Previous research has shown that when asked to divide horizontal lines in half, people place half-way marks closer to the left hand margin than is appropriate – which has implications, for example, for writing survey questions whose responses are marked on uncallibrated lines and for creating free hand sketches.
There is now additional evidence indicating that it may be problematic to use the color red in academic and workplace environments.
Research conducted at the University of Missouri has linked increasing children’s activity levels to improved student attention spans and a reduction in discipline problems.
Lost people are endemic in healthcare environments.
Kent and Kirby assessed the architectural and interior design elements of interest to shoppers in food superstores.
May 11, at IIT’s Design Research Conference, Erica Eden, a Senior Industrial Designer at Smart Design, differentiated male and female place and object consumers.
At IIT’s Design Research Conference on May 11, Don Norman, the legendary human factors professional and author ofThe Design of Everyday Things, discussed innovation.
This article by Purciel and her colleagues is noteworthy because the researchers have used geographic information systems (GIS) data to corroborate information collected independently using traditional observation methods.
The psychological benefits of nature experiences have been identified and clarified in scores of previous studies.
Compact city urban planning balances environmental responsibility and resident quality of life.