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Today there is increased interest in cultivating healthy life styles early in life. This study investigates how neighborhood design might affect the after-school activity levels of adolescent girls.
More often than not, the outdoor environment of a senior ‘retirement’ community is ignored and people focus on the attributes of a building's interior. However, the activities that can be offered on the outside of a building are almost limitless, constrained only by the imagination, and not by a person's age.
Landscape features affect preference for nature-laden locations.
GIS can provide a multidimensional (visual, dynamic, holistic, and interactive) view of a neighborhood, so how can it best be used?
Measures to make it more pleasant to walk along streets can also calm traffic, making the pedestrian experience both more enjoyable and safer.
In 1990, Stokols presented two frameworks that can be used to discuss how human beings interact with the environments that surround them. These descriptions of instrumental and spiritual approaches remain useful today.
Fraine and his associates have scientifically verified a relationship that has been apparent to onlookers: automobiles are important personal territories for the people that own them.
The presence of the golden ratio produces a distinctive pattern of brain waves in human beings.
Exposure to blue light enhances working memory.
Extraverts and introverts prefer to study in different sorts of environments, according to Cassidy and MacDonald.