...an innovative and scholarly book....Professors who are interested in developing a course linking psychology and environmental studies should carefully read this book.
—Journal of Mathematical Psychology
...Nickerson has done a masterful job in collecting and summarizing research findings on a multitude of topics and issues where psychologists can make useful contributions to understanding environmental problems and preserving 'the kind of planet we want'.
—Human Ecology Review
A very thorough treatise on the ways in which human behaviour impinges on the environment. This book shows the role that environmental psychology can play but without the necessary political monentum, understanding will not in itself be enough.
—The Scientific and Medical Network
Overall this is an accomplished scholarly volume that will fill an important niche. Specifically, it reflects Nickerson's strength as one of theworld's recognized experts in human factors engineering. It could provide a valuable resource as psychology defines its contribution to environmental issues.
—Baruch Fischhoff, Ph.D.
Carnegie Mellon University