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Psychology of the home

Psychology of the home

Author: Barrie Gunter
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Whurr, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Psychology of the Home examines the psychological significance of where we live. It reviews research evidence from around the world that has shown that the home represents more than a physical dwelling place. In addition to gratifying basic human surival needs, the home reflects and provides insights into the personalities of its occupants."--Jacket.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gunter, Barrie.
Psychology of the home.
London ; Philadelphia : Whurr, ©2000
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barrie Gunter
ISBN: 1861561466 9781861561466
OCLC Number: 44483919
Description: xi, 191 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Significance of the Home --
Ch. 2. Finding the Right Kind of Neighbourhood --
Ch. 3. Finding the Right Kind of Property --
Ch. 4. Fitting the Home to the Person --
Ch. 5. Allocation and Use of Space --
Ch. 6. The Role of Rooms --
Ch. 7. Interior Decor and Atmosphere --
Ch. 8. Furniture Arrangements --
Ch. 9. The Home as Extension of its Occupier.
Responsibility: Barrie Gunter ; consulting editor Adrian Furnham.


The book works from the outside of the home to the inside. It begins by examining what psychological factors are linked to choice of neighbourhood and what types of property are favoured by different  Read more...


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