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.
It’s hard to determine what is creative – particularly across fields as diverse as science and fine arts.
People can, in general, identify which of their ideas are creative.
Apparently the phrase “cold and lonely” may have some basis in fact.
Chuang and Chen outline an effective method for evaluating images.
Older and younger adults look at positively and negatively associated images at different times.
Prof Burney Fischer and graduate student Brian Steed of Indiana University have carefully considered how to encourage effective management of street trees (trees along municipal streets).
A study of pre-Baby Boomers/ early Baby Boomers (ages 50-75) living in Portland Oregon indicates that certain neighborhood features are related to increased obesity among residents.