Environmental psychology consists of six main sub categories:
Major Disciplinary Foci
Behavior and the Built Environment
This is the study of the human behaviour and wellbeing in relation to the sociophysical environment.
This is the study of the reciprocal relationships between humans and the rest of nature.
The study of the synergies between human mental health and the health and integrity of the natural environment.
Psychology on the Population Level
This is the study of the psychological consequences of population, typically in regard to high population density.
Teaching Psychology for Sustainability
Britain Scott and Susan Koger created this online manual to help instructors integrate psychology and environmental issues into their courses. The site includes: general and instructor resources, sample syllabi, and a comprehensive bibliography.
Using Film to Demonstrate Environment and Behaviour
Michael Dudley discusses his use of film to demonstrate the relationships between envrionment and behavior. The exercise involves a group viewing a film in the context of a pre-selected reading. University of Manitoba — Environmental Design Film Syllabus (PDF, 99KB)