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Linda Steg

Professor of Environmental Psychology at the University of Groningen. Her research focuses on understanding and changing environmentally significant behaviour. She is particularly interested in the role of norms, values, and moral concerns. Also, she studies strategies and conditions for behaviour change, and the effectiveness and acceptability of environmental and traffic policies. Linda Steg is Fellow of the Energy Delta Research Centre of the University of Groningen, president-elect of Division 4 ‘Environmental Psychology’, and treasurer of Division 13 ‘Traffic and Transport Psychology’ of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP). See http://www.rug.nl/staff/e.m.steg/index  for more information.

Abrahamse, W., Steg, L., Vlek, Ch., Rothengatter, T. (2005). A review of intervention studies aimed at household energy conservation. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 25, 273-291.
De Groot, J., & Steg, L. (2008). Value orientations to explain beliefs related to environmental significant behavior: How to measure egoistic, altruistic, and biospheric value orientations. Environment and Behavior, 40 (3), 330-354.
Lindenberg, S., & Steg, L. (2007). Normative, gain and hedonic goal-frames guiding environmental behavior. Journal of Social Issues, 63 (1), 117-137.
Steg, L., & De Groot, J.I.M. (2010). Explaining prosocial intentions: Testing causal relationships in the Norm Activation Model. British Journal of Social Psychology, 49, 725-743.
Steg, L., & Vlek, C. (2009). Encouraging pro-environmental behaviour: An integrative review and research agenda. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29, 309-317.
Steg, L. (2008). Promoting household energy conservation. Energy Policy, 36, 4449-4453.

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