Differentiating Among Motives for Norm Conformity

Pool, G., & Schwegler, A. (2007). Differentiating among motives for norm conformity. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 29(1), 47-60.
Two studies investigated why individuals conform to social norms. The authors propose that individuals conform to social norms to satisfy 3 general motives: accuracy, self-related…

The Personal Norm of Reciprocity

Perugini, M., Gallucci, M., Presaghi, F., & Ercolani, A. (2003). The personal norm of reciprocity. European Journal of Personality, 17(4), 251-283. doi:10.1002/per.474.
Reciprocity is here considered as an internalized social norm, and a questionnaire to measure individual differences in the internalized norm of reciprocity is presented. The ques…

Misperceiving the College Drinking Norm and Related Problems: A Nationwide Study of Exposure to Prevention Information, Perceived Norms and Student Alcohol Misuse

Perkins, H., Haines, M., & Rice, R. (2005). Misperceiving the College Drinking Norm and Related Problems: A Nationwide Study of Exposure to Prevention Information, Perceived Norms and Student Alcohol Misuse. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 66(4), 470-478.
Objective: This study examined (1) the prevalence of misperceptions of college student drinking norms across campuses nationwide, (2) the importance of perceived norms in predicti…

On Being Both With Us and Against Us: A Normative Conflict Model of Dissent in Social Groups

Packer, D. (2008). On being both with us and against us: A normative conflict model of dissent in social groups. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 12(1), 50-72. doi:10.1177/1088868307309606.
Although past research has demonstrated a positive relationship between collective identification and normative conformity, there may be circumstances in which strongly identified…

Value Structures Behind Proenvironmental Behavior

Nordlund, A., & Garvill, J. (2002). Value structures behind proenvironmental behavior. Environment and Behavior, 34(6), 740-756. doi:10.1177/001391602237244.
The purpose of the study was to test a hierarchical model of the effects of general values, environmental values, problem awareness, and personal norms on general proenvironmental…

Testing the Moderating Role of the Components of Norm Activation on the Relationship between Values and Environmental Behavior

Milfont, T., Sibley, C., & Duckitt, J. (2010). Testing the moderating role of the components of norm activation on the relationship between values and environmental behavior. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 41(1), 124-131. doi:10.1177/0022022109350506.
This study replicates and expands Schultz et al.’s (see record 2005-06863-004) findings regarding the applicability of the norm-activation model on self-reported environmental beh…

Individualist and Collectivist Norms: When It's OK to Go your Own Way

McAuliffe, B., Jetten, J., Hornsey, M., & Hogg, M. (2003). Individualist and collectivist norms: When it's ok to go your own way. European Journal of Social Psychology, 33(1), 57-70. doi:10.1002/ejsp.129.
Conducted two studies to investigate the influence of group norms endorsing individualism and collectivism on the evaluations of group members who display individualist or collect…

Compliance Motivations: Affirmative and Negative Bases

May, P. (2004). Compliance motivations: Affirmative and negative bases. Law & Society Review, 38(1), 41-65. doi:10.1111/j.0023-9216.2004.03801002.x.
This research addresses affirmative and negative motivations for compliance with social and environmental regulations. Affirmative motivations emanate from good intentions and a s…

The Effects of Subjective Norms on Behaviour in the Theory of Planned Behaviour: A Meta-Analysis

Manning, M. (2009). The effects of subjective norms on behaviour in the theory of planned behaviour: A meta-analysis. British Journal of Social Psychology, 48(4), 649-705. doi:10.1348/014466608X393136.
A meta-analysis investigated the effects of perceived injunctive (IN) and descriptive (DN) norms on behaviour (BEH) within the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) in a sample of 196…

Relationship Among Values, Beliefs, Norms and Ecological Behaviour

López, A., & Cuervo-Arango, M. (2008). Relationship among values, beliefs, norms and ecological behaviour. Psicothema, 20(4), 623-629.
The present study focuses mainly on the relationship between psychological constructs and ecological behaviour. Empirical analysis links personal values, ecological beliefs, conse…

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