Environmental Psychology

Environmental Psychology

Lectures: 10

Seminars: 20

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): izr. prof. dr. Sočan Gregor, prof. dr. Svetina Matija

Introduction to environmental psychology; theories and models of environment; methods in environmental psychology; orientation and cognitive maps; sensory qualities (noise, stench, air condition, temperature, light); symbolic aspects of the environment and space; personal space; territoriality and territorial behavior; crowd; travel and traffic; characteristics of different types of environment (urban and non-urban environment, neighborhood and city, natural environment, working environment, recreational and relaxation environment, residential, virtual, business environment); the characteristics of public spaces (school, kindergarten, hospital, playgrounds, lounges, shops, theaters, galleries and museums, parks, roads, public transport, stadiums, hotels, prisons); ecology and sustainable development; environmental pollution; environment and quality of life; aesthetic aspects of the environment; ethical aspects of the environment. Advanced multivariate methods for modeling relationships in different types of environment (structural and multi-level modeling).