Assessing beliefs about lighting effects on health, performance, mood and social behavior

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TypeArticle
Journal titleEnvironment and Behavior
ISSN0013-9165
Volume28
Issue4
Pages446470; # of pages: 25
SubjectLighting; Indoor Environment; Lighting and health; Eclairage; Environnement intérieur
AbstractThis paper describes the development and validation 01 a questionnaire 10 assess beliefs about the effects of common types of interior lighting on human health, work performance, mood, and social behavior. Principal components analysis of the 32-llem Lighting Beliefs Questionnaire revealed 6 Interpretable components: Lighting Importance, Brightness, Major Health Effects: Fluorescent Lighting, Minor Health Effects: Fluorescent Lighting,Social Setting, and Daylighting. The questionnaire may be used to explore responses to Interior lighting and to discover what beliefs are held by end users. This Information will assist in allaying unwarranted fears and concerns about new lighting technologies.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAlso presented at the Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association held in Montreal, Que., Canada, May 1993
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierIRC-P-3787
NRC number37940
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NPARC number20375398
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