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The inception of this quantity might be traced to a chain of Environmental Psychology Colloquia awarded on the college of California, Irvine, dur ing the spring of 1974. those colloquia have been held together with Social Ecology 252, a graduate seminar on guy and the surroundings. even if the 8 colloquia lined a variety of subject matters and exemplified a variety of study options, they looked as if it would converge on a few universal theoretical and methodological assumptions concerning the na ture of environment-behavioral study. the plain continuities between those colloquia instructed the software of constructing a manuscript that may offer a old evaluation of study on setting and be havior, a illustration of its significant issues, and an research of its concep tual and empirical developments. hence, elevated types of the preliminary presen tations have been built-in with a supplemental set of invited manuscripts to yield the current quantity of unique contributions by way of top researchers within the parts of ecological and environmental psychology.
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Perception of landscape and land use. In I. Altman and J. ), Human behavwr and the envtronment: Advances In theory and research (Vol. 1). New York: Plenum Press, 1976. SECTION II Ecological Psychology o The environment-and-behavior field, as portrayed in the preceding section, emphasizes the unique concerns of two major research areas: ecological and environmental psychology. The present section examines the first of these areas in terms of its early development, its theoretical and methodological assumptions, and its current empirical trends.