Khan et al.’s recent study confirms that there is a cross-cultural system of odors that are perceived as pleasant.
A recent poll of residential architects by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), indicates increased homeowner interest in environmentally responsible home features.
Culture influences the actions an individual takes to feel good.
When we really want something, such as a new space of some sort, a broader array of options seem potentially appropriate to us.
Even nonsense syllables have meaning.
Ferguson and his colleagues link everyday smells in the workplace (hot food, paint, smoke, coffee, etc.) with physical complaints such as back aches and fatigue.
People placed in virtual environments have the same sorts of emotional responses to activities that they initiate in those environments that they experience in the real world when engaged in analogous activities.
The responses of bicultural individuals to life experiences will, under different conditions, be consistent with one or the other of the cultures with which they identify.
Task complexity determines the appropriate design of a workplace.
Environment-behavior specialists have learned a great deal about the optimal design of spaces for learning.