Groot, Judith I. M. de

Environmental Psychology: An Introduction

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The updated edition of the essential guide to environmental psychology

Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition,Environmental Psychology: An Introductionoffers 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 Psychologyoffers a comprehensive review of the most recent research available in environmental psychology.


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, Ecological & Community Clinical Psychology, Environmental Geography, Ecological & Community Clinical Psychology, Environmental Geography
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
BPS Textbooks in Psychology
Page amount
448 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
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