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Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
Een kernvraag in de positieve psychologie is hoe welbevinden doelbewust kan worden versterkt. Naast het ontwikkelen van kennis representeert die vraag ook de ambitie om mensen effectief te ondersteunen bij hun streven naar welbevinden. Een veelgenoemde kerntaak van positieve psychologen is dan ook het ontwikkelen van positief-psychologische...
book chapter 2021
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Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Sauter, D.S. (author), Shiota, M.N. (author)
Positive emotion typologies, that is, classifications of positiveemotions into conceptually distinct categories or ‘types’ according to their properties, can clarify and simplify the<br/>complex structure of positive emotion space. In this review, we introduce three key evaluative criteria for such typologies: comprehensiveness, distinctiveness,...
review 2021
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Shiota, M.N. (author), Sauter, D.S. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
Positive affect and emotion have become major topics in behavioral science, of growing importance in basic and applied research. A broad review of the literature reveals multiple, theoretically distinct constructs associated with the terms ‘positive affect’ and ‘positive emotion,’ sometimes conflated across this body of work. This article...
review 2021
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Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
book 2020
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Ozkaramanli, D (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Ozcan Vieira, E. (author)
Personal dilemmas are inspiring phenomena, which can stimulate design creativity and reflection on users’ goals and values. This paper aims to provide an overview of the main challenges involved in Dilemma-Driven Design (DDD). We first introduce three main activities performed when designing with dilemmas: Identifying dilemmas (discovery),...
journal article 2020
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Thoring, K.C. (author), Mueller, Roland M. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Badke-Schaub, P.G. (author)
The term “creative space” describes a relatively recent phenomenon of innovative workplace design. Such creative workspaces are becoming popular in industry and academia. However, the impact of specific spatial design decisions on creativity and innovation is not yet fully understood. This paper provides an overview of state-of-the-art research...
journal article 2020
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Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
Although individuals may have different goals and wishes on the surface, deep down we all want the same things. Our fundamental needs are universal: Regardless of culture, age, and lifestyle, everyone ultimately has the same set of needs.<br/>Needs are the basic requirements for our functioning and the nutriments for our well-being and...
book 2020
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Xue, H. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Fokkinga, S.F. (author)
This paper introduces a holistic typology of 20 mood states that are presented with a componential approach, describing six aspects: subjective feeling, perception, reaction, tendency, liking, and disliking. In addition, each mood is illustrated with a short example narrative and a collection of four images. The typology was generated by...
journal article 2020
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Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Fokkinga, S.F. (author), Xue, H. (author)
book 2020
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Fokkinga, S.F. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Hekkert, P.P.M. (author)
This paper introduces a framework for impact-centered design that maps the direct and indirect psychological, social, and behavioral effects resulting from human-product interactions, as well as the strategic pathways that designers utilize to achieve these effects. The framework was created through a series of expert workshops in which 186...
journal article 2020
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Yoon, J.K. (author), Pohlmeyer, A.E. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Kim, C (author)
ABSTRACT Central to the present paper is the question of how designers can be supported to deliberately facilitate positive emotional experiences. Related to this, the paper provides an overview of the research on design for positive emotions, its issues, and opportunities for further investigations. The practical relevance of transcending the...
journal article 2020
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Wang, Ruocha (author), Groeneveld, B.S. (author), Albers, Leonore (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs) with Cancer are making the transition from childhood to adulthood while handling the burden of cancer. During this extraordinarily challenging time in their growth and development, sexuality and intimacy, an important aspect of AYAs’ wellbeing, are often insufficiently addressed by the healthcare providers,...
conference paper 2020
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Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Fokkinga, S.F. (author)
This paper introduces a design-focused typology of psychological human needs that includes 13 fundamental needs and 52 sub-needs (four for each fundamental need). The typology was developed to provide a practical understanding of psychological needs as a resource for user-centered design practice and research with a focus on user experience and...
journal article 2020
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Xue, H. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
We challenge the unquestioning pursuit of the appearance of objectivity and ingrained designer-user dualism in human-centred design research and propose a<br/>resurrection of introspection as a valid approach to investigating subjective experiences. Through comparing epistemic perspectives and reviewing the<br/>histories of introspection in...
journal article 2019
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Thoring, K.C. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Badke-Schaub, P.G. (author)
This paper provides an overview of the state-of-the-art research about creative work and learning environments. We conducted a systematic literature search within the Scopus database and identified a total of 70 relevant sources discussing creative spaces within academic, practice, or other innovation environments. Among the included sources...
journal article 2019
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Thoring, K.C. (author), Mueller, Roland M. (author), Badke-Schaub, P.G. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
Creative workspaces are becoming popular in many organizations. They are believed to support innovation efforts and creativity among employees. This paper presents spatial evidences of creative work environments from real-life organizations, based on an exploratory multi-case study in 18 institutions. The found workspaces were mapped and...
journal article 2019
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Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Xue, H. (author), Fokkinga, S.F. (author)
How people think and act is influenced by their transient mood state. Different moods stimulate different (thought/action) tendencies, such as the tendency to be attentive (when cheerful), to be cautious (whenanxious), or to be impatient (when agitated). To support an understandingof how mood can inform user-centered design, this paper reports...
journal article 2019
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Ozkaramanli, D. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Ozcan Vieira, E. (author)
Users often have conflicting concerns (i.e., dilemmas), such as ‘embracing change vs. following tradition.’ Design can resolve these dilemmas through simultaneously fulfilling conflicting user concerns. This paper proposes three abstraction levels for framing user concerns when formulating dilemmas. In a large-scale industry project, we...
journal article 2018
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Thoring, K.C. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Badke-Schaub, P.G. (author)
This article presents a typology of creative spaces that is relevant to facilitating creative working and learning processes for designers. Drawing on qualitative user research with cultural probes in a design thinking institution, this typology identifies five different types of creative spaces along with five related spatial qualities. The...
journal article 2018
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Thoring, K.C. (author), Mueller, Roland M. (author), Luippold, Carmen (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Badke-Schaub, P.G. (author)
This article presents a longitudinal case study of the development process of an idea lab—from initial planning to final implementation and usage. The research approach comprised various methods, including a user study with cultural probes and a visual canvas, a focus group co-creation workshop, and a follow-up evaluation, two years after the...
journal article 2018
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