Environmental Psychology

Environmental Conservation, What Does it Mean?

Alistair Soutter, Rene Mottus and Tim Bates - The University of Edinburgh, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Nov
7
2016

The aim of this study is to provide insight on people’s attitudes towards environmentalism and will help inform the basis of a new environmental personality scale.

The Difference Between Long and Short-Term Environment on Sense of Place

Efstathios Plaskas - University of Sunderland, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Dec
3
2015

The study is looking the relationship between length of time spent in a location (short and long-term environment) and sense of place. The aim is to explore any differences in your perceptions of long and short-term environments.

Mindfulness and Beauty in Nature

Dr Neil Harrison and Dr Dan Clark - Liverpool Hope University, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Nov
25
2015

In this survey we are interested in your experiences with the natural world, and something called ‘mindfulness’, which is the ability to pay attention non-judgmentally in the present moment

Exploring Individual Differences in Motivation for using Urban Green Spaces

Aspasia Ftenou - University of Sunderland, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Dec
28
2014

This study explores why people use urban green spaces, how frequently they use them, and how individual differences such as age, gender or connection to place influence use.

Public Interior Spaces: Who we are, where we love and why

Alexandra Norman - University of Westminster, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Jul
13
2014

This survey looks at the relationship between personality, lifestyle (specifically aesthetic interest) and architectural preference and experience. It requires a photo upload of your favourite public interior space which can be from anywhere for any purpose but must be publicly accessible and indoors.

Environmental Knowledge and Concerns for the Environment

Julien Vachon and Dr. Fuschia Sirois - Bishop's University, Canada.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Mar
1
2013

A study examining the factors influencing environmental concern, in particular environmental knowledge, connectedness to nature, and consideration for future consequences.

Home or Away: The Influence of Residential Environment on the Psychological Well-being of Emerging Adults

Laura Rudeck - University of Sunderland, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Feb
4
2013

Study looking into the effect different residential types (e.g. living with friends/strangers in Halls of residence or flat share) can have on overall life satisfaction and whether the basic psychological needs of autonomy, competence and relatedness are met from an individuals residential environment.

participants must be aged 18-25 years only, be currently studying within Higher Education and be studying in same country in which their family home resides.

Empathy, Systemizing, Location and Pro-Environmental Behaviour

Katherine Graham - University of Sunderland, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Aug
10
2012

This study examines the relationships between the Empathy Quotient, the Systemizing Quotient, Residential and Recreational Location, and Pro-Environmental Behaviours and Attitudes.

The Impact of Residential Communal Areas to Place Attachment and Well-being

Hanjie Feng - University of Sunderland, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Jul
23
2012

This study investigates the impacts of the communal areas in residences on resident place attachment and well-being. The questionnaire consists of some general demographic information, ratings of the physical and social qualities of the communal spaces in shared accommodation, and 4 existing measures (place attachment, life satisfaction, mood, and flourishing)

The effect of Information on Perceptions of Climate Change

Dr. Ben Richardson and Thomas Miller - Deakin University, Australia.

Time to complete - 10 minutes
Aug
17
2011

The purpose of this study is to understand factors that may influence people’s perceptions of climate change as well as factors that may influence people’s willingness to pay or contribute to solutions, such as a tax on carbon.

Evaluation of Climate Change Educational Material

Adrian Bruegger - University of Exeter, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes
Aug
5
2011

We would like to find out what the public think about education material about climate change. We are interested in opinions and reactions to refine this material. Your opinion counts. We do hope you can help with this important step in our research.

Social Context of Sustainable Behaviours

Nadine Page and Sarah Adams - University of Hertfordshire, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes
Aug
5
2011

This study is exploring the influence of context on sustainable actions and how behaviour differs between home and work contexts. It is also investigating how sustainable behaviours relate to personal thinking and behaviour characteristics.

Finding Home in Far Away Places: Place Attachment, Home and Tourist

Stephanie Wilkie and Jamie Robson. - The University of Sunderland, UK.
Jan
13
2011

Participants complete two questionnaires when thinking about their own home, their favourite holiday and their ideal holiday. When thinking about an ideal holiday participants  write a brief paragraph describing it prior to completing a questionnaire.

SINAIS Sustainability Study

Michelle Scott - Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, University of Madeira, Portugal
Dec
7
2010

This study looks at motivation of and attitudes to sustainable behaviours. It is a questionnaire based study that will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Temperature-related Well-being

Antje Gibson, Dr. Christine Gockel and Chemnitz. - University of Technology, Germany.
Dec
5
2010

The purpose of this study is to develop of a questionnaire about well-being that is influenced by the environment (especially room temperature). It takes max. 10 minutes.

Environmental Beliefs and Behaviours

Nadine Page - University of Hertfordshire
Aug
5
2010

This study focuses on people’s environmental beliefs and behaviours. It seeks to understand if environmental beliefs correspond with environmental actions and if environmental actions are context dependent. Takes about 20 minutes.

Place Identity within the Context of Home

Dr. Stephanie Wilkie and Q Pei Tan - University of Sunderland, UK
Aug
3
2010

This study focuses on the concept of home and how these places shape part of who you are as an individual. This can assist in the design of housing, city planning, and applied areas such as settling displaced individuals after forced relocation (e.g. a natural disaster). Participants will be asked to identify their home places and indicate their level of agreement with a series of statements. The study takes about 20 minutes.

Factors Influencing Home Energy Consumption

Nadine Page and Nick Reed - University of Hertfordshire, UK
Aug
3
2010

This short online study aims to understand the factors that influence people’s energy consumption now and how this may change in 2-years time. Participants will be asked to rank how influential the factors are on their home energy consumption. The study should take less than 15 minutes.

Can two Places be Home at Once? Home, Place Identity and Place Attachment

Joanne O'Lynn and Stephanie Charleston - University of Sunderland
Feb
15
2010

Study on the concept of home and how it may vary between types of places. You will be asked questions about where you have lived in the past, a place you consider to be home (or have in the past) and about the importance of qualities of the home

Global Warming and Us

A Rabinovich & T Postmes - University of Exeter
Aug
7
2007

In this survey we are interested in your views and opinions on global warming and your perception of what can be done to slow it down. It will take you about 15-20 minutes to complete.

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