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Arns, van der Heijden, Arnold, and Kenemans have identified a link between ADHD symptoms and daylight.
Environmental psychologists have, for some time, acknowledged that eye contact plays a role in forming bonds between individuals.
Sanders probed the relationship between the arrangement of chairs in classrooms and student engagement.
Can classroom window views improve grades, or do they just make students feel better?
Kang and Williamson investigated how hearing music influences learning a second language.
The BBC recently reported on a school being built for autistic students in England.
Autistic environments often aim to lower stimulary distractors, but sensory enrichment should not be overlooked.
Researchers at Rensselaer’s Lighting Research Center have found that exposing people to reddish light during the “post-lunch dip” can be advantageous.
Applying design research makes it more likely that environments support educational programs.