Ambient Psychology

In the decade of 80, the university courses appear, firming the area and, in the decade of 90, Ambient Psychology passes for one reorganization inquiring forms of improvement of the quality of life of the people in its environment partner-physicist (BLACKSMITH, 2004; FREIRE and VIEIRA, 2006). According to Moser (2005), Ambient Psychology created concepts as ambient cognition, mental mapping, residential history, ambient identity, perception of agglomeration, etc. and, therefore, are one not only discipline and a branch of Psychology. Possessing one ' ' pair-personalidade' ': Psychology and Environment, Ambient Psychology was formed from two great theoretical roots. The external one, formed for you discipline distant of Psychology: Architecture and Ambient Planning, Ecological Geography and Bio Sciences/and also an increasing concern of natural sciences for the ambient problems and the role played for the human being in this context. E, the intern who appeared from the interest to understand better the Inter-relationship between psychological processes and aspects of the environment, being involved the Psychology of the Perception (Gestalt) and Social Psychology (PINE, 1997; GUNTHER and ROZESTRATEN, 2004). E, still according to Gunther and Rozestraten (2004, p.4): (…) it is important to point out that one of the aspects that ambient psychology distinguishes from its roots, and that constitutes one of the links between its sources: the attention to the place, i.e., the localization of the individual ahead of the elements of its environment. The first studies carried through for Ambient Psychology had after accumulated of stocks the subject of the ambient degradation that if believed to have a relation with the population growth and the constructed environment planning, therefore the World War II, some countries if they had worried about the reconstruction of spaces of habitation and social convivncia, also psychiatric sectors of hospitals, being the requested psychologists for engineers and architects. This was the first moment where if it verifies a concern for the welfare of the people in relation to the environment that if occupies (BLACKSMITH, 2004; RIVLIN, 2003).