Novotney reviews recent research on the psychological experience of noise.
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Several recent studies have assessed best practices for school design, particularly design that encourages students to exercise.
School quality is especially important for mobile student populations.
Adding white noise to school environments enhances performance of some students, but harms that of others.
Regular readers to this blog are familiar with a number of ways that the physical environment can be used to enhance mood.
Previous studies have shown that school building quality (e.g., condition of heating system and walls) is related to student achievement – students do not do as well in poor quality schools.
Adding white noise to school environments enhances performance of some students and harms that of others.
Walking to school not only burns off calories, but also helps pupils react less vigorously to stressful situations (such as exams) during the school day.
Affinity Health uses new materials to quiet an emergency room.