Psychology in Practice is the definitive six-part series on the practical applications of psychology to areas of everyday life, covering crime, education, health, sport, organisations and the environment. Each book in the series examines one unit of the Applications of Psychology section of the OCR syllabus.
The social, political and human issues of how we live and interact are integral to the development of modern society. As the world population increases, questions of urban planning, renewal and housing design have become vitally important. Psychology in Practice: Environment offers a unique insight into a range of social and environmental issues including the psychology of collective behaviour, crowding and personal space, architecture, climate and environmental cognition.
Key learning aids include:
a set of key terms for each chapter
section summaries and overall main chapter points
recommended further reading and web sites
sample examination questions based on OCR specimen materials.
Psychology and environment students and teachers, those working in urban planning, ecology, the environment and the interested general reader