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2007 Blogs

Positive mood has been linked to higher-levels of employee performance because it motivates employees to help each other and also because it makes employees feel more capable of completing a task.

2007 Blogs

Traveler perceptions of aircraft seat comfort are related to pilot and flight attendant professionalism. 

2007 Blogs

Sit-Stand desks are becoming more common, and there is new scientific information indicating their value. 

2007 Blogs

A recent discussion among readers of the listserv for the Division for Population and Environment of the American Psychological Association focused on psychological reasons why people might chose to live in very large homes, also known as McMansions.

2007 Blogs

Several useful associations to specific scents were noted at the 2007 conference of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS). 

2007 Blogs

A recent survey by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) of architects reports that “70% of architects say client demand is the leading driver of green building and that the primary reason these owners and developers are demanding greener buildings is for reduced operating costs.”

2007 Blogs

Environmental satisfaction is associated with job satisfaction, but not directly; environmental satisfaction is tied to job satisfaction through satisfaction with management and satisfaction with compensation.

2007 Blogs

The speed of thought influences mood. People are in a more positive mood when they are thinking quickly as opposed to slowly.

2007 Blogs

Experiencing light without blue rays can be beneficial. 

2007 Blogs

Many of the societal trends outlined by Mark Penn, CEO of Burson Marsteller, in his new blockbuster, Micro Trends, seem to have implications for the design of future places.

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