Readings

My thesis lies at the intersection of many fields, including design, environmental psychology, cognitive psychology, rhetoric, and persuasion. I’ve tried to address each of these disciplines in my reading list.

Design & HCI

Atkinson. “Captology: A Critical Review.” In Persuasive Technology: First International Conference on Persuasive Technology for Human Well-Being, edited by Wijnand IJsselsteijn, Yvonne de Kort, Cees Midden, Berry Eggen, and Elise van den Hoven, 171-182. Berlin, Germany: Springer, 2006. View my summary of this reading.

Fogg, B.J. Persuasive technology: Using Computers to Change What We Think and Do. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2002. View my summary of this reading.

Lockton, Dan. “Design with Intent.” Design with Intent: Using Design to Influence Behaviour, n.d. http://architectures.danlockton.co.uk/. View my summary of this.

Norman, Donald A. Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things. New York: Basic Books, 2004. View my summary of this reading.

Norman, Donald A. Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes In The Age Of The Machine. Basic Books, 1994. View my summary of this reading.

Pilloton, Emily. “Introduction: Design Can Change the World.” In Design Revolution: 100 Products That Empower People. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Metropolis Books, 2009. View my summary of this reading.

Ploug, Thomas, Per Hasle, and Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, eds. Persuasive technology 5th International Conference, PERSUASIVE 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 7-10, 2010: Proceedings. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, 2010. View my summary of this reading.

Tufte, Edward R. Envisioning Information. 11th ed. Cheshire  Conn.: Graphics Press, 2006. View my summary of this reading.

Cognitive Psychology & Decision Sciences

Augoustinos, Dr. Martha, and Dr. Iain Walker. “Social Schemas.” In Social Cognition: An Integrated Introduction, 33-56. London, UK: Sage, 1995. View my summary of this reading.

Janis, Irving L., and Leon Mann. “Coping with Decisional Conflict.” American Scientist 64 (December 1976): 657-667. View my summary of this reading.

Kahneman, Daniel, Jack L. Knetsch, and Richard H. Thaler. “Anomalies: The Endowment Effect, Loss Aversion, and Status Quo Bias.” Journal of Economic Perspectives 5, no. 1 (Winter 1991): 193-206. View my summary of this reading.

Maio, Gregory R., and Geoffrey Haddock. The Psychology of Attitudes and Attitude Change. London: SAGE Publications Ltd, 2009. View my summary of this reading.

Environmental Psychology

Bator, Renee J., and Robert B. Cialdini. “The Application of Persuasion Theory to the Development of Effective Proenvironmental Public Service Announcements.” Journal of Social Issues 56, no. 3 (2000): 527-541. View my summary of this reading.

Gardner, Gerald T., and Paul C. Stern. Environmental Problems and Human Behavior. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1996. View my summary of this reading.

Kaplan, Stephen. “Human Nature and Environmentally Responsible Behavior.” Journal of Social Issues 56, no. 3 (2000): 491-508. View my summary of this reading.

McKenzie-Mohr, Doug. “Promoting Sustainable Behavior: An Introduction to Community-Based Social Marketing.” Journal of Social Issues 56, no. 3 (2000): 543-554. View my summary of this reading.

New Tools for Environmental Protection: Education, Information, and Voluntary Measures. Edited by Thomas Dietz and Paul C. Stern. 1st ed. Washington DC: National Academy Press, 2002. View my summary of this reading.

Stern, Paul C. “Toward a Coherent Theory of Environmentally Significant Behavior.” Journal of Social Issues 56, no. 3 (2000): 407-424. View my summary of this reading.

Rhetoric

Booth, Wayne C. “How Many Rhetorics?.” In The Rhetoric of RHETORIC: the Quest for Effective Communication. Malden  MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2004. View my summary of this reading.

Kinross, Robin. “The Rhetoric of Neutrality.” Design Issues 2, no. 2 (1985): 18-30. View my summary of this reading.

McCoy, Katherine. “Information and Persuasion: Rivals or Partners?.” Design Issues 16, no. 3 (2000). View my summary of this reading.

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