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Environment, Cognition, and Action: The Need for Integration

Gary W. Evans and Tommy Gärling

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

What we know and understand about our surroundings influences our evaluations of and behaviors in the physical environment. In addition, our reasons for using places, our goals and personal plans, ... More


Environmental Description and Prediction: A Conceptual Analysis

Rachel Kaplan

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Environmental assessment is a basic tool in numerous professions and occupations. Anyone whose business it is to modify an existing situation must necessarily take into account what is already ... More


Cognition of Physical and Built Environments

Reginald G. Golledge

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Environmental knowledge is acquired by interacting with, or experiencing, different environments. The interaction may be direct and active, as would be the case when a person lives in, travels ... More


Searching for the Environment in Environmental Cognition Research

Craig Zimring and Mark Gross

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Research in environmental cognition has been fragmented into at least three related but separate areas that reflect different purposes, viewpoints, and disciplinary conventions (Evans and Gärling, ... More


Environmental Assessment from a Neuropsychological Perspective

Rikard Küller

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Environmental assessment is closely related to the impact environments make on people. Places that induce anxiety and stress in childhood may be regarded with dismay later in life. The relationship ... More


Spatial Cognition as Events

Anders Böök

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter deals with the question of how adults process information about large-scale physical features and their spatial relations during navigation between places. The presentation is based on ... More


Beyond Rationality: Clarity-Based Decision Making

Stephen Kaplan

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The study of how people make decisions has long been dominated by the economic man or rationality model. In recent years researchers have extended the study of decision making into the spatial ... More


Understanding, Assessing, and Acting in Places: Is an Integrative Framework Possible?

David Canter

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The field of environmental psychology appears to maintain three rather different habitats, that have not so far been formed into a coherent ecology. One is the area from which this book drew its ... More


Conceptualization and Application: Psychological Processes in Environmental Cognition and Assessment

Gerald D. Weisman

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Effective research application has always been an important but illusive goal in environment-behavior research. However, the fact that we have not been entirely successful in realizing this goal ... More


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