Further Validation of the Motivation Toward the Environment Scale

  title={Further Validation of the Motivation Toward the Environment Scale},
  author={Mark A. Villacorta and Richard Koestner and Natasha Lekes},
  journal={Environment and Behavior},
  pages={486 - 505}
A study was conducted to further validate the Motivation Toward the Environment Scale (MTES). Results confirmed both the convergent and discriminant validity of the MTES by showing that peer reports corresponded to self-reports of environmental self-regulation and that environmental self-regulation was relatively distinct from self-regulation in academic and political domains. Results also pointed to some possible sources of autonomous self-regulation. Individuals were more likely to engage in… 

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