"Not in my Backyard": Influence of Motivational Concerns on Judgments about a Risky Technology

Marks, G., & von-Winterfeldt, D. "Not in my backyard": Influence of motivational concerns on judgments about a risky technology. Vol. 69. 1984. 408-415.
Examined whether judgments about the risks and benefits of a potentially hazardous technology vary as a function of whether or not that technology occurs in "one's own back yard."…

Cognitive and Physiological Processes of Fear Appeals and Attitude Change: A Revised Theory of Protection Motivation

Rogers, R. W. Cognitive and physiological processes of fear appeals and attitude change: A revised theory of protection motivation.. Social Psychophysiology. Ed. J. Caciopppo & R. Petty. New York: Gilford Press, 1983.

Is There a Generalized Energy Conservation Ethic? A Comparison of the Determinants of Gasoline and Home Heating Energy Conservation

Painter, J., Semenik, R., & Belk, R. Is there a generalized energy conservation ethic? A comparison of the determinants of gasoline and home heating energy conservation. Vol. 3. 1983. 317-331.
359 heads-of-households were interviewed concerning their gasoline and heating consumption behavior and beliefs concerning the energy problem. They were also administered a locus-…

Residential Energy Conservation: The Role of Past Experience in Repetitive Household Behavior

Macey, S. M., & Brown, M. A. Residential energy conservation: The role of past experience in repetitive household behavior. Vol. 15. 1983. 123-141.
Discusses repetitive behaviors that conserve residential energy. Repetitive behavior is viewed as a function of past experience, attitudes, subjective norms, and intentions. Data …

A Report on a Statewide Survey of Californians: Attitudes about Solid Waste Management

Public Response Associates, I. A report on a statewide survey of Californians': Attitudes about solid waste management. California State Solid Waste Management Board, 1981.

Environmental Knowledge and Recycling Behavior as a Function of Attitudes and Personality Characteristics

Arbuthnot, J. Environmental knowledge and recycling behavior as a fuction of attitudes and personality characteristics. Vol. 1. 1974. 119-121.
Tested a numer of hypotheses regarding the relationship among (a) personality characteristics, (b) certain demographic factors, and (c) environmental attitudes, knowledge, and com…

Who Cares about Ecology? Personality and Sex Differences in Environmental Concern

Borden, R. J. & Francis, J. L. Who cares about ecology? Personality and sex differences in environmental concern. Vol. 46. 1978. 190-203.
Examined personality factors that underlie concern for ecological-environmental problems. 96 undergraduates with either high or low environmental concern were given the California…

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