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Prof. Dr. V. Brandstätter

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Bernecker, K., Herrmann, M., Brandstätter, V., & Job, V. (2015). Implicit theories about willpower predict subjective well-being. Journal of Personality. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12225

Brandstätter, V., & Herrmann, M. (2015). Goal disengagement in emerging adulthood: The adaptive potential of action crises. International Journal of Behavioral Development. doi:10.1177/0165025415597550

Brandstätter, V., Giesinger, L., Job, V., & Frank, E. (2015). The role of deliberative versus implemental mindsets in time prediction and task accomplishment. Social Psychology, 46(2), 104. doi:10.1027/1864-9335/a000231

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2015). Action crises and goal disengagement: Longitudinal evidence on the predictive validity of a motivational phase in goal striving. Motivation Science, 1(2), 121-136. doi:10.1037/mot0000016

Koletzko, S. H., Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2015). Unconflicted goal striving: Goal ambivalence as a mediator between goal self-concordance and well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41(1), 140-156. doi:10.1177/0146167214559711

Koletzko, S. H., Ghaemmaghami, P., & Brandstätter, V. (2015). Mixed expectations: Effects of goal ambivalence during pregnancy on maternal well‐being, stress, and coping. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. doi:10.1111/aphw.12047

Kuster, M., Bernecker, K., Backes, S., Brandstätter, V., Nussbeck, F. W., Bradbury, T. N., ... Bodenmann, G. (2015). Avoidance orientation and the escalation of negative communication in intimate relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109(2), 262-275. doi:10.1037/pspi0000025

Schattke, K., Brandstätter, V., Taylor, G., & Kehr, H. M. (2015). Wahrgenommene Leistungsanreize moderieren den positiven Einfluss von Leistungsmotiv-Kongruenz auf das Flow-Erleben beim Hallenklettern. Zeitschrift für Sportpsychologie, 22(1). doi:10.1026/1612-5010/a000134

Schüler, J., Brandstätter, V., & Baumann, N. (2015). Effects of implicit failure priming on cognitive and motoric performance in elementary school children. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 74(2), 83-90. doi:10.1024/1421-0185/a000154;

Schüler, J., Brandstätter, V., Wegner, M., & Baumann, N. (2015). Testing the convergent and discriminant validity of three implicit motive measures: PSE, OMT, and MMG. Motivation and Emotion. doi:10.1007/s11031-015-9502-1

Backes, S., Brandstätter, V., & Brandstätter, H. (2014). Moral courage: Its personal and situational determinants. Politische Psychologie, 3, 5-23.

Herrmann*, M., Baur*, V., Brandstätter, V., Hänggi, J., & Jäncke, L. (2014). Being in two minds: The neural basis of experiencing action crises in personal long-term goals. Social Neuroscience, 9(6). 548-561. doi:10.1080/17470919.2014.933715 [*shared first authorship]

Landis, M., Bodenmann, G., Bradbury, T. N., Brandstätter, V., Peter-Wight, M., Backes, S., … Nussbeck, F. W. (2014). Commitment and dyadic coping in long-term relationships. GeroPsych: Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry, 27(4), 139–149. doi:10.1024/1662-9647/a000112

Oertig, D., Schüler, J., Brandstätter, V., & Augustine, A. A. (2014). The influence of avoidance temperament and avoidance-based achievement goals on flow. Journal of Personality, 82(3), 171-181. doi:10.1111/jopy.12043

Schattke, K., Brandstätter, V., Taylor, G., & Kehr, H. M. (2014). Flow on the rocks: Motive-incentive congruence enhances flow in rock climbing. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 45(6), 603–620. doi:10.7352/IJSP2014.45.603 

Brandstätter, V., Herrmann, M., & Schüler, J. (2013). The struggle of giving up personal goals: Affective, physiological, and cognitive consequences of an action crisis. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39(12), 1668-1682. doi:10.1177/0146167213500151

Brandstätter, V., & Schüler, J. (2013). Action crisis and cost–benefit thinking: A cognitive analysis of a goal-disengagement phase. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49(3), 543-553. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2012.10.004

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2013). Overcoming action crises in personal goals – Longitudinal evidence on a mediating mechanism between action orientation and well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 47(6), 881-893. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2013.09.005

Oertig, D., Schüler, J., Schnelle, J., Brandstätter, V., Roskes, M., & Elliot, A. J. (2013). Avoidance goal pursuit depletes self-regulatory resources. Journal of Personality, 81(4), 365-375. doi:10.1111/jopy.12019

Schüler, J., Brandstätter, V., & Baumann, N. (2013). Failure cues priming and impaired cognitive performance – Analysis of avoidance motivation as mediator and fear of failure as moderator. European Journal of Social Psychology, 43(5), 335-343. doi:10.1002/ejsp.1942

Schüler, J., & Brandstätter, V. (2013). How basic need satisfaction and dispositional motives interact in predicting flow experience in sport. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43(4), 687-705. doi:10.1111/j.1559-1816.2013.01045.x

Schüler, J., Brandstätter, V., & Sheldon, K. M. (2013). Do implicit motives and basic psychological needs interact to predict well-being and flow? Testing a universal hypothesis and a matching hypothesis. Motivation and Emotion, 37(3), 480-495. doi:10.1007/s11031-012-9317-2

Simmen-Janevska, K., Brandstätter, V., & Maercker, A. (2012). The overlooked relationship between motivational abilities and posttraumatic stress: A review. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 3, 1-19. doi:10.3402/ejpt.v3i0.18560

Job, V., Oertig, D., Brandstätter, V., & Allemand, M. (2010). Discrepancies between implicit and explicit motivation and unhealthy eating behavior. Journal of Personality, 78(4), 1209-1238. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6494.2010.00648.x

Schnelle, J., Brandstätter, V., & Knöpfel, A. (2010). The adoption of approach versus avoidance goals. The role of goal-relevant resources. Motivation and Emotion, 34(3), 215-229. doi:10.1007/s11031-010-9173-x

Job, V., & Brandstätter, V. (2009). To get a taste of your goals: Creating motive-goal congruence by affect-focus goal-fantasy. Journal of Personality, 77(5), 1527-1559. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6494.2009.00591.x

Job, V., Langens, T. A., & Brandstätter, V. (2009). Effects of achievement goal striving on well-being: The moderating role of the explicit achievement motive. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35(8), 983-996. doi:10.1177/0146167209336606

Schüler, J., Job, V., Fröhlich, S., & Brandstätter, V. (2009). Dealing with a “hidden stressor”: Emotional disclosure as a coping strategy to overcome the negative effects of motive incongruence on health. Stress and Health, 25(3), 221-233. doi:10.1002/smi.1241

Schüler, J., Job, V., Fröhlich, S., & Brandstätter, V. (2008). A high implicit affiliation motive does not always make you happy. Motivation and Emotion, 32(3), 231-242. doi:10.1007/s11031-008-9096-y

Schüler, J., Job, V., Fröhlich, S., & Brandstätter, V. (2008). Emotional disclosure buffers the negative effect of motive-incongruence on health. International Journal of Psychology, 43(3-4), 223-223.

Brandstätter, V., Frey, D., & Schneider, G. (2006). Zivilcourage: Eine wichtige Tugend in einer Demokratie [Moral courage: A basic virtue in a democracy]. Zeitschrift für Politische Psychologie, 14, 375-398.

Jonas, K. J., & Brandstätter, V. (2004). Zivilcourage: Definition, Befunde und Handlungsempfehlungen [Civil courage: Definition, empirical results and recommendations for intervention]. Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie, 45, 185-200.

Brandstätter, V., Heimbeck, D., Malzacher, J. T., & Frese, M. (2003). Goals need implementation intentions: The model of action phases tested in the applied setting of continuing education. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 12(1), 37-59. doi:10.1080/13594320344000011

Brandstätter, V., & Frank, E. (2002). Effects of deliberative and implemental mindsets on persistence in goal-directed behavior. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28(10), 1366-1378. doi:10.1177/014616702236868

Frank, E., & Brandstätter, V. (2002) Approach vs. avoidance: Different types of commitment in intimate relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82(2), 208-221. doi:10.1037/0022-3514.82.2.208

Brandstätter, V., Lengfelder, A., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (2001). Implementation intentions and efficient action initiation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 81(5), 946-960. doi:10.1037/0022-3514.81.5.946

Gollwitzer, P. M., & Brandstätter, V. (1997). Implementation intentions and effective goal pursuit. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 73(1), 186-199. doi:10.1037/0022-3514.73.1.186

Schuster, B., Brandstätter, V., & Frey, D. (1997). Wie das Schöne im Menschen bewah­ren – und dennoch durch Anreize motivieren? [How to preserve the good in human beings – and still motivate through incentive systems]. Die Betriebswirtschaft, 57, 307-321.

Brandstätter, V., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (1993). Research on motivation: A review on the eighties and early nineties. German Journal of Psychology, 18, 181-232.

Brandstätter, V., Ellemers, N., Gaviria, E., Giosue, F., Huguet, P., Kroon, M., … Perez, J. A. (1991). Indirect majority and minority influence: An exploratory study. European Journal of Social Psychology, 21(3), 199-211. doi:10.1002/ejsp.2420210303

Journal Articles under Peer Review

Backes, S., Brandstätter, V., Kuster, M., Nussbeck, F.N., Bradbury, T.N., Bodenmann, G., Sutter-Stickel, D. (under revision). Who suffers from stress? Action-state orientation moderates the effect of external stress on relationship satisfaction. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

Brandstätter, V., Jonas, K. J., Koletzko, S. H., & Fischer, P. (under review). Dispositional determinants in the appraisal of moral courage situations.

Koletzko, S. H., & Brandstätter, V. (under review). Goal looms darker: Goal ambivalence moderates the effect of goal proximity on goal commitment.

Books

Brandstätter, V., Schüler, J., Puca, R. M., & Lozo, L. (2013). Lehrbuch Motivation und Emotion [Motivation and emotion, textbook]. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. 

Brandstätter, V., & Otto, J. H. (Eds.) (2009). Handbuch der Allgemeinen Psychologie: Motivation und Emotion [Handbook of Motivation and Emotion Psychology]. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Jonas, K. J., Boos, M., & Brandstätter, V. (Eds.) (2007). Zivilcourage trainieren! Theorie und Praxis [Training civil courage! Theoretical and practical approaches]. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Brandstätter, V. (2003). Persistenz und Zielablösung [Persistence and disengagement from goals]. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Chapters in Handbooks, Encyclopaedias, and Books

Hennecke, M., & Brandstätter, V. (in press). Intrinsische Motivation [Intrinsic motivation]. In D. Frey & H.-W. Bierhoff (Eds.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Themenbereich C, Serie VI: Sozialpsychologie [Encyclopaedia of psychology, subject area C, series VI: Social psychology]. Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Niesta Kayser, D., Frey, D., Kirsch, F., & Brandstätter, V. (in press). Zivilcourage [Moral courage]. In D. Frey & H.-W. Bierhoff (Eds.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Themenbereich C, Serie VI: Sozialpsychologie [Encyclopaedia of psychology, subject area C, series VI: Social psychology]. Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Hennecke, M., & Brandstätter, V. (in press). Gefühle und Anreize als Auslöser und Regulativ von Handlungen: Beiträge der Allgemeinen Psychologie – Emotion und Motivation [Feelings and incentives as triggers and regulators of action: Contributions of the psychology of emotion and motivation]. In K. Sonntag (Ed.), Personalentwicklung in Organisation [Human resource development in organizations]. Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Brandstätter, V., & Jonas, K. J. (2012). Moral courage training programs as a means of overcoming societal crises. In K. J. Jonas & T. A. Morton (Eds.), Restoring civil societies: The psychology of intervention and engagement following crisis (pp. 265-283). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Oertig, D., Schüler, J., & Brandstätter, V. (2012). Do avoidance goals always impair performance? How neuroticism moderates the short- and long-term effects of avoidance versus approach goals on performance. In A. M. Columbus (Ed.), Advances in psychology research (Vol. 94, pp. 147-168). New York, NY: Nova Publishers.

Brandstätter, V., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Achtziger, A. (2011). Motivation und Volition [Motivation and volition]. In A. Schütz, M. Brand, H. Selg & S. Lautenbacher (Eds.), Psychologie: Eine Einführung in ihre Grundlagen und Anwendungsfächer [Psychology: An introduction to its basic concepts and fields of application] (3rd ed., pp. 173-188). Stuttgart, Germany: Kohlhammer.

Schüler, J., & Brandstätter, V. (2010). Zielbildung und Zielbindung [Goal setting and goal commitment]. In U. Kleinbeck & K.-H. Schmidt (Eds.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Themenbereich D, Serie III, Band 1: Arbeitspsychologie [Encyclopaedia of psychology, subject area D, series III, volume 1: Work psychology] (pp. 39-88). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Brandstätter, V. (2007). Kleine Schritte statt Heldentaten: Ein Training zur Förderung von Zivilcourage gegen Fremdenfeindlichkeit [Civil courage: Small steps instead of heroic deeds against violence and intolerance]. In K. J. Jonas, M. Boos & V. Brandstätter (Eds.), Zivilcourage trainieren! Theorie und Praxis [Training civil courage! Theoretical and practical approaches] (pp. 95-105). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Brandstätter, V., & Schnelle, J. (2007). Motivationstheorien [Theories of motivation]. In H. Schuler & K.-H. Sonntag (Eds.), Handbuch der Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie [Handbook of work and organizational psychology] (pp.51-58). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Brandstätter, V., & Frank, E. (2006). The role of implemental versus deliberative mindsets in goal-setting and goal-directed persistence. In D. Frey, H. Mandl & L. v. Rosenstiel (Eds.), Knowledge and action (pp. 7-22). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Frey, D., Peus, C., Brandstätter, V., & Winkler, M. (2006). Zivilcourage [Civil courage]. In D. Frey & H.-W. Bierhoff (Eds.), Handbuch der Sozialpsychologie und Kommunikationspsychologie [Handbook of social- and communication psychology] (pp. 180-186). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Brandstätter, V. (2005). Motivation [Motivation]. In D. Frey, L. v. Rosenstiel & C. Graf Hoyos (Eds.), Wirtschaftspsychologie [Economic psychology] (pp. 273-278). Beltz, Germany: Weinheim.

Brandstätter, V., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (2005). Motivation und Volition [Motivation and volition]. In A. Schütz, H. Selg & S. Lauterbacher (Eds.), Psychologie: Eine Einführung in ihre Grundlagen und Anwendungsfelder [Psychology: An introduction to the basics and areas of application] (2nd ed., pp. 201-216). Stuttgart, Germany: Kohlhammer.

Brandstätter, V. (2004). Annäherungs- und Vermeidungsmotivation: Implikationen für ausgewählte organisationspsychologische Fragestellungen [Approach and avoidance motivation: Implications for some issues in organizational psychology]. In J. Wegge & K.-H. Schmidt (Eds.), Förderung von Arbeitsmotivation und Gesundheit in Organisationen [Promoting work motivation and health in organizations] (pp. 39-51). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Themenbereich D, Serie III, Band 3: Organisationspsychologie. Grundlagen und Personalpsychologie Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Themenbereich D, Serie III, Band 3: Organisationspsychologie. Grundlagen und Personalpsychologie [Encyclopaedia of psychology, subject area D, series III, volume 3: Organizational psychology] (pp. 295-341). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Frey, D., Brandstätter, V., Peus, C., & Winkler, M. (2004). Zivilcourage: Intoleranz gegenüber Intoleranz [Civil courage: Intolerance towards intolerance]. In H. R. Yousefi & K. Fischer (Eds.), Interkulturelle Orientierung: Grundlegung des Toleranz-Dialogs. Teil II: Angewandte Interkulturalität. Reihe Bausteine zur Mensching-Forschung [Intercultural orientation: Foundation of the tolerance-dialogue. Part II: Applied interculturality]. (6th ed., Vol. 2, pp. 431-452). Nordhausen, Germany: Bautz.

Frey, D., Schuster, B., & Brandstätter, V. (2004). Sozialpsychologische Grundlagen der Organisationspsychologie: Was kann die Organisationspsychologie von der Sozialpsychologie lernen? [Social psychological basics of I/O psychology: What I/O psychology can learn from social psychology]. In H. Schuler (Ed.),Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Themenbereich D, Serie III, Band 4: Organisationspsychologie. Gruppe und Organisation [Encyclopaedia of psychology, subject area D, series III, volume 4: Organizational psychology] (pp. 3-54). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Peus, C., Traut-Mattausch, E., Kerschreiter, R., Frey, D., & Brandstätter, V. (2004). Ökonomische Auswirkungen professioneller Führung [Economic aspects of professional leadership]. In M. Dürndorfer & P. Friederichs (Eds.), Human Capital Leadership (pp. 193-207). Hamburg, Germany: Murmann.

Brandstätter, V. (1999). Arbeitsmotivation und Arbeitszufriedenheit [Work motivation and work satisfaction]. In D. Frey & C. Graf Hoyos (Eds.), Organisationspsychologie [Organizational psychology] (pp.344-357). Weinheim, Germany: Beltz.

Brandstätter, V. (1998). Von der Schwierigkeit, Ziele aufzugeben: Wenn sich das Streben nach Erfreulichem in Vermeiden von Unerfreulichem verkehrt [When giving up a goal turns out to be difficult: The change from approach to avoidance]. In O. L. Braun (Eds.), Ziele und Wille in der Psychologie: Beiträge aus Forschung und Praxis [Goals and volition in psychology: Contributions from research and practice] (pp.51-68). Landau, Germany: VEP.

Brandstätter, V., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (1996). Leistungsmotiv, Motivation, Wille [Achievement motivation, motivation, volition]. In G. Strube (Ed.), Wörterbuch der Kognitionswissenschaft [Encyclopaedia of cognitive science]. Stuttgart, Germany: Klett-Cotta.

Ulich, D., Brandstätter, V., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (1996). Emotion, Motivation und Volition [Emotion, motivation, and volition]. In D. Dörner & H. Selg (Eds.), Psychologie: Eine Einführung in ihre Grundlagen und Anwendungsfelder [An introduction to psychology and its applications] (pp.115-135). Stuttgart, Germany: Kohlhammer.

Brandstätter, H., & Brandstätter, V. (1995). Auswahl von Führungskräften [Selection of managers]. In A. Kieser, G. Reber & R. Wunderer (Eds.), Handwörterbuch der Führung [Encyclopaedia of leadership] (pp. 112-123). Stuttgart, Germany: Poeschel.

Gollwitzer, P. M., & Brandstätter, V. (1995). Motivation. In A. S. R. Manstead & M. Hewstone (Eds.), The Blackwell dictionary of social psychology (pp. 397-403). Oxford, England: Blackwell.

Frey, D., Brandstätter, V., & Schuster, B. (1994). Das ökonomische Modell aus psychologischer Sicht [The economic model from a psychological perspective]. In Ch. Smekal & E. Theurl (Eds.), Stand und Entwicklung der Finanzpsychologie [Currenct status and developments in finance psychology] (pp. 65-106). Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos.

Publications in Applied Journals and Books

Brandstätter, V., & Herrmann, M. (2014). Die Handlungskrise [The action crisis]. In M. Stroch & F. Krause (Eds.), Selbstmanagement - ressourcenorientiert. Grundlagen und Trainingsmanual für die Arbeit mit dem Zürcher Ressourcen Modell (ZRM) [Resource-oriented self-management. Foundations and manual of the Zurich Resource Model] (5th ed., pp. 102-110). Bern, Switzerland: Huber.

Brandstätter, V. (2011). Zivilcourage – Kleine Schritte statt Heldentaten gegen Gewalt und Intoleranz. [Civil courage – Small steps instead of heroic deeds against violence and intolerance] In Schweizerische Kriminalprävention (SKP) (Eds.), Jugend und Gewalt. Ein Handbuch der Schweizerischen Kriminalprävention [Youth and violence. A handbook of the Swiss Criminal Prevention] (pp. 95-105). Bern, Switzerland: Stämpfli Verlag.

Schnelle, J., Brandstätter, V., & Moser, B. (2009). Aspekte der Work-Life-Balance aus motivationspsychologischer Perspektive: Zielkonflikte zwischen Beruf und Familie [Aspects of work-life balance from a motivational perspective: Goal conflicts between job and family]. Personalführung, 42 (2), 46-54.

Brandstätter, V., Frey, D., & Backes, S. (2007). Erfahrungsbericht zum Modul „Training von Zivilcourage“ im Rahmen des BLK-Programms „Demokratie lernen und leben“. [Field report on the module „moral courage training in the course of the BLK-program “learning and living democracy”] In Landesinstitut für Schule und Medien Berlin - Brandenburg (Eds.). Demokratie erfahrbar machen: Demokratiepädagogische Beratung in der Schule. Ein Handbuch für Beraterinnen und Berater für Demokratiepädagogik [Making democracy tangible: democracy pedagogy counselling at school. A handbook for democracy pedagogy counsellors]. Ludwigsfelde: LISUM.

Brandstätter, V., Frey, D., & Schneider, G. (2006). Zivilcourage in Theorie und Training als Beitrag zu Werteverwirklichung und Demokratieverständnis [Civil courage in theory and training as a contribution to the understanding of democracy]. Berlin: Bund-Länder-Kommissionsprogramm Demokratie lernen und leben. Retrieved from http://www.blk-demokratie.de/index.php?id=660

Brandstätter, V., & Frey (2003). Kleine Schritte statt Heldentaten [Small steps instead of heroic deeds]. Psychologie Heute, 30 (7), 67-69.

Media Coverage

Beobachter, 8/2013: „Mut heisst: wachsam sein [Courage means: To be onguard]“

Der Spiegel, 11/2013: „Ich oder keiner [Me or nobody]“

Magazin, 4/2012: „Ins Schwarze treffen [To hit the bull's eye]“

Psychologie Heute compact, 28/2011: "Sobald wir eine Entscheidung getroffen haben, sind wir nicht mehr objektiv [When we have taken a decision we are no longer objective]"

Quart, Sondernummer 2011: "Zivilcourage – Kleine Schritte statt Heldentaten [Civil courage – Small steps instead of heroic deeds]"

Migros-Magazin, 11.10.2010: "Eingreifen kann jeder lernen [Anyone can learn to become an active bystander]"

Gehirn & Geist, 9/2010: "Nicht bloss für Helden [Not only for heroes]"

Gehirn & Geist, 10/2009: "Ziele geben Orientierung [Goals provide orientation]"

Schweizer Familie, 5.3.2009: "Helden des Alltags [Everyday heroes]"

Personalführung, 2/2009: "Zielkonflikte zwischen Beruf und Familie [Goal conflicts between work and family life]"

Zentralschweiz am Sonntag, 5.10.2008: "Ruhe – Mein Bauch denkt [Be quiet – My belly is thinking]"

Folio, 4/2008: "Kleine Schritte statt grosse Heldentaten [Small steps instead of heroic deeds]"

Unimagazin, 4/2008: "Couragiert handeln [To be courageous]"

Schulblatt des Kantons Zürich, 1/2008: "Lernziel Zivilcourage – kleine Schritte statt Heldentaten [Learning goal civil courage – Small steps instead of heroic deeds]"

Neon, 2/2004: "Risiko Neustart [The risk facing a new start]"

Tages-Anzeiger, 15.01.2004: "Zivilcourage kann man lernen [Civil courage can be learned]"

Organized Symposia

Brandstätter, V., &, Hennecke, M. (2015, May). The Alpha and Omega of goal pursuit: From optimistic fresh starts to processes of goal disengagement. Symposium organized at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), New York, NY.

Baumann, N., & Brandstätter, V. (2013, May). Implicit motives: What makes them unfold their potential? Symposium organized at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington DC.

Brandstätter, V., & Gendolla, G. (2011, September). Building bridges in the study of motivation: Basic and applied research. Symposium organized at the 12th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society, Fribourg, Switzerland.

Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures (2011-2015)

Denzinger, F., Backes, S., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, September). Intimacy goals predict (relationship) satisfaction. Talk at the 14th biannual congress of the Swiss Psychological Society (SSP/SGP), Geneva, Switzerland.

Ghassemi, M., Herrmann, M., Bernecker, K., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, September). Should I stop or should I go? Recent findings on the action crisis as a motivational conflict between goal pursuit and goal disengagement. Paper presented at the 14th biannual congress of the Swiss Psychological Society (SSP/SGP), Geneva, Switzerland.

Czikmantori, T., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, August). Beyond the leadership motive pattern: An overview of the literature on configurations of implicit motives. Talk at the 35th Colloquium of Motivational Psychology, Heidelberg, Germany.

Denzinger, F., Backes, S., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, July). Self-regulation for effective relationship scale. Validation of the german short scale and correlations with relationship outcomes. Poster presented at the International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) mini-conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Brandstätter, V., & Herrmann, M. (2015, May). Hanging on or letting go: The role of action vs. state orientation in dealing with action crises. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), New York, NY.

Brandstätter, V., Herrmann, M., & Ghassemi, M. (2015, May). Doubting impairs acting: Behavioral correlates of an action crisis. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), New York, NY.

Denzinger, F., Backes, S., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, May). Implicit motives in different age groups. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), New York, NY.

Denzinger, F., Backes, S., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, May). Motive-goal congruence and communicative behavior. Poster presented at the 8th Conference of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), New York, NY.

Ghassemi, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, May). The effects of self-affirmation on overcoming an action crisis. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), New York, NY.

Ghassemi, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, May). Perceived utility of implemental and deliberative strategies in different phases of goal pursuit. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), New York, NY.

Ghassemi, M., Kaufmann, F., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, May). The effects of self-affirmation on overcoming an action crisis. Poster presented at LiMaDoKo, Zurich, Switzerland.

Müller, R., Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, May). Bewältigung von Handlungskrisen durch mentales Kontrastieren [Overcoming action crises with mental contrasting]. Poster presented at the 12th Congress of the MSc and PhD Candidates of the Department of Psychology of the University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Denzinger, F., Backes, S., & Brandstätter, V. (2014, December). Erhebung impliziter Motive in verschiedenen Altersgruppen [Assessment of implicit motives in different age groups]. Invited presentation at the Chair of Experimental Psychology, Motivation, and Affective Neuroscience at the Department of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany.

Ghassemi, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2014, September). Die Handlungskrise als kritische Phase im Zielstreben: Auswirkungen auf die Leistung [Performance effects of an action crisis as a critical phase in goal striving]. Poster presented at the 49th Convention of the German Psychological Society (DGPs), Bochum, Germany.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2014, September). Die Handlungskrise – Eine funktionale Perspektive auf das Spannungsfeld zwischen Motivation und Volition [The action crisis – A functional perspective on the area of tension between motivation and volition]. Paper presented at the 34th Colloquium of the Psychology of Motivation, Trier, Germany.

Koletzko, S. H., & Brandstätter, V. (2014, September). So nah und doch so ungern: Interaktive Effekte zwischen Nähe zum Ziel und Ziel-Ambivalenz [So close and still so reluctantly: Interactive effects between distance to goal and goal-ambivalence]. Paper presented at the 49th Conference of the German Psychological Society, Bochum, Germany.

Brandstätter, V., Herrmann, M., & Ghassemi, M. (2014, July). Action crises: When giving up a goal poses a threat to the self. Paper presented at the EASP Preconference on Self-Regulation of Threat, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Ghassemi, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2014, May). Performance effects of an action crisis as a critical phase in goal striving. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), San Francisco, CA.

Ghassemi, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2014, May). Self-Affirmation improves performance in an action crisis. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), San Francisco, CA.

Koletzko, S. H., & Brandstätter, V. (2014, May). Failure to strive: Goal ambivalence moderates the effect of failure vs. success on motivation and performance. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), San Francisco, CA.

Koletzko, S. H., Ghaemmaghami, P., Ehlert, U., & Brandstätter, V. (2014, May). Ambivalence about the decision to have a child: Associations with well-being during pregnancy. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), San Francisco, CA.

Schüler, J., Brandstätter,V., & Baumann, N. (2014, May). The early learning of failure cues in elementary school children. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society (APS), San Francisco, CA.

Ghassemi, M. & Brandstätter, V. (2013, July). Zielverfolgung mit Hindernissen: Zurück in die planende Bewusstseinslage durch Selbstbestätigung? [Goal pursuit with obstacles: Back to the volitional mindset through self-affirmation?]. Poster presented at the 33rd Colloquium of the Psychology of Motivation, Osnabrück, Germany.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2013, May). Should I stop or should I go? Antecedents, mediating mechanisms, and consequences of an action crisis as a critical phase related to goal disengagement. Paper presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington DC.

Job, V., & Brandstätter, V. (2013, May). Motive satisfaction and well-being at the workplace: Person-job fit and burnout. Paper presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington DC.

Kuster, M., Backes, S., & Brandstätter, V. (2013, May). Implicit motives in romantic relationships: A dyadic perspective. Poster presented at the 6th Conference of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), Washington DC.

Kuster, M., Backes, S., & Brandstätter, V. (2013, May). How do approach/avoidance goals affect relationship satisfaction? Poster presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington DC.

Koletzko, S. H., & Brandstätter, V. (2013, May). Goal looms darker: Goal ambivalence moderates the effect of goal proximity on goal commitment. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), Washington DC.

Koletzko, S. H., Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2013, May). Goal ambivalence attenuates the positive effect of goal self-concordance on life satisfaction. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington DC.

Schüler, J., Wegner, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2013, May). A critical consideration on implicit motive measures: What do they have in common and what differentiates them? Poster presented at the 6th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation, Washington DC.

Kuster, M., Backes, S., & Brandstätter, V. (2013, June). How do approach/avoidance relationship goals affect communication and relationship satisfaction in dating couples? Paper presented at the 16th Conference of the Society for Interpersonal Theory and Research (SITAR), Park City, Utah, UT.

Ghassemi, M., Brandstätter, V., Backes, S., Kuster, M., Bodenmann, G., Martin, M., & Nussbeck, F. (2012, August). Implicit motives in social interaction. Poster presented at CITEC Summer School, Bielefeld, Germany.

Koletzko, S. H., & Brandstätter, V. (2012, September). Ziel oder Nicht-Ziel? Ziel-Ambivalenz moderiert den Effekt von Ziel-Salienz auf das Befinden [Goal or non-goal? Goal ambivalence moderates the effect between goal-salience and well-being]. Poster presented at the 32nd Colloquium of the Psychology of Motivation, Halle, Germany.

Brandstätter, V., & Job, V. (2012, September). Motivbefriedigung und arbeitsbezogenes Befinden: Person-Job Fit und Burnout [Motive satisfaction and work-related well-being: Person-job fit and burnout]. Talk at the 48th Congress of the German Society for Psychology, Bielefeld, Germany.

Kuster, M., Brandstätter, V., & Backes, S. (2012, September). Give me what I need: Der Einfluss verschiedener Partnerschaftsziele auf die Beziehungszufriedenheit beider Partner [The influence of different relationship goals on relationship satisfaction]. Poster presented at the 48th Conference of German Psychological Society (DGPS), Bielefeld, Germany.

Herrmann, M., Baur, V., Brandstätter, V., Hänggi, J., & Jäncke, L. (2012, September). Die Handlungskrise: Kognitive und neuronale Charakteristika einer motivationalen Phase im Zielstreben [The action crisis: Cognitive and neuronal characteristics of a motivational phase in goal-striving]. Paper presented at the 32nd Colloquium of the Psychology of Motivation, Halle, Germany.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2012, September). Der steinige Pfad der Zielablösung: Handlungskrise als neuer Ansatz zur Erforschung der Ablösung von persönlichen Zielen [Action crisis as a new approach to the analysis of disengagement from personal goals]. Paper presented at the 48th conference of the German Society of Psychology (DGPs), Bielefeld, Germany.

Kuster, M., Brandstätter, V., & Backes, S. (2012, September). Das Machtmotiv in Beziehungen: Eine dyadische Perspektive [The power motive in romantic relationships: A dyadic perspective]. Paper presented at the 32nd Colloquium on Motivational Psychology (MPK), Halle, Germany.

Brandstätter, V. (2012, November). Should I stop or should I go? Cognitive, affective, and physiological correlates of an action crisis as a critical phase in goal striving. Poster presented at the Research Unit Meeting DFG Research Unit Psychoeconomics Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Brandstätter, V. (2012, May). Handlungskrise als kritische Phase des Zielstrebens zwischen Engagement und Zielablösung: Kognitive, affektive und physiologische Korrelate [Action crisis as a critical phase in achieving a goal: Cognitive, affective and physiological correlates]. Invited talk at the Department of Psychology at the University of Basel, Switzerland.

Brandstätter, V. (2011, September). Wenn Herz und Kopf nicht das Gleiche wollen: Der Einfluss unbewusster und bewusster Motive auf Wohlbefinden und Gesundheit. [When heart and head don’t want the same: The influence of unconscious and conscious motives on well-being and health]. Talk at the Colloquium for Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic, USZ, Zurich, Switzerland.

Schüler, J., & Brandstätter, V. (2011, September). An analysis of the interaction between learnt dispositional motives and innate psychological needs: Do they work together to predict well-being and flow experience? Talk at the 12th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society, Fribourg, Switzerland.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2011, May). What mediates the relationship between self-regulatory abilities and well-being? Action orientation lowers the risk of an action crisis (in goal-striving). Poster presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), Washington DC.

Brandstätter, V., & Herrmann, M. (2011, May). Should I go or should I stop? Escalation of commitment and goal disengagement: A look from two perspectives. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington DC.

Forkmann, M., Brandstätter, V., & Roos, C. (2011, May). Dyadic motive fit: Influence of achievement motive constellations of leader and follower on work-related outcome variables. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation, Washington DC.

Brandstätter, V., & Herrmann, M. (2011, May). Antecedents and consequences of an action crisis. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington DC.

Schüler, J., & Brandstätter, V. (2011, May). An integrative perspective on the two major theories of psychological needs: Self-determination theory (SDT) and motive disposition theory (MDT). Talk at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation, Washington DC.

Brandstätter, V. (2011, March). Was motiviert den Menschen? [What does motivate people?]. Talk at the Institut für Arbeitsmedizin, Baden, Switzerland.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2011, June). Was mediiert den Zusammenhang zwischen selbstregulatorischen Fähigkeiten und Wohlbefinden? Handlungsorientierung senkt das Risiko für Handlungskrisen (im Zielstreben) [What mediates the relationship between self-regulatory abilities and well-being? Action orientation lowers the risk of an action crisis (in goal-striving)]. Poster presented at the 31st Colloquium of the Psychology of Motivation, Munich, Germany.

Brandstätter, V., & Backes, S. (2011, July). Implicit and explicit motives in romantic relationships: Similarity and relationship quality. Poster presented at the 16th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Dr. phil. Marie Hennecke

Refereed Journal Articles

Freund, A. M., & Hennecke, M. (2015). On means and ends: The role of goal focus for successful goal pursuit and attainment. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 24, 149-153. doi:10.1177/0963721414559774

Hennecke, M., Bleidorn, W., Denissen, J. J. A., & Wood, D. (2014). A three-part framework for self-regulated personality development across adulthood. European Journal of Personality, 28, 216-230. doi: 10.1002/per.1966

Hennecke, M., & Freund, A. M. (2014). Identifying success on the process level reduces negative effects of prior weight loss on subsequent weight loss. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 6, 48-66. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12021

Hutteman, R., Hennecke, M., Orth, U., Reitz, A. K., & Specht, J. (2014). Developmental tasks as a framework to study personality development in adulthood and old age. European Journal of Personality, 28, 267-278. doi: 10.1002/per.1959

Specht, J., Bleidorn, W., Denissen, J. J. A., Hennecke, M., Hutteman, R., Kandler, C., Luhmann, M., Orth, U., Reitz, A. K., & Zimmermann, J. (2014). What drives personality development? A comparison of theoretical perspectives and empirical evidence. European Journal of Personality, 28, 289-299. doi: 10.1002/per.1945

Hennecke, M., & Freund, A. M. (2013). Competing goals draw attention to effort which then enters cost-benefit computations as input (Invited commentary). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 690-691. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X13001027

Freund, A. M., & Hennecke, M. (2012). Changing eating behaviour vs. losing weight: The role of goal focus for weight loss in overweight women. Psychology and Health, 7, 25-42. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2011.570867

Freund, A. M., Hennecke, M., & Riediger, M. (2010). Age-related differences in outcome and process goal focus. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 7, 198-222. doi: 10.1080/17405620801969585

Hennecke, M., & Freund, A. M. (2010). Staying on and getting back on the wagon: Age-related improvement in self-regulation during a low-calorie diet. Psychology and Aging, 25, 876-885. doi: 10.1037/a0019935

Thoma, P., Hennecke, M., Mandok, T., Bruene, M., Juckel, G., & Daum, I. (2009). Proverb comprehension impairments in schizophrenia are related to executive dysfunction. Psychiatry Research, 170, 132-139. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2009.01.026

Thoma, P., Hennecke, M., Mandok, T., Bruene, M., Juckel, G., & Daum, I. (2008). The specificity of proverb comprehension impairment and its relationship to executive control functions and psychopathology in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 102, 147-148. doi: 10.1016/S0920-9964(08)70448-1

Chapters in Encyclopedias and Books

Hennecke, M. (in press). Zielsystemtheorie [Goal systems theory]. In Dorsch – Lexikon der Psychologie. Bern, Switzerland: Huber Hans.

Hennecke, M., & Brandstätter, V. (in press). Gefühle und Anreize als Auslöser und Regulativ von Handlungen: Beiträge der Allgemeinen Psychologie – Emotion und Motivation [Feelings and incentives as triggers and regulators of action: Contributions of the psychology of emotion and motivation]. In K. Sonntag (Ed.), Personalentwicklung in Organisation [Human resource development in organizations]. Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Hennecke, M., & Brandstätter, V. (in press). Intrinsische Motivation [Intrinsic motivation]. In D. Frey & H.-W. Bierhoff (Eds.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Themenbereich C, Serie VI: Sozialpsychologie [Encyclopaedia of psychology, subject area C, series VI: Social psychology]. Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.

Freund, A. M., & Hennecke, M. (2015). Self-regulation across adulthood. In James D. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, (2nd ed., Vol. 21, pp. 431-452). Oxford: Elsevier.

Hennecke, M., & Freund, A. M. (2014). Zielfokus, Prozessfokus und Ergebnisfokus [Goal focus, process focus, and outcome focus]. In M. A. Wirtz (Ed.), Dorsch: Lexikon der Psychologie (16th ed.; p. 1699). Bern, Switzerland: Huber Hans.

Freund, A. M., & Hennecke, M. (2012). Lebensgestaltung im höheren Alter [Shaping one’s life in old age]. In H.-W. Wahl, C. Tesch-Römer & J. P. Ziegelmann (Eds.), Angewandte Gerontologie: Interventionen für ein gutes Altern in 100 Schlüsselbegriffen [Applied Gerontology: Interventions for a good aging in 100 keywords]. Stuttgart, Germany: Kohlhammer.

Freund, A. M., Hennecke, M., & Mustafic, M. (2012). On gains and losses, means and ends: Goal orientation and goal focus across adulthood. In R. Ryan (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Motivation. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.

Book

Nikitin, J. & Hennecke, M. (Eds.).(2015). Warum wir hinterher glauben, es vorher besser gewusst zu haben. 100 psychologische Denkfallen. [Why later we believe that we knew it all along: 100 psychological thinking traps]. Weinheim: Beltz.

Selected Media Coverage

Elixier, 05/2015: “Los geht’s!” [Interview]

20 Minuten online, 02/2013: Expertenrat Live-Chat [Expert live chat]

Freundin Donna, 12/2012: “Mehr Zeit für mich [More time for myself]”

Brigitte, 19/2012 (Dossier): “Lieber langsam abwägen oder schnell springen? [Interview: Slow contemplation or fast jumping?]”

Brigitte, 09/2012 (Dossier): “Jetzt (oder nie) [Now (or never)]”

St. Galler Tagblatt, December 6th, 2011: “Zu faul zum Joggen? [Too lazy for jogging?]”

Psychologie Heute, May 2011: “Der Weg ist das bessere Ziel [The path is the better goal]”

Monographies

Hennecke, M. (2011). The Contributions of process versus outcome focus and age to self-regulation during goal pursuit. Unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

Hennecke, M. (2007). Abstraktes Denken und executive Funktionen bei Schizophrenie [Abstract thinking and executive functions in schizophrenia]. Unpublished diploma thesis, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.

Selected invited talks

Hennecke, M. (2013, March). Self-regulation across adulthood: What we know and what we wish we knew. Meeting of the scientific network “Personality development across the lifespan,”. Department of Psychology, Free University of Berlin, Germany.

Hennecke, M. (2013, January). What doesn’t kill you…: Intrinsic enjoyment impacts the subjective instrumentality of means of goal pursuit. Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC.

Hennecke, M. (2012, November). What doesn’t kill you…: Intrinsic enjoyment and extrinsic instrumentality during goal pursuit. Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Hennecke, M. (2012, May). No pain, no gain? How pleasure and pain impact the evaluation of means. Alumna talk at the evaluation of the LIFE program, Max-Planck-Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany.

Hennecke, M. (2012, March). How or why? The effects of focusing on the process vs. the outcomes of goals on their pursuit. Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, UK.

Hennecke, M. (2010, October). The path or the goal? The effects of process and outcome goal focus on self-regulation. Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Chaired symposium

Brandstätter, V., &, Hennecke, M. (2015, May). The Alpha and Omega of goal pursuit: From optimistic fresh starts to processes of goal disengagement. Symposium organized at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), New York, NY.

Selected conference talks (presenting author)

Hennecke, M. & Converse, B. A. (2015, September). “Ab dem 1. ernähre ich mich gesund”: Kalendarische Anfänge und Selbstregulation. Talk at the 15th Conference on Social Psychology (FGSP) of the German Psychological Society, Potsdam, Germany.

Hennecke, M., & Converse, B. A. (2015, May). Seeking fresh starts: People delay the initiation of goal pursuit until an arbitrary “beginning.” Talk at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Hennecke, M., & Converse, B. A. (2014, September). Jedem Anfang wohnt ein Zauber inne: Effekte symbolischer Neuanfänge auf die Motivation. [A magic dwells in each beginning: Effects of symbolic fresh starts on motivation]. Talk at the 49th Congress of the German Psychological Association (DGPs), Bochum, Germany.

Hennecke, M. & Freund, A. M. (2014, July). Aging and the motivation to move forward in the health domain: Older adults are more action-oriented. Talk at the 17th European Congress of Personality, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Hennecke, M. & Converse, B. A. (2013, September). Getting a fresh start: The effect of new beginnings on motivation. Talk at the 13th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society, Basel, Switzerland.

Hennecke, M., Freund, A. M., & Clore, G. L. (2013, August). No pain, no gain? How positive and negative affect impact the evaluation of means of goal pursuit. Talk at the 15th European Social Cognition Network (ESCON) Transfer of Knowledge Conference, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Clore, G. L. & Hennecke, M. (2011, July). Positive affect validates accessible cognitive inclinations. Talk at the 16th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Hennecke, M. & Freund, A. M. (2010, September). Die Kunst des Scheiterns - Zielfokusabhängige Konsequenzen von Misserfolg [The art of failure - Goal-focus-dependent consequences of failure]. Paper presented at the 47th Conference of the German Psychological Association (DGPs), Bremen, Germany.

Hennecke, M. & Freund, A. M. (2010, May). Staying on and getting back on the wagon: Age-related improvement of self-regulation during a low-calorie diet. Paper presented at the 16th LIFE Research School spring academy, Charlottesville, VA.

Hennecke, M. & Freund, A. M. (2009, September). Selbstregulation nach Misserfolgen im Erwachsenenalter: Je älter, desto besser? [Self-regulation after failure during adulthood: The older, the better?]. Paper presented at the 19th Conference on Developmental Psychology by the German Psychological Association, Hildesheim, Germany.

Hennecke, M. & Freund, A. M. (2009, August). Failure to diet or failure to reduce weight? How a goal focus on means versus outcomes is related to reactions to failure in a low-caloric diet. Paper presented at the 11th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

Hennecke, M. & Freund, A. M. (2008, October) Is it the wrong means or the wrong ends? How goal focus might affect cognitive, behavioral and affective reactions to failure. Talk at the 13th LIFE Research School fall academy, Berlin, Germany.

Dipl.-Psych. Mirjam Ghassemi Tabrizi

Monographies

Ghassemi, M. (2011). Emotion regulation and decision making: Exploring the impact of reappraisal and expressive suppression on confirmatory information search and processing. Unpublished master’s thesis. LMU Munich, Munich, Germany.

Conference presentations (*presenting author)

Ghassemi, M.*, Herrmann, M., Bernecker, K., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, September). Should I stop or should I go? Recent findings on the action crisis as a motivational conflict between goal pursuit and goal disengagement. Paper presented at the 14th Biannual Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society (SSP/SGP), Geneva, Switzerland.

Brandstätter, V.*, Herrmann, M., & Ghassemi, M. (2015, May). Doubting impairs acting: Behavioral correlates of an action crisis. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), New York, NY.

Ghassemi, M.* & Brandstätter, V. (2015, May). The effects of self-affirmation on overcoming an action crisis. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), New York, NY.

Ghassemi, M.* & Brandstätter, V. (2015, May). Perceived utility of implemental and deliberative strategies in different phases of goal pursuit. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), New York, NY.

Ghassemi, M., Kaufmann, F.*, & Brandstätter, V. (2015, May). The effects of self-affirmation on overcoming an action crisis. Poster presented at LiMaDoKo, Zurich, Switzerland.

Ghassemi, M.* & Brandstätter, V. (2014, September). Die Handlungskrise als kritische Phase im Zielstreben: Auswirkungen auf die Leistung [Performance effects of an action crisis as a critical phase in goal striving]. Poster presented at the 49th Conference of German Psychological Society (DGPS), Bochum, Germany.

Brandstätter, V., Herrmann, M., & Ghassemi, M. (2014, September). Wenn die Zielablösung zum Thema wird: Bedingungen und Konsequenzen einer Handlungskrise bei persönlichen Zielen [When goal disengagement becomes an option: Conditions and consequences of an action crisis with regard to a personal goal]. Paper presented at the 49th Conference of German Psychological Society (DGPS), Bochum, Germany.

Brandstätter, V.*, Herrmann, M., & Ghassemi, M. (2014, July). Action crises: When giving up a goal poses a threat to the self. Paper presented at the EASP Preconference on Self-Regulation of Threat, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Ghassemi, M.* & Brandstätter, V. (2014, May). Performance effects of an action crisis as a critical phase in goal striving. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), San Francisco, CA.

Ghassemi, M.* & Brandstätter, V. (2014, May). Self-affirmation improves performance in an action crisis. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), San Francisco, CA.

Ghassemi, M.* & Brandstätter, V. (2013, July). Zielverfolgung mit Hindernissen: Zurück in die planende Bewusstseinslage durch Selbstbestätigung? [Goal pursuit with obstacles: Back to the volitional mindset through self-affirmation?] Poster presented at 33th Colloquium of Motivation Psychology, Osnabrück, Germany.

Ghassemi, M.*, Brandstätter, V., Backes, S., Kuster, M., Bodenmann, G., Martin, M., & Nussbeck, F. (2012, August). Implicit motives in social interaction. Poster presented at CITEC Summer School, Bielefeld, Germany.

Dr. phil. Sabine Backes

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Zemp, M., Bodenmann, G., Backes, S., Sutter-Stickel, D., & Bradbury, T. N. (in press). Positivity and negativity in interparental conflict: Implications for children. Swiss Journal of Psychology.

Kuster, M., Bernecker, K., Backes, S., Brandstätter, V., Nussbeck, F. W., Bradbury, T. N., ... Bodenmann, G. (2015). Avoidance orientation and the escalation of negative communication in intimate relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109(2), 262-275. doi:10.1037/pspi0000025

Landis, M., Bodenmann, G., Bradbury, T. N., Brandstätter, V., Peter-Wight, M., Backes, S., … Nussbeck, F. W. (2014). Commitment and dyadic coping in long-term relationships. GeroPsych: Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry, 27(4), 139–149. doi:10.1024/1662-9647/a000112

Backes, S., Brandstätter, V. & Brandstätter, H. (2014). Moral Courage: Its personal and situational determinants. Politische Psychologie, 3, 5-23.

Jonas, K. J., Boos, M., Backes, S., Büttner, N., Ehrenthal, J., Prasse, A. (2007). Das Göttinger Zivilcourage-Impuls-Training (G-ZIT). In K. J. Jonas, M. Boos & V. Brandstätter (Hrsg.). Zivilcourage trainieren! Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Jonas, K. J., Boos, M., Backes, S., Büttner, N., Ehrenthal, J., Prasse, A. (2002). Göttinger Zivilcourage-Training. Polizei und Wissenschaft, 1, 72-82.

Monographies

Backes, S. (2004). Social Comparison Effects in a Preparatory Attention Design. Unpublished diploma thesis, University of Göttingen, Germany, Universtität Göttingen.

Backes, S. (2008). Planning is the key to success – but for whom and how? Action-state orientation and specificity as moderators of implementation intention effects on goal achievement. Unpublished dissertation thesis, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

Conference presentations

Backes, S. & Horn, A. (2015, July). Motivated language use: Implicit motives moderate effects of pronoun use on relationship satisfaction. Talk at the International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) Mini-Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

 Backes, S. & Horn, A. (2015, September). Motivated language use: Implicit motives moderate effects of pronoun use on relationship satisfaction. Talk at the 14th biannual congress of the Swiss Psychological Society (SSP/SGP), Geneva, Switzerland.

Backes, S., Kuster, M. & Brandstätter, V. (2013, September). Action-state orientation, stress and relationship quality. Paper presented at the 14th Congress of the Swiss Society for Psychology, Basel, Switzerland.

Backes, S., Kuster, M. & Brandstätter, V. (2012, September). Das Paar im Glück? Implizite Motive, Motivinkongruenz und Partnerschaftsqualität. [The lucky couple? Implicit motives, motive incongruence, and relationship quality] Paper presented at the 48th Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs), Bielefeld, Germany.

Kuster, M., Brandstätter, V., & Backes, S. (2012, September). Give me what I need: Der Einfluss verschiedener Partnerschaftsziele auf die Beziehungszufriedenheit beider Partner [The influence of different relationship goals on relationship satisfaction]. Poster presented at the 48th Conference of German Psychological Society (DGPS), Bielefeld, Germany.

Kuster, M., Brandstätter, V., & Backes, S. (2012, September). Das Machtmotiv in Beziehungen: Eine dyadische Perspektive [The power motive in romantic relationships: A dyadic perspective]. Paper presented at the 32th Colloquium on Motivational Psychology (MPK), Halle, Germany.

Backes, S. & Brandstätter, V. (2011, September). Implicit and explicit motives in romantic relationships: Similarity and relationship quality. Paper presented at the 12th Congress of the Swiss Society for Psychology, Freiburg, Switzerland.

Backes, S. & Brandstätter, V. (2011, September). Implizite und explizite Motive in Beziehungen: Ähnlichkeit und Partnerschaftsqualität. [Implicit and explicit motives in romantic relationships: Similarity and relationship quality] Paper presented at the 13th Congress of the Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie, Hamburg, Germany.

Backes, S. & Brandstätter, V. (2011, July). Implicit and explicit motives in romantic relationships: Similarity and relationship quality. Poster presented at the 16th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Backes, S. & Brandstätter, V. (2011, June). Implicit and explicit motives in romantic relationships: Similarity and relationship quality. Paper presented at the SITAR Annual Meeting 2011, Zurich, Switzerland.

Backes, S, & Brandstätter, V. (2009, September). Zivilcourage - Situation und Person. Paper presented at the 12th Congress of the Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie, Luxembourg.

Brandstätter V., Frey, D. & Backes, S. (2007). Erfahrungsbericht zum Modul „Training von Zivilcourage“ im Rahmen des BLK-Programms „Demokratie lernen und leben“. In Landesinstitut für Schule und Medien Berlin - Brandenburg (Hrsg.). Demokratie erfahrbar machen - demokratiepädagogische Beratung in der Schule. Ein Handbuch für Beraterinnen und Berater für Demokratiepädagogik. Ludwigsfelde: LISUM.

Backes, S. & Brandstätter, V. (2007, September). Wirksamkeit von Implementierungsintentionen: Die moderierende Rolle von volitionalen Kompetenzen. Paper presented at the 11th Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie, Freiburg i.Br., Germany.

Backes, S. & Brandstätter, V. (2007, July). Whom do implementation intentions help and how specific should they be? Summer School Limits of Intentionality, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany.

Backes, S. & Brandstätter, V. (2006, September). Intentionsrealisierung und volitionale Kompetenzen. Poster präsentiert auf dem 45th Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Nürnberg, Germany.

Backes, S. & Brandstätter, V. (2006, September). Realisation of intentions and volitional competencies. Postervortrag, Research on motivation. Snapshots or global picture? 10th International Conference on Motivation, Landau, Germany.

Backes, S. & Jonas, K.J. (2004, September). Bei Ausländern schaut man weg! Verhaltensreaktionen auf kategoriales Priming. [If it happens to strangers, you look away! Behavioral reactions to categorical priming] Paper presented at the 44th Congress of the German Psychological Society, Göttingen, Germany.

Dr. des. Katharina Bernecker

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Bernecker, K., Herrmann, M., Brandstätter, V., & Job, V. (2015). Implicit theories about willpower predict subjective well-being. Journal of Personality. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12225

Bernecker, K., & Job, V. (2015). Beliefs about willpower moderate the effect of previous day demands on next day’s expectations and effective goal striving. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(1496), 1–10. http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01496

Bernecker, K., & Job, V. (2015). Beliefs about willpower are related to therapy adherence and psychological adjustment in patients with type 2 diabetes. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 37(3), 188–195. http://doi.org/10.1080/01973533.2015.1049348

Job, V., Walton, G. M., Bernecker, K., & Dweck, C. S. (2015). Implicit theories about willpower predict self-regulation and grades in everyday life. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108(4), 637–647. http://doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000014

Job, V., Bernecker, K., Miketta, S., & Friese, M. (2015). Implicit theories about willpower predict the activation of a rest goal following self-control exertion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109, 694–706. http://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000042

Kuster, M., Bernecker, K., Backes, S., Brandstätter, V., Nussbeck, F. W., Bradbury, T. N., ... Bodenmann, G. (2015). Avoidance orientation and the escalation of negative communication in intimate relationships. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109(2), 262-275. doi:10.1037/pspi0000025

Job, V., Walton, G. M., Bernecker, K., & Dweck, C. S. (2013). Beliefs about willpower determine the impact of glucose on self-control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(37), 14837–42. doi:10.1073/pnas.1313475110

Job, V., Bernecker, K. & Dweck, C.S. (2012). Are implicit motives the need to feel certain affect? Motive–affect congruence predicts relationship satisfaction. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38(12), 1552–1565. doi: 10.1177/0146167212454920

Bernecker, K., & Job, V. (2011). Assessing implicit motives with an online version of the picture story exercise. Motivation and Emotion, 35(3), 251-266. doi: 10.1007/s11031-010-9175-8

Conference presentations – talks (*presenting author)

Job, V., Bernecker, K.*, Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, September). Implicit theories about willpower predict subjective well-being. SSP/SGP Conference, Geneva, Switzerland.

Ghassemi, M.*, Herrmann, M., Bernecker, K., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, September). Should I stop or should I go? Recent findings on the action crisis as a motivational conflict between goal pursuit and goal disengagement. Paper presented at the 14th Biannual Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society (SSP/SGP), Geneva, Switzerland.

Bernecker, K.*, Job, V., Dweck, C.S. & Walton, G.M. (2013, September). Veränderung von Impliziten Theorien über Willenskraft verbessert Selbstkontrolle unter Stress [Changing lay theories about willpower improves self-regulation under stress]. Fachgruppentagung Sozialpsychologie, Hagen, Germany.

Job, V.*, Bernecker, K., & Friese, M. (2013, September). “That was exhausting, I need a break!”: A limited theory of willpower predicts rest-goal-activation following self-control exertion. 13th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society, Basel, Switzerland.

Bernecker, K.* & Job, V. (2013, August). Implicit theories about willpower predict preference for sugar after self-control exertion. Meeting of the European Social Cognition Network (ESCON), Vilnius, Lithuania.

Job, V.*, Walton, G. M., Bernecker, K., & Dweck, C. S. (2013, August). Beliefs about willpower determine the impact of glucose on self-control. European Social Cognition Network Meeting (ESCON), Vilnius, Lithuania.

Job, V.*, Bernecker, K., & Dweck, C. S. (2013, May). Are implicit motives the need to feel certain affect? Motive-affect congruence predicts relationship satisfaction. 6th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), Washington, DC.

Job, V.*, Bernecker, K. & Friese, M. (2013, May). “That was exhausting, I need a break!”: A limited theory of willpower predicts rest-goal-activation following self-control exertion. 25th Annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington, US.

Job, V.*, Walton, G. M., Bernecker, K., & Dweck, C. S. (2012, October). Does glucose really boost willpower? Implicit theories vs. glucose as determinants of self-control. Annual Meeting of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP), Austin, TX.

Bernecker, K.* & Job, V. (2012, September). Exploring the mechanism of implicit theories of willpower. Meeting of the European Social Cognition Network (ESCON), Estoril, Portugal.

Bernecker, K.*, Job, V., Dweck, C.S., & Walton, G.M. (2012, September). Veränderung von Impliziten Theorien der Willenskraft verbessert Selbstregulation unter Stress. [Change in willpower theories predicts better self-regulation under stress]. 48th Annual meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, e.V. (DGPs), Bielefeld, Germany.

Job, V.*, Walton, G. M., Bernecker, K., & Dweck, C. S. (2012, September). Implizite Theorien vs. Glucose als Determinanten von Selbstkontrolle [Implicit theories vs. glucose as determinants of self-control]. 48th Annual meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, e.V. (DGPs), Bielefeld, Germany.

Bernecker, K.*, Job, V., Walton, G.M., & Dweck, C.S. (2012, January). Changing lay theories about willpower improves self-regulation under stress. 13thAnnual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Diego, CA.

Conference presentations – posters (*presenting author)

Bernecker, K.* & Job, V. (2013, September). When Do People Want Sugar? 13th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society, Basel, Switzerland.

Bernecker, K.* & Job, V. (2012, May). Implizite Theorien der Willenskraft verändern [Change implicit theories about willpower]. LiMaDoKo, Zurich, Switzerland.

Bernecker, K.*, Job, V., & Dweck, C.S. (2011, January). Explicit motives buffer ego-depletion. 12th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Antonio, TX.

Bernecker, K.*, Schmidt, A.*, Wagner, S.*, & Rummer, R. (2011, March). Gibt es einen Testing-Effekt für handlungsbezogenes Wissen? [Is there a testing-effect in action-related knowledge?]. 53. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Halle, Germany.

Bernecker, K.*, Job, V., & Dweck, C.S. (2010, January). Which emotions create relationship satisfaction? 11th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Las Vegas, NV.

Bernecker, K.*, Dressler, A.*, Feistel, P.*, & Kaufmann, M. (2008). Unterscheiden sich implizite und explizite Stereotype? [Do implicit and explicit stereotypes differ?]. 53. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), Marburg, Germany

M.Sc. Thomas Czikmantori

Monograhpies

Czikmantori, T. (2014). Configurations of social desires in couples and relationship functioning: A latent profile analysis. Unpublished diploma thesis, University of Trier, Germany.

Conference Talks (*Presenting Author)

Czikmantori, T.* & Brandstätter, V. (2015, August). Beyond the leadership motive pattern: An overview of the literature on configurations of implicit motives. Talk at the 35th Colloquium of Motivational Psychology, Heidelberg, Germany.

Conference Presentations: Posters (*Presenting Author)

Czikmantori, T.*, Hagemeyer, B., & Engeser, S. (2015, September). Investigating the couple as an entity: Links between configurations of social desires and relationship functioning. Poster presented at the 14th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Association (SSP/SGP), Geneva, Switzerland.

Czikmantori, T.*, Hagemeyer, B., & Engeser, S. (2014, September). Configurations of Social Desires in Couples and Relationship Functioning: A Latent Profile Analysis. Poster presented at the 49th Congress of the German Psychological Association (DGPs), Bochum, Germany.

Czikmantori, T.*, Hagemeyer, B., & Engeser, S. (2014, September). Configurations of Social Desires in Couples and Relationship Functioning: A Latent Profile Analysis. Poster presented at the 34th Colloquium of Motivational Psychology, Trier, Germany.

Dr. phil. Marcel Herrmann

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Bernecker, K., Herrmann, M., Brandstätter, V., & Job, V. (2015). Implicit theories about willpower predict subjective well-being. Journal of Personality. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12225

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2015). Action crises and goal disengagement: Longitudinal evidence on the predictive validity of a motivational phase in goal striving. Motivation Science, 1(2), 121-136. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/mot0000016

Brandstätter, V., & Herrmann, M. (2015). Goal disengagement in emerging adulthood: The adaptive potential of action crises [Special section]. International Journal of Behavioral Development. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165025415597550

Brandstätter, V., Herrmann, M., & Schüler, J. (2013). The struggle of giving up personal goals: Affective, physiological, and cognitive consequences of an action crisis. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39(12), 1668-1682. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0146167213500151

Herrmann*, M., Baur*, V., Brandstätter, V., Hänggi, J., & Jäncke, L. (2014). Being in two minds: The neural basis of experiencing action crises in personal long-term goals. Social Neuroscience, 9(6). 548-561. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470919.2014.933715 [*shared first authorship]

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2013). Overcoming action crises in personal goals – Longitudinal evidence on a mediating mechanism between action orientation and well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 47(6), 881-893. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2013.09.005

Koletzko, S. H., Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2014). Unconflicted goal striving - Goal ambivalence as a mediator between goal self-concordance and well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0146167214559711

Chapters in handbooks, encyclopedias, and books

Brandstätter, V., & Herrmann, M. (in press). Goal disengagement and action crises. In N. Baumann, T. Goschke, M. Kazén, S. L. Koole & M. Quirin (Eds.), Volition, motivation, and personality: A Festschrift in honor of Julius Kuhl. Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Publications in applied journals and books

Brandstätter, V., & Herrmann, M. (2014). Die Handlungskrise [The action crisis]. In M. Stroch & F. Krause (Eds.), Selbstmanagement - ressourcenorientiert. Grundlagen und Trainingsmanual für die Arbeit mit dem Zürcher Ressourcen Modell (ZRM) (5th ed., pp. 102-110). Bern, Switzerland: Huber.

Academic qualification works

Herrmann, M. (2009). Die Bedeutung der Motivkonstellation für die psychobiologische Stressreaktion in Gruppen (TSST-G) [Implicit motives, explicit motives, and the psychobiological stress response in groups (TSST-G)]. Unpublished master’s thesis, Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Herrmann, M. (2014). Action crisis - A critical phase in goal striving. (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from Zurich Open Repository and Archive database. (93958)

Conference presentations

Von Dawans, B., Milani, E., Herrmann, M., Kirschbaum, C., & Heinrichs, M. (2008, September). Der Trier Social Stress Test für Gruppen TSST-G [The Trier Social Stress Test for Groups TSST-G]. Poster presented at the 6th Congress of the MSc and PhD Candidates of the Department of Psychology of the University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Herrmann, M., von Dawans, B., Kirschbaum, C., & Heinrichs, M. (2009, May). Die Bedeutung der Motivkonstellation für die psychobiologische Stressreaktion in Gruppen TSST-G [Implicit motives, explicit motives, and the psychobiological stress response in groups TSST-G]. Poster presented at the 7th Congress of the MSc and PhD Candidates of the Department of Psychology of the University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Herrmann, M., von Dawans, B., Kirschbaum, C., & Heinrichs, M. (2009, August). Die Bedeutung impliziter Motive im Kontext sozial-evaluativer Stresssituationen TSST-G [The role of implicit motivs in social-evaluative stress situations TSST-G]. Poster presented at the 29th Colloquium of the Psychology of Motivation, Zurich, Switzerland.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2011, May). What mediates the relationship between self-regulatory abilities and well-being? Action orientation lowers the risk of an action crisis (in goal-striving). Poster presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), Washington, DC.

Brandstätter, V., & Herrmann, M. (2011, May). Antecedents and consequences of an action crisis. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington, DC.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2011, June). Was mediiert den Zusammenhang zwischen selbstregulatorischen Fähigkeiten und Wohlbefinden? Handlungsorientierung senkt das Risiko für Handlungskrisen (im Zielstreben) [What mediates the relationship between self-regulatory abilities and well-being? Action orientation lowers the risk of an action crisis (in goal-striving)]. Poster presented at the 31st Colloquium of the Psychology of Motivation, Munich, Germany.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2011, September). What mediates the relationship between self-regulatory abilities and well-being? Action orientation lowers the risk of an action crisis (in goal-striving). Poster presented at the 12th Congress of the Swiss Society of Psychology (SSP), Freiburg, Switzerland. Herrmann, M., von

Dawans, B., & Heinrichs, M. (2011, September). Die Bedeutung der Motivkonstellation für die psychobiologische Stressreaktion in Gruppen TSST-G [Implicit motives, explicit motives, and the psychobiological stress response in groups TSST-G]. Paper presented at the 13th Conference of the Section "Social Psychology" (German Psychological Society), Hamburg, Germany.

Herrmann, M., Baur, V., Brandstätter, V., Hänggi, J., & Jäncke, L. (2012, September). Die Handlungskrise: Kognitive und neuronale Charakteristika einer motivationalen Phase im Zielstreben [The action crisis: Cognitive and neuronal characteristics of a motivational phase in goal-striving]. Paper presented at the 32nd Colloquium of the Psychology of Motivation, Halle, Germany.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2012, September). Der steinige Pfad der Zielablösung – Handlungskrise als neuer Ansatz zur Erforschung der Ablösung von persönlichen Zielen [Action crisis as a new approach to the analysis of disengagement of personal goals]. Paper presented at the 48th conference of the German Society of Psychology (DGPs), Bielefeld, Germany.

Koletzko, S. H., Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2013, May). Goal ambivalence attenuates the positive effect of goal self-concordance on life satisfaction. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington, DC.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2013, May). Should I stop or should I go? Antecedents, mediating mechanisms, and consequences of an action crisis as a critical phase related to goal disengagement. Paper presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington, DC.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2013, July). Ein Krisenbericht – Antezedenzien, Mechanismen und Konsequenzen einer Handlungskrise (im Zielstreben) [Reporting on a crisis - Antecedents, mediating mechanisms, and consequences of an action crisis in goal striving]. Paper presented at the 33rd Colloquium of the Psychology of Motivation, Osnabrück, Germany.

Herrmann, M. (2014, March). Die Handlungskrise – Im Spannungsfeld zwischen Motivation und Volition [Action crisis – In the area of conflict between motivation and volition]. Invited presentation at the Chair of Human Resource Management at the Institute for Leadership and Human Resource Management, University of St.Gallen, St.Gallen, Switzerland.

Brandstätter, V., Herrmann, M., & Ghassemi, M. (2014, July). Action crises: When giving up a goal poses a threat to the self. Paper presented at the 17th European Association of Social Psychology (EASP) Preconference on Self-Regulation of Threat, Vrije University, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2014, July). The action crisis – A functional perspective on the area of tension between motivation and volition. Paper presented at the 4th Munich Symposium on Motivation (MSM), Grainau, Germany.

Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2014, September). Die Handlungskrise – Eine funktionale Perspektive auf das Spannungsfeld zwischen Motivation und Volition [The action crisis – A functional perspective on the area of tension between motivation and volition]. Paper presented at the 34th Colloquium of the Psychology of Motivation, Trier, Germany.

Herrmann, M. (2015, March). Handlungskrise und Zielablösung – Im Spannungsfeld zwischen Motivation und Volition [Action crisis and goal disengagement – In the area of conflict between motivation and volition]. Invited presentation at the Chair of Human Resource Management at the Institute for Leadership and Human Resource Management, University of St.Gallen, St.Gallen, Switzerland.

Brandstätter, V., & Herrmann, M. (2015, May). Hanging on or letting go: The role of action vs. state orientation in dealing with action crises. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM), New York, NY.

Brandstätter, V., Herrmann, M., & Ghassemi, M. (2015, May). Doubting impairs acting: Behavioral correlates of an action crisis. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), New York, NY.

Müller, R., Herrmann, M., & Brandstätter, V. (2015, May). Bewältigung von Handlungskrisen durch mentales Kontrastieren [Overcoming action crises with mental contrasting]. Poster presented at the 12th Congress of the MSc and PhD Candidates of the Department of Psychology of the University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Herrmann, M. (2015, July). Handlungskrise und Zielablösung – Im Spannungsfeld zwischen Motivation und Volition [Action crisis and goal disengagement – In the area of conflict between motivation and volition]. Invited presentation at the Chair of Social Psychology at the Department of Psychology, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany.

M.Sc. Benjamin M. Wolf

Master’s thesis

Wolf, B. M. (2015). Das Mindset der Handlungskrise: Kognitives Tuning in zielunspezifischen Aufgaben und der Einfluss des Leistungsmotivs. [The mindset of action crises: Cognitive tuning in goal-unrelated tasks and the influence of the achievement motive] (Unpublished master’s thesis). University of Zurich, Zurich.