Although music can induce emotional responses in humans, it may not necessarily do so.
Scientists from the Weismann Institute of Science have studied the human sense of smell and determined that there are general responses to smells, across all cultures.
Evidence-based healthcare design is relevent and timely, as experts anticipate an impending boom in healthcare construction.
Research presented by Dr. Stephanie Charleston (University of Sunderland) at the 2008 meeting of the British Psychological Society indicates that small stadiums may be big hits with fans.
For decades scientists have been investigating whether the language spoken by a person influences the way that they perceive the world around them.
Sound can be used to define spaces at a room, building, or city level, with soundscapes affecting patterns of social association, physical movement and interaction.
Regular visitors inaccurately estimate urban forest crowding.
More people than ever are turning to the country’s national forests for recreation, and they’re bumping into each other—philosophically, if not literally.
Designers’ focus on creating experiences for users is relatively new.
Kelly and Hosking used a case study of a seaside Australian town to explore the relationship between owners of second-homes and the communities in which those second homes are located.