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A higher-order model of ecological values and its relationship to personality

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Wiseman, Michael ; Bogner, Franz X.:
A higher-order model of ecological values and its relationship to personality.
In: Personality and Individual Differences. Vol. 34 (2003) Issue 5 . - pp. 783-794.
ISSN 0191-8869
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0191-8869(02)00071-5

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The effects of a guided visit to a national park (the Intervention) are examined in terms of the two-factor Model of Environmental Values (2MEV) and of Festinger’s theory of Cognitive Dissonance. The Intervention both reduced scores on the Utilization (anthropocentrism) factor and increased scores on the Preservation (ecocentricism) factor. Intervention is hypothesized to trigger dissonance in those participants either endorsing both Utilization and Preservation or rejecting both; and, consistently with Dissonance Theory, it is precisely these groups that demonstrate the greatest degree of change. The existence of these groups provides clear evidence for the necessity of a bi- as opposed to a unidimensional model of environmental values. The results provide further evidence for the orthogonality of these two factors.

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Item Type: Article in a journal
Refereed: Yes
Additional notes: BAYCEER24696
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Department of Biology > Chair Didactics of Biology
Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Department of Biology > Chair Didactics of Biology > Chair Didactics of Biology - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Xaver Bogner
Faculties
Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences
Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Department of Biology
Result of work at the UBT: Yes
DDC Subjects: 500 Science
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2015 05:51
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2015 05:51
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/18936