The Psychology of Home Environments

  title={The Psychology of Home Environments},
  author={Lindsay T. Graham and Samuel D. Gosling and Christopher K. Travis},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  pages={346 - 356}
Homes are important: People devote much of their thought, time, and resources to selecting, modifying, and decorating their living spaces, and they may be devastated when their homes must be sold or are destroyed. Yet the empirical psychological literature says virtually nothing about the roles that homes might play in people’s lives. We argue that homes provide an informative context for a wide variety of studies examining how social, developmental, cognitive, and other psychological processes… 
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