Dr Rebecca Sargisson

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: B.SocSc, MSocSc (Waikato), PhD (Otago)

School of Psychology



Behavioural psychology; animal psychology; educational psychology.

Recent Publications

  • Peisley, M., Foster, T. M., & Sargisson, R. J. (2019). Reinforcing the prospective remembering of children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 1-13. doi:10.1002/jaba.546

  • Keizer, M., Sargisson, R. J., van Zomeren, M., & Steg, L. (2019). When personal norms predict the acceptability of push and pull car-reduction policies: Testing the ABC model and low-cost hypothesis. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 64, 413-423. doi:10.1016/j.trf.2019.06.005

  • Campbell, M. L., Peters, L., McMains, C., de Campos, M. C. R., Sargisson, R., Blackwell, B., & Hewitt, C. L. (2019). Are our beaches safe? Quantifying the human health impact of anthropogenic beach litter on people in New Zealand. Science of the Total Environment, 651, 2400-2409. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.137

  • Hamerton, H., Hunt, S., Smith, K., & Sargisson, R. J. (2018). Community resistance and resilience following an environmental disaster in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In L. Dominelli (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Green Social Work (pp. 420-430). Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315183213

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