Research regularly reported here links personality and preferred place design.
Women generally seem to have poorer spatial skills (e.g., map reading) than men, and Estes and Felker set out to learn more about why.
The British Council for Offices (BCO) polled 1,000 office workers in the United Kingdom to learn more about their workplace experiences.
Contrary to previous evolutionary based arguments (related to the fact that women gather fruit in hunter-gatherer societies), new research by LoBue and DeLoache indicates that girls’ preference for the color pink and boys’ aversion to pink are learned.
Researchers noted long ago that men and women differ in ways that they prefer to personalize their environments.
Laaksoharju and Rappe examined the relationship of 9-10 year old Finns with green spaces and plants.
Music influences customer satisfaction, and scientists have a reason why.
Holiday shopping behaviors reflect men’s and women’s traditional hunter/gatherer roles, according to a press release describing the work of Daniel Kruger at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health.
How we shop and buy is changing. This has significant implications for the design of retail spaces.
Is it a surprise that boys and girls have different color preferences?