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Li, Lina (author)
Being mindful in the evening is overlooked for sleep-deprived parents with young children, especially with tv's and smartphones grabbing their attention. This graduation project explored in the context of personal energy care to unlock evenings for parents and found out that mindful and secular rituals can energize them. The core elements of a...
master thesis 2019
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van den Boer, Paula (author)
Work-life balance is becoming increasingly important in today’s job market. Young professionals actively search for jobs that promote their well-being. The concept of well- being encompasses not just physical health. Psychological health, such as social connectedness and engagement, is just as important. Katz (1964) stated in his research that...
master thesis 2018
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D'Hollandere, A.J. (author)
This graduation project focuses on the stressful moments of elderly people with dementia, caused by changes in their environment. A research through design approach was followed with the aim to design a product that reduces the amount of stress experienced by the elderly. During the analysis phase, five different studies have been performed to...
master thesis 2017
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Nosrati-Moons, A.M. (author)
Each year 14.1 million people get newly diagnosed with cancer worldwide. This has a great impact on the quality of life of these people. To improve the quality of life, factors that influence it have been identified.
master thesis 2016
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Jain, R. (author)
This Master thesis report presents how design methodology founded on principles of positive psychology can be used to design for the prevention of stress. People who work in stressful professions are at increased risk of health problems. One of the key ways to maintain a positive outlook on life is by increasing the resilience of an individual,...
master thesis 2016
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Van Stam, B. (author)
This study focuses on the concept of bonus factors in office buildings. Bonus factors are those elements of a building which have positive psychological effects on the building user: the office employee. In a literature review, six bonus factors are found: daylight, outside view, the use of plants inside, a natural climate which is both adaptive...
master thesis 2015
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Slooten, L.Z. (author)
This graduation project aims to find a housing solution for these solitary kept rabbits. This was done by identifying the needs and wants of the solitary kept rabbits and their care takers, which concluded in recommendations for the rabbit hutch. After that, an iterative design project started in which different shapes of hutches were tested, as...
master thesis 2014
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Van Zuthem, H.M. (author)
This report describes the graduation project ‘Design for community well-being’ of Hester van Zuthem, Design for Interaction at Delft University of Technology. The project is executed in collaboration with the Amsterdam urban community ‘Stadsdorp Nieuwmarkt’ (SNDM), Waag Society, and Delft Institute Of Positive Design. ‘Community well-being’ is a...
master thesis 2014
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Bontenbal, A. (author)
The Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam started a project in 2010 with the aim to increase the wellbeing of ROC-students by stimulating purposeful behavior. Compared to other students their age, ROC-students experience a worse physical and mental health. Theories on well-being suggest pursuing intrinsic authentic goals contributes to mental...
master thesis 2013
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Van Beusekom, J. (author)
When a child is diagnosed with childhood cancer, parents tend to forget about their own well-being and focus totally on their child. In many cases, parents break during the two year treatment and get emotional problems. Mokkop is coffee mug that reminds parents to take a moment for themselves. Five times a day it lights up to trigger parents to...
master thesis 2013
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Leuschner, K. (author)
Noise reduction in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is an important goal as it impacts the health and comfort of the critically ill patients as well as the health and concentration of staff. Research shows that a considerable amount of noise produced in the ICU can be influenced by ICU staff. However, until now there are no interventions that...
master thesis 2013
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Bui, D.Q. (author)
Light has a positive effect on people’s well-being. Most people feel more energetic and refreshed during bright and sunny summer days. When we are exposed to the right type of light, it helps to align our daily rhythm or wake us up more easily. Light can also influence our daily performance. Especially in the working environment, light can be an...
master thesis 2012
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Haans, M.C. (author)
The subject of this thesis is the design of a Float System for Poly Products BV, a specialist company that develops and produces composite products. Poly Products has acquired the rights and the design of an existing float system, the Easy Float systems Health 800. The assignment calls for the development of a Float System for the European...
master thesis 2010
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Ruitenberg, H.P. (author)
Happiness is often considered a universal goal of people. In the relatively new field of positive psychology, many studies have been conducted to understand the concept of happiness and its broader counterpart; subjective well-being, leading to a collection of theories that explain their determinants. It has been shown that although there are...
master thesis 2010
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