Washington Post on Electronic "Peer Pressure"

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waterwordsthatwork May 07, 2007 07:31 AM
The Washington Post has a nice feature story this morning on the growing use of email lists. The story, "Offering Both the Nice and the Nasty, E-Mail Lists Surge in Usage," profil…

Prediction and Behaviour

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Sharon Mcgann June 18, 2007 08:23 AM
Hi All, Ive been reading an INSEAD Knowledge Newsletter article which analyses peoples predictions compared to their behaviours and it seems to be pointing in the direction of …

Ambassador, Peer recruitment, Block Leader, Brand Evangelist Programs

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Jay Kassirer Ottawa July 30, 2007 09:55 PM
I'm seeking models or examples of ambassador / peer recruitment / block leader / brand evangelist programs. Doug Mckenzie-Mohr has been encouraging the use of social diffusion and…

Local Action on Climate Change

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Ben Frost Manchester December 16, 2007 08:51 AM
Here's an article in the Boston Globe that features FSB and Doug, focusing on the efforts of Keene, New Hampshire. "The journey of a thousand miles..." http://www.boston.com/new…

Brilliant Web Banner Campaign for UK's Energy Saving Trust

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Terre Dunivant San Luis Obispo May 27, 2008 02:28 AM
Commit to save your 20%. interactive banner ads promoting energy conservation using norm appeals and personal action/empowerment People's Voice Winner, 2008 Webby Awards http://w…

Don't Miss the Article on Social Norms

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Kate Melby Petoskey July 10, 2008 03:29 PM
Wow! The article on Social Norms (being aware of the power to them and harnessing it to address climate change) in the International Journal of Sustainability Communications is a …

A Distorted View of Things

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mtremper September 08, 2008 11:28 AM
Power company enlists kids to be "climate cops" Dear Friend, If the tree-hugging, save-the-planet zealots have their way, the idiocy of global warming will not only be…

When do People Act to Maintain Common Resources? A Reformulated Psychological Question for our Times

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Stern, P. C. When do people act to maintain common resources? A reformulated psychological question for our times. Vol. 13. 1978. 149-158.
Discusses under what conditions people act to maintain common resources so that they will be useful to future generations. Research on individuals and social institutions that act…

Residential Energy Conservation: The Role of Past Experience in Repetitive Household Behavior

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Macey, S. M., & Brown, M. A. Residential energy conservation: The role of past experience in repetitive household behavior. Vol. 15. 1983. 123-141.
Discusses repetitive behaviors that conserve residential energy. Repetitive behavior is viewed as a function of past experience, attitudes, subjective norms, and intentions. Data …

Cognitive Consequences of Legislating Postpurchase Behavior: Growing up with the Bottle Bill

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Kahle, L. R., & Beatty, S. E. Cognitive consequences of legislating postpurchase behavior: Growing up with the bottle bill. Vol. 17. 1987. 828-843.
Examined the variables of (1) attitudes toward returning bottles, (2) intentions, (3) behaviors, (4) subjective norms, and (5) habits as they function within the cognitive context…
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