Oommen, Knowles, and Zhao have reviewed the research related to open plan offices.
Tom Fawcett has investigated the relationship between preferred bus seats and response to social situations, temperament, and personal interests.
Babies as young as 9 months old can distinguish happy from sad music.
As thermometer readings decrease, blood pressure readings increase.
Professors Jules Pretty, Jo Barton, and Rachel Hine of the University of Essex have used nature and wilderness experiences as a catalyst for change among young offenders in Essex.
Plants help patients feel better, literally.
Zeisel has extensively researched the social and physical environments in which Alzheimer’s patients should live.
Keizer and his colleagues have probed the Broken Window phenomena: when people see signs of petty neighborhood neglect, such as litter and graffiti, they are more likely to engage in similar violations of social norms.
The psychologically restorative effects of nature have been extolled for some time, by Stephen and Rachel Kaplan, among others.
Henderson and Song present additional evidence that nearby open space is desirable.