Tag: urban environment

Courses – Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour, by The University of Warwick

Source: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/big-data/3/steps/169923 Excerpt: What will you learn? We increasingly rely on networked computer systems and smart cards to support our everyday activities, and everything we do generates data – whether buying bread at the supermarket, taking a ride on public transport, or calling a friend for a chat. This data is opening up a new … Continue reading Courses – Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour, by The University of Warwick


Articles – Psychogeography

Why Cities Should Embrace “Psychogeography” BY KINDER INSTITUTE · DECEMBER 28, 2015 Ryan Holeywell | @RyanHoleywell | December 28, 2015 Colin Ellard is a Toronto-based neuroscientist who studies how our bodies and minds respond to different environments. The biggest tool at his disposal: his Urban Realities Laboratory, which lets him use virtual reality to create places and track … Continue reading Articles – Psychogeography

Theory – Urban Realities Laboratory, University of Waterloo

Welcome to Urban Realities Laboratory Join us at the Urbanspace Gallery in Toronto for "Psychology on the Street: Psycho-geographic exploration of urban life". A fantastic opportunity to explore how the urban environment influences our psychology. In our laboratory, we study the impact of urban design on human psychology.  We employ a wide variety of methods ranging from … Continue reading Theory – Urban Realities Laboratory, University of Waterloo

Articles – Psychogeography

"Power to the psychogeographers", Simon Parker In: The Guardian, 22 Feb 2002 Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2002/feb/22/urbandesign.architecture Accessed: 31.10.2016 Power to the psychogeographers The ideas of a group of French radicals are enjoying a revival as planners seek to involve the public in designing their own cities. Simon Parker reports ----- Those who think of the Situationists at all … Continue reading Articles – Psychogeography

Articles – Gentrification

"Speakers Corner" Statements Source: http://www.pt.rwth-aachen.de/files/dokumente/tagung13/pt_speakers_corner_thesen.pdf Accessed 19.4.2017. Information on event (2013): "Gentrification? Urban Transformation and Social Consequences PT-Tagung 2013" Date, Time: 20 June 2013, 10.30 am to 7.00 pm Venue: Technology Centre Aachen Source: http://www.pt.rwth-aachen.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=702:pt-tagung-2013&catid=85:pttagung-2013&Itemid=87 Accessed 19.4.2017.