During a recent study, addition of new plants in indoor common areas at a residential rehabilitation center improved the self-perceived well-being of pulmonary patients.
Autistic school-age children have been found to be good at visual searchers in small-scale settings such as on a computer screen, and Pellicano and her associates tested whether these skills extended to more true-to-life settings.
Communicating through possessions has been popular since there have been possessions, but some people have always been able to “speak” louder in this way than others.
Chamorro-Premuzic and his colleagues probed the relationship between personality and preference for paintings.
Holiday shopping behaviors reflect men’s and women’s traditional hunter/gatherer roles, according to a press release describing the work of Daniel Kruger at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health.
Our seated posture influences if we think and behave as if we have power.
Ordabayeva and Chandon investigated people’s behavior when distribution of goods is fairly equal.
Research done at the Harvard Medical School indicates that medical placebos are effective at reducing symptoms – even when the people taking them realize that they don’t have active ingredients.
Brunia and Hartjes-Gosseling conducted a case study at a Dutch government agency to learn about workspace personalization when offices are not assigned to individuals.
People who have been following space syntax research will not be at all surprised by a study recently completed at the Harvard Medical School.