Herzog, T.R., A.M. Black, K.A. Foutaine & D.J. Knotts, 1997, Reflection and attentional recovery as distinctive benefits of restorative environments, in: Journal of Environmental Psychology, 17,
- Author : Herzog, T.R., A.M. Black, K.A. Foutaine & D.J. Knotts
- Year : 1997
- Journal/Series : Journal of Environmental Psychology
- Volume Number (CONSECUTIVE: Counting all Volumes of this Journal ever published) : 17
- Pages : 165-170
- Abstract in English : This study explored preference of how people categorize unfamiliar settings using four variables, complexity, coherence, indentifiability, and mystery. Areas low in coherence and high in complexity are not preferred, while the role of mystery, in urban settings is highlighted by the most preferred urban nature category.
- Comments/Notes : KEYWORDS: environmental psychology preference, complexity, coherence, indentifiability, and mystery. UTILITY: lecturers/teachers, academic research.