Dr. Sally Augustin
Sally Augustin, Ph.D., is a practicing environmental/design psychologist and a principal at Design With Science, a cognitive science-based design consultation firm. She has extensive experience integrating science-based insights to develop recommendations for the design of places, objects and services that support desired cognitive, emotional and physical experiences. Her clients include manufacturers, service providers and design firms in North America, Europe and Asia.
Dr. Augustin, who is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, holds leadership positions in professional organizations such as the American Psychological Association and the Environmental Design Research Association. She speaks frequently to design audiences in North America, Europe and Asia at events such as the annual meeting of the American Institute of Architects, the International Design & Emotion Conference, the biannual meeting of the Association of Neuroscience for Architecture, NeoCon/IIDEX, the Environmental Design Research Association annual conference, Healthcare Design and more.
She has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Forbes and Huffington Post, and is an accomplished author, providing bylined articles for the Harvard Business Review and Metropolis, and writing two books, “Place Advantage: Applied Psychology for Interior Architecture,” (Wiley, 2009) and, with Cindy Coleman, “The Designer’s Guide to Doing Research: Applying Knowledge to Inform Design,” (Wiley, 2012).
Dr. Augustin is a graduate of Wellesley College (B.A.), Northwestern University (MBA), and Claremont Graduate University (Ph.D.).