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Environmental Psychology

The Importance of Language in Shaping Experience

Insights on the links between spoken language and experience of the physical world.

2011 Design Research Conference Videos Available

The annual Design Research Conference is an important source of information and inspiration to the design research community. 

Same Place, Same Time, Different Experience

Scientists continue to learn more about how apparently innocuous, and sometimes undetectable (at least by the layperson) differences between people have a significant influence on how individuals experience and respond to the physical world. 

The Power of Color

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A number of recent studies address the psychological ramifications and power of color.  In general, color can add much to work and indoor spaces, as well as influence other perceptions.

Experiencing Spaces Differently—Cultural Variations

As world cultures come into increased contact, learning how specific national groups differ in their experience of the physical world becomes more urgent.