Luminous Relationships: Light for Health & Well-being

January 13, 2014
Boris De Ruyter Luminious

How does lighting effect health and well-being: winter blues, waking up, alertness and learning, energy dips, sleep habits?

Boris De Ruyter, Senior Research Scientist for Philips Research gives an overview of several psychological effects of light documented in literature and introduce some application scenarios Philips is working on. He also discussed in more detail some of the controlled laboratory studies Philips has conducted into the psychological effects of light. Although light is ubiquitous and often taken for granted, there are several psychological effects of light that benefit many application contexts.

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