LOGIN TO YOUR ACCOUNT

Username
Password
Remember Me
Or use your Academic/Social account:

CREATE AN ACCOUNT

Or use your Academic/Social account:

Congratulations!

You have just completed your registration at OpenAire.

Before you can login to the site, you will need to activate your account. An e-mail will be sent to you with the proper instructions.

Important!

Please note that this site is currently undergoing Beta testing.
Any new content you create is not guaranteed to be present to the final version of the site upon release.

Thank you for your patience,
OpenAire Dev Team.

Close This Message

CREATE AN ACCOUNT

Name:
Username:
Password:
Verify Password:
E-mail:
Verify E-mail:
*All Fields Are Required.
Please Verify You Are Human:
fbtwitterlinkedinvimeoflicker grey 14rssslideshare1
Thomas, Gregory Owen; Walker, Ian (2015)
Publisher: Elsevier
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: Environmental worldviews, Habit, BF, Affect, Transport choice, Health, HE, GE

Classified by OpenAIRE into

mesheuropmc: human activities

People who travel to the same university workplace by bicycle, bus, car, and walking were compared in a survey (N = 1609). Data are presented on environmental worldviews, journey affective appraisals, and habit strength. Unexpectedly, findings showed comparable levels of environmental worldview across modes. This might reflect the role of attitudes on behaviour, or question the validity of the established environmental worldview scale used here. Results also replicated previous work on affective appraisal, and suggested that whilst walking, bicycling and bus use have distinctive affective appraisals associated with each mode, car driving was affectively neutral, generating no strong response on any dimension - a finding tentatively explained with reference to the normative status of driving. The survey also showed users of active travel modes reported stronger habit strength than car or public transport users, with possible links to the role of affect in formulating habit strength in line with habit theory.

  • The results below are discovered through our pilot algorithms. Let us know how we are doing!

    • Aarts, H., Custers, R., & Veltkamp, M. (2008). Goal priming and the affectivemotivational route to nonconscious goal pursuit. Social Cognition, 26(5), 555- 577.
    • Anable, J. (2005). `Complacent Car Addicts' or `Aspiring Environmentalists'? Identifying travel behaviour segments using attitude theory. Transport Policy, 12(1), 65-78. doi: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2004.11.004
    • Cardinal, R. N., & Aitken, M. R. F. (2013). ANOVA for the Behavioral Sciences Researcher: Taylor & Francis.
    • Custers, R., & Aarts, H. (2005). Positive Affect as Implicit Motivator: On the Nonconscious Operation of Behavioral Goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 89(2), 129-142. doi: 10.1037/0022-3514.89.2.129
    • Daley, M., & Rissel, C. (2011). Perspectives and images of cycling as a barrier or facilitator of cycling. Transport Policy, 18(1), 211-216. doi: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2010.08.004
    • DfT. (2011a). Climate change and transport choices: segmentation study final report (Tables). London: Retrieved from http://ntl.bts.gov/lib/36000/36900/36948/finaltables.pdf.
    • DfT. (2011b). National Travel Survey 2010. Retrieved from http://assets.dft.gov.uk/statistics/releases/national-travel-survey-2010/nts2010- 01.pdf.
    • Dunlap, R. E., Van Liere, K. D., Mertig, A. G., & Jones, R. E. (2000). New Trends in Measuring Environmental Attitudes: Measuring Endorsement of the New Ecological Paradigm: A Revised NEP Scale. Journal of Social Issues, 56(3), 425-442. doi: 10.1111/0022-4537.00176
    • Durlak, J. A. (2009). How to Select, Calculate, and Interpret Effect Sizes. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34(9), 917-928. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsp004
    • Ellaway, A., Macintyre, S., Hiscock, R., & Kearns, A. (2003). In the driving seat: psychosocial benefits from private motor vehicle transport compared to public transport. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 6(3), 217-231. doi: 10.1016/s1369-8478(03)00027-5
    • Ettema, D., Gärling, T., Eriksson, L., Friman, M., Olsson, L. E., & Fujii, S. (2011). Satisfaction with travel and subjective well-being: Development and test of a measurement tool. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 14(3), 167-175. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2010.11.002
    • Field, A. (2009). Discovering Satistics Using SPSS (3rd ed.). London: SAGE.
    • Flamm, B. (2009). The impacts of environmental knowledge and attitudes on vehicle ownership and use. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 14(4), 272-279. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2009.02.003
    • Friman, M., Fujii, S., Ettema, D., Gärling, T., & Olsson, L. E. (2013). Psychometric analysis of the satisfaction with travel scale. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 48(0), 132-145. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2012.10.012
    • Gardner, B. (2009). Modelling motivation and habit in stable travel mode contexts. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 12(1), 68- 76. doi: 10.1016/j.trf.2008.08.001
    • Gardner, B., & Abraham, C. (2007). What drives car use? A grounded theory analysis of commuters' reasons for driving. Transportation Research Part F-Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 10(3), 187-200. doi: 10.1016/j.trf.2006.09.004
    • Gardner, B., & Abraham, C. (2008). Psychological correlates of car use: A metaanalysis. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 11(4), 300-311. doi: 10.1016/j.trf.2008.01.004
    • Gardner, B., de Bruijn, G.-J., & Lally, P. (2011). Habit, identity, and repetitive action: A prospective study of binge-drinking in UK students. British Journal of Health Psychology, no-no. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8287.2011.02056.x
    • Gatersleben, B. (2007). Affective and Symbolic Aspects of Car Use. In T. Gärling & L. Steg (Eds.), Threats from car traffic to the quality of urban life: Problems, Causes and Solutions (pp. 219-234). Amsterdamn, The Netherlands: Elsevier.
    • Gatersleben, B., & Haddad, H. (2010). Who is the typical bicyclist? Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 13(1), 41-48. doi: 10.1016/j.trf.2009.10.003
    • Gatersleben, B., & Uzzell, D. (2007). Affective Appraisals of the Daily Commute. Environment and Behavior, 39(3), 416-431. doi: 10.1177/0013916506294032
    • Gosling, S. D., Rentfrow, P. J., & Swann Jr, W. B. (2003). A very brief measure of the Big-Five personality domains. Journal of Research in Personality, 37(6), 504- 528. doi: 10.1016/s0092-6566(03)00046-1
    • Hawcroft, L. J., & Milfont, T. L. (2010). The use (and abuse) of the new environmental paradigm scale over the last 30 years: A meta-analysis. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 30(2), 143-158.
    • NatCen. (2012). British Social Attitudes: The 29th Report.
    • Olsson, L. E., Gärling, T., Ettema, D., Friman, M., & Fujii, S. (2012). Happiness and Satisfaction with Work Commute. Social Indicators Research. doi: 10.1007/s11205-012-0003-2
    • Páez, A., & Whalen, K. (2010). Enjoyment of commute: A comparison of different transportation modes. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 44(7), 537-549. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2010.04.003
    • Pedersen, T., Kristensson, P., & Friman, M. (2012). Counteracting the focusing illusion: Effects of defocusing on car users' predicted satisfaction with public transport. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 32(1), 30-36. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvp.2011.10.004
    • Phillips, L. A., & Chapman, G. B. (2012). Enjoyment and Success: Reciprocal Factors in Behavior Change. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42(4), 990-1009. doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2011.00849.x
    • Poortinga, W., Steg, L., & Vlek, C. (2004). Values, Environmental Concern, and Environmental Behavior: A Study into Household Energy Use. Environment and Behavior, 36(1), 70-93. doi: 10.1177/0013916503251466
    • Richardson, J. T. E. (2011). Eta squared and partial eta squared as measures of effect size in educational research. Educational Research Review, 6(2), 135-147. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.edurev.2010.12.001
    • Slovic, P., Finucane, M., Peters, E., & MacGregor, D. G. (2002). Rational actors or rational fools: implications of the affect heuristic for behavioral economics. Journal of Socio-Economics, 31(4), 329-342. doi: 10.1016/s1053- 5357(02)00174-9
  • No related research data.
  • No similar publications.

Share - Bookmark

Cite this article