People often overstate the steepness of slopes, whether those inclines are in nature or are manmade sets of stairs.
Researchers from Penn State have investigated the society-wide payoffs on investments in public parks and recreation sites.
The National Research Council of Canada investigated the psychological implications of lighting in a study coordinated with an extensive workplace renovation project.
People interested in learning more about the psychology of interruptions, such as “the effects of interruptions in work settings,” should review the website noted at the end of this paragraph.
Scientists working at the Max Planck Institute in Frankfurt am Main have recently completed research that will interest designers of spaces where quick environmental perception is important, for example areas used in emergency evacuations.
Weir reviews scent related research of interest to designers.
Perkins Eastman’s research team (Perkins Eastman Research Collaborative) recently analyzed trends, and notable exceptions to trends, in the design of award winning senior living projects.
Bringslimark and her colleagues set out to learn if office workers without window views from their regular work positions compensate by adding potted plants and pictures of nature to their workspaces.
Traffic noise is more than just annoying.
Recent research has found that older individuals have a heightened awareness of backgrounds when driving.