- Why do people high in self-control eat more healthily? Social cognitions as mediatorsNelli Hankonen
Social Psychology Unit, Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki, P O Box 54, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
Ann Behav Med 47:242-8. 2014..Trait self-control and social cognitions both predict dietary behaviors, but whether self-control is associated with more beneficial diet-related cognitions, and the effect of self-control on diet mediated by them, has rarely been examined...
- Toward identifying a broader range of social cognitive determinants of dietary intentions and behaviorsNelli Hankonen
University of Helsinki and National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
Appl Psychol Health Well Being 5:118-35. 2013..The purpose of this study was to examine the relative impact of different social cognitive determinants on fruit and vegetable (FV) and fast food consumption...
- What is setting the stage for abdominal obesity reduction? A comparison between personality and health-related social cognitionsN Hankonen
Division of Welfare and Health Promotion, National Institute for Health and Welfare, P O Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland
J Behav Med 33:415-22. 2010..Interventions enhancing participants' positive health-related expectancies such as self-efficacy are likely to be effective even when participants' dispositional expectancies are pessimistic...