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The Constructive, Destructive, and Reconstructive Power of Social Norms
Despite a long tradition of effectiveness in laboratory tests, normative messages have had mixed success in changing behavior in field contexts, with some studies showing boomerang effects. To test aExpand
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THE STRUCTURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN: CONCERN FOR SELF, OTHER PEOPLE, AND THE BIOSPHERE
Four studies are reported on the structure of environmental attitudes. Based on Stern & Dietz' (1994) value-basis theory for environmental attitudes, we predicted that concerns for environmentalExpand
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Normative Social Influence is Underdetected
The present research investigated the persuasive impact and detectability of normative social influence. The first study surveyed 810 Californians about energy conservation and found that descriptiveExpand
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Empathizing With Nature : The Effects of Perspective Taking on Concern for Environmental Issues
In this article, I propose that concern for environmental problems is fundamentally linked to the degree to which people view themselves as part of the natural environment. Two studies are reportedExpand
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INCLUSION WITH NATURE: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN-NATURE RELATIONS
Human survival is directly tied to our relationship with the natural environment. Achieving a sustainable lifestyle depends on establishing a balance between the consumption of individuals, and theExpand
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Implicit connections with nature
Abstract Previous research has suggested that attitudes about environmental issues are rooted in the degree to which people believe that they are part of the natural environment. Researchers haveExpand
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Values and their Relationship to Environmental Concern and Conservation Behavior
Recent research has examined the relationship between values and attitudes about environmental issues. Findings from these studies have found values of self-transcendence (positively) andExpand
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VALUES AS PREDICTORS OF ENVIRONMENTAL ATTITUDES: EVIDENCE FOR CONSISTENCY ACROSS 14 COUNTRIES
Abstract A multinational study is reported on the relationship between values and attitudes. Environmental attitudes were measured using the revised New Environmental Paradigm (NEP: Dunlap et al.,Expand
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New Environmental Theories: Empathizing With Nature: The Effects ofPerspective Taking on Concern for Environmental Issues
In this article, I propose that concern for environmental problems is fundamentally linked to the degree to which people view themselves as part of the natural environment. Two studies are reportedExpand
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Changing Behavior With Normative Feedback Interventions: A Field Experiment on Curbside Recycling
This field experiment increased the frequency of curbside recycling among community residents using feedback interventions that targeted personal and social norms. My team of researchers observedExpand
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