H-Index & Metrics Best Publications

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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 54 Citations 32,259 91 World Ranking 2846 National Ranking 1665

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Law
  • Social science

His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Well-being, Personality, Happiness and Self-concept. In his works, Tim Kasser conducts interdisciplinary research on Social psychology and Social value orientations. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Life satisfaction and Need for achievement.

His study in Personality is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Emotional Maturity, Affect and Erikson's stages of psychosocial development. His Happiness research includes elements of Finance, Maslow's hierarchy of needs and Self. The Feeling study combines topics in areas such as Materialism, Distress, Praise, Consumer behaviour and Narcissism.

His most cited work include:

  • Further Examining the American Dream: Differential Correlates of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Goals (1716 citations)
  • A Dark Side of the American Dream: Correlates of Financial Success as a Central Life Aspiration (1537 citations)
  • The High Price of Materialism (1139 citations)

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

Tim Kasser mostly deals with Social psychology, Well-being, Materialism, Developmental psychology and Happiness. His Feeling, Self-esteem and Personality study in the realm of Social psychology interacts with subjects such as Social value orientations. His Well-being study combines topics in areas such as Life satisfaction, Psychological well-being, Self-concept, Goal setting and Positive psychology.

His Materialism research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Psychological intervention, Environmental degradation, Affect and Consumer behaviour. His work on Mortality salience as part of general Developmental psychology study is frequently linked to Socioeconomic status, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of science. His Happiness study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Test, Popularity and Autonomy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (56.07%)
  • Well-being (26.17%)
  • Materialism (21.50%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2019)?

  • Social psychology (56.07%)
  • Materialism (21.50%)
  • Well-being (26.17%)

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

His main research concerns Social psychology, Materialism, Well-being, Social value orientations and Public opinion. Tim Kasser has included themes like Negatively associated and Perception in his Social psychology study. His research in Materialism intersects with topics in Developmental psychology and Affect.

His research in Affect tackles topics such as Behavioral economics which are related to areas like Sample. His work in Well-being is not limited to one particular discipline; it also encompasses Consumer behaviour. His work carried out in the field of Consumer behaviour brings together such families of science as Positive psychology, Interpersonal relationship, Prosocial behavior and Value.

Between 2015 and 2019, his most popular works were:

  • Materialistic Values and Goals. (156 citations)
  • Living both well and sustainably: a review of the literature, with some reflections on future research, interventions and policy (49 citations)
  • Overcoming societal addictions: What can we learn from individual therapies? (30 citations)

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Best Publications

Further Examining the American Dream: Differential Correlates of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Goals

Tim Kasser;Richard M. Ryan.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (1996)

3618 Citations

A Dark Side of the American Dream: Correlates of Financial Success as a Central Life Aspiration

Tim Kasser;Richard M. Ryan.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1993)

3035 Citations

What is satisfying about satisfying events? Testing 10 candidate psychological needs.

Kennon M. Sheldon;Andrew J. Elliot;Youngmee Kim;Tim Kasser.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2001)

2102 Citations

The High Price of Materialism

Tim Kasser.
(2002)

1797 Citations

Coherence and congruence: two aspects of personality integration.

Kennon M. Sheldon;Tim Kasser.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1995)

1359 Citations

Pursuing Personal Goals: Skills Enable Progress, but Not all Progress is Beneficial

Kennon M. Sheldon;Tim Kasser.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (1998)

1200 Citations

The Independent Effects of Goal Contents and Motives on Well-Being: It’s Both What You Pursue and Why You Pursue It

Kennon M. Sheldon;Richard M. Ryan;Edward L. Deci;Tim Kasser.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (2004)

1176 Citations

Are Psychological and Ecological Well-being Compatible? The Role of Values, Mindfulness, and Lifestyle

Kirk Warren Brown;Tim Kasser.
Social Indicators Research (2005)

1091 Citations

All goals are not created equal: An organismic perspective on the nature of goals and their regulation.

Richard M. Ryan;Kennon M. Sheldon;Tim Kasser;Edward L. Deci.
(1996)

1013 Citations

The Structure of Goal Contents Across 15 Cultures.

Frederick M. E. Grouzet;Tim Kasser;Aaron Ahuvia;José Miguel Fernández Dols.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2005)

913 Citations

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