Selected Papers

Selected recent papers from members of our group:

Adams, I., Hurst, K., & Sintov, N.D. (forthcoming). Experienced guilt, but not pride, mediates the effect of feedback on pro-environmental behavior. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 71: 101476. 

Sintov, N.D., Abou-Ghalioum, V.K., & White, L.V. (2020). The partisan politics of low-carbon transport: Why Democrats are more likely to adopt electric vehicles than Republicans in the United States. Energy Research and Social Science, 68: xx-xx. DOI: 10.1016/j.erss.2020.101576

White, L.V., & Sintov, N.D. (2019). Health and financial impacts of demand-side response differ across sociodemographic groups. Nature Energy. doi:10.1038/s41560-019-0507-y

White, L.V., & Sintov, N.D. (2019). Varied health and financial impacts of time-of-use energy rates across sociodemographic groups raise equity concerns. Nature Energy. doi:10.1038/s41560-019-0515-y 

Sintov, N., White, L.V., & Walpole, H. (2019). Thermostat Wars? The roles of gender and thermal comfort negotiations in household energy use behavior. PLOS ONE, 4(11): e0224198. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0224198

Gomes, C., Dietterich, T., Dilkina, B., Ermon, S., Fang, F., Farnsworth, A., Fern, A., Fern, X., Fink, D., Fisher, D., Flecker, A., Freund, D., Fuller, A., Gregoire, J., Hopcroft, J., Kolter, Z., Powell, W., Sintov, N., Selker, J., Selman, B., Sheldon, D., Shmoys, D., Tambe, M., Wood, C., Wong, W.-K., Wu, X., Kelling, S., Xue, Y., Yadav, A., Yakabu, A., & Zeeman, M.L. (2019). Computational Sustainability: Computing for a better world and a sustainable future. Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, 62: 20-29. DOI:10.1145/3339399 

White, L.V., & Sintov, N. D. (2018). Inaccurate consumer perceptions of monetary savings in a demand-side response programme predict programme acceptance. Nature Energy. doi: 10.1038/s41560-018-0285-y

Sintov, N.D., Seyranian, & Lyet, A. (2018). Fostering adoption of conservation technologies: A case study with wildlife law enforcement rangers. Oryx: The International Journal of Conservation. doi:10.1017/S0030605317001533

Sintov, N.D., Geislar, S., & White, L. (2017). The role of cognitive accessibility in pro-environmental behavioral spillover: Results from a community field experiment of household food waste management. Environment and Behavior. doi: 10.1177/0013916517735638

White, L., & Sintov, N. (2017). You are what you drive: Environmentalist and social innovator symbolism drive electric vehicle adoption intentions. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 99, 94-113.

Schuitema, G., & Sintov, N. (2017). Should we quit our jobs? Challenges, barriers, and recommendations for interdisciplinary energy research. Energy Policy, 101, 246-250. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2016.11.043

Chen, B., & Sintov, N.D. (2016). Bridging the gap between technology adoption and protecting natural resources: Predicting intentions to adopt energy management technologies in California. Energy Research and Social Science, 22, 210-223. doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2016.10.003

Sintov, N.D., Dux, E., Tran, A., & Orosz, M. (2016). What goes on behind closed doors? How college dormitory residents change to save energy during a competition-based energy reduction intervention. International Journal for Sustainability in Higher Education, 17, 451-470. doi: 10.1108/IJSHE-02-2015-0027

Sintov, N.D. & Schultz, P.W. (2015). Unlocking the potential of smart grid technologies with behavioral science. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00410