Ecotherapy is a form of clinical psychology that focuses on “circles of mutual healing between the human mind and the natural world from which it evolved. "
Designers have recognized the significant influences of national culture on place/object experience, and have begun to focus on customizing place/object offerings accordingly.
Ecopsychology was profiled recently in the New York Times Magazine, placing it in an international spotlight.
Long ago, scientists learned that sunlight affects mood.
Moriarty and his fellow researchers have found geographic patterns of frequent mental distress across the United States.
Recent research at Tel Aviv University has shown that many children who are generally anxious have balance problems.
Research confirms that depression influences humans’ sense of smell.
People who are depressed get lost more easily than people who are not depressed, which has repercussions for the design of signage in mental health facilities.