7. a. Define schemata. Provide two different research examples of schemata in environmental
perception. Explain why/how each of these examples shows the operation of a schemata.
Schemata is structural organization imposed on stimuli from the environment i
Intro to Human Environmental Relations
-Lecture slides outlines before class
-Lecture slides only left 48 hours after class
People in mountains have better health than those in the lowlands.
o Air is better in the
DEA 1500- LEC6
o Definitions and theory
o Human research
Privacy the ability to regulate social interaction.
Design for Privacy
Visual Exposure- in a space, how well could y
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Brazilias lack of street life
o Incongruence- Poor Person-Environment fit.
Contact and non-contact spaces
Variables that relate to personal space ex. Social relationships
Personal Space Theory
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Homeyness- based on religion, culture
o Ex. Brazilias lack of street life.
Space was designed by classical architects
Western, modern design without thinking about street life.
Preferences Ratings of D
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Overview of Lec 1:
Malaria- bad air myth from the past that described why those in the mountains were healthier
than those in the lowlands. Not true, from water-based parasite
Evolution and outdoors vs. indoors
US- Japan cont
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o Urban Renewal
o Security an issue for slums
Physical Elements and Crime
Lack of territory (e.g. tall buildings)
Poor surveillance (e.g. entryways cant be monitored)
Absence of secondary territory
6. a. What are two similarities and two differences between human personal space and human
b. How does privacy theory (like equilibrium theory) link personal space (mechanism to
regulate privacy) and territoriality (you can better have per
EXAM 1 Sample Essay Questions
1. a. Human beings have a dual heritage which consists of biological and sociocultural evolution.
Our genes have one part to do with our behavior and thus, environmental relations and
DEA 1500: Guest Lecture-LEC 8
POE and Design overlap
o POE Post-Occupancy Evaluation - What works well.
Privacy- clear boundaries, personalization
o Acoustical problem s- noise problems
o Study different places to study.
Corridor and Su
Discussion Section 2: Family Life Style and Memories of Home
1. My family and I usually congregated in my kitchen around the kitchen table and in my parents
a. We would mainly talk with each other at the kitchen table. My
DEA 1500 Dormitory
By Trenel Francis
CU ID: 2562414
TA: Marie Camerota
Provide a reasonable distance between the desks in Double Rooms.
(DEA 1500, 1/30/13; Hall, 1966)
Two desks placed very close together (left). Desks separated by about
DEA/COG SCI/PSYCH 1500/1501
Preliminary Examination 3 Study Questions Part 2
6. a. Describe three theoretical approaches to aesthetics.
1. Complexity- People prefer a moderate, medium level of complexity (curval linear
.DEA Review Session
1. Canary in the coal mine- An allusion to caged canaries mining workers would carry down into the
tunnels with them. If dangerou
Notes on DEA 1500 Exam 1 Review:
1. C. i. Have some exposure to two different environmental conditions. Humans show difference in
change but goats wouldnt. Raise goats and humans in different environments and their depth
DEA 1500- LEC 3
1. Environmental Stimulation
o Environmental Determinism (cat experiment(
o Plasticity and Critical Period
Dual Heritage: biological and sociocultural
Manifest and Latent fucntions
UNREADILY ACCESSIBLE TOILET PAPER
Anthropometry is the study of the shape and size of the human body (Wilcox,
2002). It involves the ranges of strength and reach capabilities in relation to the average
The Image of the City by Kevin Lynch Chapter 2: Three Cities
Boston- unique city in character; it is both vivid in form and full of locational difficulties.
Jersey City- formlessness, and low order of imageability.
LA- new city with gridiron plan in its c
Hidden Dimensions Chapters 9 and 10
Chapter 9- The Anthropology of Space: An Organizing Model
Infraculture behavior on lower organizational levels that underlie culture.
It is part of the proxemics classification system
Proxemics- the interrelated obser
DEA/COG SCI/PSYCH 1500/1501
Preliminary Examination 3 Study Questions.
1. a. Re-design this sign to make it more comprehensible. Use words instead of arrows to
show the upcoming location of the places. Arrows can be confusing. I would also m
DEA Prelim 2 Review Questions and Answers
a. What does canary in the mine refer to and how is it relevant to behavioral toxins and both
science and policy? Canary in the coal mine refers to the caged canaries mining workers
would carry down into the tu
The Image of the City by Kevin Lynch Chapter 1: The Image of the Environment
Hard to have a beautiful city. American cities especially.
Legibility the apparent clarity of the cityscape.
o The ease with which its parts can be recognized and can be organize
The Hidden Dimensions- Chapter 11 and 12
Proxemics in a cross-cultural context: Germans, English, and French Chapter 11
Germans and Swiss Germans view Americans as dont leave time for free time and have too tight
Europe time for hum