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Kurpershoek, Thijs (author)
Visitors who return from a festival experience an empty feeling combined with fatigue. In this thesis, this experience is called the void. An established psychological phenomenon called the Peak-End rule describes how events are judged by both their peaks, be they positive or negative, and their ends. The end of festivals is now often perceived...
master thesis 2019
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van Ardenne, Maurits (author)
We have entered a new époque, transforming our societies from the mechanical to the digital. This unlocks a lot of new opportunities and abilities, but also results into big societal and behavioural changes, which need to be addressed in our built environment. Architecture seems to have disappeared on the background, while technological...
master thesis 2019
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van Hattum, Jessie (author)
The goal of this thesis was to ‘develop a tool that offers insights in message framing for behaviour change to improve communication towards customers.’ By using an Design Based Research and Double Diamond approach constant iterations were made between theory and practice to develop a support tool that helps sustainable start-ups to design...
master thesis 2018
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Şükür, Müjdat (author)
Current mobile sensory technology allows us to track eye movement and measure physiological activities in our body. There are several studies conducted in how our body reacts to certain environments by using skin conduction (Nold, 2009) or EEG sensors (Mavros, P., Austwick, M.Z. & Smith, A.H. (2016). Although these methods are fairly new in...
master thesis 2018
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van Oers, Anna (author)
Citizens in 2050 will face a scala of mental health problems. Future unemployment caused by automation of jobs will evoke the lack of feeling a purpose or feeling useful for society. This will especially be the case for the lower-educated and less wealthy part of the population. Living in a city that will get denser and denser, the population...
master thesis 2018
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van der Werf, Carlijn (author)
Humans are going to Mars and the plan is to achieve this within the next couple of decades. In mission architectures the habitat is considered a sub-system in the overall mission’s system architecture. In current mission engineering, the crew’s psychology is barely considered in the design of the mission. In aerospace engineering, one refers to...
master thesis 2017
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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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Hu, W. (author)
Increasing international building construction projects happen in China, thus it is unavoidable for Western European architects to collaborative with Chinese developers. However, since cultural differences and language barriers may lead to low psychological safety and poor trust, slowing down the process and causing frustration in collaborative...
master thesis 2016
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Hu, X. (author)
In post-disaster reconstruction process, the physical aspect, such as shelter, food, medical service, etc. always attract great attention, whereas the psychological impact, which is of great significance as well, is among the lower hierarchy (Pynes and Tracy, 2007). This master thesis aims to build the connection between the built environment...
master thesis 2016
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Van Eeghen, P.J.K. (author)
The company (WeGo a provider of a total solution for corporate passenger car fleets) wanted ways in which they could keep their leading position, their client (municipality of Amsterdam) needed ways to fulfill their sustainability targets and the users (the employees) are unaware of the impact their driving behavior has on their carbon footprint...
master thesis 2016
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Peerbolte, J. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Peerbolte, J. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Heijerman, E. (author)
Tinnitus is the perception of a sound without an external source being present. It can be very intrusive and decrease the reported quality of life. There is no medical solution, but psychological treatment can decrease the experienced hindrance. In order to support people in learning to live with the tinnitus sound independently, the information...
master thesis 2016
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Gaviria Moreno, J.C. (author)
Because of the lack of research about the social aspects that affect the performance in the construction industry (CI) and given the importance of these processes to team collaboration and outcomes, this Master thesis aims to contribute to the body of knowledge about the social aspects in these processes. This gave rise to the following research...
master thesis 2015
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De Rooij, M. (author)
Karakter – a child- and adolescent psychiatric hospital - is implementing a new way of working: high & intensive care (HIC). The HIC offers the most intensive treatment, whenever ambulatory care does not work any more. Patients are admitted when they become a danger to themselves and to others. In the HIC it is important to have respect for the...
master thesis 2015
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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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Razavian, N. (author)
The most important thing in life is to live happily. This is a simple fact that we keep forgetting. We are always too busy to think about this matter. Modern man is a nervous and unhappy creature and this is a result of civilization. Architecture can have a crucial in such self-awareness. The recent so-called “Green” movements in architecture...
master thesis 2014
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Overtoom, M.E. (author)
Houses were among the first structures that were built, and remain the most common type of building today. The design of housing has been the subject of architecture, while from a psychological point of view the meaning of home has been a major subject of research. These two different viewpoints are combined in this research to provide a tool...
master thesis 2013
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Yang, H. (author)
Develop a personal tool inspired by Traffic Light method that can support rescue workers to make quick and effective recovery from work related-stress so they can get back to their normal life.
master thesis 2013
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Alatorre Guzmán, D. (author)
Contemporary professional life gives stress for granted; it is not just necessary but an essential part of our lives. Stress is not a problem in itself, without it, we wouldn't feel any motivation to improve our daily life; but when it starts to reach the limits of our tolerance, it can begin to affect our every day, making us feel sick, anxious...
master thesis 2013
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