Headspace: The Psychology Of City Living

byPaul Keedwell

Hardcover | March 16, 2017

Headspace: The Psychology Of City Living by Paul Keedwell
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Dr Paul Keedwell uncovers the secret psychology of the city and how it affects our daily happiness.

More and more of us are choosing to live in the man-made environment of the city. The mismatch between this artificial world and our nature-starved souls can contribute to the stresses of city living in a way that is barely noticed - but is crucially important.

What does the science of architectural psychology tell us about how the world of brick and concrete affects how we think, feel and behave?

In an increasingly crowded urban world, how does good urban design inspire, restore and bring us together?

Conversely, how does bad architecture cause anxiety, alienation and depression?

Starting with the home and reaching out to the street, neighbourhood and wider city landscape,Headspaceteaches us how to see our cities differently, and how we can best adapt to our rapidly changing urban world.
Dr Paul Keedwellstudied Medicine and Psychology at Leeds University and is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He has a PhD on the neuroscience of mood disorder, with a keen interest in how evolution has shaped our emotions. He has written widely on many aspects of psychology and mental health, also appearing on national ra...
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Title:Headspace: The Psychology Of City LivingFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:304 pages, 8.75 X 5.75 X 1 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 8.75 X 5.75 X 1 inPublished:March 16, 2017Publisher:Aurum PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1781316112

ISBN - 13:9781781316115

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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