Engineers in Germany have investigated the influence of muted ambient light inside cars on the experience of being inside automobiles at night.
Bluyssen reviews the literature on human experience of indoor environments.
Light shielding in spaces for sleeping is crucial.
Good mental health depends on soaking up a few rays – and not just outdoors.
Zhong and her colleagues have investigated the link between lighting levels and behavior in several studies with implications or the design of indoor and outdoor public and private spaces – anyplace where ethical behavior is desired.
The color of the light in the room that it is consumed in influences the perceived taste of wine.
Advocates of full-spectrum fluorescent lights (FSFL) believe that these lights offer unique advantages over cool-white fluorescent lights (CWFL). Researchers Jennifer Veitch and Shelly McColl have investigated these claims by reviewing research conducted from 1941–1999.
What makes "third places" work?
Being exposed to lots of light at night is depressing, at least if you’re a mouse
Lighter environments seem more open.