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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 64 Citations 31,505 161 World Ranking 1699 National Ranking 187

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Law
  • World War II

His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Social identity theory, Identity, Social group and Social identity approach. His Social psychology research incorporates themes from Social change, Categorization and Action. In general Social identity theory study, his work on Deindividuation often relates to the realm of Scale development, thereby connecting several areas of interest.

The concepts of his Identity study are interwoven with issues in Leadership style, Transformational leadership, Public relations, Shared leadership and Servant leadership. The Social group study combines topics in areas such as Social relation and Prison. In his research on the topic of Social identity approach, Oppression is strongly related with Social position.

His most cited work include:

  • Rediscovering the social group: A self-categorization theory. (6990 citations)
  • Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response. (915 citations)
  • A Social Identity Model of Deindividuation Phenomena (719 citations)

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

Stephen Reicher mainly investigates Social psychology, Social identity theory, Identity, Social psychology and Social group. Many of his studies on Social psychology involve topics that are commonly interrelated, such as Social change. He is interested in Social identity approach, which is a branch of Social identity theory.

His research on Social identity approach often connects related topics like Identity formation. In Identity, Stephen Reicher works on issues like Gender studies, which are connected to National identity. His Obedience study combines topics in areas such as Followership and Conformity.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (53.87%)
  • Social identity theory (36.16%)
  • Identity (21.40%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Social identity theory (36.16%)
  • Pandemic (4.80%)
  • Social psychology (53.87%)

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

Social identity theory, Pandemic, Social psychology, Public relations and 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak are his primary areas of study. His Social identity theory study contributes to a more complete understanding of Identity. Social psychology and Social relation are subfields of Social psychology in which his conducts study.

His work in Public relations addresses issues such as Psychological intervention, which are connected to fields such as Affect and Health promotion. The various areas that Stephen Reicher examines in his Social influence study include Social identity approach, Copying, Imitation and Categorization. He has researched Social identity approach in several fields, including Social position, Crowd psychology and Social system.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response. (915 citations)
  • Harnessing behavioural science in public health campaigns to maintain 'social distancing' in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: key principles. (38 citations)
  • Research priorities for the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond: A call to action for psychological science. (28 citations)

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

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Social psychology

His scientific interests lie mostly in Pandemic, Social identity theory, Social psychology, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 and 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak. His Social identity theory study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Conformity, Collective action, Cruelty, Criminology and Social influence. His study in Conformity is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Social relation, Mass gathering, Prison and Milgram experiment.

His studies in Criminology integrate themes in fields like Identity, Racism, Disadvantage and Followership. In his study, he carries out multidisciplinary Social psychology and Social processes research. Stephen Reicher combines subjects such as Research design and Human development with his study of Public relations.

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Best Publications

Rediscovering the social group: A self-categorization theory.

John C. Turner;Michael A. Hogg;Penelope J. Oakes;Stephen D. Reicher.
Contemporary Sociology (1989)

11255 Citations

Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response.

Jay J. Van Bavel;Katherine Baicker;Paulo S. Boggio;Valerio Capraro.
Nature Human Behaviour (2020)

1545 Citations

The New Psychology of Leadership: Identity, Influence and Power

S. Alexander Haslam;Stephen D. Reicher;Michael J. Platow.
(2010)

1544 Citations

A Social Identity Model of Deindividuation Phenomena

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

1429 Citations

Identity and Emergency Intervention: How Social Group Membership and Inclusiveness of Group Boundaries Shape Helping Behavior

Mark Levine;Amy Prosser;David L. Evans;Stephen Reicher.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (2005)

980 Citations

Adolescence and Delinquency: The Collective Management of Reputation

Nicholas Emler;Stephen Reicher.
(1995)

713 Citations

The Context of Social Identity: Domination, Resistance, and Change

Stephen Reicher.
Political Psychology (2004)

695 Citations

Social identity and the dynamics of leadership: Leaders and followers as collaborative agents in the transformation of social reality

Stephen Reicher;S. Alexander Haslam;Nick Hopkins.
Leadership Quarterly (2005)

634 Citations

The St. Pauls' riot: An explanation of the limits of crowd action in terms of a social identity model.

S. D. Reicher.
European Journal of Social Psychology (1984)

587 Citations

"The Battle of Westminster": Developing the social identity model of crowd behaviour in order to explain the initiation and development of collective conflict.

S. D. Reicher.
European Journal of Social Psychology (1996)

570 Citations

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