When we feel we’re not in control of our own lives, we perceive our world differently than we do when we feel in control.
Bluish light in workplaces has positive influences on office workers’ attitudes and general alertness.
Hand temperature influences perceptions and behaviors.
The amount of green space near their homes is related to the weights of inner city children.
Even pre-school children playing games experience a home field advantage.
Placing tops with shaped openings on recycling containers influences recycling compliance in public settings.
The appearance of a neighborhood is the most important influence on how satisfied residents are living there.
Richard Mooney and Stephen Shea, researchers at Duke University, have found out why scents are important triggers of long term memories of other individuals.
Scientists at IBM’s Watson Research Center in Cambridge, MA have created an interactive website where researchers can use innovative tools to visualize data they have collected (web address below).
Frances Kuo and Andrea Faber Taylor, professors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, have determined that children with ADHD can pay attention better after a 20-minute walk in a park than after a walk of the same length in a downtown area or in a residential neighborhood.