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.
Lighting's brightness and uniformity matter
Pridmore makes recommendations for lighting paintings.
Light intensity affects mood and alertness
Research Xu and Labroo published in 2014 was discussed in a 2017 issue of KelloggInsight, bringing their study findings to the attention of a broad audience of management professionals.
Researchers have learned a lot about how the colors on surfaces and in light affect what we think and do. This article lays out what brain scientists know about the cognitive, emotional, and physical consequences of seeing specific colors.
Glimcher and Tymula studied the effects of outdoor light intensity on risk taking behavior over a two-year period.
Change color, change complexity, change response
Cheng, Ju, Sun, and Lin investigated what LED light levels are preferred by older viewers.
How do light levels influence the number of people walking or cycling? Uttley and Fotios answered that question.