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Researchers study concept of design fixation

New research into the phenomenon of design fixation – allowing prior experience to blind us to new possibilities – may help in the development of new tools and strategies that help to stimulate the creative ...

dateMar 31, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Broken windows thesis springs a leak

The broken windows theory posits that minor misdemeanors, like littering or graffiti spraying, stimulate more serious anti-social behavior. LMU sociologists now argue that the idea is flawed and does not ...

dateFeb 27, 2015 in Social Sciences
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