Corpus ID: 51804591

Building and Environment

  title={Building and Environment},
  author={P. Barrett and Y. Zhang and J. Moffat and K. Kobbacy},
  • P. Barrett, Y. Zhang, +1 author K. Kobbacy
  • Published 2016
  • The aim of this study was to explore if there is any evidence for demonstrable impacts of school building design on the learning rates of pupils in primary schools. Hypotheses as to positive impacts on learning were developed for 10 design parameters within a neuroscience framework of three design principles. These were tested using data collected on 751 pupils from 34 varied classrooms in seven different schools in the UK. The multi-level model developed explained 51% of the variability in the… CONTINUE READING
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