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Understanding Behavior Change: The Theory Behind Informing, Motivating, and Planning for Health

Leslie R. Martin, Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek, and M. Robin DiMatteo

in Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence: Evidence-based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380408
eISBN:
9780199864454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380408.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews theoretical models that have guided thinking and research on health behavior change, providing a historical perspective on major developments in the field. Included in this ... More


Then A Miracle Occurs: Focusing on Behavior in Social Psychological Theory and Research

Christopher R. Agnew, Donal E. Carlston, William G. Graziano, and Janice R. Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377798
eISBN:
9780199864522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377798.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The inaugural Purdue Symposium on Psychological Sciences (PSPB) gathered leading thinkers in social psychology to consider theoretical and empirical issues relevant to behavior, across the field and ... More


Margaret Thatcher's Nationalism

Anthony F. Heath, Roger M. Jowell, and John K. Curtice

in The Rise of New Labour: Party Policies and Voter Choices

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245116
eISBN:
9780191599453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245118.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Heath, Jowell, and Curtice analyse Margaret Thatcher's distinctive form of British nationalism that embraced a range of issues such as strong defence, vigorous pursuit of British interests in Europe, ... More


Acts of Mathematical Creation

Paul Erickson

in The World the Game theorists Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226097039
eISBN:
9780226097206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226097206.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Despite the ex post facto identification of a number of “anticipations” of game-theoretic results through history, it is generally agreed that modern game theory’s founding work was mathematician ... More


Using Behavior Change Theory to Understand and Guide Technological Interventions

Tammy Toscos and Kay Connelly

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter evaluates the application of three of the most widely used behavior modification theories in the design of an effective interactive behavior change technology (IBCT), a technological ... More


The capabilities of leadership

Jean Hartley and John Benington

in Leadership for healthcare

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424877
eISBN:
9781447302667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424877.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines leadership capabilities. These are the qualities (traits, skills, abilities, mindsets and behaviours) that are thought to distinguish ‘leaders’ from ‘followers’ and/or to ... More


“Effervescence” Spreads from the Council to the World

Andrew Greeley and Paul Wink

in The Catholic Revolution: New Wine, Old Wineskins, and the Second Vatican Council

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238176
eISBN:
9780520938779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238176.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter studies what happened at the Council, and the consequent sweeping away of the old structure. Melissa Jo Wilde invokes a theory of collective behavior to explain the astonishing events. ... More


Behavioral Design as an Emerging Theory for Dietary Behavior Change

Allison Karpyn

in Food and Public Health: A Practical Introduction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190626686
eISBN:
9780190626716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626686.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In the past two decades, public health interventions have moved from education strategies aimed at individuals to broad, multilevel interventions incorporating environmental and policy strategies to ... More


Theory of Planned Behavior and Stages of Change Models

Jeffrey J. Martin

in Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190638054
eISBN:
9780190638078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638054.003.0035
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

The theory of planned behavior (TPB) and stages of change (SOC) models have been used to predict physical activity (PA) in people with disabilities. The purpose of this chapter is to give an overview ... More


Testing and Refining State-and Prediction-Based Theory

Steven F. Railsback and Bret C. Harvey (eds)

in Modeling Populations of Adaptive Individuals

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691195285
eISBN:
9780691195377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195285.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter highlights the importance of testing and refining the behavior theory in individual-based models (IBMs). Establishing a model's credibility is not the only reason to test theory for ... More


The Psychology of Play

Thomas S. Henricks

in Play and the Human Condition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter explores the psychology of play, with particular emphasis on one of the contexts that support play and provide the terms for its explorations: the psyche. It first highlights key themes ... More


Implications

Robert Aunger and Valerie Curtis

in Gaining Control: How human behavior evolved

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199688951
eISBN:
9780191799334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688951.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This brief concluding chapter provides a succinct treatment of what we see as the major conceptual advances associated with the central arguments of this book. In it, we describe a set of ... More


Factors Affecting Aging Services Technology Use in the Aging Population

Joyce W. Tam and Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe

in The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190234737
eISBN:
9780197559543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234737.003.0016
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

Age-related changes in physical health and cognitive functions can negatively affect quality of life as well as increase caregiver burden and societal healthcare costs. While aging services ... More


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