Impact of urban nature: a theoretical analysis

Kaplan, R., 1984, Impact of urban nature: a theoretical analysis, in: Urban Ecology, 8,

  • Author : Kaplan, R.
  • Year : 1984
  • Journal/Series : Urban Ecology
  • Volume Number (CONSECUTIVE: Counting all Volumes of this Journal ever published) : 8
  • Pages : 189-197
  • Abstract in English : The natural environment can provide the setting for restorative experience, both physically and conceptually. A theoretical analysis is presented that focus on the importance of fascination and coherence as essential processes in the powerful effects of nature context.
  • Comments/Notes : KEYWORDS: environmental psychology, mental restoration, fascination, coherence. UTILITY: lecturers/teachers, academic research.