Influence of ambient light on the performance of school children
The school is the workplace for both children and teachers. Lately there has been a discussion about the environment in the school. Signals that children under-perform, behave in a bad manner and are tired have reached responsible departments.
One part of the environment is the physical environment and several studies show that physical environmental factors may have an impact on the abovementioned factors . Lighting conditions is considered as an important part in the physical environment .
This report covers the findings of our study from October 2008 until May 2009. The evaluation of the study is still ongoing and full results will be published in due course.
INFLUENCE OF AMBIENT LIGHT ON THE PERFORMANCE, MOOD, ENDOCRINE SYSTEMS AND OTHER FACTORS OF SCHOOL CHILDREN
Tommy Govén, Thorbjörn Laike, Peter Raynham, Eren Sansal