Influence of wood wall panels on physiological and psychological responses

@article{Sakuragawa2004InfluenceOW,
  title={Influence of wood wall panels on physiological and psychological responses},
  author={S. Sakuragawa and Yoshifumi Miyazaki and Tomoyuki Kaneko and Teruo Makita},
  journal={Journal of Wood Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={51},
  pages={136-140}
}
The effect of visual stimulation from wood on the body was examined in a comparative study using full-sized hinoki wall panels and a white steel wall panel. Continuous blood pressure measurements were used as the physiological indicator. Sensory evaluation by the semantic differential (SD) method and the profile of mood states (POMS) test were performed to determine changes in psychological impression. Results showed that visual stimulation from hinoki wall panels had an emotional and natural… CONTINUE READING