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Agnes E. Van den Berg is an environmental psychologist, specialising in research on people's responses to natural environments. She has published in both the academic and popular press on topics such as landscape preferences, health benefits of nature, children and nature and evidence-based design of healing environments. She has worked at Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands in a variety of roles for 15 years and has recently been appointed as a special professor of landscape perception at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
Judith I. M. de Groot is a senior lecturer in Applied Psychology at Bournemouth University, UK. She received her PhD at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Her research interests include explaining and changing pro-environmental behaviours, with a focus on how values and norms affect pro-environmental behaviour.
Table of Contents
|Environmental psychology: History, scope and methods||p. 1|
|Environmental Influences On Human Behaviour And Well-Being||p. 13|
|Environmental risk perception||p. 15|
|Environmental stress||p. 27|
|Scenic beauty: Visual landscape assessment and human landscape perception||p. 37|
|Health benefits of nature||p. 47|
|Restorative environments||p. 57|
|Ambivalence towards nature and natural landscapes||p. 67|
|Human dimensions of wildlife||p. 77|
|Appraisals of built environments and approaches to building design that promote well-being and healthy behaviour||p. 87|
|Urban environmental quality||p. 97|
|Environment and quality of life||p. 107|
|How cues in the environment affect normative behaviour||p. 119|
|Factors Influencing Environmental Behaviour||p. 129|
|Measuring environmental behaviour||p. 131|
|Values and pro-environmental behaviour||p. 141|
|Social norms and pro-environmental behaviour||p. 153|
|Affective and symbolic aspects of environmental behaviour||p. 165|
|Social dilemmas: Motivational, individual and structural aspects influencing cooperation||p. 175|
|Models to explain environmental behaviour||p. 185|
|Yesterday's habits preventing change for tomorrow? The influence of automaticity on environmental behaviour||p. 197|
|Environmental psychology in Latin America||p. 211|
|Encouraging Pro-Environmental Behaviour||p. 221|
|Informational strategies to promote pro-environmental behaviour: Changing knowledge, awareness and attitudes||p. 223|
|Encouraging pro-environmental behaviour with rewards and penalties||p. 233|
|Persuasive technology to promote pro-environmental behaviour||p. 243|
|Acceptability of environmental policies||p. 255|
|Processes of change||p. 267|
|Simulating social environmental systems||p. 281|
|Environmental issues in developing countries||p. 293|
|Conclusion: Summary, trends and future perspectives in environmental psychology||p. 303|
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