Mindfulness and the Intention-Behavior Relationship Within the Theory of Planned Behavior

  title={Mindfulness and the Intention-Behavior Relationship Within the Theory of Planned Behavior},
  author={Nikos L. D. Chatzisarantis and Martin S. Hagger},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  pages={663 - 676}
The present study examined moderating effects of mindfulness on the intention-behavior relationship within the theory of planned behavior. Mindfulness describes a quality of consciousness characterized by heightened clarity and awareness of present experiences and functioning. Study 1 showed that mindfulness moderated the intention-behavior relationship in a leisure-time physical activity context such that intentions predicted physical activity among mindful individuals and not among less… 

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