Mothers Plant the Seeds for Children’s Future Eco-Friendliness
A study of mothers and their children shows that children carry the influence of their mothers’ environmental behaviors into early adulthood.
What’s the Best Way to Inspire Positive Environmental Behavior?
Type “climate change” into any search engine and the results aren’t difficult to predict: you’ll probably see a woeful polar bear on a shrinking patch of ice. Either that or cracked, parched earth. But a
New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of research exploring visuospatial perspective taking while reading, childhood origins of environmental behavior, and the psychological mechanisms underlying engagement in social issues on Twitter.
In Promoting Green Behaviors, Pride Beats Guilt
When it comes to our relationship to the environment, we have a lot to feel guilty about. That has led many environmental organizations to leverage that uncomfortable feeling. Don’t recycle that bottle, and it’ll probably
Does Bad Air Create Bad Behavior?
Looking for an excuse the next time you get caught doing something unethical? If you live in a highly polluted city, you may be in luck. New research offers evidence that air pollution inspires unethical
Darker Skies, Darker Behaviors
Air pollution costs the world approximately $5 trillion a year, or about 7 percent of global GDP, according to the World Bank. This cost is measured in a range of metrics, including lives lost and