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By Duncan, Christopher John; Scott, Susan

Even this day, the specter of unstoppable plague is ever-present. traditionally, in Europe, the main devastating plagues have been among the Black loss of life and the good Plague of London. This attention-grabbing ebook indicates that those weren't bubonic plague as formerly proposal, and gives nutrients for idea for social and organic scientists.

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A discussion of the application of methods of psychological scaling in the study of noise annoyance, temperature discomfort, response to odors and pollutants, as well as other problems of environmental health. 91. Berglund, B. et al. On the scaling of annoyance due to environmental factors. , 83-92. Discusses problems of psychological scaling (within a Thurstonian framework) and unit calibration in the measurement of annoyance responses to odors and noises. 92. Craik, K. H. The assessment of places.

Ittelson, W. H. ). ENVIRONMENT AND COGNITION. New York: Seminar Press, 1973. 187 pp. Papers from a conference, dealing with such topics as environmental perception and cognition, use of projective techniques in geographic research, and environmental design considerations of health-care systems. 135. Liben, L. S" Patterson, A. , & Newcomb, N. ) SPATIAL REPRESENTATION AND BEHAVIOR: DEVELOPMENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL APPROACHES. New York: Academic Press (in press). Papers from a conference on spatial representation, including contributions from developmental and environmental psychologists.

Subjective definition of stimuli, and formulation of the relationship between environmental and behavioral variables. 72. , Wekerle, G. , & Morley, D. Women and environments: An overview of an emerging field. Q, 511-534. An overview of issues concerning the differing responses to the built and natural environments by women and men. Includes a discussion of specific environments for women. 73. Proshansky, H. M. Comment on environmental and social psychology. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 1976, ~, 359-36~ Questions the prospects of a symbiotic relationship between social and environmental psychology suggested by Altman (#57) in view of the dominant mode of research and thinking in social psychology, which is considered to be unsuited to the needs of a "real-world" oriented environmental psychology.

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