A Review of Intervention Studies Aimed at Household Energy Conservation

Abrahamse, W., Steg, L., Vlek, C., & Rothengatter, T. (2005). A review of intervention studies aimed at household energy conservation. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 25(3), 273-291.
This article reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of interventions aiming to encourage households to reduce energy consumption. Thirty-eight studies performed within the field …

A Novel Conceptual Framework for Examining Environmental Behavior in Large Organizations: A Case Study of the Cornwall National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom

Tudor, T., Barr, S., & Gilg, A. (2008). A novel conceptual framework for examining environmental behavior in large organizations: A case study of the Cornwall National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom. Environment and Behavior, 40(3), 426-450.
This article is concerned with the development of a conceptual framework of the key antecedents that lead to sustainable environmental behavior amongst employees within a large or…

Prediction of Goal-Directed Behavior: Attitudes, Intentions, and Perceived Behavioral Control

Ajzen, I., & Madden, T. J. (1986). Prediction of goal-directed behavior: Attitudes, intentions, and perceived behavioral control. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 22, 5, 453-474.
A proposed theory of planned behavior, an extension of I. Ajzen and M. Fishbein's (1980) theory of reasoned action, was tested in 2 experiments. In Exp I, 169 undergraduates' at…

Consumer Recycling Goals and their Effect on Decisions to Recycle: A Means-End Chain Analysis. Special Issue: Psychology, Marketing, and Recycling

Bagozzi, R. P., & Dabholkar, P. A. (1994). Consumer recycling goals and their effect on decisions to recycle: A means-end chain analysis. Special Issue: Psychology, marketing, and recycling. Psychology and Marketing, 11, 4, 313-340.
Means-end chain theory and the laddering methodology were used to derive the goals relevant to consumers for recycling, as well as the interrelations among goals. Data were collec…

Adapting Human Lifestyles for the 21st Century

Howard, George S. (2000). Adapting human lifestyles for the 21st century. . American Psychologist, 55, 5, 509-151.
A number of ecological problems (e.g., global warming, ozone depletion, deforestation, acid rain) have been identified, which threaten to reduce the quality of human life in t…
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