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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 98 Citations 47,931 293 World Ranking 365 National Ranking 16

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Law
  • Social science

His primary areas of investigation include Social psychology, Social identity theory, Social group, Deindividuation and Social identity model of deindividuation effects. His Social psychology research incorporates elements of Developmental psychology, Collective action, Social cognition and Social perception. The Social identity theory study combines topics in areas such as Social influence, Optimal distinctiveness theory, Collective identity and Self-esteem.

His Social group study combines topics in areas such as Social relation, Context, Out-group homogeneity, Ingroups and outgroups and Identity formation. His Deindividuation research integrates issues from Computer-mediated communication and Conformity. His work deals with themes such as Group decision-making and Anonymity, which intersect with Social identity model of deindividuation effects.

His most cited work include:

  • Toward an integrative social identity model of collective action: A quantitative research synthesis of three socio-psychological perspectives (1123 citations)
  • Self and social identity (1068 citations)
  • Group-level self-definition and self-investment: A hierarchical (multicomponent) model of in-group identification (827 citations)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Social psychology, Social identity theory, Social group, Developmental psychology and Ingroups and outgroups. His research in Social psychology intersects with topics in Collective action, Social cognition and Social perception. Russell Spears interconnects Context and Optimal distinctiveness theory in the investigation of issues within Social identity theory.

His biological study deals with issues like Social psychology, which deal with fields such as Epistemology. His Self-esteem study in the realm of Developmental psychology connects with subjects such as Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. His work in Social identity model of deindividuation effects addresses subjects such as Computer-mediated communication, which are connected to disciplines such as Social influence.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (81.60%)
  • Social identity theory (36.80%)
  • Social group (19.61%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • Social psychology (81.60%)
  • Social identity theory (36.80%)
  • Identity (10.17%)

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

Russell Spears mostly deals with Social psychology, Social identity theory, Identity, System justification and Ingroups and outgroups. Russell Spears does research in Social psychology, focusing on Social influence specifically. His Social identity theory research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Disadvantaged, Collective identity, Self-esteem, Salience and Disadvantage.

His study in Identity is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Dilemma, Prejudice, Dictator game and Social perception. His Ingroups and outgroups research includes elements of Facial expression and Contempt. His Collective action research includes themes of Criminology, Solidarity, Appeal and Social group.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Acting in solidarity: Testing an extended dual pathway model of collective action by bystander group members (55 citations)
  • “Fear of Falling”: Economic Instability Enhances Collective Angst among Societies’ Wealthy Class (36 citations)
  • Group Identity, Social Influence and Collective Action Online: Extensions and Applications of the SIDE Model (36 citations)

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

  • Social psychology
  • Law
  • Social science

Russell Spears mainly focuses on Social psychology, Social identity theory, Collective action, Identity and Ingroups and outgroups. He undertakes interdisciplinary study in the fields of Social psychology and Social inequality through his works. His Social identity theory research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in System justification, Context, Cognitive dissonance, Epistemology and Politics.

His work is dedicated to discovering how Collective action, Collective identity are connected with Outgroup, Political efficacy and Collective behavior and other disciplines. His Identity study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Disadvantage, Self-esteem and Identification. His studies deal with areas such as Salience, Opposition, Great Depression, Mood and Anger as well as Ingroups and outgroups.

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Best Publications

Toward an integrative social identity model of collective action: A quantitative research synthesis of three socio-psychological perspectives

Martijn van Zomeren;Tom Postmes;Russell Spears.
Psychological Bulletin (2008)

2101 Citations

Self and social identity

Naomi Ellemers;Russell Spears;Bertjan Doosje.
Annual Review of Psychology (2002)

2061 Citations

The context and content of social identity threat

N.R. Branscombe;N. Ellemers;R. Spears;E.J. Doosje.
Social identity: Context, commitment, content (1999)

1617 Citations

Group-level self-definition and self-investment: A hierarchical (multicomponent) model of in-group identification

Colin Wayne Leach;Martijn van Zomeren;Sven Zebel;Michael L. W. Vliek.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2008)

1498 Citations

A Social Identity Model of Deindividuation Phenomena

S.D. Reicher;R. Spears;T.T. Postmes.
European Review of Social Psychology (1995)

1429 Citations

PERCEIVED INTRAGROUP VARIABILITY AS A FUNCTION OF GROUP STATUS AND IDENTIFICATION

Bertjan Doosje;Naomi Ellemers;Russell Spears.
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (1995)

1369 Citations

Breaching or Building Social Boundaries? SIDE-Effects of Computer-Mediated Communication

Tom Postmes;Russell Spears;Martin Lea.
Communication Research (1998)

1247 Citations

Guilty by Association: When One's Group Has a Negative History

Bertjan Doosje;Nyla R. Branscombe;Russell Spears;Antony S. R. Manstead.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1998)

1189 Citations

Panacea or Panopticon? The Hidden Power in Computer-Mediated Communication

Russell Spears;Martin Lea.
Communication Research (1994)

1170 Citations

Put your money where your mouth is! : Explaining collective action tendencies through group-based anger and group efficacy

Martijn van Zomeren;Russell Spears;Agneta H. Fischer;Colin Wayne Leach.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2004)

1066 Citations

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