Bordens was interested in learning if supplying viewers with information about the historical context of the artistic style of a piece of art would make them feel more positive about the art.
Jaffe comprehensively reviews the psychological benefits of exposure to natural environments.
Nasar and Terzano studied responses to digital photos of city skylines during the day, skylines after dark, and natural scenes.
Hospital signage is often confusing.
The location in which people vote has a clear influence on the options they select, apparently through the messages sent to them nonverbally through the physical environment.
Previous research has shown that when asked to divide horizontal lines in half, people place half-way marks closer to the left hand margin than is appropriate – which has implications, for example, for writing survey questions whose responses are marked on uncallibrated lines and for creating free hand sketches.
There is now additional evidence indicating that it may be problematic to use the color red in academic and workplace environments.
Research conducted at the University of Missouri has linked increasing children’s activity levels to improved student attention spans and a reduction in discipline problems.
Lost people are endemic in healthcare environments.
Kent and Kirby assessed the architectural and interior design elements of interest to shoppers in food superstores.