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Vlaanderen, Josephine (author)
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At times high care patients have no distraction from the negative experiences that come with their hospitalization, a lot of negative feelings arise. They often feel lonely, for not having the possibility to play with peers. Luckily, the new playroom can create opportunities for these children to interact with peers. To include bed...
master thesis 2018
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Willemsen, Loesie (author)
Pro-social helping activities are activities that are intended by the helper to mainly benefit the receiver. Research from WeHelpen showed that offering passive help through asking “if there is anything I can do, please let me know” does not often result in the helping behavior. Asking for help is difficult because it does not fit in the idea of...
master thesis 2018
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Ordonhas Viseu Cardoso, R. (author), Meijers, E.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Burger, MJ (author), de Vos, D.W. (author)
Despite the many negative aspects of life in cities, urban promises of economic prosperity, freedom and happiness have fuelled the imagination of generations of migrants, who have flocked to cities in search of a better life, invariably exaggerating the opportunities and neglected the potential disadvantages of their choice. This paper uses...
working paper 2017
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Ozkaramanli, D. (author), Ozcan Vieira, E. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
This paper suggests that designers can frame user behaviour in terms of the conflicts between long-term goals and immediate desires (i.e. self-control dilemmas), and address these conflicts by facilitating the pursuit of long-term goals. A phenomenological study provided an understanding of self-control dilemmas and the strategies people use to...
journal article 2017
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Claus, J.J.H. (author)
This thesis consists of two main parts: Part 1- A qualitative user study of ten interviews, referred to as Study 1, that is addressed in ‘Violins, ovens and hiking shoes: How experience enablers affect people’s subjective well-being in comparison to material- and experiential acquisitions’ Part 2- A quantitative user study of 209 participants...
master thesis 2015
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Marques Ribeiro Da Silva Cas, M. (author), Mugge, R. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
Because products are often discarded while still fully functioning, it may be possible to support durability with design that stimulates a more enduring product-owner relationship. This paper is based on the proposition that one promising approach to support such prolonged relevance is by developing products with a higher predisposition for the...
conference paper 2015
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Jacobse, C.L.M. (author)
This design project focused on the joy of early parenthood in contrast with the daily hassles young parents deal with when raising their infant(s). The project goal was to design a product that contributes to the subjective well-being of early parents and their infants by initiating a new and meaningful activity during dinner time in the context...
master thesis 2015
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Petermans, A. (author), Pohlmeyer, A.E. (author)
Can interior environments engage people in pleasurable and meaningful experiences and thereby have a positive influence on their happiness? This paper discusses why and how interior architects might want to consider implementing ideas in relation to ‘design for subjective well-being’. Despite of people being the ingredients that bring life to...
conference paper 2014
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Jiminez, S. (author), Pohlmeyer, A.E. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Huzen, B.M.A. (author)
This paper discusses an approach to possibility-driven design as an alternative to traditional problem-driven design approaches. the first parts discuss merits and challenges when design- ing for possibilities, and present some examples of existing design theories that exemplify the potential contribution of this view on design. Next, a five...
conference paper 2014
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Duste, T.F. (author)
This graduation project redefines the interior of a Car2Go vehicle by using Design for happiness as explorative research. Design for Happiness is a fairly new term in the design world and is increasingly applied, though there is still no existing methodology. The outcomes of this report will be used as a case study for a scientific paper at the...
master thesis 2014
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Ploum, I.D.J.M. (author)
This project started off with gathering information on gratitude: what it is, how it can be practiced and how it contributes to subjective well-being. Amongst scientific papers, two specifically interesting books can be found: Gratitude works! (Emmons, R. A., 2013) and The How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting the Life You Want ...
master thesis 2014
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Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Pohlmeyer, A.E. (author)
This paper addresses the question of how design can contribute to the happiness of individuals–to their subjective well-being. A framework for positive design is introduced that includes three main components of subjective well-being: pleasure, personal significance and virtue. Each component represents an ingredient of design for happiness, and...
journal article 2013
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De Couvreur, L. (author), Dejonghe, W. (author), Detand, J. (author), Goossens, R. (author)
In this paper we explore the role of subjective well-being within the process of making together a personalized assistive device. Through a process of social product adaptation, assistive artifacts become part of occupational therapy and co-evolve with clients. Personal digital fabrication tools enable small user groups to make and share their...
journal article 2013
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Kieft, C.R.M. (author)
This thesis describes the process and results of the graduation project “Design for Political Involvement” for the Masters’ course Design for Interaction. The project was executed for the political party D66. The goal of the project was to design a product that will increase the involvement of citizens in the political party D66 by the year 2018...
master thesis 2013
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Nowok, B. (author), Van Ham, M. (author), Findlay, A.M. (author), Gayle, V. (author)
Marie Curie programme under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP/2007-2013) / Career Integration Grant n. PCIG10-GA-2011-303728 (CIG Grant NBHCHOICE, Neighbourhood choice, neighbourhood sorting, and neighbourhood effects). The majority of quantitative studies on the consequences of internal migration focus almost exclusively on...
journal article 2013
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De Couvreur, Lieven (author), Dejonghe, Walter (author), Detand, Jan (author), Goossens, R.H.M. (author)
In this paper we explore the role of subjective well-being within the process of making together a personalized assistive device. Through a process of social product adaptation, assistive artifacts become part of occupational therapy and co-evolve with clients. Personal digital fabrication tools enable small user groups to make and share...
journal article 2013
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Nowok, B. (author), Van Ham, M. (author), Findlay, A. (author), Gayle, V. (author)
The majority of modelling studies on consequences of internal migration focus almost exclusively on the labour market outcomes and the material well-being of migrants. We investigate whether individuals who migrate within the UK become happier after the move than they were before it and whether the effect is permanent or transient. Using life...
journal article 2011
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