Research conducted in Finland supports the design of school playgrounds that encourage active living.
Studying outside comfort zones
The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) has released the final report of Boys, Melhuish, and Wilson, the team awarded SCUP’s 2013-2014 M. Perry Chapman Prize.
Lighting that makes desirable behavior more likely
Chawla lead a research team at Colorado University-Boulder that collected new evidence indicating the value of nature in elementary and high school yards.
Direct links to nature affect students and teachers.
Cooler or warmer makes a clear difference.
Value of green views explained.
Classrooms should not be visually complex.
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences and the Technische Universität Dresden have studied stress and reached the conclusion that “stress is contagious.”