Cool light influences human behavior in a different way than warm light.
Enhance Satisfaction/Quality of Life
This study is a pioneering effort to understand the relationships between poor quality housing and psychological distress.
More often than not, the outdoor environment of a senior ‘retirement’ community is ignored and people focus on the attributes of a building's interior. However, the activities that can be offered on the outside of a building are almost limitless, constrained only by the imagination, and not by a person's age.
Group members value places more highly if the places in question are more closely tied to the identity of the group.
Research provides a tool that can be used to measure the territoriality of individuals.
Enterprise homes, which accomodate residential business activies, can be a positive addition to a neighborhood.
People learn how privacy is managed in their society through prior experiences, and sucessful design, especially in the United States, should facilitate privacy regulation.
Workplace personalization is important to employees, and provides them with positive benefits.
A recent discussion among readers of the listserv for the Division for Population and Environment of the American Psychological Association focused on psychological reasons why people might chose to live in very large homes, also known as McMansions.
Several useful associations to specific scents were noted at the 2007 conference of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS).