• Articles   

    • Schmalbach, B., Hennemuth, L., & Echterhoff, G. (2019). A tool for assessing the experience of shared reality: Validation of the German SR-T. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 832. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00832

    • Knausenberger, J. & Echterhoff, G. (in press). I belong but I’m still sad: Reminders of Facebook increase feelings of belonging but do not facilitate coping with sadness. PLoS One.

    • Steis, N., Oddo-Sommerfeld, S., Echterhoff, G., Thiel, A., Thiel, J., Briem, K., Ciaramidaro, A., Freitag, C. M., Mecklinger, A., Unterhorst, K., & Stirn, A. (in press). The obsessions of the green-eyed monster: Jealousy and the female brain. Sexual and Relationship Therapy.

    • Petrowski, K., Schmalbach, B., Kliem, S., Hinz, A., & Brähler, E. (2019). Symptom-Checklist-K-9: Norm values and factorial structure in a representative German sample. /PLOS One, 14/(4):e0213490. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213490

    • Giesen, A., & Echterhoff, G. (2018). Do I really feel your pain? Comparing the effects of observed and personal ostracism. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44(4), 550-561. doi: 10.1177/0146167217744524

    • Hirst, W. & Echterhoff, G. (2018). More to episodic memory than epistemic assertion: The role of social bonds and interpersonal connection, 41, e17. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. doi:10.1017/S0140525X17001388

    • Eschert, S., Knausenberger, J., & Diehl, M. (2018). Are all conservatives alike in Germany? Motivational bases for economic and cultural conservatism and consequences for the debate on the refugee crisis. Politische Psychologie, 1, 34-53.

    • Petrowski, K., Schmalbach, B., Jagla, M., Franke, G. H., Brähler, E. (2018). Norm values and psychometric properties of the brief symptom inventory-18 regarding individuals between the ages of 60 and 95. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 18, 164. doi: 10.1186/s12874-018-0631-6
    • Echterhoff, G., & Higgins, E.T. (2018). Shared reality: Construct and mechanisms. Current Opinion in Psychology, 23, A1-A4. doi: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2018.09.003
    • Wagner, U., & Echterhoff, G. (2018). When does oxytocin affect human memory encoding? The role of social context and individual attachment style. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12, 349. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00349
    • Euhus, A., Schmalbach, B., Morfeld, M., Berth, H., Brähler, E., Stöbel-Richter, Y., & Zenger, M. (2018). Psychometric examination of the German Version of the Health Regulatory Focus Scale. Zeitschrift für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, 64, 394-410.doi: 10.13109/zptm.2018.64.4.394
    • Echterhoff, G., & Schmalbach, B. (2018). How shared reality is created in interpersonal communication. Current Opinion in Psychology, 23, 57-61. doi: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.12.005
    • Knausenberger, J., & Echterhoff, G. (2018). Recovering from social exclusion: The interplay of subtle Facebook reminders and collectivistic orientation. Computers in Human Behavior, 78, 298-305. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2017.10.012
    • Wagner, U., Giesen, A. , Knausenberger, J., & Echterhoff, G. (2017). The joint action effect on memory as a social phenomenon: The role of cued attention and psychological distance. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1697. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01697
    • Echterhoff, G. & Higgins, E. T. (2017). Creating shared reality in interpersonal and intergroup communication: The role of epistemic processes and their interplay. European Review of Social Psychology, 28, 175-226. doi: 10.1080/10463283.2017.1333315
    • Echterhoff, G., Kopietz, R., & Higgins, E.T. (2017). Shared reality in intergroup communication: Increasing the epistemic authority of an out-group audience. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146, 806-825. doi: 10.1037/xge0000289
    • Lindner, I., Schain, C., & Echterhoff, G. (2016). Other-self confusions in action memory: The role of motor processes. Cognition, 149, 67-76. doi: 710.1016/j.cognition.2016.01.003
    • Bebermeier, S., Echterhoff, G., Bohner, G., & Hellmann, J.H. (2015). The generalization of shared reality: When communication about one target shapes evaluations of other targets. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 623-640. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2115
    • Lindner, I. & Echterhoff, G. (2015). Imagination inflation in the mirror: Can imagining others’ actions induce false memories of self-performance? Acta Psychologica, 158, 51-60. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2015.03.008
    • Wagner, U., Galli, L., Schott, B. H., Wold, A., van der Schalk, J., Manstead, A. S. R., Scherer, K., & Walter, H. (2015). Beautiful friendship: Social sharing of emotions improves subjective feelings and activates the neural reward circuitry. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10, 801-808. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsu121
    • Knausenberger, J., Hellmann, J. H., & Echterhoff, G. (2015). When virtual contact is all you need: Subtle reminders of Facebook preempt social-contact restoration after exclusion. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 279-284. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2035
    • Pierucci, S., Echterhoff, G., Marchal, C., & Klein, O. (2014). Creating shared reality about ambiguous sexual harassment: The role of stimulus ambiguity in audience-tuning effects on memory. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 3, 300-306. doi: 10.1016/j.jarmac.2014.07.007
    • Echterhoff, G. & Kopietz, R. (2014). Contribution to Alogna et al. Registered replication report: Schooler & Engstler-Schooler (1990). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 9, 556-578. doi: 10.1177/1745691614545653
    • Bell, R., Schain, C., & Echterhoff, G. (2014). How selfish is memory for cheaters? Evidence for moral and egoistic biases. Cognition, 132, 437-442. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2014.05.001
    • Pfundmair, M., Aydin, N., Frey, D., & Echterhoff, G. (2014). The interplay of oxytocin and collectivistic orientation shields against negative effects of ostracism. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 55, 246-251. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2014.07.016
    • Kopietz, R., & Echterhoff, G. (2014). Remembering the 2006 Football World Cup in Germany: Epistemic and social consequences of perceived memory sharedness. Memory Studies, 7, 298-313. doi: 10.1177/1750698014530620
    • Echterhoff, G. (2014). Achieving commonality in interpersonal communication: Shared reality and memory processes. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 17, 104-107. doi: 10.1111/ajsp.12048
    • Echterhoff, G. (2013). How communication on the Internet affects memory and shared reality: Talking heads online. Psychological Inquiry, 24, 297-300. doi: 10.1080/1047840X.2013.842878
    • Diekelmann, S., Wilhelm, I., Wagner, U., & Born, J. (2013). Sleep to implement an intention. Sleep, 36, 149-153. doi: 10.5665/sleep.2322
    • Hoenen, M., Schain, C., & Pause B. M. (2013). Down-modulation of mu-activity through empathic top-down processes. Social Neuroscience, 8, 515–524. doi: 10.1080/17470919.2013.833550
    • Hellmann, J. H., Echterhoff, G., & Thoben, D. F. (2013). Metaphor in embodied cognition is more than just combining two related concepts: A comment on Wilson and Golonka (2013). Frontiers in Psychology: Cognitive Science, 4. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00201
    • Spaniol, J., Schain, C., & Bowen, H. J. (2013). Reward-enhanced memory in younger and older adults. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbt044
    • Hellmann, J. H., Thoben, D. F., & Echterhoff, G. (2013). The sweet taste of revenge: Gustatory experience induces metaphor-consistent judgments of a harmful act. Social Cognition, 31, 531-542. doi: 10.1521/soco.2013.31.5.531
    • Echterhoff, G., Kopietz, R., & Higgins, E. T. (2013). Adjusting shared reality: Communicators' memory changes as their connection with their audience changes. Social Cognition, 31, 162-186. doi: 10.1521/soco.2013.31.2.162
    • Echterhoff, G. (2013). The role of action in verbal communication and shared reality. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 354-355. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X12002567
    • Lindner, I., Schain, C., Kopietz, R., & Echterhoff, G. (2012). When do we confuse self and other in action memory? Reduced false memories of self-performance after observing actions by an out-group versus in-group actor. Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 467. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00467
    • Schain, C., Lindner, I., Beck, F., & Echterhoff, G. (2012). Looking at the actor's face: Identity cues and attentional focus in false memories of action performance from observation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 1201-1204. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2012.04.003
    • Echterhoff, G. & Wolf, O. T. (2012). The stressed eyewitness: The interaction of thematic arousal and post-event stress in memory for central and peripheral event information. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 6. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2012.00057
    • Hirst, W., & Echterhoff, G. (2012). Remembering in conversations: The social sharing and reshaping of memories. Annual Review of Psychology, 63, 55-69. 
    • Hellmann, J. H., Echterhoff, G., Kopietz, R., Niemeier, S., & Memon, A. (2011). Talking about visually perceived events: Communication effects on eyewitness memory. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41, 658-671. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.796
    • Echterhoff, G. (2011). The pervasiveness of memory. Culture & Psychology, 17, 3-9.
    • Bohner, G., Echterhoff, G., Glass, C., Patrzek, J., & Lampridis, E. (2010). Distress in response to a sibling's partner's infidelities: Testing evolutionary versus socio-cultural hypotheses. Social Psychology, 41, 223-229.
    • Lindner, I., Echterhoff, G., Davidson, P. S. R., & Brand, M. (2010). Observation inflation: Your actions become mine. Psychological Science, 21, 1291-1299.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2010). Shared reality: Antecedents, processes, consequences. Social Cognition, 40, 273–276.
    • Kopietz, R., Hellmann, J. H., Higgins, E. T., & Echterhoff, G. (2010). Shared-reality effects on memory: Communicating to fulfill epistemic needs. Social Cognition, 28, 353–378.
    • Echterhoff, G., Higgins, E. T., & Levine, J. M. (2009). Shared reality: Experiencing commonality with others’ inner states about the world. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4, 496-521.
    • Echterhoff, G., Lang, S., Krämer, N. & Higgins, E. T. (2009). Audience-tuning effects on communicators’ memory: The role of audience status in sharing reality. Social Psychology, 40, 150-163.
    • Kopietz, R., Echterhoff, G., Niemeier, S., Hellmann, J. H., & Memon, A. (2009). Audience-congruent biases in eyewitness memory and judgment: Influences of a co- witness’ liking for a suspect. Social Psychology, 40, 138-149.
    • Echterhoff, G., & Hirst, W. (2009). Social influence on memory. Social Psychology, 40, 106-110.
    • Echterhoff, G., Higgins, E. T., Kopietz, R. & Groll, S. (2008). How communication goals determine when audience tuning biases memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 137, 3-21.
    • Hirst, W., & Echterhoff, G. (2008). Creating shared memories in conversation: Toward a psychology of collective memory. Social Research, 75, 183-216.
    • Echterhoff, G., Groll, S., & Hirst, W. (2007). Tainted truth: Overcorrection for misinformation influence on eyewitness memory. Social Cognition, 25, 367-409.
    • Hellmann, J. H., Kopietz, R., & Echterhoff, G. (2007). Shared memories, shared beliefs: The formation and use of joint representations in social interaction. European Bulletin of Social Psychology, 19, 40-46.
    • Higgins, E. T., Echterhoff, G., Crespillo, R., & Kopietz, R. (2007). Effects of communication on social knowledge: Sharing reality with individual vs. group audiences. Japanese Psychological Research, 49, 89-99.
    • Echterhoff, G., Bohner, G., & Siebler, F. (2006). Social Robotics und Mensch-Maschine Interaktion: Aktuelle Forschung und Relevanz für die Sozialpsychologie [Social robotics and human-machine interaction: Current research and perspectives for social psychology]. Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie, 37, 219-231.
    • Echterhoff, G., & Hirst, W. (2006). Thinking about memories for everyday and shocking events: Do people use ease-of-retrieval cues in memory judgments? Memory & Cognition, 34, 763-775.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2005). Die Rahmen von Erinnerungen: Das gedächtnistheoretische Werk von Maurice Halbwachs aus kognitions- und sozialpsychologischer Perspektive [Frames of Remembering: Maurice Halbwachs’s theory of memory from a cognitive and social psychological perspective]. Jahrbuch für Soziologiegeschichte, 16, 247-270.
    • Echterhoff, G., Higgins, E. T. & Groll, S. (2005). Audience-tuning effects on memory: The role of shared reality. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 89, 257-276.
    • Echterhoff, G., Hirst, W. & Hussy, W. (2005). How eyewitnesses resist misinformation: Social postwarnings and the monitoring of memory characteristics. Memory & Cognition, 33, 770-782.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2004). Rezension zu „Maurice Halbwachs: Aspekte des Werks“, hrsg. von Stephan Egger [Review of „Maurice Halbwachs: Aspekte des Werks,“ ed. by Stephan Egger] Historische Literatur, 2, 424-427.
    • Echterhoff, G., & Hussy, W. (2004). Strategies of source attribution: Semantic features and trace strength as cues to the origin of memories. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 63, 93-106.
    • Echterhoff, G. & Straub, J. (2004). Narrative Psychologie: Facetten eines Forschungsprogramms (Teil 2) [Narrative psychology: Review of a research program (Pt. 2)]. Handlung Kultur Interpretation, Zeitschrift für Sozial- und Kulturwissenschaften, 13, 151-186.
    • Echterhoff, G. & Straub, J. (2003). Narrative Psychologie: Facetten eines Forschungsprogramms (Teil 1) [Narrative psychology: Review of a research program (Pt. 1)]. Handlung Kultur Interpretation, Zeitschrift für Sozial- und Kulturwissenschaften, 12, 317-342.
    • Hussy, W. & Echterhoff, G. (1997). Cognitive psychology in the German-speaking countries. World Psychology, 3 (special edition, Psychology in the German-speaking countries, ed. by U. P. Gielen & J. Bredenkamp), 325-376.

  • Books

    • Hussy, W., Schreier, M., & Echterhoff, G. (2013). Forschungsmethoden in Psychologie und Sozialwissenschaften (2., überarbeitete Auflage). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.
    • Semin, G., & G. Echterhoff (Eds.) (2010). Grounding sociality: Neurons, minds, and culture. New York: Psychology Press.
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    • Hussy, W., Schreier, M., & Echterhoff, G. (2010). Forschungsmethoden in Psychologie und Sozialwissenschaften [Research methods in psychology and the social sciences]. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.
    • Echterhoff, G. & Neumann, B. (2006). Projekt- und Zeitmanagement: Organisatorische und psychologische Strategien für erfolgreiches Studieren [Project and time management: Planning and psychological strategies for study success] (Reihe Uni-Wissen). Stuttgart, Germany: Klett.
    • Echterhoff, G. & Eggers, M. (Hrsg.). (2002). Der Stoff, an dem wir hängen: Faszination und Selektion von Material in kulturwissenschaftlicher Arbeit [Selecting the „Stuff” of Research: Theory of Science in Cultural Studies and the Social Sciences]. Würzburg: Könighausen & Neumann.
    • Echterhoff, G. & Saar, M. (Eds.). (2002). Kontexte und Kulturen des Erinnerns: Maurice Halbwachs und das Paradigma des kollektiven Gedächtnisses [Contexts and cultures of remembering: Maurice Halbwachs and the paradigm of collective memory]. Constance, Germany: Universitätsverlag Konstanz.

  • Chapters

    • Echterhoff, G. & Kopietz, R. (2017). The socially shared nature of memory: From joint encoding to communication. In M. Meade, A. Barnier, C. Harris, & J. Sutton (Eds.), Collaborative remembering: How remembering with others influences memory, (pp. 113-134). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2017). Shared reality theory. In B.S. Turner (Ed.), Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory , (pp. 550-554). New York: Wiley. doi: 10.1002/9781118430873.est0339.
    • French, C., Kopietz, R., Bornträger, F. S. & Burkhardt, C., (in press). Sozial geteilte Realität: Wie wir uns in der Interaktion mit unseren Mitmenschen unsere Welt erschaffen [Shared Reality: How we create our world in social interaction]. To appear in D. Frey & H.-W. Bierhoff (Eds.). Enzyklopädie der Psychologie: Band Sozialpsychologie [Encyclopedia of Psychology: Social Psychology]. Göttingen: Hogrefe.
    • Kopietz, R., & Echterhoff, G. (2016). Einstellungen [Attitudes]. In D. Frey & H.-W. Bierhoff (Eds.), Soziale Motive und soziale Einstellungen (Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Serie Sozialpsychologie, Vol. 2), (pp 581-616). [Social motives and social attitudes. Encyclopedia of Psychology: Social Psychology series]. Göttingen: Hogrefe. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1026/00564-000
    • Hellmann, J. H., & Kopietz, R. (2014). Sozial-kognitive Aspekte von Entscheidungen [Social-cognitive aspects of decisions]. In H. Hilgert & A. Glatzmeier (Eds.), Entscheidungen: Geistes und sozialwissenschaftliche Beiträge zu Entscheidungstheorie und -praxis, (pp. 75-90). Heidelberg: Springer VS.
    • Wagner, U. & Walter, H. (2013). Neuroscientific approaches to ‚Mens Rea‘ assessment. In J. Grafman & F. Krueger (Eds.), The Neural basis of human belief systems (pp. 137-157). Hove/New York: Psychology Press.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2012). Shared reality theory. In P. A. M. Van Lange, A. W. Kruglanski & E. T. Higgins (Eds.), Handbook of theories of social psychology (pp.180-199). London: Sage.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2011). Gedächtnis [Memory]. In Deutscher Verein für öffentliche und private Fürsorge (Ed.), Fachlexikon der sozialen Arbeit (7th ed.). Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos.
    • Echterhoff, G., & Higgins, E. T. (2010). How communication shapes memory: Shared reality and implications for culture. In G. R.Semin & G. Echterhoff (Eds.), Grounding sociality: Neurons, minds, and culture (pp. 115-146). New York: Psychology Press.
    • Semin, G. R., & Echterhoff, G. (2010). From neurons to shared cognition and culture. In G. R. Semin & G. Echterhoff (Eds.), Grounding sociality: Neurons, minds, and culture (pp. 1-9). New York: Psychology Press.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2010). Das kommunikative Gedächtnis [Communicative remembering and memory] . In A. Eichenberg, C. Gudehus & H. Welzer (Eds.), Gedächtnis und Erinnerung: Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch (pp 102-109). Stuttgart, Germany: Verlag J. B. Metzler.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2008). Language and memory: Social and cognitive processes. In A. Nünning & A. Erll (Eds.), Cultural memory studies. An international and interdisciplinary handbook (pp. 263-274). Berlin/New York: de Gruyter.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2007). Gedächtnis [Memory]. In Deutscher Verein für öffentliche und private Fürsorge (Ed.), Fachlexikon der sozialen Arbeit (6th ed.). Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos.
    • Echterhoff, G., Heinen, S., & Neumann, B. (2007). Motivationale und soziale Faktoren [Motivational and social processes]. In A. Nünning & R. Sommer (Eds.), Metzler Handbuch Promotion. Stuttgart, Germany: Metzler.
    • Echterhoff, G., & Neumann, B. (2007). Projekt- und Zeitmanagement in der Promotionsphase: Organisatorische und psychologische Strategien [Managing dissertation projects: Psychological strategies for successful planning and performance]. In A. Nünning & R. Sommer (Eds.), Metzler Handbuch Promotion. Stuttgart, Germany: Metzler.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2004). Das Außen des Erinnerns: Was vermittelt individuelles und kollektives Gedächtnis? [External contexts of remembering: What mediates individual and collective memory?] In A. Erll & A. Nünning (Eds.), Medien des kollektiven Gedächtnisses: Konstruktivität - Historizität – Kulturspezifität (pp. 53-75). Berlin: deGruyter.
    • Echterhoff, G. & Straub, J. (2004). Narrative Psychologie [Narrative psychology]. In G. Jüttemann (Ed.), Psychologie als Humanwissenschaft: Ein Handbuch (pp. 102-133). Göttingen, Germany: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
    • Echterhoff, G. & Hirst, W. (2002). Remembering in a social context: A conversational view of the study of memory. In G. Echterhoff & M. Saar (Eds.), Kontexte und Kulturen des Erinnerns: Maurice Halbwachs und das Paradigma des kollektiven Gedächtnisses (pp. 75-101). Constance, Germany: Universitätsverlag Konstanz.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2002). Geschichten in der Psychologie: Die Erforschung narrativ geleiteter Informationsverarbeitung [Stories in psychology: Research on narrative information processing]. In V. Nünning & A. Nünning (Eds.), Erzähltheorie transgenerisch, intermedial, interdisziplinär (pp. 265-290). Trier, Germany: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2002). Distanzierung und ihre zeitlichen Voraussetzungen: Psychologische Unterscheidungen und psychoanalytische Kritik [Distancing and time: Psychological distinctions and psychoanalytical critique]. In G. Echterhoff & M. Eggers (Hrsg.), Der Stoff, an dem wir hängen: Faszination und Selektion von Material in den Kulturwissenschaften (pp. 67-84). Würzburg, Germany: Könighausen & Neumann.
    • Echterhoff, G. (2001). Entries on „Kommunikation [Communication]“, „False Memory“, „Encodierung und Decodierung [Encoding and decoding]“, „Zeugenaussage [Eyewitness testimony]“, „Zeit in der Psychologie [Time in psychology]“. In N. Pethes & J. Ruchatz (Eds.), Gedächtnis und Erinnerung. Ein interdisziplinäres Lexikon. Reinbek, Germany: Rowohlt.