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Annu Rev Psychol. 2006;57:423-51.

Child development and the physical environment.

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  • Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853-4401, USA. gwe1@cornell.edu

Abstract

Characteristics of the physical environment that influence child development are discussed. Topics include behavioral toxicology, noise, crowding, housing and neighborhood quality, natural settings, schools, and day care settings. Socioemotional, cognitive, motivation, and psychophysiological outcomes in children and youths are reviewed. Necessary methodological and conceptual advances are introduced as well.

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