Scientists have developed a pioneering tool that can be used to predict and determine the intensity of light pollution.
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Viewing videos of spaces and experiencing environments via virtual reality can influence us, just as actually being in a space does.
Fostervold and Nersveen investigated the influences of varying the proportions of direct and indirect light in offices on worker experience.
Nostalgia counteracts loneliness.
Mayer and his colleagues investigated the psychological ramifications of exposure to nature (either through being in a natural setting or viewing nature videos) and their results are consistent with previous related research.
The American Psychological Association held their 116th annual convention in Boston from August 14 to 17. Several of the papers presented related to place design.
Apparently the phrase “cold and lonely” may have some basis in fact.
Older and younger adults look at positively and negatively associated images at different times.
Prof Burney Fischer and graduate student Brian Steed of Indiana University have carefully considered how to encourage effective management of street trees (trees along municipal streets).
Perceptions of lighting quality in their open plan offices influence workers’ opinions about their work lives.