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Academic Journal of Environment & Earth Science, 2023, 5(9); doi: 10.25236/AJEE.2023.050901.

A Framework Study of the Effects of Neurourbanism Perspectives on the Impact of Neighbourhood Green Space Exposure on Adolescent Mental Health


Zhenyu Yao

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Zhenyu Yao

Southwest University of Science and Technology, Mianyang, China


Neurourbanism, as an emerging interdisciplinary research method, builds a bridge between green space and adolescent mental health research. Based on Neurourbanism perspective, this paper combines the innovative methods of street maps, image processing and other measurement technologies to construct a conceptual framework of the effect of dynamic exposure to neighborhood green space on the mental health of adolescents and to improve the system of measuring exposure to green space in the neighbourhood. The study will consider the exposure to green space in adolescents' daily activities and their individual behaviours, and propose a mechanism model of "space-exposure-individual-neuroscience-health". This will make up for the lack of attention to the human scale in the existing green space exposure measurement, accurately quantify the individual's perception of green space exposure in daily activities, and assess the fairness of green space exposure in a more scientific way. This will provide a theoretical framework and empirical research basis for the construction of youth-friendly communities and urban green space planning.


Neurourbanism, Neighbourhood Green Spaces, Dynamic Exposure, Adolescents, Mental Health, Impact Effects, Framework Construction

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Zhenyu Yao. A Framework Study of the Effects of Neurourbanism Perspectives on the Impact of Neighbourhood Green Space Exposure on Adolescent Mental Health. Academic Journal of Environment & Earth Science (2023) Vol. 5 Issue 9: 1-7. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJEE.2023.050901.


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