Adrian Gadient-Brügger

Dr. Adrian Gadient-Brügger
Abt. Consumer Behavior
Institute of Marketing and Management
Universität Bern
Büro 117
Engehaldenstrasse 4
CH-3012 Bern

Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 86 75
E-mail: adrian.gadient(at)
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Key Publications of Adrian Gadient-Brügger (up to ten) :
Brügger, A. (2020). Understanding the psychological distance of climate change: The limitations of construal level theory and suggestions for alternative theoretical perspectives. Global Environmental Change, 60, 102023.

Gubler, M., Brügger, A., & Eyer, M. (2019). Adolescents’ perceptions of the psychological distance to climate change, its relevance for building concern about It, and the potential for education. In W. Leal Filho & S. L. Hemstock (Eds.), Climate Change and the Role of Education (pp. 129–147). Springer.

Brügger, A., & Pidgeon, N. F. (2018). Spatial framing, existing associations and climate change beliefs. Environmental Values, 27, 559–584.

Brügger, A., Morton, T.A., & Dessai, S. (2016). “Proximising” climate change reconsidered: A construal level theory perspective. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 46, 125–142.

Brügger, A., Dessai, S., Devine-Wright, P., Morton, T.A., & Pidgeon, N. (2015). Psychological responses to the proximity of climate change. Nature Climate Change, 5(12), 1031–1037.

Brügger, A., Morton, T. A., & Dessai, S. (2015). Hand in hand: Public endorsement of climate change mitigation and adaptation. PLoS ONE, 10(4), e0124843.

Brügger, A., Kaiser, F. G., & Roczen, N. (2011). One for all? Connectedness to nature, inclusion of nature, environmental identity, and implicit association with nature. European Psychologist, 16(4), 324–333.

Tanner, C., Brügger, A., van Schie, S., & Lebherz, C. (2010). Actions speak louder than words. Zeitschrift für Psychologie / Journal of Psychology, 218(4), 225–233.

Tobias, R., Brügger, A., & Mosler, H.-J. (2009). Developing strategies for waste reduction by means of tailored interventions in Santiago de Cuba. Environment and Behavior, 41(6), 836–865.

Expertise of Adrian Gadient-Brügger:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
ScopeCauses of Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Mitigation of Change
Topic SocietySociety
Perception / Behaviour / Attitudes
Education / Communication / Participation
Topic SustainabilitySustainability
Ecological Sustainability
Social Sustainability
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementTopic Risk and Disaster Management
Prevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Fundamental Knowledge
Warning / Sensitization
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Global / Hemispheric
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
MethodsData Collection - Interviews, Questionnaires
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building

Specialties of Adrian Gadient-Brügger:
  • Wahrnehmung des Klimawandels

  • Kommunikation

  • Bereitschaft, sich für Klimaschutz und Klimaanpassung einzusetzen

  • Bereitschaft, eigenes Verhalten zu ändern

  • Risikowahrnehmung

    Last update: 11/27/20
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