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Suedfeld, P., & Streufert, S. (1966). Information search as a function of conceptual and environmental complexity. Psychonomic Science, 4, 351-352.

Suedfeld, P. (1974). Environmental psychology and the minimal environment. Symposium paper, Canadian Psychological Association. Man-Environment Systems, 4, 395-398.

Ward, L. M., & Suedfeld, P. (1973). Human responses to highway noise. Environmental Research, 6, 306-326.

Suedfeld, P. (1974). Environment and behavior: Some problems and issues for psychologists. Opening address, forum on Psychology and the Human Environment, Canadian Psychological Association.

Ward, L. M., & Suedfeld, P. (1975). Environmental prediction from science fiction and psychology. Symposium paper, Canadian Psychological Association.

Suedfeld, P., & Ward, L. M. (1976). Dark trends: Psychology, science fiction and the ominous consensus. Futures, 8, 22-39.

Streufert, S., & Suedfeld, P. (1977). Editorial. Simulation as a research method: A problem in communication. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 7, 281-285.

Suedfeld, P. (1979). Stressful levels of environmental stimulation. In I. G. Sarason & C. D. Spielberger (Eds.), Stress and anxiety (Vol. 6). Washington, D. C.: Hemisphere.

Suedfeld, P. (1979). The medical relevance of the hospital environment. Paper presented at the International Conference on Psychology and Medicine, Swansea, Wales. In D. J. Oborne, M. M. Gruneberg, & J. R. Eiser (Eds.), Research in Psychology and Medicine (pp. 378-385). London: Academic Press.

Suedfeld, P. (1980). Environmental effects on violent behavior in prisons. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 34(2), 107-116.

Suedfeld, P., & Thomas, B. D. (1980). Physical surroundings and environmental influences. In S. H. Fine, R. Krell, & T. Lin (Eds.), Today's priorities in mental health (pp. 227-228). Boston: D. Reidel Publishing Co. (Abstracts of the Proceedings of the Meeting of the World Federation of Mental Health, Salzburg, Austria, 1979).

Suedfeld, P. (1982). Environmental factors influencing maintenance of lifestyle change. In R. B. Stuart (Ed.), Adherence, compliance, and generalization in behavioral medicine (pp. 125-144). New York: Brunner/Mazel.

Kalish, N., Landon, P. B., Rank, D. S., & Suedfeld, P. (1983). Stimulus, task, and environmental characteristics as factors in the cognitive processing of English sentences. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 21, 1-3.

Suedfeld, P. (1985). Stressful levels of environmental stimulation. In C. D. Spielberger and I. G. Sarason (Eds.), Stress and Anxiety, Vol. 10 (pp. 83-104). Washington, D. C.: Hemisphere Publishing.

Suedfeld, P., & Mocellin, J. S. P. (1987). The "sensed presence" in unusual environments. Environment and Behavior, 19, 33-52.

Suedfeld, P. (1987). Extreme and unusual environments. In D. Stokols & I. Altman (Eds.), Handbook of environmental psychology (pp. 863-887). New York: Wiley.

Suedfeld, P., Bernaldez, J. P., & Stossel, D. L. (1989). The Polar Psychology Project (PPP): A cross national investigation of polar adaptation. Arctic Medical Research, 48, 91-94.

Suedfeld, P. (1990-1991). Environmental factors in substance misuse and its treatment. The International Journal of the Addictions, 25(7A & 8A), 803-805.

Mocellin, J. S., Suedfeld, P., Bernaldez, J. P., & Barbarito, M. E. (1991). Levels of anxiety in polar environments. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 11, 265-275.

Suedfeld, P., & Mocellin, J.S. (1989). The "stress" of Polar sojourns: Toward a salutogenic approach. Paper presented at a conference.

Suedfeld, P. (1991). Polar psychology: An overview. Environment and Behavior, 23, 653-665.

Mocellin, J. S. P., & Suedfeld, P. (1991). Voices from the ice: Diaries of polar explorers. Environment and Behavior, 23, 704-722.

Steel, G. D., & Suedfeld, P. (1991). Temporal patterns of affect in an isolated group. Environment and Behavior, 23, 749-765.

Suedfeld, P. (1991). Groups in isolation and confinement: Environments and experiences. In A. A. Harrison, Y. A. Clearwater, and C. P. McKay (Eds.), From Antarctica to Outer Space: Life in Isolation and Confinement (pp. 135-146). New York: Springer-Verlag.

Loewen, L. J., & Suedfeld, P. (1992). Cognitive and arousal effects of masking office noise. Environment and Behavior, 24, 381-395.

Loewen, L., Steel, G., & Suedfeld, P. (1993). Perceived safety from crime in the urban environment. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 13, 323-331.

Palinkas, L. A., Suedfeld, P., Glogower, F., & Dembert, M. (1995). Some historical and scientific considerations of the psychological issues about living in the Antarctic environment. Travel Medicine International, 13, 99-106.

Biali, S., Jones, P. J. H., Pederson, R. A., Iqbal, I., & Suedfeld, P. (1995). Influence of a perpetual-daylight Arctic environment on periodicity in human cholesterol synthesis. Arctic Medical Research, 54, 134-144.

Palinkas, L. A., Suedfeld, P., & Steel, G. D. (1995). Psychological functioning among members of a small polar expedition. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 66, 943-950.

Callaway, M., & Suedfeld, P. (1995). Residents' assessment of a community-based alcohol initiative in the Canadian Arctic. Arctic Medical Research, 54, 184-191.

Palinkas, L. A., Suedfeld, P., Glogower, F., & Dembert, M. (1995). Some historical and scientific considerations of the psychological issues about living in the Antarctic environment. Travel Medicine International, 13, 99-106.

Steel, G. D., Callaway, M., Suedfeld, P., & Palinkas, L. (1995). Human sleep-wake cycles in the high Arctic: Effects of unusual photoperiodicity in a natural setting. Biological Rhythm Research, 26, 582-592.

Axelrod, L. J., & Suedfeld, P. (1995). Technology, capitalism, and Christianity: Are they really the three horsemen of the eco-collapse? Journal of Environmental Psychology, 15, 183-195.

Johnson, P. J., & Suedfeld, P. (1996). Coping with stress through the microcosms of home and family among Arctic whalers and explorers. The History of the Family, 1, 41-62.

Steel, G. D., Suedfeld, P., Peri, A., & Palinkas, L. A. (1997). People in high latitudes: The "Big Five" personality characteristics of the circumpolar sojourner. Environment & Behavior, 29, 324-347.

Suedfeld, P. (1998). Living in the highest latitudes and the highest altitudes. Environment & Behavior, 30, 247-251.

Suedfeld, P. (1998). What can abnormal environments tell us about normal people? Polar stations as natural psychology laboratories. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 18, 95-102.

(Book Review of Women in the Antarctic)

Suedfeld, P., & Weiss, K. (2000). Antarctica: Natural laboratory and space analogue for psychological research. Environment and Behavior, 32, 7-17.

Weiss, K., Suedfeld, P., Steel, G.D., & Tanaka, M. (2000). Psychological adjustment during three Japanese Antarctic research expeditions. Environment and Behavior, 32, 142-156.

Suedfeld, P., & Steel, G.D. (2000). The environmental psychology of capsule habitats. Annual Review of Psychology, 51, 227-253.

Stuster, J., Bachelard, C., & Suedfeld. P. (2000). The relative importance of behavioral issues during long-duration ICE missions. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 71, A17-A25.

Suedfeld, P. (2001). Groups in special environments. In N. J. Smelser & P. B. Baltes (Eds.), International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences (Vol. 9, pp. 6430-6434). Oxford: Elsevier.

Suedfeld, P. (2001). Applying positive psychology in the study of extreme environments. Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments, 6, 21-25.

Suedfeld, P. (2002). Ten years of Canadian Antarctic organization 1993-2003: A historical summary. Newsletter for the Canadian Arctic Research Network, 15, 12-14.

Suedfeld, P. (2003). Canadian space psychology: The future may almost be here. Canadian Psychology, 44, 85-92.

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This web-site describes the research and other achievements of Dr. Peter Suedfeld, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia.

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