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Liu and colleagues probed how physical effort relates to assessments of natural beauty; their findings linking effort and judgments made are likely applicable more broadly than the tested condition. 

Flouri and teammates set out to learn how physical environments influence decisions made by children. 

Steelcase conducted a pediatric healthcare-related literature review and developed design principles that can be used in a variety of spaces, from waiting areas to exam rooms. 

Radun and colleagues investigated the effects of impulsive sound on cognitive performance.

Jia and colleagues studied factors influencing whether people feel crowded.

2022 - May

Now that the world is starting to return to its pre-2020 routines (and establish new ones, as needed), how should design evolve to reflect neuroscience research conducted during the pandemic and pre-COVID-19 studies that continue to be relevant?

2022 - May

Libraries and museums are spaces where it seems more likely that people will think great thoughts or gather the insights that they need for high-powered pondering.  Neuroscientists have identified multiple ways that their design can enhance cognitive performance and wellbeing, all while making sure that people enjoy their visits to these sorts of places.

2022 - May

Neuroscientists have developed a rich and nuanced understanding of how design can encourage us to act in ways that our societies value.  Applying what investigators have learned makes life just a little bit (or a lot) better for us all.

2022 - May

Circadian lighting helps us feel tip top, keep our stress levels in check, and do whatever mental gymnastics are required of us to our full potential.  Neuroscience research is packed with insights into how to “circadian light.”

2022 - May

Consider greenery, trash cans . . .