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The Healthy Workplace by Leigh Stringer

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Design the Workplace for Health

OVER THE YEARS, ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGISTS have interviewed people of all ages and from across cultures, asking them which environments they consider to be the most pleasant. They discovered that we all have a marked preference for a very specific type of outdoor landscape. When researchers show their subjects pictures of a rain forest, deciduous forest, coniferous forest, African savanna, and desert, by and large, people choose the African savanna. The savanna images usually depict short grass, trees, shrubs, and water. There are a number of theories for why people prefer these images, but most experts agree ...

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