Migliore, Rossi-Lamastra, and Tagliaro studied, via a literature review, gender issues in workplaces. They conclude that “Within the broader context of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) matters, gender issues have attracted ample attention from scholars and policymakers. . . . The reviewed articles document a general convincement [conviction] shared by different scientific fields that the workspace affects women and men differently. The results show that space is a crucial element for enhancing gender equality in the workplace.”
Jimenez and colleagues found a link between exposure to green space and higher levels of cognitive functioning. They report that, using data from 13,594 women (mean age 61), they determined that “increasing green space was associated with higher scores of overall cognition and psychomotor speed/attention. In contrast, there was no association between green space and learning/working memory. . . . Green space can decelerate cognitive decline by supporting physical activity, psychological restoration, or reducing exposure to air pollution. . . .
Personality, gender, and professional training all have significant effects on how humans experience the physical world that surrounds them, how they process the information that flows from it into their brains. Neuroscience research makes it clear how design can support positive experiences for different personalities, genders, and types of professional expertise.
Researchers have identified fundamental differences in how men and women experience space.
Research completed by Shen, Zhang, and Lian indicates there may be some gender-related differences in the experience of wooden environments.
Gonzalez, Meyer, and Toldos identified links between gender and responses to online retail displays.
Research continues to detail the many, nuanced implications of seeing the color red.
Business location key
Luxury goods sales influenced
Roozen investigated how views of a store influence decisions to enter it.