People who grow up in rural areas have a more positive attitude toward nature than people who grow up in the city.
We search through physical spaces and our own minds using the same methods.
Architect magazine asked five sets of architects to redesign Starbucks, based on their impressions of how these coffee shop spaces are currently used and what functions they will serve in the future.
It’s easier for humans to look at nature scenes than urban scenes.
After surveying the available research literature, Thompson has concluded that the design of the physical work environment influences knowledge worker productivity.
Mirrors seem to reduce prejudiced behavior.
Social cohesion in neighborhoods has been linked to levels of schizophrenia among residents.
Investigations with a variety of stimuli have shown that they are “evaluated less positively if they follow good stimuli than otherwise; stimuli are evaluated more positively if they follow bad stimuli than otherwise.”
When people listen to music that they have selected, they experience less pain.
The Center for Health Design has initiated a continuing discussion of noise in hospitals.