Summary: A complete view of research and practice in environmental psychology, this text clearly explains the complex nature of person-environment interaction, and each chapter offers several real-life design applications based on research in the field. A comprehensive, current resource for the growing field of environmental psychology.
Includes a wealth of pedagogy: Case studies at the end of each chapter to illustrate the principles in practice; section and chapt ...show moreer summaries; key terms in bold typeface, followed by the definition in context.
Presents three new chapters expanded from the former Chapter Nine. The "Nature" chapter represents the move toward a "greener" environmental psychology. The "Residence" chapter focuses on home. The "Community" chapter focuses on neighborhood and city.
Moves non-essential researcher names to the endnotes section. This reduces student fear and confusion about having to know too many names and dates, but gives the reader in-depth references, if needed.
Contains photographs of prominent researchers to put a "human face" on the research process. ...show less