The impact of lighting on mood

  title={The impact of lighting on mood},
  author={C. McCloughan and P. Aspinall and R. S. Webb},
  journal={Lighting Research \& Technology},
  pages={81 - 88}
Reports of the effects of lighting on mood are mainly at an anecdotal level There is little by way of empirical support and the existing evidence is problematic and contradictory. This experimental study shows that there are systematic influences of lighting on mood from lighting parameters within the range of those encountered in everyday interior conditions. The nature of the lighting effects is complex and is best summarised as initial effects and longer-term effects. Initial effects link… Expand

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