Curriculum: The Voice of Nature

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Cohen, M. J. (1983). Curriculum: The voice of nature. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 10, 3, 109-118.
Discusses a subconscious anti-nature mentality in Americans that divides the planet and people's wholeness, laying the foundation for the unwholesome environmental, spiritual, a…

Energy Conservation Behavior: The Difficult Path from Information to Action

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Costanzo, M., Archer, D., Aronson, E., & Pettigrew, T. (1986). Energy conservation behavior: The difficult path from information to action. American Psychologist, 41, 5, 521-528.
Presents a social-psychological model of energy-use behavior that draws on behavioral and social research to explain influence processes and behavioral change related to energy co…

Effects of Fear and Specificity of Recommendation upon Attitudes and behavior

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Leventhal, H., Singer, R. & Jones, S. (1965). Effects of fear and specificity of recommendation upon attitudes and behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2, 1, 20-29.
The study dealt with the effects of (a) level of fear and (b) specific plans for action vs. general recommendations on attitudes toward tetanus inoculations and actually getting t…

Protection Motivation and Self-Efficacy: A revised Theory of Fear Appeals and Attitude Change

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Maddux, J., & Rogers, R. W. (1983). Protection motivation and self-efficacy: A revised theory of fear appeals and attitude change.. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 19, 5, 469-479.
Investigated the effects of fear appeals on persuasion in a factorial experiment that was designed to test a combined model of protection motivation theory and self-efficacy the…

A Revised Scale for the Measurement of Ecological Attitudes and Knowledge

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Maloney, M. P., Ward, M. P., & Braucht, G. N. (1975). A revised scale for the measurement of ecological attitudes and knowledge. American Psychologist, 30, 7, 787-790.
Investigated the effects of fear appeals on persuasion in a factorial experiment that was designed to test a combined model of protection motivation theory and self-efficacy the…

Effects of Fear Appeals and Physiological Arousal upon Emotions, Attitudes, and Cigarette Smoking.

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Rogers, R. W., & Deckner, C. W. (1975). Effects of fear appeals and physiological arousal upon emotions, attitudes, and cigarette smoking.. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 32, 2, 222-230.
Conducted 2 experiments to conceptually replicate S. Schachter's (1964) theory of the determinants of emotion and to test the feasibility of extending the theory to attitudes an…

A Protection Motivation Theory of Fear Appeals and Attitude Change

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Maddux, J., & Rogers, R. W. (1983). Protection motivation and self-efficacy: A revised theory of fear appeals and attitude change.. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 19, 5, 469-479.
Proposes a protection motivation theory that postulates the 3 crucial components of a fear appeal to be (a) the magnitude of noxiousness of a depicted event, (b) the probability…

Buyer Characteristics of the Green Consumer and their Implications for Advertising Strategy. Special Issue: Green Advertising

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Shrum, L. J., McCarty, J. A., & Lowrey, T. M. (1995). Buyer characteristics of the green consumer and their implications for advertising strategy. Special Issue: Green advertising. Journal of Advertising, 24, 2, 71-82.
Determined the extent to which particular consumer attitudes and beliefs are related to interest in purchasing environmentally safe products. Data from 3,264 respondents to the DD…

A Field Experiment in Communicating a New Risk: Effects of the Source and a Message Containing Explicit Conclusions

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Gutteling, J. M. (1993). A field experiment in communicating a new risk: Effects of the source and a message containing explicit conclusions. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 14, 3, 295-316.
383 inhabitants of Dutch cities received a brochure containing information about the risks and benefits of a new hazardous technology. The control group consisted of 125 Ss who di…

The Unintended Effects of a Posted Sign on Littering Attitudes and Stated Intentions

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Horsley, A. D. (1988). The unintended effects of a posted sign on littering attitudes and stated intentions. Journal of Environmental Education, 19, 3, 10-14.
The effects of an anti-littering sign that read "We treat litterbugs like all insects" were compared with those for a sign that read "Please save our landscape; don't litter." Ss …

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