Homeowners have an inherent drive to customize their house to meet their psychological and physical needs, but often they restrain that drive.
Research on embodied cognition has generated important insights into how human beings interact with the objects in their world and the places that contain them.
Noise volume matters in the operating room, multi-tasking fails under neuroimaging, and occupant workspace satisfaction mainly depends on three factors.
Evidence continues to accumulate linking experiences in nature with human well-being at a fundamental level.
Retail design continues to have an important influence on vendors’ financial performance. Many of those influences are related to shoppers’ experiences and resulting moods.
Hospitals can be seen through different lenses, such as a business case lens, a cultural lens and an ethical lens, and all have implications for design.
Several recent studies have assessed best practices for school design, particularly design that encourages students to exercise.
The popular press encourages people to take walks to become more fit, but what physical features encourage people to walk recreationally? How can being outside during those walks, for example, improve mental health?
How art is presented has a great influence on our experience in a space.
Work Places: The Psychology of the Physical Environment in Offices and Factories remains a fundamental reference for workplace design practitioners and researchers.