Browning and colleagues have determined that virtual nature experiences can have the same effects on mental health as “real” ones.
Improve Mood/Increase Feelings of Wellbeing
An opportunity to enhance experience
Designing sustainably and for wellbeing, linked
Garrett and colleagues investigated links between how close people live to the coast and self-reported mental health.
Cognitive science research details how workplace design can optimize professional wellbeing and performance by making worker burnout less likely and employee engagement more probable.
Relaxation, stress, and anxiety affected
Evolving waterside walks
Africa, Heerwagen, Loftness, and Balagtas identify ways that biophilic design can support the wellbeing of people and the planet.
Research conducted by Felix and Cavazotte confirms that workplace personalization can have psychological benefits.
Stenling and colleagues investigated the effects of climbing stairs on mental performance and mood and their findings generally support design that encourages people to take the stairs.