Walking cell phone users are trouble in motion, and designers must account for their likely behaviors when designing spaces where they can be anticipated.
Increase Security-Safely/Perceived Security-Safety
Urban community gardens have a positive impact on the lives of people living near them.
The Congress for the New Urbanism has synthesized recent research on street width and human behavior.
How physically fit we are influences how we interpret approaching sounds.
Falling on stairs can cause serious injuries.
Designers need to consider how their designs would function under extreme circumstances. How can subway stations can be designed to deter and mitigate terrorist attacks?
Designers and managers of public parks and plazas use many different methods to maintain the security of these places. Reviewing these can allow designers to take a comprehensive approach to public space security.
Does having a mobile phone make us safer? Does a cell phone lead us to behave in a safer way?
Reducing the amount of advertising and signage along highways would improve driving safety, according to a paper presented by Oliver Clark and Simon Davies of the University of Hull at the 2008 meeting of the British Psychological Society.
Many recent research studies have shown that, in general, when people are in a good mood they think more broadly and that aspects of the physical environment can lead to good moods.