Social influence in child care centers: A test of the theory of normative social behavior.

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Lapinski, M.K., Anderson, J., Shugart, A., & Todd, E., (2014). Social influence in child care centers: A test of the theory of normative social behavior. Health Communication, 29, 219-232.
Child care centers are a unique context for studying communication about the social and personal expectations about health behaviors. The theory of normative social behavior (TNSB…
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The effects of social norms on male hygiene.

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Nalbone, D. P., Lee, K. P., Suroviak, A. R., & Lannon, J. M. (2005). The effects of social norms on male hygiene. Individual Differences Research, 3(3), 171-176.
Numerous studies have found that individuals are more likely to comply with social norms when in the presence of others. To test the hypothesis that restroom hygiene norms would b…
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Testing the effects of social norms and behavioral privacy on hand washing: A field experiment.

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Lapinski, M. K., Maloney, E. K., Braz, M., & Shulman, H. C. (2013). Testing the effects of social norms and behavioral privacy on hand washing: A field experiment. Human Communication Research, 39(1), 21-46.
A 2-part study examines the influence of normative messages on college males’ hand washing perceptions and behaviors. Study 1 tests for the appropriateness of hand washing as a ta…

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