Research Conversations


Our minds do their best thinking in very particular conditions.  Neuroscientists have learned how design can support cognitive performance and their findings are useful in any situation in which mental processing power is important. 


What’s above our heads and under our feet has a powerful effect on our wellbeing.  Neuroscientists have determined how the design of ceilings and floors impacts the ways we process and respond to information from the physical world.


The color and intensity of the artificial light we experience is an importance influence on how we think and behave.  Neuroscience research details how designers can use artificial light to positively affect human beings’ experiences at home, work, school, or wherever else they might be and whatever they might be doing.    

The health-related, behavioral, and cognitive implications of having and using sit-stand desks have been carefully and thoroughly investigated by neuroscientists.  

PlaceCoach News Briefs


Thinking more positive thoughts


Urban combinations to encourage

Well-being hub solutions 

Features fostering friendliness

Fine-tuning spaces for users

Stresses driving choices

Options that improve performance

Coherence, fascination, and hominess, oh my!

Design at Work


Being in a museum is good for our brains for an assortment of reasons, some more, some less, predictable.