Full publication lists can be found on the home page of individual group members. In addition, you can search Surrey Research Insight Open Access to download available papers.

The natural environment  

  • Gatersleben, B. & Andrews, M (2013). When walking in nature is not restorative; The role of prospect and refuge. Health and Place, 20, 91-101.
  • Greenwood, A. & Gatersleben, B. (2016). Let's go outside! Environmental restoration amongst adolescents and the impact of friends and phones. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 48, 131-139.
  • Marselle, Hartig, Cox, de Bell, Knapp et al (2021) Pathways linking biodiversity to human health: A conceptual framework Environment International, 150, 106420
  • Marselle, M.R., Bowler, D.E., Watzema, J., Eichenberg, D., Kirsten, T., & Bonn, A. (2020). Urban street tree biodiversity and antidepressant prescriptions. Scientific Reports, 10, 22445.
  • Newman, M. A. R. K., Gatersleben, B., Wyles, K. J., & Ratcliffe, E. (2022). The use of virtual reality in environment experiences and the importance of realism. Journal of environmental psychology79, 101733.
  • Payne, S. R., & Bruce, N. (2019). Exploring the relationship between urban quiet areas and perceived restorative benefits. International journal of environmental research and public health16(9), 1611.
  • Ratcliffe, E. (2021). Sound and soundscape in restorative natural environments: A narrative literature review. Frontiers in Psychology12, 963.
  • Ratcliffe, E. (2021). Toward a better understanding of pleasant sounds and soundscapes in urban settings. Cities & Health5(1-2), 82-85.
  • Ratcliffe, E., Gatersleben, B., Sowden, P. T., & Korpela, K. M. (2022). Understanding the perceived benefits of nature for creativity. The Journal of Creative Behavior56(2), 215-231.
  • Xu, S., Murrell, G., Golding, S. E., Brockett, B. F., Gatersleben, B., Scarles, C., ... & Wyles, K. J. (2021). # Springwatch# WildMorningswithChris: Engaging With Nature via Social Media and Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Lockdown. Frontiers in Psychology, 4259.


  • Bösehans, G., Walker, I. (2022). My sustainable city: Exloring lay people’s conception of sustainable urban design. The Social Science Journal, 59, 85-101
  • Druckman, A., & Gatersleben, B. (2019). A time-use approach: High subjective wellbeing, low carbon leisure. Journal of Public Mental Health.
  • Elf, P., Isham, A., & Gatersleben, B. (2021). Above and beyond? How businesses can drive sustainable development by promoting lasting pro‐environmental behaviour change: An examination of the IKEA Live Lagom project. Business Strategy and the Environment30(2), 1037-1050.
  • Elnaklah, R., Walker, I., Natarajan, S. (2021). Moving to a green building: Indoor environment quality, thermal comfort and health. Building and Environment, 191, 107592.
  • Gatersleben, B. (2021). Social-symbolic and affective aspects of car ownership and use. In Encyclopedia of Transportation.
  • Isham, A., Gatersleben, B., & Jackson, T. (2021). Materialism and the experience of flow. Journal of Happiness Studies22(4), 1745-1768.
  • Isham, A., Gatersleben, B., & Jackson, T. (2019). Flow activities as a route to living well with less. Environment and Behavior51(4), 431-461.
  • Jones, C. R., Oltra, C., & Prades, A. (2021). Predicting attitudes towards fusion energy in Europe: Results of a cross-national public survey in Austria, Finland, Spain and the UK. Energy research & social science75, 102028.
  • Parker, N., Kasser, T., Bardi, A., Gatersleben, B., & Druckman, A. (2020). Goals for Good: Testing an Intervention to Reduce Materialism in Three European Countries. Eur. J. Appl. Posit. Psychol4, 13.
  • Walker, I., Hope, A. (2020). Householders’ readiness for demand-side response: A qualitative study of how domestic tasks might be shifted in time. Energy and Buildings, 215, 109888.

Place and space 

  • Gatersleben, B., Wyles, K. J., Myers, A., & Opitz, B. (2020). Why are places so special? Uncovering how our brain reacts to meaningful places. Landscape and Urban Planning197, 103758.
  • Ratcliffe, E., & Korpela, K. M. (2016). Memory and place attachment as predictors of imagined restorative perceptions of favourite places. Journal of Environmental Psychology48, 120-130.
  • Ratcliffe, E., & Korpela, K. M. (2018). Time-and self-related memories predict restorative perceptions of favorite places via place identity. Environment and Behavior50(6), 690-720.
  • Uebel, K., Marselle, M., Dean, A. J., Rhodes, J. R., & Bonn, A. (2021). Urban green space soundscapes and their perceived restorativeness. People and Nature3(3), 756-769.
  • Uzzell, D., Pol, E., & Badenas, D. (2002). Place identification, social cohesion, and enviornmental sustainability. Environment and behavior34(1), 26-53.