Environmental Psychology: An Introduction

L. Steg (Editor), A.E. van den Berg (Editor), J.I.M. de Groot (Editor)

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Abstract

Environmental Psychology: An Introduction offers a research-based introduction to the psychological relationship between humans and their built and natural environments and discusses how sustainable environments can be created to the benefit of both people and nature •Explores the environment's effects on human wellbeing and behaviour, factors influencing environmental behaviour and ways of encouraging pro-environmental action •Provides a state-of-the-art overview of recent developments in environmental psychology, with an emphasis on sustainability as a unifying principle for theory, research and interventions •While focusing primarily on Europe and North America, also discusses environmental psychology in non-Western and developing countries •Responds to a growing interest in the contribution of environmental psychologists to understanding and solving environmental problems and promoting the effects of environmental conditions on health and wellbeing
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUK
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Number of pages406
ISBN (Print)9780470976388
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameBPS textbooks in psychology

Keywords

  • environmental psychology
  • health
  • well-being
  • landscape experience
  • wildlife
  • nature
  • perception
  • behaviour
  • environmental management
  • urban areas
  • textbooks

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    Steg, L., van den Berg, A. E., & de Groot, J. I. M. (Eds.) (2012). Environmental Psychology: An Introduction. (BPS textbooks in psychology). Wiley-Blackwell.