Share
Explore BrainMass

factors that influence the link between attitudes and behavi

Locate a psychological research journal article that is related to the discussion, and address the discussion topics posed below.

Address these items:

What are the factors that influence the link between attitudes and behavior?
Provide examples that illustrate the factors you choose.

Solution Preview

Welcome to BM! Thank you so much for using BrainMass.com! Please rate 5/5 for my notes and reference.

First off, as you locate a psychological research journal article that is related to the discussion, and address the discussion topics posed below, this article, though pretty deep, is relevant to today's teens and offers a solid example for you to consider:

Thomas, C. L., & Dimitrov, D. M. (2007). Effects of a Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program on Teens' Attitudes Toward Sexuality: A Latent Trait Modeling Approach. Developmental Psychology, 43(1), 173-185.

This article clearly examines how teens' attitudes about sex strongly affect their sexual behaviors and decisions about sex or abstinence in turn. As you provide examples that illustrate the factors you choose, the authors reiterate how "even though there has been a marked decline in the teen birth rates, the current rate in the United States ...

Solution Summary

Factors that influence the link between attitudes and behavior are briefly examined using a research article.

$2.19