A Review of the Restorative Environment Research in the Mainland of China

Meng Ruoxi, Xu Leiqing


More and more Chinese experts focus on the research field of the restorative environment and public health. We reorganized the theories of restorative environment and proposed a theory framework which consists of Attention Restorative Theory(ART) and psycho-evolutionary theory and other three auxiliary hypothesis included Biophilia Theory, Prospect-Refuge Theory and Stress: The "fight or flight" response We classified the experiments methods into three types; the psychological, subjective evaluation, physiological objective indicators, and  behavior improvements .We could figure out some shared questions at the current research in mainland China, such as limited research methods, limited senses used in the current research.

© 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).

Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Keywords : Restorative; Theory;Questionnaire;Experiments 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v1i3.358


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