Unformatted text preview: overdrive processing everything more quickly. To work this fast he makes decisions on less processing and background. Daves brain genuine parallel processor. • Walking speed in The City – the bigger the city, the __the faster people walk__. The average pedestrian speed in NY City is _4_ mph. The average pedestrian in a small town walks _2_ mph. • Lack of predictability and control: how does this cause stress? When you are no longer in control you try to take an alternative route. You don’t want to be stopped. • Reflex responses to lack of control – learn shortcuts, stress ] For people adapted to a high level of stimulation, moments of sensory deprivation become stressful. People who suffer the most from stress are not those in fast-paced jobs, but those in dull repetitive jobs. • Who suffers the most job stress? – repetitive boring ones....
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- Fall '09
- Suffering, Walking, large urban centers, trigger physiological reactions, average pedestrian speed