Dr. Katherine Arbuthnott

Professor of Psychology

MEd, PhD (Saskatchewan)

Office: CM 509
Phone: (306) 359-1220
Fax: (306) 359-1200
E-mail: katherine.arbuthnott@uregina.ca


Research Interests

Processes that facilitate goal-pursuit and self-control with particular application to pro-environmental behaviour and skill learning.


Representative Publications

The Mind in Therapy: Cognitive Science for Practice. Arbuthnott, K.D., Arbuthnott, D.W. & Thompson, V.A. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006.

Arbuthnott, K.D. (in press). Sustainable consumption: Attitudes, actions, and well-being. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy.

Arbuthnott, K.D. (2010). Taking the long view: Environmental sustainability and delay of gratification. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 10, 4-22.

Dolter, B. & Arbuthnott, K.  (2010). Any risk is unacceptable: Cultural identity, ethics and support for the nuclear industry in Saskatchewan. Prairie Forum, 35, 79-112.

Arbuthnott, K.D. (2009). Education for sustainable development: Beyond attitude change. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 10, 152-163.


Current Scholarly Projects

The influence of goal-framing and autonomous motivation on pro-environmental behaviour.
Factors that influence durability of skill learning.