Van Dijk-Wesselius and colleagues studied how children (their sample was 7 – 11 years old) responded during recess breaks when additional plants are added to their schoolyards.
Brill and Wang tie higher in-classroom noise levels to degraded ability to math test scores among students in grades 3, 5, 8, and 11.
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Rohrer, Keller, and Elwert found that where students sit influences relationships formed with classmates.
A research team lead by Claesen confirms the value of greenery near elementary school buildings.
Recently completed research confirms that teachers understand that classroom design influences learning outcomes.
Learning is a complicated operation for our brains—design can ease the process, however, whether you're studying at an elementary school or in a corporate learning suite. Applying what neuroscientists know about how design can support learning makes it a more productive and positive experience—even when recess is not an option.
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