Lighting levels influence our thought processes.
Promote Social Behavior/Support Diversity
Effective floor plans share certain features.
Scents can support design objectives.
Reminders of the passage of time cause us to think differently.
Design supports collaboration when relevant research informs decisions.
The sorts of exterior and interior views that are best in different situations and what influence different types of scenes have on our thoughts and behaviors are well documented.
At their last two meetings, members of the Society for Consumer Psychology have presented research on topics that designers creating many different types of spaces and products will find useful.
Culture influences effect of expansive postures on perceptions of power.
Seeing more beautiful nature linked to pro-social behavior.
More research links physical and social warmth.