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Theories in Environmental Psychology

Environmental Psychology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective.

Author: Veitch, R., Arkkelin, D.
Type: Book Section
Year: 1995

Abstract:

Several mini-theories for conceptualising the interrelationships of humans and their environments are presented. Among these approaches are the arousal approach, behavioural constraint theories, adaptation-level theory, the environmental stress approach and Barker's ecological model. Each of these approaches is briefly described and evaluated and found to be able to handle some but not all of the available data.

Further Details

Pages: 15-46
Section: 2
Publish Location: Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Accession Number: 15.4.04
Notes: Retain print.
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 17/07/2013
Keywords: behaviouraltheoryEnvironment-behaviour relationships
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