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Howell and Booth link neighborhood walkability and the presence of outdoor amenities to better health and fewer cases of diabetes among residents.
Uziel and Tomer Schmidt-Barad investigated how the decisions to be alone and to be with others influence wellbeing and their findings confirm the importance effects of control on wellbeing.
People can build positive relationships with places just as they do with other humans. When person-place bonds are established, physical and mental wellbeing and performance skyrocket. Neuroscience research details practical ways design can encourage connections between people and places.
Design can help us to refresh mentally, to revitalize our minds. What neuroscientists have learned about how design can support brain bounce backs can be used to develop spaces where people work to their full potential and lead pleasant lives.
We have fleeting experiences in a number of indoor spaces, from hallways to transition zones to stairwells, for instance. Design-related neuroscience can be applied effectively in these environments to make upbeat experiences more likely, just as it can in areas where we spend lots more time, such as offices, classrooms, and bedrooms.
Public bathrooms are fundamental drivers of the quality of out-of-the-house experiences. By applying the findings of relevant studies, designers can make it more likely that these restrooms are welcoming and comfortable places to be.
Optimizing design with natural light, window views
Role of personal factors
One better for mental health
Influencing opinions with space design