uu.seUppsala University Publications
Change search
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Environmental attitude as a mediator of the relationship between in nature and self-reported ecological behavior
Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute for Housing and Urban Research.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9970-9164
Eindhoven University of Technology.
2010 (English)In: Psychological Reports, ISSN 0033-2941, Vol. 107, no 3, 847-859 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Environmental attitude and ecological behavior were investigated in relation to the use of nature for psychological restoration. Specifically, with survey data from 468 German university students, the role of environmental attitude was investigated as a mediator of the restoration-behavior relationship. Assuming that positive experiences in nature can have a broad influence on environmental attitudes, the New Ecological Paradigm (NEP) scale, an attitudinal measure with broad scope, was adopted. Hierarchical regression analyses indicated partial mediation by environmental concern. The study helps to consolidate the restoration theme in the growing literature on positive motivations for ecological behavior.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. Vol. 107, no 3, 847-859 p.
National Category
Social Sciences
Research subject
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-141765DOI: 10.2466/07.PR0.107.6.847-859ISI: 000286285700021OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-141765DiVA: diva2:386205
Available from: 2011-01-12 Created: 2011-01-12 Last updated: 2016-05-02Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text

Other links

Publisher's full text

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Hartig, Terry
By organisation
Institute for Housing and Urban Research
In the same journal
Psychological Reports
Social Sciences

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Altmetric score

Total: 305 hits
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link