Jens Förster

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Affiliation: University of Amsterdam
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Why love has wings and sex has not: how reminders of love and sex influence creative and analytic thinking
    Jens Förster
    Department of Social Psychology, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:1479-91. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Relations between perceptual and conceptual scope: how global versus local processing fits a focus on similarity versus dissimilarity
    Jens Förster
    Department of Social Psychology, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Gen 138:88-111. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Preparing for novel versus familiar events: shifts in global and local processing
    Jens Förster
    Social Psychology Department, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Gen 138:383-99. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Local and global cross-modal influences between vision and hearing, tasting, smelling, or touching
    Jens Förster
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Gen 140:364-89. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The effect of global versus local processing styles on assimilation versus contrast in social judgment
    Jens Förster
    Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pers Soc Psychol 94:579-99. 2008
  6. doi request reprint "If only…": when counterfactual thoughts can reduce illusions of personal authorship
    Laura Dannenberg
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Conscious Cogn 21:456-63. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Aggressive, funny, and thirsty: a Motivational Inference Model (MIMO) approach to behavioral rebound
    Markus Denzler
    University of Amsterdam, Department of Social Psychology, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 36:1385-96. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Mere exposure revisited: the influence of growth versus security cues on evaluations of novel and familiar stimuli
    Marleen Gillebaart
    Department of Social Psychology, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Weesperplein 4, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Gen 141:699-714. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Stepping back to see the big picture: when obstacles elicit global processing
    Janina Marguc
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:883-901. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Seeing the forest when entry is unlikely: probability and the mental representation of events
    Cheryl J Wakslak
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 135:641-53. 2006

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Why love has wings and sex has not: how reminders of love and sex influence creative and analytic thinking
    Jens Förster
    Department of Social Psychology, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 35:1479-91. 2009
    ..Two studies explicitly or subtly reminded participants of situations of love or sex and found support for this hypothesis...
  2. doi request reprint Relations between perceptual and conceptual scope: how global versus local processing fits a focus on similarity versus dissimilarity
    Jens Förster
    Department of Social Psychology, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Gen 138:88-111. 2009
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...
  3. doi request reprint Preparing for novel versus familiar events: shifts in global and local processing
    Jens Förster
    Social Psychology Department, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Gen 138:383-99. 2009
    ..Liberman, 2003) contention that having less direct experience is associated with using higher construal levels. Implications of the findings for research on mood, processing styles, stereotypes, and consumer research are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint Local and global cross-modal influences between vision and hearing, tasting, smelling, or touching
    Jens Förster
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Gen 140:364-89. 2011
    ..The results are consistent with the global versus local processing model, a systems account (GLOMOsys; Förster & Dannenberg, 2010)...
  5. doi request reprint The effect of global versus local processing styles on assimilation versus contrast in social judgment
    Jens Förster
    Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pers Soc Psychol 94:579-99. 2008
    ..Furthermore, they found that hemisphere activation and accessibility of judgment-consistent knowledge partially mediated these effects. Implications for current and classic models of social judgment are discussed...
  6. doi request reprint "If only…": when counterfactual thoughts can reduce illusions of personal authorship
    Laura Dannenberg
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Conscious Cogn 21:456-63. 2012
    ..These findings extend existing research on the boundary conditions of illusory experiences of personal authorship and might hint at a relationship between the illusion and behavior regulation...
  7. doi request reprint Aggressive, funny, and thirsty: a Motivational Inference Model (MIMO) approach to behavioral rebound
    Markus Denzler
    University of Amsterdam, Department of Social Psychology, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 36:1385-96. 2010
    ..Also consistent with this model is the finding that motivation to do the suppressed behavior mediated rebound (Experiment 3). The implications for rebound of unwanted behaviors are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Mere exposure revisited: the influence of growth versus security cues on evaluations of novel and familiar stimuli
    Marleen Gillebaart
    Department of Social Psychology, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Weesperplein 4, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Gen 141:699-714. 2012
    ..We suggest, therefore, that although familiarity glows warmly in security-related contexts, people prefer novelty when they are primarily focused on growth...
  9. doi request reprint Stepping back to see the big picture: when obstacles elicit global processing
    Janina Marguc
    Department of Social Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:883-901. 2011
    ..Implications for dealing with life's obstacles and related research are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Seeing the forest when entry is unlikely: probability and the mental representation of events
    Cheryl J Wakslak
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 135:641-53. 2006
    ..Implications for probability assessment and choice under uncertainty are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint The association between psychological distance and construal level: evidence from an implicit association test
    Yoav Bar-Anan
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Exp Psychol Gen 135:609-22. 2006
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  12. pmc Representations of the self in the near and distant future
    Cheryl J Wakslak
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:757-73. 2008
    ..Implications for understanding both the nature of the self-concept and the way in which distance may influence a range of self-processes are discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Illusion of control and behavioral control attempts in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Orna Reuven-Magril
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Abnorm Psychol 117:334-41. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Transcending the "here": the effect of spatial distance on social judgment
    Marlone D Henderson
    Department of Psychology, New York University, NY, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:845-56. 2006
    ..They were also less likely to extrapolate from specific cases that deviated from general trends when making predictions about more spatially distant events (Study 4). Implications for social judgment are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predicting the near and distant future
    Shiri Nussbaum
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Exp Psychol Gen 135:152-61. 2006
    ..Individuals feel more confident in predicting the distant future than the near future when the predictions concern outcomes that are implied by relatively abstract information...
  16. pmc Construal levels and self-control
    Kentaro Fujita
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:351-67. 2006
    ..These results support a construal-level analysis of self-control...
  17. ncbi request reprint Temporal construal
    Yaacov Trope
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York 10003, USA
    Psychol Rev 110:403-21. 2003
    ..The authors suggest that construal level underlies a broad range of evaluative and behavioral consequences of psychological distance from events...
  18. ncbi request reprint Creeping dispositionism: the temporal dynamics of behavior prediction
    Shiri Nussbaum
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:485-97. 2003
    ..The results were interpreted as supporting the assumption of construal level theory that perceivers use more abstract representations (higher level construals) to predict and explain more distant future behaviors...