Researchers using functional brain imaging have determined what actually happens in our brain when we see tranquil scenes while hearing the corresponding sounds (e.g., looking at the ocean and hearing the sound of waves).
When is a “halfalogue” worse than a monologue or a dialogue?
White and his colleagues have investigated the influence of visible water (in lakes, rivers, fountains, etc.) on the restorative potential of natural and built environments.
Rozendaal and Schifferstein investigated types of pleasant sensory experiences through in-depth interviews of a diverse set of individuals.
heasant and his colleagues have investigated the experience of being in environments that are tranquil, i.e., those that are restorative and “enable us to recover out sense of well being.”
Environmental psychologists have known for some time that the national culture that people experience in the early years of their lives has a profound influence on how they interact with places that they encounter throughout their lives.
Baldry and Hallier have news for workplace planners.
Zhong and his colleagues probed the “social significance of cleanliness.”
Using multiple types of visual tools in a school design project is a good idea, according to Woolner and her research team.
Lindner and her colleagues have found that when people observe others performing a certain action, they are much more likely to “remember” that they also completed that particular action than is actually the case.