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Environmental Psychology: An Introduction (BPS Textbooks in Psychology)

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Author: Linda Steg

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback:
ISBN 10: 1119241081
ISBN 13: 978-1119241089

The updated edition of the essential guide to environmental psychology

Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition, Environmental Psychology: An Introduction offers an overview of the interplay between humans and their environments. The text examines the influence of the environment on human experiences, behaviour and well-being and explores the factors influencing environmental behaviour, and ways to encourage pro-environmental behaviour. The revised edition is a state-of-the art review of relevant theories and research on each of these topics.

With contributions from an international panel of noted experts, the text addresses a wealth of topics including the main research methods in environmental psychology; effects of environmental stress; emotional impacts and meanings of natural environment experience; aesthetic appraisals of architecture; how to measure environmental behaviour; cognitive, emotional and social factors explaining environmental behaviour; effects and acceptability of strategies to promote pro-environmental factors; and much more. This important book:

  • Discusses the environmental factors that threaten and promote human wellbeing
  • Explores a wide range of factors influencing actions that affect environmental conditions
  • Discusses the effects and acceptability of approaches that aim to encourage pro-environmental behavior
  • Presents research results conducted in different regions in the world
  • Contains contributions from noted experts

Written for scholars and practitioners in the field, the revised edition of Environmental Psychology offers a comprehensive review of the most recent research available in environmental psychology.