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The Science of How Temperature and Lighting Impact Our Productivity

Recently I sat down with Brendan Baker, one of the smartest people I’ve come across here in Silicon Valley. Clearly his brainpower exceeds mine by …

Natural Light and Education: The Benefits of Daylighting for Schools and Colleges

Over the last decade, many of the world’s biggest businesses have made daylighting in the workplace a priority. From improved productivity to better …

How Nature Resets Our Minds and Bodies

The research behind an understanding that natural environments refocus our attention, lessening stress and hastening healing<p>Paoli, Pennsylvania, is a small town with a local suburban hospital. Patients at Paoli Memorial recover in a row of rooms facing a small courtyard. In the early 1980s, a …

How The Light In A Room Could Affect Your Emotions

The intensity of light could also have an impact on the intensity of our emotions, a new study suggests.<p>Research published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology shows that the more intense the lighting, the greater a person's emotions -- both positive <i>and</i> negative.<p>"Other evidence shows that on sunny …

The More Windows In The Office, The Healthier The Employees

Natural daylight streaming in from the windows of your workplace has shown to significantly improve the health of employees. The benefits may sway …

How Does Lighting Affect Learning? | Synonym

Full-spectrum lighting's ability to simulate natural daylight promotes classroom and workplace learning. It offers a broad range of light and color …

Study Shows How Classroom Design Affects Student Learning

A new study shows how color, lighting, and other classroom design choices can have a huge impact on student progress.<p>As debate over education reform sizzles, and as teachers valiantly continue trying to do more with less, a new study suggests that it might be worth diverting at least a little …

Pedagogy