Dr Rebecca Sargisson

Senior Lecturer

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



Behavioural psychology; animal psychology; educational psychology.

Recent Publications

  • Busche, V., & Sargisson, R. J. (2020). The Long and the Short of It: Do Psychological Variables Predict Intentions to Reduce the Impact of Air Travel?. Sustainability, 13(2), 68-73. doi:10.1089/sus.2019.0052

  • Sivasubramaniyam, R. D., Charlton, S. G., & Sargisson, R. J. (2020). Mode choice and mode commitment in commuters. Travel Behaviour and Society, 19, 20-32. doi:10.1016/j.tbs.2019.10.007 Open Access version:

  • Sivasubramaniyam, R., Sargisson, R., & Charlton, S. G. (2020). Satisfaction from satisficing: Understanding commuters' satisficing tendencies. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 6, 100158. doi:10.1016/j.trip.2020.100158 Open Access version:

  • 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

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Sargisson, Dr Rebecca 9580 rebeccas UWTA.1.02 School of Psychology