Mask Use, Messaging, and Social Norms

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Liz Foote Maui June 03, 2020 01:58 AM
As someone who’s had an N-95 mask in my carry on flight kit for years (alongside my spray bottle of 70% rubbing alcohol…), I have been really interested in following all the messa…

The Relative Influence of Attitudes and Subjective Norms from Childhood to Adolescence: Between-Participant and Within-Participant Analyses

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Trafimow, D., Brown, J., Grace, K., Thompson, L., & Sheeran, P. (2002). The relative influence of attitudes and subjective norms from childhood to adolescence: Between-participant and within-participant analyses. The American Journal of Psychology, 115(3), 395-414.
313 children and adolescents (ages 8-16) were asked to indicate their behavioral intentions, attitudes, and subjective norms for 34 behaviors. Between-participant and within-parti…

The Structure Among Measures of Personality, Social Attitudes, Values, and Social Norms

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Stankov, L. (2007). The structure among measures of personality, social attitudes, values, and social norms. Journal of Individual Differences, 28(4), 240-251. doi:10.1027/1614-0001.28.4.240.
This paper presents the results of a study that employed measures of personality, social attitudes, values, and social norms that have been the focus of recent research in individ…

Uncertainty and the Influence of Group Norms in the Attitude-Behaviour Relationship

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Smith, J., Hogg, M., Martin, R., & Terry, D. (2007). Uncertainty and the influence of group norms in the attitude-behaviour relationship. British Journal of Social Psychology, 46(4), 769-792. doi:10.1348/014466606X164439.
Two studies were conducted to examine the impact of subjective uncertainty on conformity to group norms in the attitude-behaviour context. In both studies, subjective uncertainty …

Do as We Say and as We Do: The Interplay of Descriptive and Injunctive Group Norms in the Attitude-Behaviour Relationship

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Smith, J., & Louis, W. (2008). Do as we say and as we do: The interplay of descriptive and injunctive group norms in the attitude-behaviour relationship. British Journal of Social Psychology, 47(4), 647-666. doi:10.1348/014466607X269748.
Past research on the social identity approach to attitude–behaviour relations has operationalized group norms as a mixture of both descriptive information (i.e. what most people d…

Attitude-Behaviour Consistency: The Role of Group Norms, Attitude Accessibility, and Mode of Behavioural Decision-making

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Smith, J., & Terry, D. (2003). Attitude-behaviour consistency: The role of group norms, attitude accessibility, and mode of behavioural decision-making. European Journal of Social Psychology, 33(5), 591-608. doi:10.1002/ejsp.172.
The interplay between two perspectives that have recently been applied in the attitude area--the social identity approach to attitude-behaviour relations (Terry & Hogg, 1996) and …

Group Norms and the Attitude-Behaviour Relationship

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Smith, J., & Louis, W. (2009). Group norms and the attitude-behaviour relationship. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 3(1), 19-35. doi:10.1111/j.1751-9004.2008.00161.x.
Despite popular opinion to the contrary, early scientific evidence pointed to a lack of support for the view that people's actions are guided by their attitudes. One response to t…

Evidence that Intentions Based on Attitudes Better Predict Behaviour than Intentions Based on Subjective Norms

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Sheeran, P., Norman, P., & Orbell, S. (1999). Evidence that intentions based on attitudes better predict behaviour than intentions based on subjective norms. European Journal of Social Psychology, 29(2-3), 403-406. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1099-0992(199903/05)29:2/3<403::AID-EJSP942>3.0.CO;2-A.
Self-determination theory suggests that better prediction of behaviour will be observed from intentions based on attitudes than intentions based on subjective norms. In a study of…

The Proposition of a General Version of the Theory of Planned Behavior: Predicting Ecological Behavior

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Kaiser, F., & Gutscher, H. (2003). The proposition of a general version of the theory of planned behavior: Predicting ecological behavior. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 33(3), 586-603. doi:10.1111/j.1559-1816.2003.tb01914.x.
The present paper explores whether the theory of planned behavior (TPB) must abandon the notion that perceived behavioral control (PBC) has a direct influence on behavior. In a cr…

A Moral Extension of the Theory of Planned Behavior: Norms and Anticipated Feelings of Regret in Conservationism

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Kaiser, F. (2006). A moral extension of the theory of planned behavior: Norms and anticipated feelings of regret in conservationism. Personality and Individual Differences, 41(1), 71-81. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2005.11.028.
A twofold morally-extended general version of the planned behavior theory (TPB) is tested using a classical, trait-like conception of individual attitude, which is based on compou…

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