DOI: 10.14704/nq.2018.16.4.1211

Children’s Landscape Environment Creation Based on Brain Plasticity and Cognition

Yichuan Zhang, Chaoping Chen, Jian Zhou


In light of the key role of landscape environment (LE) in children’s growth, the modern children’s LE construction should accommodate the requirements of cultivating the children brain plasticity and cognitive capacity in order to promote the children’s physical and psychological health fundamentally. In this paper, the research method of behaviour analysis-landscape psychology-environment creation was applied. Firstly, the paper analyses the children’s brain plasticity and the behaviour features of cognition, then integrates them with the LE on the basis of the children’s mental activity by behaviour mapping, and finally in terms of landscape planning and design, creates the LE suitable for the children’s brain plasticity and cognition. Besides, this paper studies the LE creation by cultivating the brain plasticity and cognitive capacity: the brain plasticity can be enhanced in 7 aspects: naturality, diversity, interestingness, informatization, artistry, movability and comfort; the cognitive capacity shall be improved in such aspects as differentiation between the cognitive phases, five senses and emotion etc.


Brain Plasticity, Cognition, Behaviour, Child, Landscape Environment

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Supporting Agencies

This study was supported by Humanities and Social Sciences Research Project of Education Department of Henan Province (2017-ZDJH-061) and 2017 High Level Talent Research Project of Henan Institute of Science and Technology.

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