Major changes in our environment, such as moving from one home to another, cause us to bring important values to mind and those values can guide our behavior.
Creating places for worship builds community.
What do people do when they just feel like getting out of the house for a while?
Mayer and his colleagues investigated the psychological ramifications of exposure to nature (either through being in a natural setting or viewing nature videos) and their results are consistent with previous related research.
In a recent issue of Nature, Tuan reviews The Power of Place: Geography, Destiny and Globalization’s Rough Landscapes by Harm de Blij.
Mead and his colleagues assessed factors that encourage stair use.
Susan Rodiek has developed an instrument to assess staff and resident experience of outdoor spaces at assisted living facilities.
Some people can’t help getting lost.
Dreams are affected by what people smell as they dream.
Systolic blood pressure in seniors is significantly reduced when individuals listen either to Mozart or to a binaural recording of ocean waves coupled with a voice encouraging listeners to relax.