Informed design can boost the performance of our memories – and that’s important wherever we are. What do designers need to know to create spaces where people are likely to do a better job remembering things?
Humans prefer natural to artificial light and research links the natural light we favor to better health (emotional and physical) and mental performance.
There are some persistent misunderstandings that hinder design excellence. Ten of the most powerful and influential of them are dispelled here.
The Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) met May 27-30, 2015, in Los Angeles. The theme of this year’s gathering was “BrainStorm: Dynamic Interactions of Environment-Behavior and Neuroscience.”