O’Hara and her team investigated macrocognition in pediatric intensive care units. Macrocognition is a scientific term for thinking done in the real world by real people; the alternative is thinking that study participants do in laboratories. For more on macrocognition, see this brief article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macrocognition
Location has consequences
People are likely to be more forthcoming with info in some spaces than others
Researchers associated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found that where we work has a significant effect on who we work with, still (Claudel, Massaro, Santi, Murray, and Ratti, 2017). The investigators report that “Academic research is increasingly cross-disciplinary and collaborative, between and within institutions. . . . We examine the collaboration patterns of faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology . . .
Use islands not aisles
Speaking at the 2017 Science to Practice Conference, organized by the Interdisciplinary Center fo
Emotions are contagious
Sharing isn't always a good idea
Blakey investigated links between workspace design and innovation/creativity.
Who sits where has a big effect on performance