Psychology 155 Environmental Awareness CRN 71191
Spring 2002 Bob Sommer - SYLLABUS

Textbook: Environmental Psychology, 3rd Ed. by Robert Gifford

Topic Readings
What is environmental psychology? Ch 1
Research methods
Environmental awareness Ch. 2, 3
Perception, Noise, Color
Awareness, Adaptation
Imagery
Cognitive Maps
1st Midterm, Monday April 22
Spatial behavior Ch 5, 6, 7, 8
Territory
Personal space
Small group arrangements
Proximity
Crowding and scale
Defensible space
Sociofugal and sociopetal spaces Ch 11
2nd Midterm, Wednesday May 15
Urban experience Ch 10
Natural environments Ch 13
Biophilia, greenery
Parks, gardens, wilderness
Ecopsychology
Art and ecology
Public art
Graffiti
Bricolage
Social design Ch 14, 15, Epilogue
Final exam TUESDAY June 11, 10.30-12.30 PM

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