The images that people see as they work, heal, study, and, in general, live their lives, have a significant effect on how they think and behave.
It’s difficult to design a workplace where employees perform to their full potential over an extended period of time. Using Maslow to guide design decisions increases the likelihood that design-based objectives are achieved and employees have positive at-work experiences.
In much of the developed world, people seem to be struggling to get enough “good” sleep. Design can make it easier for us to drift gently off into healthy sleep—and to stay asleep—whether we’re at home, visiting a hotel, in a hospital bed, or trying to take a nap break at work.
‘Tis the time of the tiny homes. What does cognitive science have to say about the experience of living in them?
Curvier or more angular makes a difference
Feeling awed leads us to think in different ways
Perceptions trump reality and moods matter
Psychiatric nurses have clear opinions about what is best
Noise has multiple roles in mental health facilities
A useful new way to quantify responses
Changing spaces, changing experiences
Provides useful context for the development of in-city spaces
A powerful introduction to the idea of "home"