neuroarchitecture, environmental psychology, natural materials, designenvironmental stimuli
Our daily life is shaped by the emotions we feel, and our emotions are highly dependent on the environment we live in. Those connections have been developing through the whole history of humankind, starting with the feeling of shelter near bonfires in caves. Today, we can discover neural responses to environmental conditions and even certain materials around us. Those findings have allowed architects and neuroscientists to work more closely together, and, through that collaboration, the new field of neuroarchitecture appeared. This relatively young discipline explores the way our brain responds to the environmental stimuli we are facing, and how different elements of space influence our emotions, thoughts, and behavior.
Architecture | Cognitive Psychology | Environmental Design | Neuroscience and Neurobiology | Place and Environment
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