Kolarik and colleagues investigated how perceptions of distances are influenced by impaired vision; their findings are particularly useful for the development of spaces that people with compromised vision are likely to use.
Research links depression with being at high altitude and with oxygen deprivation.
Visually impaired people can learn the “layout” of a space without being there.
Botticello and her colleagues investigated the life experiences of people in the National Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems database living in different sorts of areas.
Create spaces for people with varying sensory capabilities.
Synthesized the science/evidence-based research on landscapes that improve wellbeing.
Recently there’s been a lot of focus on creating spaces in which people with low or no vision can be comfortable.
Dischinger and Filho make the discussion of designing for different sensory capabilities concrete.
Designers developing residences and treatment facilities for people with multiple sclerosis will find a recently completed study useful.
Victoria Leavitt, of the Kessler Foundation in New Jersey has investigated cognitive processing in people with multiple sclerosis.