How people in crowds physically organize themselves is important – it influences how groups will respond in emergency situations.
Follow Behavioral Norms
Views of fast food and related symbols have an influence on our approach to the world around us, regardless of where we are.
Zhong and her colleagues have investigated the link between lighting levels and behavior in several studies with implications or the design of indoor and outdoor public and private spaces – anyplace where ethical behavior is desired.
Evidence from two recent studies support the view that trees and grass around public housing sites can reduce some aggression and deter crime. Originally published in Issue 1, 2002.
Architects, designers, workplace planners, and others working with Steelcase researchers feel they have identified the essential steps required to effectively convey brand and culture in a workplace.
Researchers from University of California, Berkeley, Stanford, New York University, and Harvard working on a joint project have found that higher temperatures in Africa, that can be anticipated due to global warming, are likely to increase the incidence of civil war there over 50% within the next 20 years.
Katie Liljenquist, a professor at Brigham Young University, recently led a study that corroborates earlier research on the importance of recognizing cultural associations to particular smells.
Mazar and Zhong have broadly investigated the repercussions of behaving in an environmentally responsible way.
Living rooms are more than places to entertain guests.
Professors Jules Pretty, Jo Barton, and Rachel Hine of the University of Essex have used nature and wilderness experiences as a catalyst for change among young offenders in Essex.