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A research team lead by Siu indicates that children and adults have similar associations to the color red.
Cognitive scientists have extensively researched how the design of a building can streamline its evacuation. This article presents the most applicable of their findings.
People on urban streets can feel secure, even at night
Options have psychological value
Sieben and her team studied crowd management.
A press release from the University of Iowa indicates it is important to provide street crossing aids, such as lights that signal pedestrians when it is safe to cross, at locations where children under 14 are likely to need to move from one side of a street to the other.
A study published in Applied Geography links well-kept vacant lots and lower crime levels.
Façades are more than just skins that surround a structure. Their design influences the thoughts and behaviors of viewers, sometimes without their knowledge. Cognitive science research can be used to make it more likely that the designs of façades send chosen messages and encourage desired behaviors, inside and out.
Alleys can be pleasant places to spend time