Warthen and his colleagues have investigated the relationship between learned fear and light levels in mice and their extrapolations from this research to humans are consistent with previous environmental psychology research.
Noise volume matters in the operating room, multi-tasking fails under neuroimaging, and occupant workspace satisfaction mainly depends on three factors.
Retail design continues to have an important influence on vendors’ financial performance. Many of those influences are related to shoppers’ experiences and resulting moods.
What office features have the greatest influence on workers’ satisfaction with their workspaces?
The National Research Council of Canada investigated the psychological implications of lighting in a study coordinated with an extensive workplace renovation project.
European researchers, using MRI technology, have found that the color of light we are experiencing influences our emotional processing.
Lee and Guerin comprehensively explored the relationship between indoor environmental quality (air, thermal, and lighting), and job performance and environmental satisfaction in five office types in LEED certified buildings.
Even being exposed to dim light during the night can increase rates of weight gain.
The Cost-Effective Open-Plan Environments (COPE) project has been an important source of information to workplace designers.
The ability of light to communicate nonverbally is becoming more widely known.