Mayr and her team investigated cognitive performance under halogen and compact fluorescent lamps (CFL).
Just as surfaces are a particular color, so is light. And similarly, as color influence human behavior, so does the color of artificial lighting.
Both homes and healthcare facilities install night lights to help people move through areas after all other lights have been turned off.
How bright should LED lights be to make people feel comfortable and like speaking with other people present?
Can design fix afternoon slump?
Steidle and Worth investigated links between lighting levels and creative thought.
Designers don’t often focus on what it’s like to experience a space when it’s dark; but the lights are not always on and the sun is not always out.
Researchers at Rensselaer’s Lighting Research Center have found that exposing people to reddish light during the “post-lunch dip” can be advantageous.
A conference provides new insights into the influence of light on human experience.
In a 2012 presentation at Light Canada/IIDEX 2012, Jennifer Veitch of the National Research Council Canada effectively summarized the findings of office lighting research carried out by her, her colleagues, and other researchers.