1. Intention–Behavior Relations: A Conceptual and Empirical Review

  1. Wolfgang Stroebe Professor of Social, Organizational and Health Psychology Fellow of the British Psychological Society2 and
  2. Miles Hewstone Fellow of New College3
  1. Paschal Sheeran

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013478.ch1

European Review of Social Psychology, Volume 12

European Review of Social Psychology, Volume 12

How to Cite

Sheeran, P. (2001) Intention–Behavior Relations: A Conceptual and Empirical Review, in European Review of Social Psychology, Volume 12 (eds W. Stroebe and M. Hewstone), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013478.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Utrecht University, The Netherlands

  2. 3

    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 28 DEC 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471486756

Online ISBN: 9780470013472

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Keywords:

  • intention-behavior gap;
  • theory of reasoned action;
  • intentions versus expectations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Behavioral Intentions and Social Psychological Models of Behavior

  • How Well Do Intentions Predict Behavior?

  • Why Is There a “Gap” between Intentions and Behavior? A Conceptual Analysis

  • What Determines How Well Intentions Predict Behavior?

  • The Scope of the Intention Construct: Intentions, Automaticity, and Habits

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References