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Cleaning up our acts: Psychological interventions to reduce engine idling and improve air quality (2021)
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Abrams, D., Lalot, F., Hopthrow, T., Templeton, A., Steeden, B., Özkeçeci, H., …Peckham, S. (2021). Cleaning up our acts: Psychological interventions to reduce engine idling and improve air quality. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 74, 101587. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2021.101587

A large-scale field experiment tested psychological interventions to reduce engine idling at long-wait stops. Messages based on theories of normative influence, outcome efficacy, and self-regulation were displayed approaching railway crossing on stre... Read More about Cleaning up our acts: Psychological interventions to reduce engine idling and improve air quality.

Social attitudes and behavior in the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence and prospects from research on group processes and intergroup relations (2021)
Journal Article
Krings, V., Steeden, B., Abrams, D., & Hogg, M. (2021). Social attitudes and behavior in the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence and prospects from research on group processes and intergroup relations. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 24(2), 195-200. https://doi.org/10.1177/2F1368430220986673

The impact of COVID-19 on our way of life is yet to be fully understood. However, social psychology theory and research offer insights into its effect on social attitudes and behaviors, and here we gather the views of a unique group of experts in gro... Read More about Social attitudes and behavior in the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence and prospects from research on group processes and intergroup relations.

Endorsing and reinforcing gender and age stereotypes: The negative effect on self-rated leadership potential for women and older workers (2019)
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Tresh, F., Steeden, B., de Moura, G. R., Leite, A. C., Swift, H. J., & Player, A. (2019). Endorsing and reinforcing gender and age stereotypes: The negative effect on self-rated leadership potential for women and older workers. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00688

Previous research has examined the impact of stereotypes on outcomes such as career progression and hiring decisions. We present a novel approach to examine the role of stereotypes in predicting self-rated leadership potential across gender and age g... Read More about Endorsing and reinforcing gender and age stereotypes: The negative effect on self-rated leadership potential for women and older workers.