Univ.-Prof. Dr. Veronika Job

Wächtergasse 1
1010 Wien
Room: 506

T: +43-1-4277-47322
veronika.job@univie.ac.at

Research Areas

  • Determinants, processes, and outcomes of goal-striving, self-regulation, and self-control
  • Management of effort and self-control: Effects of preceding tasks and learning history
  • Lay theories/mindsets: How they affect self-regulation, interpersonal relationships, well-being
  • Implicit and explicit motives and attitudes (assessment, incongruence)

Key Publications

Savani, K., & Job, V. (2017). Reverse ego-depletion: Acts of self-control can improve subsequent performance in Indian cultural contexts. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 113, 589-607.

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.

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, 637-647.

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, 110, 14837–14842.

Job, V., Dweck, C. S, & Walton, G. M. (2010). Ego-depletion – Is it all in your head? Implicit theories about willpower affect self-regulation. Psychological Science, 21, 1686-1693.

Curriculum Vitae

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