Designers can have a significant influence on the level of acoustical shielding between spaces and new research indicates just how important that shielding can be.
Videos of the keynote addresses at the 2010 Design and Emotion Conference are now available online at the web address noted below.
People who design and manage workplace environments will not be surprised that Cohen and her colleagues determined that: “effective meeting design warrants holistic attention to all meeting aspects.”
Rybcxynski, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, discussed the future of the American housing market in a recent edition of Slate.
Entries here often discuss the psychological significance of physical possessions.
How do scholars and the general population differ in their thoughts and feelings about themed environments?
America is pet crazy, but there is little generally available information about how pets perceive and experience the physical environment.
Ferdenzi and her colleagues have investigated affective (i.e., emotional) responses to odors among Swiss, British, and Singaporean people.
For years, designers and others trying to encourage environmentally responsible behavior have discussed space users’ carbon footprints with them.
Richler and her colleagues have investigated holistic visual processing, defined as “the tendency to process separate features as a single unified whole.”