Griffith Research Online
Griffith Research Online (GRO) is a digital archive of research and scholarship from Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.
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Adaptation processes in the context of climate change: a social and environmental psychology perspective (Journal of Bioeconomics, 2016)An informed multidisciplinary understanding of the ways in which people experience, appraise, adapt, and respond to global climate change is a prerequisite to effectively managing the transition to a sustainable economy. ...JOURNAL ARTICLE
Evidence for motivated control: Understanding the paradoxical link between threat and efficacy beliefs about climate change (Journal of Environmental Psychology, 2015)Studies reveal that the more efficacious people feel in their ability to combat climate change, the more threatened they feel by it. This positive correlation deserves unpacking, given that classic theories position efficacy ...JOURNAL ARTICLE
(Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2016)Research has shown that psychological well-being is positively associated with student engagement, persistence, and performance. To learn more about the behaviors that underlie well-being, 206 (predominantly female) ...JOURNAL ARTICLE
Are People High in Skepticism About Anthropogenic Climate Change Necessarily Resistant to Influence? Some Cause for Optimism (Environment and Behavior, 2016)A sizable minority of people doubt that climate change is primarily caused by human activity (“attribution skeptics”). Consequently, it is important to examine the psychological drivers of pro-environmental intentions among ...JOURNAL ARTICLE
(World Applied Sciences Journal, 2011)Most organized religions including Christianity still regard homosexuality as being against their teachings, as sinful and contrary to scripture. Thus the matter of reconciling sexual orientation with religious and spiritual ...JOURNAL ARTICLE