Alain Van Hiel

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The relationship between social-cultural attitudes and behavioral measures of cognitive style: a meta-analytic integration of studies
    Alain Van Hiel
    Ghent University, Belgium
    J Pers 78:1765-99. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint The search for complex problem-solving strategies in the presence of stressors
    Alain Van Hiel
    Ghent University, Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent, Belgium
    Hum Factors 49:1072-82. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Stagnation and generativity: structure, validity, and differential relationships with adaptive and maladaptive personality
    Alain Van Hiel
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology Ghent University, Belgium
    J Pers 74:543-73. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The need for closure and the spontaneous use of complex and simple cognitive structures
    Alain Van Hiel
    Department of Developmental and Personality Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Soc Psychol 143:559-68. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Ambitions fulfilled? The effects of intrinsic and extrinsic goal attainment on older adults' ego-integrity and death attitudes
    Alain Van Hiel
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 68:27-51. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of need for closure on conservative beliefs and racism: differential mediation by authoritarian submission and authoritarian dominance
    Alain Van Hiel
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:824-37. 2004
  7. doi request reprint To have or to be? A comparison of materialism-based theories and self-determination theory as explanatory frameworks of prejudice
    Alain Van Hiel
    Ghent University, Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, H Dunantlaan 2, Gent 9000, Belgium
    J Pers 78:1037-70. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Age differences in conservatism: evidence on the mediating effects of personality and cognitive style
    Ilse Cornelis
    Ghent University, Belgium
    J Pers 77:51-87. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Internal and external threat in relationship with right-wing attitudes
    Emma Onraet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Pers 81:233-48. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The relationship between right-wing ideological attitudes and psychological well-being
    Emma Onraet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 39:509-22. 2013

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint The relationship between social-cultural attitudes and behavioral measures of cognitive style: a meta-analytic integration of studies
    Alain Van Hiel
    Ghent University, Belgium
    J Pers 78:1765-99. 2010
    ..The need to study cognitive ability as a basis of ideological attitudes is also discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint The search for complex problem-solving strategies in the presence of stressors
    Alain Van Hiel
    Ghent University, Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent, Belgium
    Hum Factors 49:1072-82. 2007
    ..The present research tests the effects of time pressure and noise on open-mindedness to discover new problem-solving strategies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Stagnation and generativity: structure, validity, and differential relationships with adaptive and maladaptive personality
    Alain Van Hiel
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology Ghent University, Belgium
    J Pers 74:543-73. 2006
    ..Finally, the interaction between stagnation and generativity in producing specific outcomes is discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint The need for closure and the spontaneous use of complex and simple cognitive structures
    Alain Van Hiel
    Department of Developmental and Personality Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Soc Psychol 143:559-68. 2003
    ..The discussion is focused on the effects of need for closure in tasks calling for adaptive and spontaneous flexibility...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ambitions fulfilled? The effects of intrinsic and extrinsic goal attainment on older adults' ego-integrity and death attitudes
    Alain Van Hiel
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 68:27-51. 2009
    ..It is argued that the attainment of intrinsic goals is related to better psychological health, because intrinsic goals are more conducive to the satisfaction of basic psychological needs...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of need for closure on conservative beliefs and racism: differential mediation by authoritarian submission and authoritarian dominance
    Alain Van Hiel
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:824-37. 2004
    ..In addition, analyses show that the effects of Need for Simple Structure on conservative beliefs and racism are fully mediated by RWA but only partly by SDO. These results suggest a differential genesis of RWA and SDO...
  7. doi request reprint To have or to be? A comparison of materialism-based theories and self-determination theory as explanatory frameworks of prejudice
    Alain Van Hiel
    Ghent University, Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, H Dunantlaan 2, Gent 9000, Belgium
    J Pers 78:1037-70. 2010
    ..Broader implications for SDT are critically assessed...
  8. doi request reprint Age differences in conservatism: evidence on the mediating effects of personality and cognitive style
    Ilse Cornelis
    Ghent University, Belgium
    J Pers 77:51-87. 2009
    ..The consistency of these findings in two countries with a very dissimilar sociopolitical history attests to the importance of the developmental perspective for the study of the relationship between age and conservatism...
  9. doi request reprint Internal and external threat in relationship with right-wing attitudes
    Emma Onraet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Pers 81:233-48. 2013
    ..However, these studies failed to examine whether these types of threats constitute two distinctive dimensions and which of these threats is most closely related to right-wing attitudes...
  10. doi request reprint The relationship between right-wing ideological attitudes and psychological well-being
    Emma Onraet
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 39:509-22. 2013
    ..Our results thus do not support previous theories that claim that right-wing attitudes yield substantial relationships with psychological well-being...
  11. doi request reprint Determinants of task performance and invested effort: a need for closure by relative cognitive capacity interaction analysis
    Arne Roets
    Ghent University, Belgium
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:779-92. 2008
    ..The two main findings are discussed and the authors go further into the divergences between dispositional and manipulated NFC...
  12. doi request reprint When threat to society becomes a threat to oneself: implications for right-wing attitudes and ethnic prejudice
    Emma Onraet
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Psychol 48:25-34. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint Opening closed minds: the combined effects of intergroup contact and need for closure on prejudice
    Kristof Dhont
    Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 37:514-28. 2011
    ..The role of motivated cognition in the relation between intergroup contact and prejudice is discussed...
  14. doi request reprint The role of need for closure in essentialist entitativity beliefs and prejudice: an epistemic needs approach to racial categorization
    Arne Roets
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Br J Soc Psychol 50:52-73. 2011
    ..It is argued that EE beliefs about racial groups are an expression of motivated social cognition, serving people's seizing needs for quick and easy social judgment...
  15. pmc A step into the anarchist's mind: examining political attitudes and ideology through event-related brain potentials
    Kristof Dhont
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:296-303. 2012
    ..The discussion elaborates on the meaning of attitude extremity for moderates and extremists...
  16. doi request reprint Longitudinal intergroup contact effects on prejudice using self- and observer-reports
    Kristof Dhont
    Department of Developmental, Personality, and Social Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Br J Soc Psychol 51:221-38. 2012
    ..Methodological implications of the findings are discussed...
  17. doi request reprint Maladaptive personality traits and psychopathology in childhood and adolescence: the moderating effect of parenting
    Barbara De Clercq
    Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Pers 76:357-83. 2008
    ..The discussion focuses on the contribution of these findings to a better understanding of the trait-psychopathology relationship at young age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Separating ability from need: clarifying the dimensional structure of the Need for Closure Scale
    Arne Roets
    Ghent University
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:266-80. 2007
    ..In the Discussion, it is argued that the specific position of Decisiveness is due to its particular operationalization, not to its theoretical status...
  19. ncbi request reprint Social identification among political party voters and members: an empirical test of optimal distinctiveness theory
    Alain Van Hiel
    Department of Developmental and Personality Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Soc Psychol 142:202-9. 2002
    ..The authors found no significant differences between political parties on the collective self-esteem questionnaire administered to the sample of political party members...
  20. ncbi request reprint Openness to experience and boundaries in the mind: relationships with cultural and economic conservative beliefs
    Alain Van Hiel
    Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Pers 72:659-86. 2004
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  21. doi request reprint Openness as a predictor of political orientation and conventional and unconventional political activism in Western and eastern europe
    Arne Roets
    a Faculty of Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Pers Assess 96:53-63. 2014
    ..In the discussion we elaborate on the role of the geopolitical context in the relationship between Openness and political variables. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Duration estimation and the phonological loop: articulatory suppression and irrelevant sounds
    Vicky Franssen
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Psychol Res 70:304-16. 2006
    ..These findings are taken to show that time estimation is mediated by phonological working memory and the involvement of an active articulatory rehearsal process...
  23. doi request reprint To whom does voice in groups matter? Effects of voice on affect and procedural fairness judgments as a function of social dominance orientation
    David De Cremer
    Department of Psychology, Center of Justice and Social Decision Making, Tilburg University, P O Box 90153, 5000LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Soc Psychol 148:61-76. 2008
    ..The authors conclude by discussing alternative explanations based on other fairness theories...