Accomodating 6 people
Thus, environmental factors must be seen to include the natural environment, the built environment, culture, the economic system, the political system, and psychological factors.The categories and factors in these tables are not exhaustive and are provided as examples of the very broad and pervasive influence of a person's environment.Thus, the natural environment, including topography and climate, affect whether or to what degree a functional limitation will be disabling.
Another example might be that a person who has limited walking ability will be less disabled in a flat geographical location such as Chicago than he or she would be in a hilly location such as Pittsburgh, although the person would also be more disabled in both places during the winter than during the summer.
The third attribute is the availability of sensory stimulation regarding the environment.
Sensory stimulation, which can include visual, tactile, or auditory cues, serves as a signal to promote responses.
The physical and social environments comprise factors external to the individual, including family, institutions, community, geography, and the political climate.
Added to this conceptualization of environment is one's intrapersonal or psychological environment, which includes internal states, beliefs, cognition, expectancies and other mental states.