Journal of Environmental Psychology

(The H4-Index of Journal of Environmental Psychology is 34. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Nature contact, nature connectedness and associations with health, wellbeing and pro-environmental behaviours283
Development and validation of a measure of climate change anxiety215
Do people who feel connected to nature do more to protect it? A meta-analysis170
Home garden use during COVID-19: Associations with physical and mental wellbeing in older adults120
What is the best way of delivering virtual nature for improving mood? An experimental comparison of high definition TV, 360° video, and computer generated virtual reality99
Predicting climate change mitigation and adaptation behaviors in agricultural production: A comparison of the theory of planned behavior and the Value-Belief-Norm Theory94
Impact of built environment design on emotion measured via neurophysiological correlates and subjective indicators: A systematic review92
What drives pro-environmental activism of young people? A survey study on the Fridays For Future movement89
The role of climate change risk perception, response efficacy, and psychological adaptation in pro-environmental behavior: A two nation study84
Predicting climate change risk perception and willingness to act82
On the nature of eco-anxiety: How constructive or unconstructive is habitual worry about global warming?81
Towards cross-cultural environmental psychology: A state-of-the-art review and recommendations78
Reducing, and bridging, the psychological distance of climate change67
The role of trust for climate change mitigation and adaptation behaviour: A meta-analysis63
Brain activity, underlying mood and the environment: A systematic review55
Virtual reality: A new method to investigate cognitive load during navigation53
Combatting climate change misinformation: Evidence for longevity of inoculation and consensus messaging effects53
The value of what others value: When perceived biospheric group values influence individuals’ pro-environmental engagement49
“Re-placed” - Reconsidering relationships with place and lessons from a pandemic49
How to reduce red and processed meat consumption by daily text messages targeting environment or health benefits48
Social identity as a key concept for connecting transformative societal change with individual environmental activism46
Moral licensing, moral cleansing and pro-environmental behaviour: The moderating role of pro-environmental attitudes44
Experienced guilt, but not pride, mediates the effect of feedback on pro-environmental behavior41
Being moved by protest: Collective efficacy beliefs and injustice appraisals enhance collective action intentions for forest protection via positive and negative emotions39
A dose of nature: Two three-level meta-analyses of the beneficial effects of exposure to nature on children's self-regulation38
Connectedness with nature and the decline of pro-environmental behavior in adolescence: A comparison of Canada and China37
Psychological benefits of a biodiversity-focussed outdoor learning program for primary school children36
The case for impact-focused environmental psychology36
When do values promote pro-environmental behaviors? Multilevel evidence on the self-expression hypothesis35
Emotion recognition changes in a confinement situation due to COVID-1935
Greener Than Thou: People who protect the environment are more cooperative, compete to be environmental, and benefit from reputation35
Distant from others, but close to home: The relationship between home attachment and mental health during COVID-1935
Applying an attitude network approach to consumer behaviour towards plastic35
SARS-Cov-2 and environmental protection: A collective psychology agenda for environmental psychology research34
Messaging for environmental action: The role of moral framing and message source34
Hype and hope? Mind-body practice predicts pro-environmental engagement through global identity34
Nature can get it out of your mind: The rumination reducing effects of contact with nature and the mediating role of awe and mood34