Implicit connections with nature

P.Wesley Schultz*, Chris Shriver, Jennifer J.Tabanico, Azar M.Khazian Abstract Previous research has suggested that attitudes about environmental issues are rooted in the degree to which people believe that they are part of the natural  environment.Researchers have distinguished between egoistic concerns, which focus on self, and biospheric concerns, which focus on all living things.In the current paper,…

The Nature Relatedness Scale Linking Individuals’ Connection With Nature to Environmental Concern and Behavior

Elizabeth K. Nisbet, John M. Zelenski, Steven A. Murphy   The Nature Relatedness Scale Linking Individuals’ Connection With Nature to Environmental Concern and Behavior  Abstract Disconnection from the natural world may be contributing to our planet’s destruction. The authors propose a new construct, Nature Relatedness (NR), and a scale that assesses the affective, cognitive, and experiential aspects…

The NR-6: A new brief measure of nature relatedness

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE published: 01 November 2013 doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00813 The NR-6: a new brief measure of nature relatedness Elizabeth K. Nisbet1and John M. Zelenski2 The NR-6: A new brief measure of nature relatedness (PDF Download Available). Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/258337306_The_NR-6_A_new_brief_measure_of_nature_relatedness [accessed Mar 23 2018]. Abstract The construct of (dis)connection with nature or “nature relatedness” has become…

The Relationship between Nature Relatedness, Trait Emotional Intelligence and Well-Being

Priscilla R. Gerofsky The University of Western Ontario, pgerofsk@uwo.ca Priscilla R. Gerofsky Western University Abstract Prior research has shown that nature relatedness (NR) and trait emotional intelligence (trait EI) are both associated with various well-being measures (Bhullar, Schutte, & Malouff, 2013;Furnham & Petrides, 2003; Nisbet, Zelenski, & Murphy, 2011; Zelenski & Nisbet, 2014);however, no prior research…

History of Green Building

Green Building History of Green Building History of Green Building – Historical Buildings Green building is defined by the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive as “the practice of: 1) increasing the efficiency with which buildings and their sites use energy, water, and materials, and 2) reducing building impacts of human health and the environment,…