psychological distance

DISTANCE MAKES THE MIND GROW BROADER: AN OVERVIEW OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTANCE STUDIES IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH DOMAINS

by Anouk M. Griffioen, Jannette van Beek, Simone N. Lindhout, and Michel J. J. Handgraaf Environmental and health issues are two of the most pressing issues society faces today. People often view both environmental and health issues as psychologically distant: they believe that the problems will occur in the future, to…