Dijkstra and colleagues have identified a factor that influences how people assess abstract art.
Psychonomic Bulletin and Review recently published a study investigating the effect of coupling images with text.
Lo, Peters, and Kok investigated energy-conservation in workplaces.
Researchers at New York University investigated the repercussions of particular sorts of visual experiences on future thoughts.
Esther Kim (Yale University) has confirmed earlier research by psychologists, such as Argyle and Dean, indicating that humans have a standard repertoire of tools they use to avoid additional contact when they feel crowded together.
Information in a new open source article, available at the web address below, can inform the design of slideshow decks that are psychologically powerful.
Many television comedy programs have focused on conflicts between men and women about whether a space – usually their shared home – is clean or not.
New evidence confirms that expectations significantly influence perceptions– designers often “see” this situation played out in practice.
Research by Huang and colleagues indicates that direction of commute/travel has a significant influence on relationships with others.
Research recently completed by David Kille, Amanda Forest, and Joanne Wood (University of Waterloo) and reported in The Economist indicates that sitting on chairs that wobble (for example because all legs are not exactly the same length) beside a similarly unstable table has an influence on opinions about interpersonal relationships.