References & Research
Are you interested in learning more about evidence-based design, fractals and/or stress? We hope you will find these references helpful. We recommend two excellent documentaries: Hunting the Hidden Dimension (about fractals) from NOVA, and Stress: Portrait of a Killer from National Geographic, both are free to watch online and are linked below. Your recommendations regarding useful links are welcome.
American Institute of Stress (AIS). http://www.stress.org/
Briggs, John & Peat, David F. (1999). Seven life lessons of chaos: Spiritual wisdom from the science of change. New York: HarperCollins Publ.
Center for Health Design (CHD). http://www.healthdesign.org
Center for Studying Health System Change www.hschange.org
Domke, Henry. (2009). Picture of health: Handbook for healthcare art. New Bloomfield, MO: Henry Domke Fine Art Publisher. Pdf available at henrydomke.com
Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA). http://www.edra.org/
Eisen, S. L., Nanda, U., & Zanah, R. (2010). Effect of art on patient anxiety in a psychiatric holding unit and implications for the business case. The Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Leeds, England.
Frampton, Gilpin, & Charmel, Editors. (2003). Putting patients first: Designing and practicing patient-centered care. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass
Louv, Richard. (2011). The nature principle: Human restoration and the end of nature-deficit disorder. Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books Publishers
Malkin, Jain. (2008). A visual reference for eveidence-based design. The Center for Healthcare Design, Concord, CA.
Nanda, U., Eisen, S. L., & Baladandayuthapani, V. (2008). Undertaking an art survey to compare patients vs. design student art preferences, Environment & Behavior, New York.
Nanda, Upali (2010). Visual art in healthcare: Is the jury still out? Research Design Connections, Dec. 2010, Issue #4
NOVA. Hunting the Hidden Dimension: How mysteriously beautiful fractals are shaking up the world of mathematics and deepening our under standing of nature. Watch free video on YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LemPnZn54Kw
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). http://www.rwjf.org/
Selye, Hans. The nature of stress. International Institute of Stress. Retrieved August 06, 2012 from http://www.icnr.com/articles/the-nature-of-stress.html
Schiller, Jakob (2011). Really? $4.3 Million for that photo? Wired Magazine. Retrieved November 12, 2011, from http://www.wired.com/rawfile/2011/11/really-4-4-million-for-that-photo/
Sternberg, Esther M. (2009). Healing spaces: The science of place and well-being. First Harvard University Press.
Sternberg, Esther, M. (2000). The balance within: The science of connecting health and emotions. W.H. Freeman and Company New York.
Stress: Portrait of a Killer. National Geographic documentary featuring neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky. Retrieved Mar 10, 2012 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNtQQsEJ-gE&feature=plcp
Society for the Arts in Healthcare. http://www.thesah.org The Society for the Arts in Healthcare is about to become the Global Alliance for Arts & Health.
Therapeutic Landscapes Network. http://www.healinglandscapes.org
Ulrich, R.S., Zimring, C.A., Zhu, X., Dubose, J., Seo, H, Choi, Y., Joseph, A. (2008). A review of the research literature on Evidence-based Design. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 1(3), 61-125
Williams, Roy. (2002). Exponential little bits: The magic of the ELBS. Retrieved Sept., 21, 2011, http://www.mondaymorningmemo.com/newsletters/read/1407
Wilson, E.O. (1984). Biophilia. by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. ISBN 0-674-0744-2.