Urban Options for Psychological Restoration: Common Strategies in Everyday Situations

@inproceedings{Staats2016UrbanOF,
  title={Urban Options for Psychological Restoration: Common Strategies in Everyday Situations},
  author={H. J. Staats and Helena Jahncke and Thomas Herzog and Terry Hartig and Urs M Nater},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVES Given the need for knowledge on the restorative potential of urban settings, we sought to estimate the effects of personal and contextual factors on preferences and restoration likelihood assessments for different urban activities-in-environments. We also sought to study the generality of these effects across different countries. METHODS We conducted a true experiment with convenience samples of university students in the Netherlands (n = 80), Sweden (n = 100), and the USA (n = 316… CONTINUE READING
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