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Qi, Lu, and Chen’s research confirms the wayfinding-related findings of previous studies; being able to see the outdoors as we walk inside a building helps us keep track of where we are and find our way to a desired location. 

Devlin’s study was conducted in doctor’s office waiting rooms but its findings can reasonably be extended to other sorts of places. 

2022 - July

Neuroscience research details how design influences user quality-of-life; not all design aligns with those research findings.  The most common and meaningful of these wellbeing-, mood-, and performance-related misalignments observed in the real world are reviewed, along with the info needed to overhaul undesirable situations.
 

2022 - July

There is lots of practical neuroscience research related to the design of wellbeing-enhancing plane, train, automobile, bus . . . and spacecraft interiors as well as numerous studies applicable to the design of transit stations where journeys pleasantly begin, end, or continue.
 

Where would people prefer to give birth?

2022 - July

Neuroscientists have identified powerful links between seeing or hearing gently flowing water and space users living their best lives.  Researchers have also discovered the most psychologically desirable sorts of water features to experience indoors or to see outdoors through a window.
 

2022 - July

Humans have a special place in their hearts for shiny surfaces; we generally like when they’re used.  Neuroscience indicates why and how to best work glossy elements into spaces and onto objects.

2022 - July

Handy, adaptable spaces
 

2022 - July

. . . and boosting purchases

2022 - July

Visual drivers

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