Collective efficacy: Confidence or belief in a group's ability to perform actions to bring about desired change.
Facilitation/Behavioral Capability: Providing tools, resources, or environmental changes that make new behaviors easier to perform.
Incentive motivation: The use or misuse of rewards and punishments to modify behavior.
Internal consistency reliability: Used to assess the consistency of results across items within a test. A higher number indicates greater consistency.
Likert Scale: A Likert scale typically consists of a statement to which respondents are asked to indicate degree of agreement. A five-point scale is typically used:
1 = strongly disagree, 2 = disagree, 3 = neither agree or disagree, 4 = agree, 5 = strongly agree
Moral disengagement: Ways of thinking about harmful behaviors and the people who are harmed that make infliction of suffering acceptable by disengaging self-regulatory moral standards.
Observational learning: Beliefs based on observing similar individuals perform a new behavior.
Outcome expectations: Beliefs about the likelihood and value of the consequences of behavioral choices.
Reciprocal determinism: Environmental factors influence individuals and groups, but individuals and groups can also influence their environments and regulate their own behavior.
Reliability: The consistency or repeatability of measures.
Self-efficacy: Confidence or belief in one's ability to perform a given behavior.
Self-regulation: Controlling oneself through self-monitoring, goal-setting, feedback, self-reward, self-instruction, and enlistment of social support.
Validity: Whether an instrument measures what it proposes to measure.
Test-retest correlation: Also called test-retest reliability - used to assess the consistency of a measure from one time to another. A higher number indicated more reliability.