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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 171 Citations 210,878 581 World Ranking 16 National Ranking 4
Best Scientists D-index 171 Citations 212,016 721 World Ranking 577 National Ranking 12

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award

2022 - Research.com Psychology in Australia Leader Award

2015 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2013 - William James Fellow Award, Association for Psychological Science (APA)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Law
  • Cognition

Roy F. Baumeister mainly focuses on Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Self-control, Ego depletion and Personality. His Social psychology study focuses mostly on Self, Interpersonal relationship, Social rejection, Self-concept and Sociometer. Roy F. Baumeister has researched Interpersonal relationship in several fields, including Interpersonal communication and Meaningful life.

His Developmental psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Belongingness, Anxiety and Mood. His Ego depletion study incorporates themes from Anagrams, Resource, Cognition and Function. His work deals with themes such as Narcissism and Task, which intersect with Personality.

His most cited work include:

  • The need to belong: Desire for interpersonal attachments as a fundamental human motivation. (12350 citations)
  • Bad is Stronger than Good (4399 citations)
  • High self-control predicts good adjustment, less pathology, better grades, and interpersonal success. (3324 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Self-control, Developmental psychology, Cognitive psychology and Ego depletion. Social psychology and Cognition are frequently intertwined in his study. His studies deal with areas such as Task and Temptation as well as Self-control.

His Developmental psychology study frequently draws connections between related disciplines such as Social rejection. His Interpersonal relationship research extends to Interpersonal communication, which is thematically connected.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (65.24%)
  • Self-control (19.25%)
  • Developmental psychology (17.04%)

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

  • Social psychology (65.24%)
  • Self-control (19.25%)
  • Free will (10.53%)

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

Roy F. Baumeister mostly deals with Social psychology, Self-control, Free will, Ego depletion and Cognitive psychology. As part of his studies on Social psychology, he often connects relevant subjects like Morality. Roy F. Baumeister has included themes like Causality, Task, Self-efficacy and Social group in his Self-control study.

Roy F. Baumeister combines subjects such as Soul, Moral responsibility, Addiction and Action with his study of Free will. While working on this project, Roy F. Baumeister studies both Ego depletion and Energy. His Epistemology research includes elements of Social psychology and Relevance.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Strength Model of Self-Regulation as Limited Resource: Assessment, Controversies, Update (103 citations)
  • Strength Model of Self-Regulation as Limited Resource: Assessment, Controversies, Update (103 citations)
  • Misguided Effort With Elusive Implications (101 citations)

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

  • Social psychology
  • Law
  • Epistemology

Roy F. Baumeister spends much of his time researching Social psychology, Ego depletion, Self-control, Free will and Reputation. His Social psychology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Test, Cognition and Morality. His study in Cognition is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Developmental psychology, Empirical research and Mindset.

His Ego depletion research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Cognitive psychology, Decision fatigue, Statistical power, Sampling and Standard error. The study incorporates disciplines such as Situational ethics, Task, Prosocial behavior, Dictator and Clinical psychology in addition to Self-control. His research in Free will intersects with topics in Perception, Action, Moral responsibility, Determinism and Addiction.

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Best Publications

The need to belong: Desire for interpersonal attachments as a fundamental human motivation.

Roy F. Baumeister;Mark R. Leary.
Psychological Bulletin (1995)

25278 Citations

Bad is Stronger than Good

Roy F. Baumeister;Ellen Bratslavsky;Ellen Bratslavsky;Catrin Finkenauer;Kathleen D. Vohs.
Review of General Psychology (2001)

8156 Citations

Ego depletion: is the active self a limited resource?

Roy F. Baumeister;Ellen Bratslavsky;Mark Muraven;Dianne M. Tice.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1998)

6560 Citations

High self-control predicts good adjustment, less pathology, better grades, and interpersonal success.

June P. Tangney;Roy F. Baumeister;Angie Luzio Boone.
Journal of Personality (2004)

6435 Citations

Does High Self-Esteem Cause Better Performance, Interpersonal Success, Happiness, or Healthier Lifestyles?

RF Baumeister;JD Campbell;JI Krueger;KD Vohs.
Psychological Science in the Public Interest (2003)

5592 Citations

Self-regulation and depletion of limited resources: does self-control resemble a muscle?

Mark Muraven;Roy F. Baumeister.
Psychological Bulletin (2000)

5373 Citations

Relation of threatened egotism to violence and aggression: The dark side of high self-esteem.

Roy F. Baumeister;Laura Smart;Joseph M. Boden.
Psychological Review (1996)

4005 Citations

The Strength Model of Self-Control

Roy F. Baumeister;Kathleen D. Vohs;Dianne M. Tice.
Current Directions in Psychological Science (2007)

3673 Citations

Meanings of Life

Roy F. Baumeister.
(1992)

3570 Citations

Losing Control: How and Why People Fail at Self-Regulation

Roy F. Baumeister;Todd F. Heatherton;Dianne M. Tice.
(1994)

3333 Citations

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