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What conditions do you need in order to work effectively? - New Zealand Herald

What conditions do you need in order to work effectively? - New Zealand Herald | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
What conditions do you need in order to work effectively?
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On the surface saving space sounds like a worthy aim. However, there is a ...
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For Positive Change, Choose Collaboration

For Positive Change, Choose Collaboration | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Building bastions of sustainability at the expense of system-wide sustainability is the easy way out.
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Three Things that Help Children Succeed

Three Things that Help Children Succeed | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
A child today spends more than six hours a day in front of an electronic screen — an average of nearly 45 hours a week. To put this in perspective, your child may be spending more time in front of screens than they would at a full-time job. In...
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12 Ways to Encourage Emotional Intelligence

12 Ways to Encourage Emotional Intelligence | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
High emotional intelligence (the ability to recognize and manage your own emotions, and those of others) is important in our personal relationships. Did you know it also leads to productivity and efficiency at work?
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What If a Job Could Reduce Violence?

What If a Job Could Reduce Violence? | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Economic development could reduce violence in communities with gang activity through supplying choices and opportunity.
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How Corruption Kills the Promise of Social Enterprise

How Corruption Kills the Promise of Social Enterprise | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Drawing on her first-hand experience of operating a social enterprise in Afghanistan, Sarah Chayes makes a forceful case for dealing with systemic corruption as a way of strengthening global security and creating a climate where the efforts of...
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7 Social Media Psychology Studies That'll Make Your Marketing Smarter

7 Social Media Psychology Studies That'll Make Your Marketing Smarter | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
A look at what a handful of social media psychology studies can teach us about social media behaviors, ourselves and our marketing.

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Psychological insights may help you in creating better marketing communication...

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Alcohol Use Linked To Both Lower Socioeconomic Status And Genetic ... - Medical Daily

Alcohol Use Linked To Both Lower Socioeconomic Status And Genetic ... - Medical Daily | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Low socioeconomic environments trigger genetic vulnerabilities for alcohol use, while high status environments moderate this natural susceptibility.
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Teaching as Wayfinding - Hybrid Pedagogy

Teaching as Wayfinding - Hybrid Pedagogy | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Students’ access to information and devices is undermining the “broadcast” model of teaching, where the teacher, and maybe a textbook, are the sole reliable sources of content creation and delivery.

Via ICTPHMS, Suvi Salo
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Is Charismatic Leadership Still Alive?

Is Charismatic Leadership Still Alive? | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Do charismatic leaders affect their followers in a way that generates greater productivity? Is charismatic leadership dead? One can argue that charismatic leadership can produce high performance levels among followers.
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How Children Learn To Read - The New Yorker

How Children Learn To Read - The New Yorker | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Why is it easy for some people to learn to read, and difficult for others?
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Using Psychology to Build Social Media Campaigns | SEJ

Using Psychology to Build Social Media Campaigns | SEJ | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Your social media campaigns should be about connecting with followers – not peddling your wares.

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What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Flickr/Donna Rutherford It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being?
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The Negative Social Impact of Conspiracy Theories - New York Times

The Negative Social Impact of Conspiracy Theories - New York Times | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Many conspiracy theories undermine people’s confidence in established positions on topics such as climate change and vaccination.
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14 Powerful Questions to Find Happiness Workbook

14 Powerful Questions to Find Happiness Workbook | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
What’s the first question exchanged when we meet someone new? You guessed it: “So… What do you do?”
In our culture, what you do for a living is inextricably tied to society’s perception of your worth.
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What Happened When Scientists Put African Americans On An African Diet And Africans On An American Diet

What Happened When Scientists Put African Americans On An African Diet And Africans On An American Diet | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
"It’s much safer and effective to prevent cancer than to treat it. The earlier you start thinking about what you eat, the better.”
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15 Principles Of Behavioral Psychology Sharp Marketers Exploit - Business 2 Community

15 Principles Of Behavioral Psychology Sharp Marketers Exploit - Business 2 Community | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Exceptionally great marketing motivates people. The world’s best marketers are experts in tools and techniques, but they’re also well-versed in behavioral psychology. They understand what makes p…
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Stanford research: People from different cultures express sympathy differently - Stanford University News

Stanford research: People from different cultures express sympathy differently - Stanford University News | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Stanford psychologist Jeanne Tsai found that Americans tend to focus on the positive in expressions of sympathy while Germans focus on the negative.
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Stanford research: Disrespect toward people based on group may cause anti ... - Stanford Report

Stanford research: Disrespect toward people based on group may cause anti ... - Stanford Report | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Stanford researchers found that when people feel disrespected because of their gender or race, they are more likely to engage in anti-social behaviors like stealing and cheating.
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Open-Source Platform Brings Energy Efficiency to Affordable Housing

Open-Source Platform Brings Energy Efficiency to Affordable Housing | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
The Free State Energy Benchmarking Program aims to deliver significant energy-efficiency savings to affordable housing owners in seven U.S. states.
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The surprising psychology behind why some people become environmentalists - Washington Post

The surprising psychology behind why some people become environmentalists - Washington Post | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
A new study suggests much of it comes down to empathy.
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Integrating Ecology and Green Architecture Practices | Sustainable Cities Collective

Integrating Ecology and Green Architecture Practices | Sustainable Cities Collective | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Ecologists’ interest start with an exploration of the natural world, its structure and function. Architects and landscape architects start with human needs and how constructed features can answer those needs. Of course you have these different backgrounds, and the training is so different.
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Why don't people trust science? - Ottawa Citizen

Why don't people trust science? - Ottawa Citizen | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Brian Koberlein never dreamed he could get into trouble by saying the Earth goes around the sun. Then the cyber-stalking began. Koberlein, who teaches physics at Rochester Institute of Technology, ...
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Dubai Becomes First City to Fuel Municipal Vehicles on 100% Local Waste Cooking Oil

Dubai Becomes First City to Fuel Municipal Vehicles on 100% Local Waste Cooking Oil | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Dubai is to become the first city in the world to formally adopt biodiesel made 100% locally from 100% waste cooking oil for use in its municipal vehicles.read more
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The social psychology of climate change

The social psychology of climate change | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
The European Journal of Social Psychology recently had a special issue on the social psychology of climate change, edited by Kelly Fielding, Matthew Hornsey, and Janet Swim.
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How A Position Of Power Can Change Your Voice - KPBS

How A Position Of Power Can Change Your Voice - KPBS | Environmental Psychology | Scoop.it
Once you become the boss, it's likely that you'll start to speak quite differently. The pitch, resonance and intensity of your speech change in ways that listeners can detect as signs of power.
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