In one of our previous posts - How to design atmospheres attuned to the concerns of the user? - we briefly mentioned the basic model of emotions. In this post we'll discuss the model in more detail. People differ in their emotional responses towards a given building. Nevertheless, in spite of these interpersonal differences, the process of emotion, i.e. the … Continue reading How do emotions work? – Basic model of Emotions
In What is emotion? (part 1) - 4 Affective states we discussed the different affective states of emotion. In this post we'll focus on different perspectives on emotion in the field of psychology. Perspectives When surveying emotion research in the field of psychology, one finds various traditions that hold different views on how to go … Continue reading What is emotion? (part 2) – 3 Perspectives on Emotion
Architecture can move us, it elicits different emotions. It can bring back memories, but it can also elicit direct emotions, like letting you feel small or big, or giving a safe feeling or an unsafe one. Architecture is sometimes even able to bring us in a spiritual mood. But the same space can make someone … Continue reading How to design atmospheres attuned to the concerns of the user?