English Intern
Research Network on Social Inequality

Prof. Dr. Immo Fritsche

Professor of Social Psychology, University of Leipzig


  • Motivierte soziale Kognition
  • Gruppenprozesse
  • Angewandte Sozialpsychologie




Fritsche, I. & Jugert, P. (2017). The consequences of economic threat for motivated social cognition and action. Current Opinion in Psychology, 18, 31-36.
Stollberg, J., Fritsche, I., & Jonas, E. (2017). The groupy shift: Conformity to liberal ingroup norms as a group-based response to threatened personal control. Social Cognition, 35, 374-394.
Fritsche, I., Moya, M., Bukowski, M., Jugert, P., de Lemus, S., Decker, O., Valor-Segura, I., & Navarro-Carrillo (2017). The great depression and group-based control: Converting
Barth, M., Jugert, P., Wutzler, M., & Fritsche, I. (2015). Absolute moral standards and global identity as independent predictors of collective action against global injustice. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 918-930.
Stollberg, J., Fritsche, I., & Bäcker, A. (2015). Striving for group agency: Threat to personal control increases the attractiveness of agentic groups. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 649.
Jonas, E., McGregor, I., Klackl, J., Agroskin, D., Fritsche, I., Holbrook, C., Nash, K., Proulx, T., & Quirin, M. (2014). Threat and defense: From anxiety to approach. In J.M. Olson & M.P. Zanna (Eds.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (Vol. 49, pp. 219-286). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
Asbrock, F. & Fritsche, I. (2013). Authoritarian reactions to terrorist threat: Who is threatened, the Me or the We? International Journal of Psychology, 48, 35-49.
Fritsche, I., Jonas, E., Ablasser, C., Beyer, M., Kuban, J., Manger, A.-M., & Schultz, M. (2013). The power of we: Evidence for group-based control restoration. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 19-32.
Fritsche, I., Jonas, E., & Kessler, T. (2011). Collective reactions to threat: Implications for intergroup conflict and solving societal crises. Social Issues and Policy Review, 5, 101-136.