David Fell’s dissertation project investigated the psychological influence of wood in interior spaces.
Researchers have completed several interesting studies of restorative environments.
Walking to school has multiple benefits.
Feeling relaxed in the presence of nature may increase risk for drivers.
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).
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.”
Walking to school not only burns off calories, but also helps pupils react less vigorously to stressful situations (such as exams) during the school day.
Solet and her team have investigated the noise levels that can be experienced by hospital patients during the night.
Affinity Health uses new materials to quiet an emergency room.
Recent research to assist in designing camping sites and hiking trails.