Different sounds are associated with distinct perceptions of value.
Balcetis and Dunning have collected additional evidence that perception is not objective, but contingent upon the mental state of the observer.
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Economists Steven Levitt and John List have re-examined the data from the research that originally gave us the term “Hawthorne Effect” which is the “idea that the very act of being experimented upon changes subjects’ behaviour.”
Distributed working arrangements provide people with the ability to alter their perceived distances from co-workers – and they do.
A lot of the metaphors we use everyday are more reality-based than you might at first assume.
Mobile home residents are overwhelmingly satisfied with their homes in spite of the social stigma of mobile home living.
Premature babies who listen to music by Mozart grow faster than children who don’t listen to it.
Designers do a relatively good job of assessing some aspects of their own creativity.
Gulwadi has examined residential environments to identify ways they can be designed to help reduce stress among people caring for sick family members and friends in their homes.