The perceptions drawn from tactile sensations are of interest to designers trying to develop particular sensory experiences.
Architects, designers, workplace planners, and others working with Steelcase researchers feel they have identified the essential steps required to effectively convey brand and culture in a workplace.
As Richardson and her colleagues describe, “Sleep is essential for human survival and sleep deprivation is detrimental to health and well being.”
Ju and Takayama have extensively investigated how people respond emotionally to doors that open automatically.
If you’re one of the millions of Americans traveling by car during the holidays, it is important for you to know that the smell of gasoline increases aggressive behaviors among male rats.
Researchers from University of California, Berkeley, Stanford, New York University, and Harvard working on a joint project have found that higher temperatures in Africa, that can be anticipated due to global warming, are likely to increase the incidence of civil war there over 50% within the next 20 years.
A recent survey in Britain indicates the sorts of environmentally responsible behaviors that are most popular at home.
Standing on carpet in retail settings has an interesting effect on shoppers.
Nonverbal messages may not be clear to all observers, especially when different cultures are involved.
Art Kramer, a University of Illinois psychology professor, leads a research team that has uncovered additional evidence that cell-phone users do not focus as intently on their physical environments as people not using cell phones.