Designers developing spaces such as health clubs, where women can be expected to change their clothes, will find Marianne Clark’s recent research at the University of Alberta readily applicable.
Di Muro and Murray studied links between consumer moods and product choices.
Devlin and Nasar continue their important and innovative research on the design of therapists’ offices.
Research continues on embodied cognition, highlighting links between physical and mental experience.
Restorative experiences, those that help people restock their mental energy after cognitively exhausting work, are important for psychological well-being.
Radel’s research supports previous studies indicating “that what’s going on inside our head affects our senses.”
Tony McCaffrey developed the generic-parts technique (GPT) to increase the odds that innovative solutions to problems are uncovered.
It seems clear that the clothes we wear have some influence on how we think, but this topic has not been thoroughly researched.
Researchers continue to investigate how our sensory experiences are integrated.