Natural settings increase a person’s energy levels – regardless of whether those settings are physically experienced, viewed in photographs, or imagined.
Huibers and his colleagues investigated the influences of meteorological conditions such as temperature, sunshine, and rain on seasonal variations in depression and sad feelings among a sample population living in the Netherlands.
Sharmin and his colleagues investigated how designers use physical and electronic artifacts during the early stages of a design project.
Not all open floor plans are created equal.
McGuire and McLaren investigated the relationship between the design of the physical workplace environment and employee commitment.
Bordens was interested in learning if supplying viewers with information about the historical context of the artistic style of a piece of art would make them feel more positive about the art.
Jaffe comprehensively reviews the psychological benefits of exposure to natural environments.
Nasar and Terzano studied responses to digital photos of city skylines during the day, skylines after dark, and natural scenes.
Hospital signage is often confusing.
The location in which people vote has a clear influence on the options they select, apparently through the messages sent to them nonverbally through the physical environment.