Miguel Brendl, Amitava Chattopadhyay, Brett Pelham, and Mauricio Carvallo have found an interesting relationship between the first letter of a person’s given name and the products they select as well as the places that they choose to live.
HDR display technology is beginning to become available, and Veitch outlines why it will be an important design tool
For decades, environmental psychologists have been researching how noise (unwanted sound) indoors influences our mood and cognitive performance.
Daniel Kruger, a research faculty member at the University of Michigan, has investigated how human’s evolutionary past is reflected in the shopping behaviors of men and women today.
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.