School Studies

Full Spectrum Light Outshines Others in Classroom

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 “Striking new evidence suggests that children’s development may be powerfully influenced by a factor their parents rarely consider. “Academic achievement and physical development may both be dramatically affected by the type of lighting used in schoolrooms, Canadian psychologist Warren Hathaway reported at the annual meeting of the [...]


Children of Elementary School Age – A Case of Daylight Robbery

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 by Warren E. Hathaway, John A. Hargreaves, Gordon W. Thompson, Dennis Novitsky This study was initiated, funded and distributed by: Policy and Planning Branch, Planning and Information Services Division Alberta Education, 11160 – Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0L2 February, 1992 Executive Summary Yes! Light affects people [...]