PSYC:232 Environmental Psychology.
The study of how people interact with the environment—both natural and built. Topics covered include environmental perception and cognition; worldviews and attitudes toward nature; impact of environmental factors, such as weather, on behavior and mood; reactions to natural and technological disasters; personal space, territoriality and crowding; and psychological factors in urban planning and in residential, educational and commercial design. Prerequisite: PSYC:101. 4 SH.