Urban community gardens have a positive impact on the lives of people living near them.
Support Mental Restoration/Ease Stress
Urban spaces can affect both community and individual health.
New research on our preference for a savanna landscape and the benefits of immersion in nature.
Japanese researchers have recently determined that lemon, mango, and lavender scents (all of which contain linalool) are relaxing.
In the May issue of Healthcare Design, Philips Healthcare reports on the activities of its Ambient Experience team.
People often bond socially by discussing common cultural elements, according to Fast, Heath, and Wu.
Fred Dust and Patrice Martin, both of IDEO, have learned a lot about the design of effective workspaces through their observational research at hotels.
Music and other sounds present have a significant influence on how humans experience a space.
The US Department of Homeland Security wants to ensure that the people who must respond immediately during an emergency are rested and alert, as needed.
Graham and his colleagues provide additional support for the fact that music can distract people, in a productive way, during emotionally challenging events.