To What Degree are Environmentally Beneficial Choices Reflective of a General Conservation Stance?

Thogersen, J., & Ölander, F. (2006). To What Degree are Environmentally Beneficial Choices Reflective of a General Conservation Stance?. Environment and Behavior, 38(4), 550-569.

Whether or not different environmentally beneficial choices have common motivational causes are discussed in the framework of partial correlation analysis with structural equation…

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Norms for Environmentally Responsible Behaviour: An Extended Taxonomy

Thogersen, J. (2006). Norms for environmentally responsible behaviour: An extended taxonomy. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 26(4), 247-261.

The concept of personal or moral norms is ambiguous with regard to its motivational content. An extension and a refinement of the norm taxonomy are therefore suggested,…

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New Journal on Food Systems & Community

Mel Tremper rockville October 25, 2010 02:07 PM

The Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD) Seeks Authors and Peer Reviewers!

The inaugural issue of JAFSCD is now online. The first issue of…

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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…

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Correlates of Pro-Sustainability Orientation: The Affinity Towards Diversity

Corral-Verdugo, V., Bonnes, M., Tapia-Fonllem, C., Fraijo-Sing, B., Frías-Armenta, M., & Carrus, G. (2009). Correlates of pro-sustainability orientation: The affinity towards diversity. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29(1), 34-43.

The concept of affinity towards diversity (ATD) is introduced and illustrated with two studies on the psychological drivers of pro-sustainability orientation and environmentally…

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Direct Experience and the Strength of the Personal Norm-Behavior RelationshipThørgersen, J. (2002). Direct experience and the strength of the personal norm-behavior relationship. Psychology & Marketing, 19(10), 881-893. doi:10.1002/mar.10042.

Thørgersen, J. (2002). Direct experience and the strength of the personal norm-behavior relationship. Psychology & Marketing, 19(10), 881-893. doi:10.1002/mar.10042.

This study investigated whether the behavioral influence of personal norms with regard to repeated pro-social behavior depends on direct experience of this behavior. Based on…

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The Dynamic Interaction of Personal Norms and Environment-Friendly Buying Behavior: A Panel Study

Thogersen, J., & Ölander, F. (2006). The Dynamic Interaction of Personal Norms and Environment-Friendly Buying Behavior: A Panel Study. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 36(7), 1758-1780.

A deeper understanding of the attitude-norm-behavior relationship in the environmental field can be obtained by analyzing the dynamic interaction over time between relevant…

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Social Norms and Cooperation in Real-life Social Dilemmas

Thogersen, J. (2008). Social norms and cooperation in real-life social dilemmas. Journal of Economic Psychology, 29(4), 458-472.

The hypothesis, that injunctive and descriptive norms interact positively or synergistically to promote cooperation in social dilemmas, is tested in the context of a survey study…

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The Motivational Roots of Norms for Environmentally Responsible Behavior

Thøgersen, J. (2009). The motivational roots of norms for environmentally responsible behavior. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 31(4), 348-362. doi:10.1080/01973530903317144.

How internalized and integrated into the person's cognitive and goal structures are norms guiding environmentally desirable behavior? In two surveys (N=206 and N=200), subjective…

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Promoting Sustainable Consumption: Determinants of Green Purchases by Swiss Consumers

Tanner, C., & Kast, S. (2003). Promoting Sustainable Consumption: Determinants of Green Purchases by Swiss Consumers. Psychology & Marketing, 20(10), 883-902. doi:10.1002/mar.10101.

Given that overconsumption in industrial countries is a main cause of environmental degradation, a shift toward more sustainable consumption patterns is required. This study…

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