Areas of Expertise
Environmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Risk Perceptions, Climate Change Beliefs
Ph.D. Experimental Psychology
Washington State University
M.A. General Psychology
University of North Florida
University of Florida
I am an experimental psychologist with specializations in social psychology and environmental psychology. My current research projects focus on agricultural adaptation to water scarcity, the mechanisms underlying individual pro-environmental behavior, and attitudes toward nuclear energy.
International Association of Applied Psychologists
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Grants and Contracts Awarded
National Science Foundation subaward from Vanderbilt University: Climate, Drought, and Agricultural Adaptations: An Investigation of Vulnerabilities and Responses to Water Stress Among Paddy Farmers in Sri Lanka - $394,185 for 5-year project (2012).
UNF Environmental Center Seed Grant: Spillover of Pro-environmental Behavior - $1500 for a 1 year project (2013).
Publications & Presentations
Truelove, H. B., Greenberg, M. R., & Powers, C. W. (in press). Are implicit associations with nuclear energy related to policy support? Evidence from the Brief Implicit Association Test. Environment and Behavior.
Truelove, H. B, & Greenberg, M. R. (2013). Who has become more open to nuclear power because of climate change? Climatic Change, 116, 389-409.
Truelove, H. B. (2012). Energy source perceptions and policy support: Image associations, emotional evaluations, and cognitive beliefs. Energy Policy, 45, 478-489.
Truelove, H. B., & Parks, C. D. (2012). Perceptions of behaviors that cause and mitigate global warming and intention to perform these behaviors. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 32(3), 246-259.
Greenberg, M. R., Popper, F. J., & Truelove, H. B. (2012). Are LULUs still enduringly objectionable? Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 55, 713-731.
Truelove, H. B., & Greenberg, M. (2011). Preferences for government investment in energy programs: Support for new energy production vs. energy conservation. Environmental Practice, 13, 184-197.
Greenberg, M., & Truelove, H. B. (2011). Energy choices and risk beliefs: Is it just global warming and fear of a nuclear power plant accident? Risk Analysis, 31, 819-831.
Joireman, J., Truelove, H. B., & Duell, B. (2010). Effect of outdoor temperature, heat primes, and anchoring on belief in global warming. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 30, 358-367.
Greenberg, M., & Truelove, H. (2010). Right answers and right-wrong answers: Sources of information influencing knowledge of nuclear-related information. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 44, 130-140.
Truelove, H. B., & Joireman, J. (2009). Understanding the relationship between Christian orthodoxy and environmentalism: The mediating role of perceived environmental consequences. Environment and Behavior, 41, 806-820.
Joireman, J., Posey, D., Truelove, H. B., & Parks, C. (2009). The environmentalist who cried drought: Reactions to repeated warnings about depleting resources under conditions of uncertainty. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29, 181-192.