Hospital Ambience

Staff and Patients benefit from a calm environment, to stay focused and safe.

Scientific research and development of optimal soundscapes will accelerate success.

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Sensory Environment on Health-Related Outcomes of Hospital Patients
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
2012 March
Music may improve patient-reported outcomes in certain circumstances, so support for this relatively inexpensive intervention may be justified.
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The Effect of Music-Induced Mood on Aggressive Affect, Cognition, and Behavior
Journal of Applied Social Psychology
2012 February
The more positive the music-induced mood, the less anger was experienced and aggressive behavior was shown after provocation.
The present study examined whether the valence of perceived emotions would differentially influence EEG power spectra and heart rate (HR).