This engaging, interactive course is designed for group learning. It delves into the psychological aspects of climate change, exploring how our mental processes influence our environmental decisions. Through discussions, group exercises, and collaborative projects, students will discover the psychological barriers to environmental action and learn strategies to overcome them.
What Will You Learn?
- An understanding of key psychological concepts related to climate change, such as cognitive biases and decision-making processes.
- How psychological barriers like the status quo bias and cognitive dissonance affect environmental actions and attitudes.
- Techniques to critically evaluate and overcome these barriers within themselves and in group settings.
- Skills in effective communication and discussion, fostering a deeper understanding of diverse perspectives on climate change.
- Strategies for promoting positive environmental behaviors in personal and community contexts.