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Research Conversations

December 2012

A review of the research and two important resources for those designing spaces that are pleasing acoustically.

December 2012

Research indicates that actual and perceived temperatures in a space have a significant influence on how people experience  that place.

December 2012

How does seeing patterns influence us psychologically?

December 2012

What makes a home office “work”? A recent review provides a concise checklist for people creating offices, wherever they are.

December 2012

Recently there’s been a lot of focus on creating spaces in which people with low or no vision can be comfortable.

December 2012

When people think about walking, they usually just think about how it can improve physical health—but research shows that taking a stroll also enhances our mental performance, and has other surprising benefits.

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December 2012

Criteria for designing successful common dorm spaces.

December 2012

Positive acoustic experiences can be created in cities.

December 2012

Research provides clues about image properties that elicit negative emotional responses.

December 2012

Lighting and overall design influence how safe people feel.

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