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Friday 1st September

 09:00 h - 10:30 h.

Paper Session V / Symposia



PS-V-22 - Exploring energy saving in household + PS-VI-27*

Room: -1.1 
Chair: Petra Schweizer-Ries. University of Applied Sciences, Germany

075. Early adopter of electric vehicles in Sweden: Attitudinal influence on preferred measures for increased future EV adoption.

Nordlund, A.M.

102. Do fine feathers make fine birds or persons? Explaining the spillover from smart energy technology adoption to other sustainable energy behaviours.             

Peters, A.M., van der Werff, E. & Steg, E.M.

258. Participative implementation processes of energy balancing concepts in different regions in Germany.

Knemeyer, A.-K., Becker, D., Hildebrand, J. & Schweizer-Ries, P.

129. On how to bridge the intention-behavior gap. An intervention study based on an action-theory inspired website  supplementing smart meter and smart home devices.

Mack, B., Tampe-Mai, K., Kouros, J., Roth, F. & Diesch, E.


370. The role of new social movements in promoting sustainable lifestyle change: the case of the Slow Food Movement.

Dumitru, A., Lema-Blanco, I. & García-Mira, R.

212. Communities as key drivers for energy transition.

Rau, I., Hildebrand, J., Heib, S. & Schweizer-Ries, P.

236. Why citizen involvement in biodiversity-related participatory programs seems to reach a limited public? A case study in France.

Conversy, P., Maclouf, E. & Prévot, A.-C.

PS-V-23 - Social influence and pro-environmental behavior
Room: -1.2
Chair: Fredy Monge. National University of San Antonio Abad in Cuzco, Peru | Change: Susan Clayton. College of Wooster, USA

186. Going with the flow: Exploring the efficacy of social norms for private showering behaviour.

Gallagher, E., Verplanken, B. & Walker, I.

218. Making the Smart Meter Social Promotes Long-term Energy Conservation.

De Dominicis, S., Sokoloski, R., Jaeger, C.M. & Schultz, P.W.

283. Social Norm Effects on Pro-Environmental Behavior:  Case of Cycling Campaign.

Skalík, J., Brechan, I., Urban, J. & Chabada, T.

344. Using Contest-based or Norm-based Interventions?

Bergquist, M., Nilsson, A., Hansla, A. & Ejelöv, E.

PS-V-24 -  Determinants of pro-environmental behavior
Room: -1.3
Chair: Patrick Devine-Wright. University of Exeter, United Kingdom

284. Can Cycling to work program change environmental attitude and lead to environmental spill-over?

Urban, J., Chabada, T., & Skalík, J.

247. Role of psychological and socio-demographical factors for electric bike use in Norway.

Simsekoglu, Ö., Klöckner, C.

120. The heterogeneity of sustainability attitudes: Findings from a cross-country study.

Bögel, P.M., Brstilo, I., Bekmeier-Feuerhahn, S. & Sippel, C.S.

289. Interventions affecting attitudes and behaviours related to climate change.

Chabada, T., Urban, J. & Skalík, J.

231. Beyond pro-environmental behavior: The VBN model explaining sustainable behaviors.

Muiños, G. & Suárez, E.

164. Developing a critical to understand pro-environmental actions: Contributuions from Social Representations and Social Practices Theories.

Batel, S., Castro, P., Deveine-Wrigth, P. & Howarth, C.

PS-V-25 -  Educative spaces and pro-environmental behavior
Room: -1.4
Chair: Richard Wener. New York University, USA

271. Effect of campus design on human needs  and educational objectives.

Sherif, N. & Gabr, H.S.

217. Just switch off – Experiments to save energy in computer rooms.

Zimmermann, S., Müller, P., & Bäumer, T.

351. Understanding the relationship between university physical learning environments and student and staff outcomes: A systematic review.

Mckay, D.R., Edgerton, E., McKechnie, J., Simpson, A., & Mesbahi, E.

069. Motivation to change energy consumption - What motivates universities to save energy?

Wenge, I.H., Krause, K. & Kastner, I.

PS-V-26 -  Environmental information and communication
Room: 0.2
Chair: Winnifred Louis. University of Queensland, Australia

008. The effect of images on processing pro-environmental messages: the role of discrete, negative emotions.

Schultz, T., Fielding, K., Newton, F. & Louis, W.

042. The Relevance of Trust and Distrust in CCU Industry for CCU Product Acceptance.

Van Heek, J., Linzenich, A., Arning, K. & Ziefle, M.

144. Communication strategies to increase fruit and vegetable consumption.

Bouwman, E.P., Verain, M.C.D. & Snoek, H.M.

251. Bridging the distance of climate change communication.

Loy, L.S. & Spence, A.

SS-VI-01 -  Symposium:  Person-centred approaches to restorative environments
Room: +1.1
Chair: Eleanor Ratcliffe. University of Tampere, Finland

065. The restorative potential of walking in urban settings: a person-centred approach.

Bornioli, A.

159. Examining the relationship between individual associations with naturalness and perceived restorative value.

White, E.V. & Gatersleben, B.

214. Risk and Restoration in Nature.

Gatersleben, B. & Andrews, M.

235. Memories of seasons and the self in restorative perceptions of favourite places.

Ratcliffe, E. & Korpela, K.M.

SS-VI-02 -  Symposium: Pro-environmental behaviour antecedents in different cultural context: the role of values
Room: +1.2
Chair: Audra Balunde. Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania

082. The relationship between values, environmental self-identity, and pro-environmental behaviour in Lithuania.

Balundė, A., Poškus, M.S., Perlaviciute, G., & Steg, L.

088. Healthy values for a healthy environment? The case of Lithuanian high-school students.

Poškus, M.S.

093. When threatening climate change information inhibits pro-environmental behavior: A cultural comparison between Austria and Argentina.

Uhl, I., Jonas, E., Hansen, N. & Klackl, J.

143. Public participation and public acceptability of energy transition- a comparative research in the Netherlands and China.

Liu, L., Bouman, T., Perlaviciute, G. & Steg, L.

190. Values and intention of pursuing a career in sustainability.

Međugorac, V., Šverko, I. & Babarović, T.

 10:30 h - 11:00 h. Break
 11:00 h - 12:00 h. Proposed Session

SS-VII-01 -  Symposium: The origins and consequences of children's and adolescents' ecological behavior

Room: +1.1
Chair: Tobias Krettenauer. Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

011. Nature-based environmental education of children: Fostering ecological behavior through intellectual and motivational aptitudes.

Otto, S. & Pamela Pensini, P.

013. The role of parents, peers and environmental self-identity for adolescents’ energy saving behaviour.

Wallis, H. & Matthies, E.

014. The Origins and Educational intervening with environmental competence.

Bogner, F.X.

018. The downturn of pro-environmentalism in adolescence: Dive or dip?

Krettenauer, T.

363. Normative considerations and pro-environmental behaviour in primary school children.

Zeiske, N., Steg, L., Venhoeven, L., & Van Der Werff, E.


SS-VII-02 -  Symposium: We' can do what' I' cannot': A social identity perspective on reactions to climate change

Room: +1.2
Chair: Immo Fritsche. Universität Leipzig, Germany

301. Group reactions to nature conservation policies.

Carrus, G. & Panno, A.

304. Authoritarianism as a Group-Based Reaction to Climate Change Threat.

Barth, M., Masson, T., & Fritsche, I.

308. Motivated Control Perceptions as a Response to Climate Change Threat.

Masson, T.


SS-VII-03 -  Symposium: The social side of environmental issues, attitudes and behaviors

Room: +1.3
Chair: Thijs Bouman. University of Groningen, The Netherlands

285. A Social Perspective: How Identity, Ideology, and Power Shape How Groups Perceive and Respond to Environmental Challenges.

Pearson, A.R.

197. Using social identity to understand and promote climate change and environmental attitudes and behaviour.

Fielding, K., Hornsey, M. & Lauren, N.

148. The Power of Communities: How Community Energy initiatives promote Sustainability.

Jans, L., Steg, L. & Sloot, D.

169. The value of what others value:  How personal and group values relate to pro-environmental attitudes and behaviours.

Bouman, T. &  Steg, E.M.

 12:00 h - 13:00 h.

Keynote Lecture

Assembly Room - Floor: -3

Chair: Ricardo García Mira. University of A Coruña, Spain


Can Detention Be Humane and Sustainable?

Richard Wener. New York University, USA.


 13:00 h - 14:00 h. Lunch
 14:00 h - 15:00 h. IAAP Environmental psychology Division Meeting
Assembly Room - Floor: -3
 15:00 h - 16:30 h.

Paper Session VI / Symposia

PS-VI-27 -  Social innovation and community engagement *included in PS-V-22
PS-VI-28 -  Energy transitions in household
Room: -1.2
Chair: Vicente López Chao. University of A Coruña, Spain

142. Nudging consumers towards better green choices: a field experiment on electricity demand-side response.

Nicolson, M.L., Huebner, G.M. & Shipworth, D.

163. Do Future-Oriented Persons Use Less Energy? A Study Combining Survey and Metered Electricity Usage Data.

Bruderer Enzler, H., Diekmann, A. & Liebe, U.

228. Adapting to limited and intermittent energy supplies: A cross-cultural study on building resilience.

Hope, A., Roberts, T. & Walter, I.

229. Insights from a practice-theory approach to simulate the dynamics of household energy use.

Hope, A. & Narasimhan, K.

154. Testing the Ringelmann effect on the energy consumption of communal electricity users: Does a larger group size reduce the motivation to save energy?

Carmi, N. & Mostovoy, N.

109. How Energy Policies Drive or Inhibit Energy Transition – A Comparison of Double-dividend and Spillover Effects of Photovoltaic investments in Diverging Photovoltaic Regimes.

Braito, M., Flint, C., Muhar, A. & Penker, M.

PS-VI-29 -  Identity and pro-environmental behavior
Room: -1.3
Chair: Henk Staats. Leiden University, The Netherlands

022. Identities in Environmentally Significant Behavior: A Factor-Analytical Approach.

Udall, M., De Groot, J.I.M. & De Jong, S.B.

209. The Influence of Environmental Identity on Perceived Social Status of Pro-environmental Behaviours.

Uren, H.V., Roberts, L.D., Dzidic, P.L. & Leviston, Z.

269. Identity of green consumers:  Why tough guys don’t buy conventional light bulbs and frail women researchable batteries?

Braun Kohlová, M.Urban, J. & Skopková, H.

207. Boosting self-perceptions to increase positive spillover.

Lauren, N . Dean, A. Smith, L & Louis, W.

237. Utilizing the social identity approach to save water: Insights from the field.

Lede, E., Meleady, R. & Seger, C.

146. Mapping the relationship between identity, belonging, and motivation for environmental and cultural protection in the Dutch Caribbean.

Mac Donald, S. & Staats, H.

166. The relationship between connectedness to nature and environmental identity: results of a systematic review.   

Jovarauskaite, L. & Balunde, A.

PS-VI-30 -  Greening educational spaces
Room: -1.4
Chair: Isabel Richter. Norwegian University of Science and Technology

346. The impact of a course on Sustainable Consumption of clothing and food using ICT in univesity students: an approach for environmental citizenship.

Rivera, B. & Diez-Martínez, E.

173. Broadening the scope: career choice as a form of pro environmental behaviour.

Međugorac,V., Šverko, I. & Babarović, T.

063. ENED-GEM: A conceptual framework model for psychological enjoyment and learning mechanisms in  educational games about the environment.

Fjællingsdal, K.S. & Klöckner, C.A.

157. Energy saving behavior at the university - Norms, pragmatism or social identity?

Heib, S., Hildebrand, J. & Schweizer-Ries, P.

195. A pilot study of energy-efficient lighting and perceptions in preschool environments.

Mattsson, P. & Laike, T.

021. What characterizes climate change related art that activates the audience? – a study on the ArtCOP21 event in Paris.

Sommer, L.K. & Klöckner, C.A.

PS-VI-31 -  Cognitive processes and behavior
Room: 0.2
Chair: Marta Fernández Prieto. University of A Coruña, Spain

347. The connection between cognition and behavior: A two-step model analysis.

Bauer, A. & Menrad, K.

293. Test of the cultural cognition of global warming: polarization or just a differential effect?

Urban, J., Franěk, M., Skalík, J. & T. Chabada

292. Environmentalists do not cheat: experimental study of moral licensing in environmentalists.

Urban, J., Braun Kohlová, M. & Skopková, H.

SS-VIII-01 -  Symposium: Beyond the standards: The psychology of thermal comfort
Room: +1.1
Chair: Gesche Huebner. University College London, United Kingdom

091. Emotions and thermal comfort – feeling warmer when feeling happier.

Huebner, G.M. & Shipworth, D.

162. Personal Control and it’s Impact on Thermal Comfort and Satisfaction.

Hellwig, R.T.

280. The influence of personality traits on perceived thermal sensation, preference, and comfort.

Schweiker, M., Schakib-Ekbatan, K. & Becker, S.

SS-VIII-02 -  Symposium: Energy Systems Integration: An innovative human factors approach
Room: +1.2
Chairs: Stephanie Johnson Zawadzki & Nieke Lemmen. University of Groningen, The Netherlands
160. Energy systems integration and psychology: Where do we start?
Zawadzki, S.J., Souto, L., Lemmen, N. H., Steg, L., Bouman T., & Scherpen, J.M.A.
172. How much persuasion do you need to do the right thing? A field study on self-persuasion and socially desirable behavior.
Lemmen, N.H., Keizer, K. & Steg, L.
174. How social role impacts support for Smart Energy Technologies: Do you think differently as a householder, an employee, or a citizen?
Spence, A., Leygue, C., Goulden, M. & Wardman, J.
183. Going green: a matter of feelings or calculations?
Taufik, D., Bolderdijk, J.W. & Steg, L.
194. The Effects of Attribute Translations on Purchase Decisions in the Energy Domain.
Mertens, S., Hahnel, U.J.J. & Brosch, T.
SS-VIII-03 -  Symposium: Nature experience and well-being
Chair: Kalevi Korpela. University of Tampere, Finland

341. Forest walk with and without psychological tasks to enhance restoration: Results for sustained attention.

Pasanen, T.P. & Korpela, K.

348. Nature as a resource for occupational well-being.

Hyvönen, K. & Salonen, K.

352. Profiles of outdoor activities in nature and occupational well-being.

Korpela, K., Hyvönen, K., Kirves, K. & Salonen, K.

374. Towards measuring comprehensive nature experience.

Salonen, K., Kirves, K. & Korpela, K.
SS-VIII-04 -  Symposium: Behavioural Spillover: Empirical evidence from Multi-Method Research
Room: +1.4
Chair: Wouter Poortinga. Cardiff University, United Kingdom

016. Behavioural and policy spillover of the English Plastic Bag Charge: Findings from a longitudinal mixed-methods research.

Sautkina, E., Thomas, G. & Poortinga, W.

037. The Welsh Single-Use Carrier Bag Charge and behavioural spillover.

Thomas, G.O., Poortinga, W. & Sautkina, E.

112. Behavioural spillover in the UK and Brazil: findings from two large-scale longitudinal surveys.

Capstick, S., Whitmarsh, L. & Nash, N.

199. Pro-environmental actions and behavioural spillover effects across cultures: When (and where) does one thing lead to another?

Nash, N., Whitmarsh, L. & Capstick, S.

 16:30 h - 17:30 h.

Keynote Lecture

Assembly Room - Floor: -3

Chair: Terry Hartig. Uppsala University, Sweden


Sustainability, learned helplessness and empowerment. Revisiting the challenges for environmental psychology

Enric Pol. University of Barcelona, Spain.


 17:30 h - 18:00 h.

Closing Session

Assembly Room - Floor: -3
 Terry Hartig.  Elected President.

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