Until approximately the age of 8, children do not integrate the information that they receive through their eyes and their sense of touch.
Enhance Satisfaction/Quality of Life
Researchers Narayan Sastry of the University of Michigan and Mark VanLaningham from Tulane found that “New Orleans residents who lost their homes in Hurricane Katrina were over five times more likely than those who did not to experience serious psychological distress a year after the disaster.”
Objects have symbolic meanings - and social scientists have been talking about objects and their meanings for a long time.
The link between sense of smell and emotion is well established.
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.
People often set the value of an object or place based on a distinctive feature of that item (such as size) that is not related to the continuing experience of that object or place.
The demand for cohousing in the United States is increasing, according to recent research conducted by Dr. Jo Williams at University College London.
Researchers at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada have developed a new, streamlined way to simulate the complex ways that daylight influences light levels in rooms with “dissimilar dynamic complex fenestration systems (such as windows with movable shadings) whose optical behavior (transmission, reflection and scattering) may change during simulation.”
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) has comprehensively reviewed the features of childcare centers that optimize physiological and psychological experiences for children under 5 and their caregivers.
Bromberek’s research shows that even at “environment-friendly” tropical resorts, more air conditioning is often used than is required for guests to be comfortable.