Research recently published in Current Biologyindicates that men and women respond to places associated with chronic pain differently.
Dennis and colleagues investigated links between gender and shopping style and their findings have implications for retail design when it is more likely that a particular gender will shop at a particular website/location/etc.
Hirst and Schabenland studied the effects of office design on employees’ psychological comfort.
Significant variations in IEQ satisfaction identified
Boone, Gong, and Hegarty identified differences in how men and women travel through space.
Gill and Lei studied how stereotypes influence responses to products and how color affects those reactions.
Who likes what varies, a lot
Meyers-Levy and Loken evaluated peer-reviewed research to identify differences in how men and women process information.
In many cases, the same spaces and objects are used by both men and women. But not always. When one gender will be a heavier user of a space or object than another, it's important to apply research detailing the differences in the ways that men and women live best in their physical worlds.
Noise and conflicts, intriguing links