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Bas Verplanken is professor of social psychology at the University of Bath since September 2006.

He studied, graduated and did his PhD (1989) at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

From 1990 to 1998 he was an assistant and associated professor at the University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands, and from 1998 to 2006 full professor of social psychology at the University of Tromsø, Norway.

Bas Verplanken served as Associate Editor for the British Journal of Social Psychology from 1999-2004, and for Psychology & Health from 2007-2009.

Research interests

  • Habits; behavioural habits; mental habits
  • Attitudes; attitude-behaviour relations
  • Values; values and the self
  • Health behaviour; (un)healthy eating; exercising
  • Body image
  • Consumer behaviour; impulsive buying
  • Environmental behaviour; traffic mode choice; environmental values

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Projects 2008 2016

Carbon
Costs
Carbon footprint
Plant shutdowns
Sensors

Research

Verplanken, B.

Ministry of Defence

1/10/1228/02/13

Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Research

Panteli, N. & Verplanken, B.

Ministry of Defence

1/10/1231/03/13

Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Habit Discontinuity

Verplanken, B.

ESRC

1/10/1020/12/13

Project: Research council

Research Output 1991 2019

Acceptance of shame and embarrassment: Scale development and initial findings in a clinical sample

Sedighimornani, N., Rimes, K. E., Verplanken, B. & Gauntlett-Gilbert, J., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science. 12, p. 13-21 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A systematic review of studies probing longitudinal associations between anxiety and anorexia nervosa

Lloyd, E. C., Haase, A. M., Foster, C. E. & Verplanken, B., 1 Jun 2019, In : Psychiatry Research. 276, p. 175-185 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exploring the relationships between mindfulness, self-compassion, and shame

Sedighimornani, N., Rimes, K. & Verplanken, B., 1 Jul 2019, In : Sage Open. 9, 3, 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Habit and behavior change

Verplanken, B. & Orbell, S., 2019, Social psychology in action. Sassenberg, K. & Vliek, M. L. W. (eds.). Springer, p. 65-78 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Habit and identity: Behavioral, cognitive, affective, and motivational facets of an integrated self

Verplanken, B. & Sui, J., 10 Jul 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 10, 1504.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Thesis

Development of conceptual framework and methodology for enhancing long term coping skills to improve psychological and physiological well-being

Author: Dean, S., 25 Feb 2015

Supervisor: Turner-Cobb, J. (Supervisor) & Verplanken, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Exploring alternatives to rational choice in models of Behaviour: An investigation using travel mode choice

Author: Thomas, G., 28 Aug 2014

Supervisor: Walker, I. (Supervisor) & Verplanken, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Exploring the impact of descriptive norms on pro-environmental behaviour in a university campus

Author: Gallagher, E., 26 Jun 2018

Supervisor: Verplanken, B. (Supervisor) & Walker, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Exploring the Relationships between Positive Mood and Spiritual Quality of Life across an Important Hong Kong Chinese Cultural Event

Author: Chan, K., 7 Oct 2015

Supervisor: Verplanken, B. (Supervisor) & Skevington, S. M. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Inquiry into shame: exploring mindfulness, self-compassion, acceptance, and mind-wandering as methods of shame management

Author: Sedighimornani, N., 7 Oct 2015

Supervisor: Verplanken, B. (Supervisor) & Rimes, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD