ranking 2923

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Awards & Achievements

1989 - William James Fellow Award, Association for Psychological Science (APA)

1986 - APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Psychology, American Psychological Association

1963 - Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Statistics
  • Cognition

Robert P. Abelson focuses on Social psychology, Cognition, Epistemology, Cognitive psychology and Scripting language. His work on Compliance as part of general Social psychology research is frequently linked to Relation, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science. His Cognition research integrates issues from Representation, Object, Cognitive science and Resolution.

Argument and Statistics is closely connected to Rhetoric in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Epistemology. His Cognitive psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Action, Intrapersonal communication, Big Five personality traits and Social perception. Among his Scripting language studies, you can observe a synthesis of other disciplines of science such as World Wide Web, Human knowledge, Artificial intelligence and Computer Applications.

His most cited work include:

  • SCRIPTS, PLANS, GOALS, AND UNDERSTANDING (3620 citations)
  • Scripts, plans, goals and understanding: an inquiry into human knowledge structures (2930 citations)
  • Psychological status of the script concept. (1334 citations)

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

Robert P. Abelson mainly investigates Social psychology, Statistics, Cognition, Cognitive psychology and Argument. In the subject of general Social psychology, his work in Attribution is often linked to Function, thereby combining diverse domains of study. His Econometrics research extends to the thematically linked field of Statistics.

His Cognition study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Cognitive dissonance and Cognitive science. His Argument study incorporates themes from Credibility and Positive economics. As a part of the same scientific study, he usually deals with the Developmental psychology, concentrating on Perception and frequently concerns with Set.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (43.75%)
  • Statistics (11.25%)
  • Cognition (10.00%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 1990-2014)?

  • Social psychology (43.75%)
  • Statistics (11.25%)
  • Argument (8.75%)

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

His scientific interests lie mostly in Social psychology, Statistics, Argument, Relation and Function. Robert P. Abelson does research in Social psychology, focusing on Social group specifically. His study in Argument is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Credibility and Positive economics.

His Outcome research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Event, Displacement and Cognitive psychology. His Social communication investigation overlaps with Cognition and Social cognition. His Cognition research includes themes of Interpersonal communication and Persuasion.

Between 1990 and 2014, his most popular works were:

  • Knowledge and Memory: The Real Story (510 citations)
  • Symbolic psycho‐logic: A model of attitudinal cognition (466 citations)
  • Statistics As Principled Argument (457 citations)

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

  • Social psychology
  • Statistics
  • Cognition

Robert P. Abelson spends much of his time researching Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Epistemology, Cognition and Argument. His studies deal with areas such as Value and Social cognition as well as Social psychology. The concepts of his Developmental psychology study are interwoven with issues in Attribution, Entitativity, Perception, Social perception and Outcome.

His studies in Epistemology integrate themes in fields like Cognitive science and Rhetoric. Robert P. Abelson has researched Cognition in several fields, including Interpersonal communication, Aesthetics and Content. His work carried out in the field of Statistics brings together such families of science as Econometrics and A priori and a posteriori.

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Best Publications

Scripts, plans, goals and understanding: an inquiry into human knowledge structures

Roger C. Schank;Robert P. Abelson.
(1977)

19810 Citations

SCRIPTS, PLANS, GOALS, AND UNDERSTANDING

R.C. Schank;R.P. Abelson.
(1988)

6052 Citations

Psychological status of the script concept.

R. P. Abelson.
American Psychologist (1981)

2133 Citations

Affective and semantic components in political person perception.

Robert P. Abelson;Donald R. Kinder;Mark D. Peters;Susan T. Fiske.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1982)

1230 Citations

A Variance Explanation Paradox: When a Little is a Lot

Robert P. Abelson.
Psychological Bulletin (1985)

1101 Citations

Knowledge and Memory: The Real Story

Roger C. Schank;Robert P. Abelson.
(1995)

783 Citations

Symbolic psycho‐logic: A model of attitudinal cognition

Robert P. Abelson;Milton J. Rosenberg.
Systems Research and Behavioral Science (2007)

713 Citations

Statistics As Principled Argument

Robert P. Abelson.
(1995)

702 Citations

Velocity relation : satisfaction as a function of the first derivative of outcome over time

Christopher K. Hsee;Robert P. Abelson.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1991)

477 Citations

Modes of resolution of belief dilemmas

Robert P. Abelson.
Journal of Conflict Resolution (1959)

433 Citations

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