Environment (Sustainability)

Aitken, N. M., Pelletier, L. G.Baxter, D.E. (2016) Doing the difficult stuff: Influence of self-determined motivation toward the environment on transportation pro-environmental behaviour. Ecopsychology, 8 ,153-162

Lavergne, K., Pelletier, L. G. (2016) Why are attitude-behavior inconsistencies uncomfortable? Using motivational theories to explore individual differences in dissonance arousal and motivation to compensate.. Motivation and Emotion, 40(6) ,842-861

Sherman, A.K.Bird, S.Powers, S.Rowe, A. (2016) Motivational orientation explains the link between political ideology and proenvironmental behavior. Ecopsychology, 8(4) ,239-249

Sweeney, J. C., Webb, D.Mazzarol, T. W.Soutar, G. N. (2014) Self-determination theory and word of mouth about energy-saving behaviors: An online experiment. Psychology and Marketing, 31 ,698-716

Pelletier, L. G.Aitken, N. (2014) Encouraging Environmental Actions in Employees and in the Working Environment: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective. In M. Gagné (Ed.), Encouraging Environmental Actions in Employees and in the Working Environment: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective. , The Oxford Handbook of Work Engagement, Motivation, and Self-Determination Theory (pp. 314-334) New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Webb, D.Soutar, G. N.Mazzarol, T.Saldaris, P. (2013) Self-determination theory and consumer behavioural change: Evidence from a household energy-saving behaviour study. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 35 ,pp. 59-66

Sweeney, J. C.Kresling, J., Webb, D.Soutar, G. N. (2013) Energy saving behaviours: Development of a practice-based model. Energy Policy, 61 ,371-381

Sheldon, K. M.Nichols, C. P., Kasser, T. (2011) Americans recommend smaller ecological footprints when reminded of intrinsic American values of self-expression, family, and generosity. Ecopsychology, 3 ,97-104

Pelletier, L. G.Baxter, D.Huta, V. (2011) Personal autonomy and environmental sustainability. In V. Chirkov, R. Ryan, & K. Sheldon (Eds.), Personal autonomy in cultural contexts: Global perspectives on the psychology of agency, freedom, and people’s well-being. (pp. 257-278) Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Lekes, N., Joussemet, M.Koestner, R., Taylor, G. (2011) Transmitting intrinsic values from mothers to adolescents: The moderating role of a supportive family environment. Child Development Research,

Lavergne, K. J.Sharp, E. C., Pelletier, L. G.Holtby, A. (2010) The role of perceived government style in the facilitation of self-determined and non self-determined pro-environmental behavior. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 30 ,169-177

Renaud-Dubé, A., Taylor, G.Lekes, N., Koestner, R. (2010) Adolescents’ motivation toward the environment: Age-related trends and correlates. Canadian Journal of Behavioral Science, 42(3) ,194-199

Renaud-Dube, A., Taylor, G.Lekes, N.Koestner, R. (2010) Adolescents’ motivation toward the environment: Age-related trends and correlates. Canadian Journal of Bahavioural Science, 42 ,194-199

Ryan, R. M., Weinstein, N.Bernstein, J. H., Brown, K. W. (2010) Vitalizing effects of being outdoors and in nature. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 30 ,159-168

Weinstein, N.Przybylski, A. K., Ryan, R. M. (2009) Can nature make us more caring? Effects of immersion in nature on intrinsic aspirations and generosity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35 ,1315-1329

Pelletier, L. G.Sharp, E. (2008) Persuasive communication and proenvironmental behaviours: How message tailoring and message framing can improve integration of behaviors through self-determined motivation. Canadian Psychology, 49 ,210-217

Moller, A. C., Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2006) Self-determination theory and public policy: Improving the quality of consumer decisions without using coercion. Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, 25 ,104-116

Brown, K. W., Kasser, T. (2005) Are psychological and ecological well-being compatible? The role of values, mindfulness, and lifestyle. Social Indicators Research, 74 ,349-368

Villacorta, M., Koestner, R.Lekes, N. (2003) Further validation of the Motivation Toward the Environment Scale. Environment and Behavior, 35 ,486-505

Osbaldiston, R., Sheldon, K. M. (2003) Promoting internalized motivation for environmentally responsible behavior: A prospective study of environmental goals. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 23 ,349-357

Pelletier, L. G. (2002) A motivational analysis of self-determination for pro-environmental behaviors. In E. L. Deci, & R. M. Ryan (Eds.), Handbook of self-determination research. (pp. 205-232) Rochester, NY: University Of Rochester Press.

Koestner, R.Houlfort, N.Paquet, S.Knight, C. (2001) On the risks of recycling because of guilt: An examination of the consequences of introjection. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 31 ,2545-2560

Legault, L., Pelletier, L. G. (2000) Impact of an environmental education program on students’ and parents’ attitudes, motivation, and behaviours. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science Revue, 32 ,243-250

Pelletier, L. G.Dion, S.Tuson, K. M., Green-Demers, I. (1999) Why do people fail to adopt environmental behaviors? Towards a taxonomy of environmental amotivation. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 29 ,2481-2504

Levesque, C. S., Pelletier, L. G.Hunsley, J. (1998) Toward a model of environmental activism. Environment and Behavior, 30 ,628-652

Pelletier, L. G.Tuson, K., Green-Demers, I.Noels, K. (1998) Why are you doing things for the environment? The Motivation Toward the Environment Scale (MTES). Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 28 ,437-468

Green-Demers, I., Pelletier, L. G.Menard, S. (1997) The impact of behavioural difficulty on the saliency of the association between self-determined motivation and environmental behaviours. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 29 ,157-166