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Throughout the pandemic, people have spent more time indoors — and in limited locations — than ever before. This episode explores how our health and well-being are influenced by the built environment that we navigate in our daily lives. Experts discuss environmental psychology, biophilia, and a range of building types.

Featured guests include Craig Zimring, an environmental psychologist and director of the SimTigrate Design Lab at the Georgia Institute of Technology; Bonnie Casamassima, an adjunct professor of interior design at the Savannah College of Art and Design and founder of Interweave People Place in Atlanta; and Emily Anthes, an award-winning science journalist and author of the recent book, The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape our Behavior, Health, and Happiness.

Student Highlight: Catarina Sterlacci is a junior Human Health major at Emory University. She has a passion for how architecture, interior design, and the built environment influence and inspire our health.

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