Estudos de Psicologia (Natal)
versão On-line ISSN 1678-4669
CORRAL-VERDUGO, Víctor e PINHEIRO, José Q.. Conditions for the study of pro-environmental behavior. Estud. psicol. (Natal) [online]. 1999, vol.4, n.1, pp.7-22. ISSN 1678-4669. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-294X1999000100002.
The current status of pro-environmental behavior (CPA) research is reviewed, emphasizing the conditions that, according to the authors, could result in obstacles or advantages to such kind of investigation. Among those conditions we discuss the role played by the quantity and quality of predictive variáveis upon the explanatory power of models, the problem of self-reports as measurement technique of CPA, the effect of research contexts,
Palavras-chave : pro-environmental behavior; self-report; explanatory models.