Estudos de Psicologia (Natal)
versão impressa ISSN 1413-294X
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 1413-294X. 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.