Carbon probed people’s experience of art.
Follow Behavioral Norms
Stamkou and colleagues investigate the effects of being awed on children.
Focus on outdoor spaces
Migliore, Rossi-Lamastra, and Tagliaro studied, via a literature review, gender issues in workplaces.
Van Doesumand colleagues studied how signage and trash can location influence at-park littering.
Neuroscientists have carefully investigated how design can encourage us to be on our best behavior and act in ways our societies value. Applying their research makes it more likely we’ll live law-abiding lives, wash our hands, and smile instead of shout at each other.
When people act in ways that their societies consider ethical, all can benefit. Environmental neuroscientists have developed a rich understanding of how design can encourage space and object users to be on their best behavior— and their insights can be applied in practice.
Zhao lead a group that investigated how environments can influence cheating by 5- and 6-year olds.
Meier and his team have confirmed one of the repercussions of being in an area that feels spacious.
Huangfu and team studied links between workplace cleanliness and employee attitudes toward counterproductive work behavior (CWB).