With the rise of social media usage, exercise and diet culture have influenced a large number of people, and today’s youth is among them. In this episode, host Snehitha Vardhineni speaks to experts in the field as well as today’s youth to explore trends and personal experiences in relation to exercise and nutrition.
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.