When people are asked to select the “best” object, which one are they most likely to choose, the first one or the last one presented or one in the middle of the set?
Aanensen and his colleagues have developed a new mobile phone based tool for data collection and communication, to be used by in-field researchers.
Designers doing research often use surveys, and recent research by Burson and her colleagues indicates how important the wording of the response options provided to survey takers can be.
Creating good rating scales for surveys can be tricky.
Researchers participating in the United Kingdom’s Making Sense of Space project are using wireless sensors to assess user responses to workplace environments.
We can use a standard framework to determine people’s opinions of spaces.
Researchers continue to refine the usefulness of the model of visual preferences put forth by environmental design researchers Kaplan and Kaplan.
The agenda at HealthcareDesign.08 had insightful discussions of how human beings interact with their surroundings.
Many designers collect information using surveys, but the people answering their questions do not always do so appropriately.
In an interesting set of experiments, Mishra has shown that people believe that object attributes are contagious.