PSY435H1: Environmental Psychology

Hours: 
36L

This lecture course explores how psychologists can contribute to finding solutions to today's pressing environmental challenges. Topics include persuasion, community-based social marketing, social influence, social capital, and the many ways in which the physical environment affects psychological processes. The course takes a multi-scalar approach to the human-environment relationship, covering individual, community, cultural and global levels of scale, through the lens of complex dynamic systems theories.

Prerequisite: 

PSY100H1, PSY220H1, OR registered in an Environmental Studies/Science program

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)