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Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Tommy Gärling and Gary W. Evans


How do human beings comprehend, evaluate, and utilize the physical environments they inhabit? In this edited volume, a distinguished group of international contributors examines in detail the interconnections between what we know about, feel, and hope to accomplish in real world environments. Psychologists, planners, architects, and geographers discuss the state of knowledge in environmental cognition, building and landscape assessment, aesthetics, and decision-making. Gaps in our thinking about environmental issues are also discussed. The authors present an analysis of how our knowledge can b ... More

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Print publication date: 1992 Print ISBN-13: 9780195062205
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195062205.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tommy Gärling, editor

Gary W. Evans, editor

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12 Environmental Assessment Across the Life Span

Axia Giovanna and Erminielda Mainardi Peron

IV Summary and Conclusion

17 From Environmental to Ecological Cognition

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