Cognitive and well-being impacts of tunable LED lighting in secondary school students

The current project aims to examine how tunable LED lighting influences productivity and well-being in students at the Port Coquitlam’s Riverside secondary school. The project aims to identify the optimal lighting conditions in order to maximize productivity and well-being in healthy students as well as students with special needs. We hypothesize that the tunable LED lighting that is consistent with the natural daylight cycle will be more beneficial to students than standard constant lighting condition in an average classroom. The project aims to provide psychological benefits of tunable LED lighting beyond electricity conservation for BC Hydro, and academic and well-being benefits of the lighting to students in the secondary school.

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Adri Khalis
Yu Luo
Faculty Supervisor: 
Jiaying Zhao
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British Columbia
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