Energy: Psychological Perspectives

Articles
Baum, A. & Singer, J. E. (1981). Advances in Environmental Psychology. Energy: Psychological perspectives. (pp. 198). Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.

The Role of Interpersonal Communication Networks in the Diffusion of Energy Conserving Practices and Technologies

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Leonard-Barton, D. (1980). The role of interpersonal communication networks in the diffusion of energy conserving practices and technologies. Banff, Alberta, Canada: Consumer Behavior and Energy Use.

Applying Social Psychology to Avoid Ecological Disaster

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Oskamp, S. (1994). Applying social psychology to avoid ecological disaster. Los Angeles: Annual Conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.
Summarizes the ecological concerns that threaten sustainability and discusses ways in which psychologists and other social scientists can help improve the situation. The most cent…

Psychological Strategies to Reduce Energy Consumption: Project Summary Report

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Becker, L. J., Seligman, C. & Darley, J. M. (1979). Psychological strategies to reduce energy consumption: Project summary report. The Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, Princeton University.

Consumer Energy Conservation Policies in the U.K.

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Gaskell, G. & Pike, R. (1983). Consumer energy conservation policies in the U.K.. International Institute for Environment and Society, Science Center Berlin.

Energy Savings Attributable to Switching from Master Metering to Individual Metering of Electricity

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Nelson, S. H. (1981). Energy savings attributable to switching from master metering to individual metering of electricity. Argonne National Laboratory, Energy and Environmental Systems Division.

Joint Effect of Feedback and Goal Setting on Performance: A Field Study of Residential Energy Conservation

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Becker, L. J. (1978). Joint effect of feedback and goal setting on performance: A field study of residential energy conservation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 63, 4, 428-433.
The facilitating motivational effect of feedback on performance has been attributed by some to difficult goals set in response to feedback. In the present article the effect was …

The Baby is Sick/the Baby is Well: A Test of Environmental Communication Appeals. Special Issue: Green Advertising

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Obermiller, C. (1995). The baby is sick/the baby is well: A test of environmental communication appeals. Special Issue: Green advertising. Journal of Advertising, 24, 2, 55-70.
Investigated "sick baby" and "well baby"communication strategies in environmental or social marketing. Two studies were conducted with 300 adults. In the 1st study, 95 Ss were use…

Public Commitment and Energy Conservation

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Shippee, G. E., & Gregory, W. L. (1982). Public commitment and energy conservation. American Journal of Community Psychology, 10, 1, 81-93.
A field experiment was conducted to evaluate comparatively the effectiveness of two community interventions designed to reduce energy consumption. Building on prior research whic…

Determinants of Responsible Environmental Behavior

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Nemiroff, L. S., & McKenzie-Mohr, D. (1992). Determinants and distinguishing variables of pro-disarmament behavior and responsible environmental behavior.. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 7, 1, 1-24.
Two experiments examined the variables characteristic of individuals who engage in responsible environmental behavior. In Exp 1, 142 Canadians (mean age 36 yrs) completed a phone …

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