Towards parsimony in habit measurement: Testing the convergent and predictive validity of an automaticity subscale of the Self-Report Habit Index

@article{Gardner2012TowardsPI,
  title={Towards parsimony in habit measurement: Testing the convergent and predictive validity of an automaticity subscale of the Self-Report Habit Index},
  author={Benjamin Gardner and Charles Abraham and Phillippa Lally and Gert-Jan de Bruijn},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  year={2012},
  volume={9},
  pages={102 - 102}
}
  • B. Gardner, C. Abraham, G. de Bruijn
  • Published 30 August 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
BackgroundThe twelve-item Self-Report Habit Index (SRHI) is the most popular measure of energy-balance related habits. This measure characterises habit by automatic activation, behavioural frequency, and relevance to self-identity. Previous empirical research suggests that the SRHI may be abbreviated with no losses in reliability or predictive utility. Drawing on recent theorising suggesting that automaticity is the ‘active ingredient’ of habit-behaviour relationships, we tested whether an… 
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