The location in which people vote has a clear influence on the options they select, apparently through the messages sent to them nonverbally through the physical environment.
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Research conducted at the University of Missouri has linked increasing children’s activity levels to improved student attention spans and a reduction in discipline problems.
Using knock-off products has more serious consequences than simply diverting income.
How people in crowds physically organize themselves is important – it influences how groups will respond in emergency situations.
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.