Years ago, researchers determined that people were apt to consider individuals living in neighboring homes to be their friends.
Although music can induce emotional responses in humans, it may not necessarily do so.
Scientists from the Weismann Institute of Science have studied the human sense of smell and determined that there are general responses to smells, across all cultures.
Amit Almor, a professor at the University of South Carolina has published a study in Experimental Psychology that details why it is so difficult for human beings to talk on a cell phone and drive at the same time.
Lawrence studied why people move from one house to another.
Parents often restrict the amount of time that children play outside because of concerns about traffic safety in their neighborhoods.
Individuals working in spaces with live interior plants or window views have significantly higher levels of job satisfaction than people who work in spaces without live plants or windows.
When CO Architects worked with cancer patients to design the Peter and Paula Fasseas Cancer Clinic in Tuscon, they learned “how sensitive the patients are during their illness; their bodies are fragile and they often have a heightened sense of smell while undergoing treatment.”
Illies, writing in the latest edition of the IAPS Bulletin, states that he feels that architects have an ethical responsibility to their fellow human beings.
When people are thinking about mating, for example when they are on a romantic date, they are more cognizant of signs of growth and decay in the world around themselves.