Comparing and Combining Theories to Explain Proenvironmental Intentions: The Case of Commuting-Mode Choice

Wall, R., Devine-Wright, P., & Mill, G. (2007). Comparing and combining theories to explain proenvironmental intentions: The case of commuting-mode choice. Environment and Behavior, 39(6), 731-753.
This article addresses the need for systematic theory comparison and development in environmentally significant behavior (ESB) research. Using logistic regression (N = 398), model…

Reduced Use of Environmentally Friendly Modes of Transportation Caused by Perceived Mobility Necessities: An Extension of the Theory of Planned Behavior

Haustein, S., & Hunecke, M. (2007). Reduced use of environmentally friendly modes of transportation caused by perceived mobility necessities: An extension of the theory of planned behavior. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 37(8), 1856-1883.
An extended version of the theory of planned behavior (TPB; Ajzen, 1991) was used to explain travel mode choice. As a new predictor, perceived mobility necessities (PMNs) were int…

Psychological, Sociodemographic, and Infrastructural Factors as Determinants of Ecological Impact Caused by Mobility Behavior

Hunecke, M., Haustein, S., Grischkat, S., & Böhler, S. (2007). Psychological, sociodemographic, and infrastructural factors as determinants of ecological impact caused by mobility behavior. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 27(4), 277-292.
In this study, the relevance of psychological variables as predictors of the ecological impact of mobility behavior was investigated in relation to infrastructural and sociodemogr…

Affective Appraisals of the Daily Commute: Comparing Perceptions of Drivers, Cyclists, Walkers, and Users of Public Transport

Gatersleben, B., & Uzzell, D. (2007). Affective appraisals of the daily commute: Comparing perceptions of drivers, cyclists, walkers, and users of public transport. Environment and Behavior, 39(3), 416-431.
To date, most research on travel behavior has been limited to studying utilitarian appraisals of car users and users of public transport. Studies on affective experiences are usua…

Children's Biking for Nonschool Purposes: Getting to Soccer Games in Davis, California

Tal, G., Handy, S. (2008). Children's biking for nonschool purposes: Getting to soccer games in Davis, California. Transportation Research Record, (2074), pp. 40-45.
In recent years, transportation planning has devoted new attention to the goal of increasing the nonmotorized trips of children and adults, both as a means of increasing physical …

Behavioral Determinants of Household Participation in a Home Composting Scheme

Edgerton, E., McKechnie, J., & Dunleavy, K. (2009). Behavioral determinants of household participation in a home composting scheme. Environment and Behavior, 41(2), 151-169.
This article investigates the factors that influence the decision made by individuals to participate in home composting schemes promoted by two local authorities in Scotland. The …

Behavioral Determinants of Household Recycling Participation: The Portuguese Case

Valle, P., Reis, E., Menezes, J., & Rebelo, E. (2004). Behavioral Determinants of Household Recycling Participation: The Portuguese Case. Environment and Behavior, 36(4), 505-540. doi:10.1177/0013916503260892.
Recycling is an effective resource-recovery mechanism with significant economic and environmental benefits. The success of the Portuguese Integrated System of Packaging Waste Mana…

Combining Behavioral Theories to Predict Recycling Involvement

Oom Do Valle, P., Rebelo, E., Reis, E., & Menezes, J. (2005). Combining Behavioral Theories to Predict Recycling Involvement. Environment and Behavior, 37(3), 364-396. doi:10.1177/0013916504272563.
This study merges insights from two well-known attitude-behavior theories—the theory of planned behavior and the model of altruistic behavior—with elements from two broader models…

The Attitude-Behavior Relationship: A Test of Three Models of the Moderating Role of Behavioral Difficulty

Kaiser, F., & Schultz, P. (2009, January). The attitude-behavior relationship: A test of three models of the moderating role of behavioral difficulty. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39(1), 186-207.
The moderating role of behavioral difficulty in the attitude–behavior relationship remains a controversial topic in social psychology. Previous research has been unclear in establ…

Emotions, Habits and Rational Choices in Ecological Behaviours: The Case of Recycling and Use of Public Transportation

Carrus, G., Passafaro, P., & Bonnes, M. (2008, March). Emotions, habits and rational choices in ecological behaviours: The case of recycling and use of public transportation. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 28(1), 51-62.
Two field studies examined the role of attitudes, subjective norms, perceived control, anticipated emotions, past behaviour and desire in the prediction of pro-environmental behav…

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