Urban space, psychological well-being, and the quest to design healthier cities

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Recent research examines an evolutionary psychology approach city planning designed to enhance relationships and promote well-being. Using an evolutionary psychology framework, the researchers suggest five categories for urban designers to consider: group size, face-to-face interactions, savanna features, mobility, and city responsiveness.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-5
JournalMedium
StatePublished - Oct 2018

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