In this classic article, patients seemed to experience less uncontrolled pain when they had the opportunity to look at nature scene murals and listen to a tape recording of nature sounds.
The physical environments of schools can be modified to motivate children to be more physically active.
There are many specific design implications for creating places that are appropriate for autistic users.
Occupant surveys reveal that people working in green buildings have different opinions about their building and their comfort.
Students respond to the attractiveness of their school’s environment, engaging in less tobacco, marijuana, and alcohol use and truant behavior.
A review the existing research on the influence of visual art on patient experiences provides practical guidance.
Does having a mobile phone make us safer? Does a cell phone lead us to behave in a safer way?
This book focuses on recent neuroscience research related to body maps (the brain’s understanding of its body and the space around it), and much is applicable to designers.
This is a reader friendly guide for developing environmentally sustainable urban plans, or “sustainable urbanism.”
Two recent articles on office design are about creating places that are satisfying to users—the first through providing appropriate levels of privacy, the second through fine-tuning office type.