In Press/Accepted

McFarland, S., Hackett, J., Hamer, K., Katzarska-Miller, I., Malsch, A., Reese, G., & Reysen, S. (in press). Global human identification and citizenship: A review of psychological studies. Advances in Political Psychology

Reese, G., Drews, S., & Tröger, J. (2019). Warum haben wir Angst vor dem Weniger? Umweltpsychologie und Suffizienz im FokusIn L. Voget-Kleschin, L. Bossert & S. Meisch (Eds.), Damit gutes Leben einfacher wird - Suffizienzpolitik für Naturbewahrung. Weimar: Metropolis Verlag.

Schwabe K, Menzel C, Mullin C, Wagemans J, Redies C (in press). Gist perception of image composition in abstract artworks. i-Perception.

Thomas, E.F., Smith, L.G.E., McGarty, C., Reese, G., Kende, A., Bliuc, A-M., Curtin, N. & Spears, R. (in press). How social movements mobilize action within and across nations to promote solidarity with refugees. European Journal of Social Psychology.


Heidbreder, L. M., Bablok, I., Drews, S., & Menzel, C. (2019). Tackling the plastic problem: A review on perceptions, behaviors, and interventions. Science of The Total Environment, 668, 1077–1093.

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Klein, S. A., Heck, D. W., Reese, G., & Hilbig, B. E. (2019). On the relationship between Openness to Experience, political orientation, and pro-environmental behavior. Personality and Individual Differences, 138, 344-348. doi: https://10.1016/j.paid.2018.10.017

Roempke, A.-K., Fritsche, I., & Reese, G. (2019). Get together, feel together, act together: International personal contact increases identification with humanity and global collective action. Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology, 3, 35-48. doi:


Drews, S. & Reese, G. (2018). "Degrowth" vs. other types of growth: Labeling affects emotions but not attitudes. Environmental Communication, 12, 763-772.

Fritsche, I., Barth, M., Jugert, P., Masson, T., & Reese, G. (2018). Die Psychologie der Großen Transformation muss (auch) eine Psychologie kollektiven Handelns sein. Umweltpsychologie, 22, 139-149.

Fritsche, I., Barth, M., Jugert, P., Masson, T., & Reese, G. (2018). A social identity model of pro-environmental action (SIMPEA). Psychological Review, 125, 245-269. doi: 10.1037/rev0000090

Menzel, C., Kovács, G., Amado, C., Hayn-Leichsenring, G. U., & Redies, C. (2018). Visual mismatch negativity indicates automatic, task-independent detection of artistic image composition in abstract artworks. Biological Psychology, 136, 76–86.

Menzel, C., Redies, C., & Hayn-Leichsenring, G. U. (2018). Low-level image properties in facial expressions. Acta Psychologica, 188, 74–83.

Reese, G., Bamberg, S., Kibbe, A., & Kaiser, F. (2018). In der Vielfalt liegt die Kraft! Kommentar zum Positionspapier der Psychologischen Methodenlehre. Psychologische Rundschau, 69, 344-347.

Reese, G., Hamann, K. R. S., Menzel, C., & Drews, S. (2018). Soziale Identität und nachhaltiges Verhalten. In C. T. Schmitt & E. Bamberg (Eds.), Psychologie und Nachhaltigkeit: Konzeptionelle Grundlagen, Anwendungsbeispiele und Zukunftsperspektiven (1st ed., pp. 47–54). Wiesbaden: Springer.

Schwabe, K., Menzel, C., Mullin, C., Wagemans, J., & Redies, C. (2018). Gist Perception of Image Composition in Abstract Artworks. I-Perception, 9(3).


Berthold, A., Reese, G., & Martin, J. (2017). The effect of red color on perceived self-attractiveness. European Journal of Social Psychology, 47, 645-652.

Bruckmüller, S., Reese, G., & Martiny, S. E. (2017). Is higher inequality less legitimate? Depends on how you frame it. British Journal of Social Psychology, 56, 766-781. doi: 10.1111/bjso.12202

Drews, S. (2017). Public views on economic growth and the environment. In G. Reese, I. Fritsche, A. Römpke, N. Wiersbinsky & A. Mues (ed.), Outlooks on Applying Environmental Psychology Research. BfN-Script.

Menzel C, Hayn-Leichsenring GU, Redies C, Néméth K., Kovács G (2017). When noise is beneficial for sensory encoding: Noise adaptation can improve face processing". Brain and Cognition, 117, 73-83. DOI: 10.1016/j.bandc.2017.06.006

Reese, G. & Junge, E. A. (2017). Keep on Rockin’ in a (Plastic-)Free World: Collective Efficacy and Pro-Environmental Intentions as a Function of Task Difficulty. Sustainability, 9, 200.

Reese, G., Fritsche, I., & Römpke, A.-K. (2017). Environmental Psychology – Its scientific merit and the need for future research. BfN-Skripten, 460, 9-14.

Renger, D. & Reese, G. (2017). From equality-based respect to environmental activism: Antecedents and consequences of global identity. Political Psychology, 38, 867-879.

Römpke, A.-K., Reese, G., Fritsche, I., Wiersbinski, N., Mues, A. (2017). Outlooks on Applying Environmental Psychology Research (Hrsg.). BfN-Skripten, 460.

Schindler, S. & Reese, G. (2017). Social loafing in the refugee crisis: Information about existing initiatives decreases willingness to help. Societies, 7, 13.

Steffens, M. C., Reese, G., Ehrke, F., & Jonas, K. J. (2017). When does activating diversity alleviate, when does it increase intergroup bias? An ingroup projection perspective. PLoS ONE, 12(6): e0178738.



Drews, S., Antal, M., 2016. Degrowth: A “missile word” that backfires? Ecological Economics 126, 182-187.

Drews, S., van den Bergh, J.C.J.M., 2016. Public views on economic growth, the environment and prosperity: Results of a questionnaire survey. Global Environmental Change 39, 1-14.

Hamann, K., Baumann, A., & Löschinger, D. (2016). Psychologie im Umweltschutz – Handbuch zur Förderung nachhaltigen Handelns. München: oekom verlag

Reese, G., Berthold, A., & Steffens, M. C. (2016). As high as it gets: Ingroup projection processes in the superordinate group humans. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 50, 39-49.

Reese, G. (2016). Common human identity and the path to global climate justiceClimatic Change, 134, 521-531.

Rosenmann, A., Reese, G., & Cameron, J. (2016). Social identities in a globalized world: Challenges and opportunities for collective action. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 11, 202-221.

Thomas, E., McGarty, C., Reese, G., Berndsen, M., & Bliuc, A.-M. (2016). Where there’s a (collective) will, there are (effective) ways: Integrating individual and group-level factors in explaining humanitarian collective action. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 1678-1692.


Antal, M., Drews, S. 2015. Nature as relationship partner: an old frame revisited. Environmental Education Research 21, 1056-1078.

Drews, S., van den Bergh, J.C.J.M., 2015. What explains public support for climate policies? A review of empirical and experimental studies. Climate Policy 16, 855-576.

Hamann, K.R.S., Reese, G., Seewald, D., & Loeschinger, D.C. (2015). Affixing the theory of normative conduct (to your mailbox) Injunctive and descriptive norms as predictors of anti-ads sticker use. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 44, 1-9.

Menzel C, Hayn-Leichsenring GU (geteilte Erstautorenschaft), Langner O, Wiese H, Redies C. (2015). “Fourier power spectrum characteristics of face photographs: Attractiveness perception depends on low-level image properties.” PLoS ONE, 10(4), e0122801. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122801

Reese, G. (2015). Soziale Normen und Anthropomorphismus als Werkzeuge der Naturschutzkommunikation? [Social Norms and anthropomorphism as tools of nature conservation communication?BfN-Skripten, 423, 35-40.

Reese, G., Fritsche, I., Wiersbinski, N., Mues, A., & Roempke, A.-K. (2015). Psychologie in der Naturschutzkommunikation – Einblicke in die aktuelle Forschung und Praxis (Hrsg.). BfN-Skripten, 423.

Reese, G. & Jacob, L. (2015). Principles of Environmental Justice and Pro-Environmental Action: A Two-Step Process Model of Moral Anger and Responsibility to Act. Environmental Science & Policy, 51, 88-94.

Reese, G. & Kohlmann, F. (2015). Feeling global, acting ethically: Global identification and Fairtrade consumption. The Journal of Social Psychology, 155, 98-106.

Reese, G., Proch, J., & Finn, C. (2015). Identification with all humanity: The role of self-definition and self-investment. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 426-440.

Reese, G., Rosenmann, A., & McGarty, C. (2015). Globalisation and global concern: Developing a social psychology of human responses to global challenges. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45(7), 799-805.

Steffgen, G., Kohl, D., Reese, G., Happ, C., & Sischka, P. (2015). Quality of Work: Validation of a New Instrument in Three Languages. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12, 14988-15006


Drews, S., 2014. Risikowahrnehmung und –kommunikation des Klimawandels: Framing, Werte und Emotionen. In: Karin Beese, Miriam Fekkak, Christine Katz, Claudia Körner, Heike Molitor (Hrsg): Anpassung an regionale Klimafolgen kommunizieren. Konzepte, Herausforderungen und Perspektiven. Oekom Verlag, München: 67–82.

Reese, G. (2014). Möglichkeiten statistischer Erhebungen für politische Strategien – Eine psychologische Deutung der Naturbewusstseinsstudie 2011 [Using large-scale surveys for political strategy - A psychological interpretation of the German Nature Awareness study]. BfN-Skripten368, 33-40.

Reese, G. & Dietrich, J. (2014). I am therefore I do: Group identification and effort for achievement goals. Social Sciences, 3, 941-947.

Reese, G., Proch, J., & Cohrs, J. C. (2014). Individual Differences in Responses to Global Inequality. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 14, 217-238. doi: 10.1111/asap.12032

Reese, G. & Lauenstein, O. (2014). The Eurozone Crisis: Psychological Mechanisms Undermining and Supporting European Solidarity. Social Sciences, 3, 160-171.

Reese, G., Loew, K., & Steffgen, G. (2014). A towel less: Social Norms enhance pro-environmental behavior in hotels. The Journal of Social Psychology, 150, 97-100.

Reese, G., Steffens, M. C. (2014). ATLG - Attitudes Towards Lesbians and Gay Men [Einstellungen gegenüber Lesben und Schwulen]. In D. Richter, E. Brähler & B. Strauss (Eds.), Diagnostische Verfahren in der Sexualwissenschaft. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Reese, G., Steffens, M. C., & Jonas, K. J. (2014). Religious affiliation and attitudes towards gay men: The mediating role of masculinity threat. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 24, 340-355.


Lauenstein, O., & Reese, G. (2013). Besuchen Sie Europa, so lang es noch steht: Zur Frage europäischer Identität in der Krise [Visit Europe as long as it exists: European identity in times of economic crisis]. In-Mind Magazine, 4 (3). Abzurufen über

Menzel C, Fowler A, Tennie C, Call J (2013).  “Leaf Surface Roughness Elicits Leaf Swallowing Behavior in Captive Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and Bonobos (P. paniscus), but not in Gorillas (Gorilla gorilla) or Orangutans (Pongo abelii)”. International Journal of Primatology 34(3): 533-553. DOI: 10.1007/s10764-013-9679-7

Reese, G., Löschinger, D. C., Hamann, K., & Neubert, S. (2013). Sticker in the box! Object-person distance and descriptive norms as means to reduce waste. Ecopsychology, 5, 146-148.

Reese, G., Steffens, M. C., & Jonas, K. J. (2013). When black sheep make us think: Information processing and devaluation of in- and out-group norm deviants. Social Cognition, 31, 382-503.


Reese, G. (2012). When authoritarians protect the earth – authoritarian submission and pro-environmental beliefs: A pilot study in Germany. Ecopsychology, 4, 232 – 236.

Reese, G., Berthold, A., & Steffens, M. C. (2012). We are the world – and they are not: Prototypicality for the world community, legitimacy, and responses to global inequality. Political Psychology, 33, 683-700.

2011 und früher

Reese, G. (2010). Das schwarze Schaf unter uns – Warum Menschen negativ auf Nestbeschmutzer reagieren. In-Mind Magazine, 1(4). Abuzrufen über

Guinote, A., Reese, G. & Wilkinson, D. (2009). A powerful vision: The effects of power on visual search behavior. Psicologia, 23, 127-148.