New research from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto indicates how important it is that co-workers have opportunities to develop interpersonal bonds.
Promote Social Behavior/Support Diversity
Investigators have learned a great deal about the optimal design of workplaces in homes, co-working sites--and corporate centers.
Vohs has summarized research done to date on what happens when people are reminded of money, for example, via images seen.
Exploring workplace psychoacoustics
Bonding with workplaces, how and why
Research by Uusberg and colleagues indicates how important it is to provide some seating configurations in waiting areas and similar locations that support eye contact and some that don’t.
Humans prefer natural to artificial light and research links the natural light we favor to better health (emotional and physical) and mental performance.
Recognizing three sorts of workplace comfort
The design of sidewalks and the spaces beside them can make it more likely we’ll not only enjoy being in a certain location, but that all sorts of positive things happen while we’re there. Good streetscaping can make both us and our community happier and healthier.
Awe, which can result from being in or viewing both built and natural environments, is a hot research topic.