TAG: Psychologists

This Headband May Make You Smarter

This Headband May Make You Smarter

Researchers have figured out a way to “wake up” the brain during learning tasks. A team of psychologists at Vanderbilt University have recently published an article in the Journal of Neuroscience that offers their findings into research which examined prompted electrical currents in the brain and the effects on learning speed. A wearable device resembling a headband was produced for the study, and had an added feature – it can actually make the wearer smarter, even control their learning speed, with the onset of mild electrical stimulation to certain regions. The researchers wanted to further understand the natural response that occurs… read more

The Psychology of Design

The Psychology of Design

The field of design psychology is an interesting facet of the industry. Engaging function along with aesthetics are central, but going beyond what can only be seen and channeling what can be felt is also significant. Paying attention to how spaces are capable of reflecting moods, thus affecting attitudes, is a prerequisite that design tactics smartly employ. Basically, to have a space that either outright visually represents or even subtly notes at how we want to feel, design psychology helps to accomplish that. Combining interests, comforts, likes and things that have meaning associated with them, and that allow a personal… read more