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Architecture and Design Help the Brain Recover

From the 1 November 2011 Science Daily article

How does the hospital environment affect our rehabilitation? New research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, into how the space around us affects the brain reveals that well-planned architecture, design and sensory stimulation increase patients’ ability to recover both physically and mentally. Digital textiles and multisensory spaces can make rehabilitation more effective and reduce the amount of time spent in care…..

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November 14, 2011 - Posted by | Consumer Health, environmental health | , , , , ,

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