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Author Valentin, Jorge
Title Environmental Psychology : New Developments
Imprint Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2010
©2010
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Descript 1 online resource (291 pages)
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Series Psychology Research Progress
Psychology Research Progress
Note Intro -- ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY NEW DEVELOPMENTS -- ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY NEW DEVELOPMENTS -- LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- Chapter 1 APPLICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY THEORIES AND FRAMEWORKS TO EVIDENCE-BASED HEALTHCARE DESIGN -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Evidence-Based Design -- Human Factors -- Standardization and Handedness -- Stress, Hassle, Fatigue and Alertness -- Acute Stress -- Alertness -- Hassle -- Workplace and Behavioral Psychology -- Peer Line of Sight -- Patient Visibility -- Patient Falls -- Teamwork -- Behavior Modification -- Control and Social Support -- Crowding and Density -- Aesthetics -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 2 CONTEMPORARY PHYSICAL WORKSPACES: A REVIEW OF CURRENT RESEARCH, TRENDS, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY INQUIRY -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Individual Differences in Experiencing the Environment -- Characteristics of the Physical Environmental -- Lighting -- Noise -- Color -- Personalization -- Air Quality -- Social Environmental Characteristics -- Privacy -- Territoriality -- Crowding -- Layout -- Symbolic Environmental Characteristics -- Current Trends -- Alternative Work Sites -- Telecommuting -- Hoteling & Flexible Office Spaces -- Digitized Work Environments -- Green Buildings -- Biophilic Design -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3 THE PSYCHOLOGICAL DIMENSIONS OF SUSTAINABILITY -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Sustainable Behavior -- Proecological Behaviors -- Frugal Behaviors -- Altruistic Behaviors -- Equitable Behaviors -- Sustainable Lifestyles -- Psychological Antecedents of Sustainable Behavior -- Ecological Worldviews -- Time Perspective -- Pro-Environmental Deliberation -- Moral Considerations, Norms and Values -- Pro-Environmental Competency -- Affinity towards Diversity
Environmental Emotions -- Contextual Factors and Their Psychological Mediators -- Psychological Consequences of Sustainable Behavior -- Psychological Restoration -- Happiness -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4 CURRENT DEBATE ON HUMAN SPATIAL REORIENTATION: HOW GEOMETRIC AND NON-GEOMETRIC CUES INTERACT -- A Specific Module for Geometric Information -- Is Language Necessary for the Integration? -- How Do Geometric and Non-Geometric Information Interact? -- Neural Correlates of Spatial Reorientation -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5 PSYCHOSOCIAL MOTIVATIONS AND SELF-REGULATION PROCESSES THAT ACTIVATE ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOR -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Values, Norms, Attitudes and Beliefs as Motivations for ERB -- Determinants of Self-Regulation Processes in Pro-Environmental Behaviors -- References -- Chapter 6 ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING AND GENDER DIFFERENCES -- Abstract -- 1. Different Sources of Environmental Learning -- Real Environments -- Simulated Environments -- Verbal Descriptions -- Maps -- 2. Learning from Maps -- Alignment Effect and Orientation Specificity -- Distortions in Representation of Maps -- 3. Different Types of Spatial Knowledge -- Relations between the Type of Environmental Source and the Type of Spatial Knowledge -- 4. The Role of VSWM in Environmental Learning and in Orientation Abilities -- Indirect Evidence -- Direct Evidence -- 5. Gender Differences in Environmental Learning and in Spatial Orientation Abilities -- Interpretation of Gender Differences in Spatial Abilities -- Biological Theories -- Environmental Factors -- Interactionist Theories -- Evolutionistic Theories -- Differences in Strategies -- Personality Factors -- The Difficulty of the Task Depends on Its Working Memory Load -- Conclusion -- References
Chapter 7 PSYCHOLOGICAL HOME IN THE INTERFACE BETWEEN INDIVIDUAL VARIABLES AND STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HOUSE BUILDING: TWO EMPIRICAL STUDIES -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Psychological Home -- First Study. Individuals' Psychological Relationship with Home: A Preliminary Test of the Psychological Home Scale in the Italian Context -- Method -- Participants -- Instrument -- Results -- Psychological home -- Discussion -- Second Study. Attitudes and Behavioural Intentions toward Sustainable Housing: The Role of Psychological Home and Pro-Environmental Attitudes and Behaviours -- Introduction -- Aims and Hypotheses -- Method -- Participants -- Instrument -- Procedure -- Results -- Psychological relationship with the home -- Pro-environmental attitudes and behaviours -- Pro-environmental behaviours -- Sustainable house -- Knowledge and experience -- Opinions -- Intentions to buy a sustainable house -- Who would buy a sustainable house? -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8 PSYCHOPATHOLOGIES AS WORK-RELATED DISORDERS -- Abstract -- Purpose -- Materials and Methods -- Results -- Conclusions -- Introduction -- Material and Methods -- Assessment Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 9 BEYOND THE PHYSICAL SERVICESCAPE: HOW SOCIAL, SYMBOLIC, AND RESTORATIVE SERVICESCAPES INFLUENCE CONSUMER BEHAVIOR -- Abstract -- Introduction -- A Broadened Servicescape Framework -- The Social Realm -- Employees -- Customers -- Employee-Customer Ethnic Congruency -- Social Density -- Displayed Emotions of Others -- The Symbolic Realm -- The Restorative Realm -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10 PREDICTING CONCRETE AND ABSTRACT FEAR OF CRIME USING INDIVIDUAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL VARIABLES: A MULTILEVEL ANALYSIS -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Goals and Hypothesis -- Method -- Data Set
Dependent variables -- Individual-level independent variables -- Main city-level independent variables -- Data analysis -- Results -- Preliminary analyses -- Within-City Analysis -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix -- Chapter 11 ON THE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF THEORIES IN ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: THE ROLE OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGIST AS A RESEARCHER AND AS A PRACTITIONER -- Abstract -- Applying Psychological Theories -- Modifying Existent Theories and Developing New -- The Environmental Psychologist as a Practitioner -- References -- Chapter 12 THE LINK BETWEEN LANDSCAPE PREFERENCES AND PERCEIVED RESTORATIVENESS - CURRENT RESEARCH TRENDS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE STUDIES -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Health Effects of Different Landscape Types -- Trends in Research on Health Effects of Landscapes -- Trends in Methodological Approaches and Measurements of Restoration and Preference -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 13 DIFFERENT LEVELS OF PLACE IDENTITY: FROM THE CONCRETE TERRITORY TO THE SOCIAL CATEGORIES -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Place Identity in the age of Globalization -- Objectives -- Method -- Results -- Discussion -- References -- Chapter 14 ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT -- Abstract -- Introduction -- How Can the Environment Produce a Psychological Impact? [1-10] -- How Do the People Psychologically Respond to the Environmental Change? [1-10] -- Variety of Psychological Disturbance Due to Environmental Change [17- 19] -- References -- INDEX
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Subject Environmental psychology.;Psychology
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