While participating in a panel discussion (titled: Psychiatric Facility Design: An International Tour) at the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo on September 15, Fiona de Vos, PhD, discussed the findings of a post-occupancy evaluation she conducted of an inpatient psychiatric hospital in the Netherlands.
Researchers have recently studied preferred bedroom design, and their findings support conclusions that have been drawn by biophilic design experts.
Gibson and McDaniel have studied organizational behavior using a cross-cultural perspective.
Walking enhances cognitive performance.
Training in the same sort of environment is useful for tasks that require intense focus, such as surgery.
Porath and her colleagues have investigated situations in which customers see employees interact who are upset with each other, and the ramifications are dire.
A recent series of experiments in mice indicates that the calming environments created for cancer patients may need some livening up.
Ann Devlin comprehensively reviews Americans’ relationships with the structures they build in What Americans Build and Why.
O’Neill relates employee environmental control to enhanced performance at the individual, group, and organizational levels.
Hospital signage is often confusing.