Preferences and pristine nature
Dong and Zhong investigated links between lighting levels and concerns about catching an illness from someone else.
Mason. Zee, Grimaldi, Reid, and Malkani’s research confirms that being in a space that has much light in it at night can be bad for our health.
Robert Soler’s presentation at Lightfair in Chicago (May 9) reviewed important findings from peer-reviewed research on circadian lighting.
Demystifying circadian stimulus
Guido and his team studied the effects of lighting color on purchases made.
Light levels influence what we think and do, sometimes in mysterious ways
Pulay and Williamson investigated the response of pre-K students to LED (light emitting diodes) and fluorescent lighting in classrooms.
Research with rats confirms that being in dim light may not be good for our cognitive performance.
How we sense and make sense of the environment around us—and how our brains work with information, in general—can vary based on where we are on Earth. We discuss Equator-relative, design-related variations in thoughts and behaviors in this article.