Conservation Psychology Lab


Conservation psychology is the scientific study of the reciprocal relationship between humans and nature.  The Conservation Psychology Lab at the University of Scranton emphasizes the human impact on the environment.  Our research group works to use the tools and methods of psychology to understand and solve environmental problems like: global warming, energy conservation, and solid waste disposal. 

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Current Projects (2009-2010)

  • Environmental Policy and Social Norms
  • Confronting Anti-environmentalism
  • Promoting Environmental Behavior Using Omega Change Strategies
  • Designing Green Dorms
  • Reducing Implicit Prejudice



University of Scranton Psychology Conference 2010
Karen Hudzinski, Jill Hession, & Anna DiColli



Eastern Psychological Association 2010
Jessica Kenefick