Efficiency tied to feeling comfortable
Carbon dioxide levels in sleeping areas affect how well we sleep.
Positive design for the homeless and formerly homeless
Recent research indicates that it’s easier for people to discard “cluttering” objects after they photograph them.
A press release from Nagoya University indicates that seeing ourselves while we eat affects how much food we consume.
Papalambros and her team have learned that hearing pink noise while sleeping can enhance sleep quality and memory performance the day after the pink noise is heard among older individuals.
An important resource for anyone trying to develop spaces where people live better futures
Kylen and her colleagues investigated how living situations influenced the wellbeing of people aged 67-70.
Bedrosian and Nelson studied how being exposed to light at night influences wellbeing and mood.
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.