The best indoor environment for studying is free from distraction. A recent review article that examined 21 studies on how both students and teachers get distracted, found that “neutral” levels of noise, temperature, lighting, and carbon dioxide were best for learning.
What makes for neutral is
Your skin is an adaptive whole-body protection organ that is constantly fending off attacks from all angles. But as we age, our skin will inevitably start to break down both for natural intrinsic reasons and environmental extrinsic reasons. Aging from outside and from within have
Plants and other natural features don’t just look nice, they can actually improve the productivity, health, biodiversity, resilience, and sustainability of a space and its occupants. Actual living plants are not even necessary-- images, textures, smells, and other sensory cues also inspire thoughts of the
Keeping clothes and shoes in good shape when they are not being worn not only lets you keep your favorite items, it’s also better for the wallet and environment. A study in Norway found that most clothing is used for 4 or 5 years and