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What is expectancy?

Behavioral belief about consequence of behavior

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With expectancy what does the evaluation of a consequence represent?

value

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What is the attitude towards a behavior?

sum of salient beliefs

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What is the formula for attitude to behavior?

Sum of (expectancy x evaluation of consequence)

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2 sources of beliefs and attitudes?

Direct and Indirect experiences

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What is a direct experience?

experience of immediate consequences of behavior.

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What is a indirect experience?

watching consequences of a behavior

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In the Theory of Planned behavior what 3 aspects make up behavior?

Perceived Behavioral Control
Attitude
Subjective Norms

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What is Perceived Behavioral Control?

How much control a person feels they have over a behavior.

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What is Attitude?

Idea of consequences of a behavior.

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What are Subjective Norms?

Perceived expectations from significant others

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What kind of effect does Perceived Behavioral Control have on behavior?

Direct

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Stages of TPB?

Perceived Behavioral Control, Attitude and Subjective Norms make up Intention, which determines whether a Behavior is carried out or not.

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What is the problem with the using subjective norms in TPB?

its the weakest predictor

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What is special about the Perceived Behavioral Control in TPB?

it can overshadow Attitude and Subjective Norms in its prediction of intention

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What can be a stronger predictor than intention for TPB?

Past Behavior

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Is Attitude considered unitary or multi faceted in TPB?

Unitary

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What is a Volitional Intervention?

Point of choice prompt

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An example of a Volitional Intervention?

Stairs vs Escalator, banners advertising benefits of taking stairs.

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How do Volitional Interventions work?

Interrupts normal habits by changing contextual cues of behavior.

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Why do Volitional Interventions work?

Promotes deliberate processing, choose healthier alternatives