AGGRESSION AND VIOLENCE IN THE INNER CITY Effects of Environment via Mental Fatigue

  title={AGGRESSION AND VIOLENCE IN THE INNER CITY Effects of Environment via Mental Fatigue},
  author={Frances E. Kuo},
S. Kaplan suggested that one outcome of mental fatigue may be an increased propensity for outbursts of anger and even violence. If so, contact with nature, which appears to mitigate mental fatigue, may reduce aggression and violence. This study investigated that possibility in a setting and population with relatively high rates of aggression: inner-city urban public housing residents. Levels of aggression were compared for 145 urban public housing residents randomly assigned to buildings with… CONTINUE READING


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