Environmental Psychology

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  • Author :Dinesh Nagar
  • Year of Publication :2006
  • ISBN: :9788180692666
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 390
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Environmental Science, Psychology

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About the Book :

This book deals with all the major aspects of environmental psychology. It traces historical perspective and scope of environmental psychology and provides the reader with the methodological and theoretical perspective of the field. Going deep into the process of person-environment transactions, it addresses the issues pertaining to human cognition and perception, spatial behaviour, crowding and environmental stress. Also, it discusses the applications of environmental psychology to community problems. As the volume is designed as a textbook, it will be useful for students and researchers.

About Author :

Dinesh Nagar is currently Director (Planning, Training and Extension) at Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal. He is on deputation from the Department of Psychology, Barkatullah University, Bhopal. He holds a D.Phil degree in Psychology from Allahabad University and received his Post-Doctoral training of three years from the University of Texas at Arlington, USA. Earlier, under the UNDP scheme on capacity building he has worked as Associate Professor at the University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He was selected by the BSRB and was appointed as Faculty in the area of behavioural sciences at the Apex training college of Central Bank of India and Dena Bank at Bombay. He has conducted training programmes in many organizations including TELCO, Shipping Corporation of India, Reserve Bank of India, State Bank of India, M.P. Police and Academy of Administration and so forth. He has also done consultancy assignment on capacity building of NGDOs for SAP, Nepal in Kathmandu. Dr. Nagar has extensively published research work on environmental and social issues in reputed foreign/national journals and edited books published by international publishers like Academic Press, Beverly-Hills, Sage, John Wiley and Erlbaum Associates, USA. He has written a book on Human Reactions to Crowding.