Empathic Response in Office Space: The Notion of Embodied Simulation in Corporate Interiors

Sep 23, 2016

The subject of this research is the relationship between office space and its users. The empathic response to architectural settings is addressed within the frame of the neuroscientific notion of embodied simulation and its implications for office design. This study is theoretical and incorporates research from architecture and cognitive neuroscience.

Alessandro Gattara, Ph.D. (University of Parma, Italy)
Vittorio Gallese, M.D., Ph.D. (University of Parma; University of London)
Presented at: 
2016 ANFA Conference (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture

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