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Effects of Noise on Physical Health

Sunday, September 6, 2015 10:01 No Comments

Effects of Noise on Health High level of noise can also lead to increase in arousal and stress. Incidences of Diseases related to stress-hypertension such as blood pressure, ulcers etc. would increase as one is exposed to higher levels of more unpredictable and uncontrollable noise. Noise has been linked to spontaneous outbreaks

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Arousal approach theory and arousal effects on behavior

Monday, August 31, 2015 16:16 No Comments

Definition of Arousal From a neuro-physiological perspective, arousal is a heightening of brain activity, by the arousal center of brain known as reticular formation. One effect of exposure to environmental stimulation is increased arousal. It may be measured physiologically by heightened autonomic activity, such as increase heart rate, blood pressure, respiration rate, adrenaline secretion etc. […]

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Definition of Environmental psychology

Monday, August 24, 2015 21:57 No Comments

Definition of Environmental psychology It may be defined as:

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