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Psychology in Practice: Environment By Karon Oliver

Psychology in Practice: Environment
by Karon Oliver

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 specifications.
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Psychology in Practice: Environment by Karon Oliver

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

practical exercises

section summaries and overall main chapter points

recommended further reading and web sites

sample examination questions based on OCR specimen materials.



Readership

Psychology and environment students and teachers, those working in urban planning, ecology, the environment and the interested general reader

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About Karon Oliver


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Table of Contents


Environmental stress and noise; climate and weather; density and crowding; crowds and collective behaviour; environmental disaster and technological catastrophe; personal space and territory; architecture and behaviour; housing design and urban renewal; environmental cognition.

Additional information

GOR001229842
Psychology in Practice: Environment by Karon Oliver
Karon Oliver
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder Education
2002-05-03
256
0340844957
9780340844953
N/A
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