Rethinking the Nature vs. Urban Environment Dichotomy



Recent research in the field of environmental psychology starts to question whether the commonly assumed positive impact of exposure to nature environments on behaviour, health and wellbeing is specific to nature per se, or rather reflects implicit biases in the selection of environments under investigation and experimental assumptions. Here, we implemented spatial multi-arrangement methodology to obtain similarity ratings for three key factors proposed to differ between nature and urban scenes, namely fascination, liking and visual discomfort. Deposit contains participants' raw data as well as processed data, including instructions for analysis
Date made available22 Mar 2024
PublisherUniversity of Bristol

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