Jahncke and her colleagues explored the performance repercussions of noise in open-plan offices.
Another benefit to children of being outdoors has been identified – that time outside seems to improve their vision.
Explaining the positive attributes of a sensory experience reduces the associated emotional charge associated with those experiences.
What happens if research is done but nobody seems to pay attention to the data collected? De Vries, Jehn, and Terwel probed just this question.
Kohn and Smith explored when it is better to brainstorm with others and when it’s best to work alone – and designers who are often called upon to resolve wicked problems will be interested in their findings.
Danielsson has extensively investigated how office design influences user health, job satisfaction, and well-being.
Pejtersen and his colleagues surveyed Danish people working in offices.
Researchers have evaluated the effects of listening to music on MP3 players and desired amounts of personal space.
Wiersema and her colleagues have collected additional evidence linking personal factors and aesthetic preferences.
Riggs reports on research recently completed by the National Association of Home Builders related to the probable form of American homes in the year 2015.