This infographic explores the psychology of shopping. Believe it or not, if you understand a few basic truths about the way in which people shop, you can reliably predict their choices before they even arrive at the decision-making process. Continue reading “The Psychology of Shopping – Infographic” »
Oh what changes the seasons bring!
From falling leaves to an icy sting
To a sudden shift in the songs we sing
We all know the common saying: “For everything there is a season.” A season to laugh, a season to cry… and apparently a season to listen to certain types of music. At least that’s what the findings of two studies conducted by Pettijohn, Williams and Carter (2010) seem to suggest. Both studies, conducted in the United States, were designed to examine how seasonal conditions influence music preferences in a sample of male and female college students. Continue reading “Seasonal Changes in Music Preferences and Implications for the Music Industry” »
Many of us are already aware that the physical environment can affect our comfort level and how we relate to each another. A simple change to the décor of a room can make a major difference in communication. But what are the specific features of a room that might influence the social atmosphere? The list below outlines a few of them. Continue reading “3 Room Decor/Interior Design Tips for Improving Interpersonal Communication” »