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Interest Areas

Environmental psychology consists of six main sub categories:

Major Disciplinary Foci

  • Behavior and the Built Environment
    This is the study of the human behaviour and wellbeing in relation to the sociophysical environment.

  • Conservation Psychology
    This is the study of the reciprocal relationships between humans and the rest of nature.

  • Ecopsychology
    The study of the synergies between human mental health and the health and integrity of the natural environment.

  • Psychology on the Population Level
    This is the study of the psychological consequences of population, typically in regard to high population density.


Date created: 2011