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Theories of reasoned action and planned behavior as models of condom use: a meta-analysis.
Perceived behavioral control was related to condom use intentions and condom use, but in contrast to the theory, it did not contribute significantly to condom used, and implications for HIV prevention efforts are discussed.
Feeling validated versus being correct: a meta-analysis of selective exposure to information.
- W. Hart, D. Albarracín, A. Eagly, I. Brechan, Matthew J. Lindberg, Lisa A Merrill
- PsychologyPsychological bulletin
- 1 July 2009
A meta-analysis assessed whether exposure to information is guided by defense or accuracy motives, and found an uncongeniality bias emerged when uncongsenial information was relevant to accomplishing a current goal.
A test of major assumptions about behavior change: a comprehensive look at the effects of passive and active HIV-prevention interventions since the beginning of the epidemic.
- D. Albarracín, Jeffrey C Gillette, Allison Earl, Laura Glasman, Marta R. Durantini, Moon-Ho Ho
- PsychologyPsychological bulletin
- 1 November 2005
This meta-analysis tested the major theoretical assumptions about behavior change by examining the outcomes and mediating mechanisms of different preventive strategies in a sample of 354…
Appealing to fear: A meta-analysis of fear appeal effectiveness and theories.
Overall, it is concluded that fear appeals are effective at positively influencing attitude, intentions, and behaviors; there are very few circumstances under which they are not effective; and there are no identified circumstances underwhich they backfire and lead to undesirable outcomes.
Forming attitudes that predict future behavior: a meta-analysis of the attitude-behavior relation.
The findings indicated that attitudes correlated with a future behavior more strongly when they were easy to recall and stable over time and when participants had direct experience with the attitude object and reported their attitudes frequently.
Prediction and change of health behavior: Applying the reasoned action approach.
Preface. I. Ajzen, D. Albarracin, Predicting and Changing Behavior: A Reasoned Action Approach. D. Trafimow, Distinctions Pertaining to Fishbein and Ajzen's Theory of Reasoned Action. J.N. Cappella,…
Debunking: A Meta-Analysis of the Psychological Efficacy of Messages Countering Misinformation
- Man-pui Sally Chan, Christopher Jones, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, D. Albarracín
- PsychologyPsychological science
- 12 September 2017
Persistence was stronger and the debunking effect was weaker when audiences generated reasons in support of the initial misinformation, and a detailed debunking message also correlated positively with the misinformation-persistence effect.
Increasing and decreasing motor and cognitive output: a model of general action and inaction goals.
- D. Albarracín, Ian M. Handley, W. Hart
- PsychologyJournal of personality and social psychology
- 1 September 2008
The last 2 studies confirmed that participants were motivated to achieve active or inactive states and that attaining them decreased the effects of the primes on behavior.
The Handbook of Attitudes
This new handbook presents, synthesizes, and integrates the existing knowledge of methods, theories, and data in attitudes. The editors' goal is to promote an understanding of the broader principles…
The sleeper effect in persuasion: a meta-analytic review.
A meta-analysis of the available judgment and memory data on the sleeper effect in persuasion indicates that recipients of discounting cues were more persuaded over time when the message arguments and the cue had a strong initial impact.