F&ES 798b/EVST 302 / 2014-2015

Biophilia and Human Well Being

Credits: 3

Spring 2015: M, 9:25 - 11:15, Kroon 321
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Exploration of biophilia, the innate human inclination to affiliate with natural systems and processes. Attention to both the concept and its practical applications. Biophilia's relation to human physical and mental health; the role of learning, experience, and social support in developing biophilia in individuals and cultures; ways people attach meaning to and derive benefit from nature; modern trends that impede the development of biophilia; methods for mitigating such trends
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